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Healthy Eyes – Long Term Eyesight

December 18, 2015
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Maintain Your Vision

Your eyes are a critical part of your health. Maintaining your vision and keeping your eyes healthy will preserve your long-term eyesight. There are many simple tips that you can do on your own to keep your eyes healthy.

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If you haven’t done so recently, go in for a comprehensive dilated eye exam. You may believe that your eyesight is fine, but a visit to your eye doctor will share results that you may not be aware of. Common eye issues can be identified in their early stages. Additionally, know your family’s eye health history. You may be at risk for genetic eye complications before they actually appear.

What You Can Do To Improve Your Eyesight

Beyond an exam, there are small daily, lifestyle activities you can do to keep your eyes healthy. You’ve been told since you were young to eat carrots to nourish your eyes. However, there are many more super foods that have equally beneficial effects on your eyes. Having a fruit and vegetable rich diet, heavy in dark leafy greens like spinach, kale, or collard greens, along with fish high in omega-3 fatty acids, like salmon, tuna, or halibut, have been shown to support eye health. Secondly, maintain a healthy weight as this prevents your risk for diabetes, which can lead to effects like vision loss. Additionally, smoking has detrimental effects on your eyes, as it does for the rest of your body. It has been clinically proven that smoking is positively related with development of age-related macular degeneration, cataract, and optic nerve damage.

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Lastly, keep your eyes safe by wearing protective eyewear when playing sports or doing dangerous activities that may put your eyes at risk. In the sun, wear sunglasses as they protect your eyes from ultraviolet rays. Lastly, treat your eyes well. If you wear contacts, make sure you’re cleaning your lenses and your hands properly before putting them back in your eyes. Additionally, if you look at a screen for longer periods of time during the day, give your eyes a rest every 20 minutes to reduce the strain on your eyes.

prod_eye_health_17009__12179.1429887088.1280.1280.jpgEnivaHealth offers a specialized formula called Eniva Eye Health+ Liquid Concentrate uniquely formulated to support eye health and aid macular health.* A blend of lutein, zeaxanthin, Vitamin A (as beta-carotene), Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Zinc, Selenium & Grape Seed Extract, and Copper, Eniva Eye Health+ provides liquid vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants for healthy eyes.* This exclusive product is formulated to mimic the ratio of nutrients found in the human eye. It’s pleasing taste and liquid, pre-digested format allow the eye-nourishing nutrients and antioxidants to go to work quickly in your body. Order yours today!

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*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

At EnivaHealth, we believe each human body was designed to be healthy. It was designed to be energetic, lean, agile, and resilient at healing. You were created to live an abundant, healthy and vibrant life. EnivaHealth is proud to create and manufacture pure liquid nutraceuticals with no artificial preservatives. Our liquid supplements are natural solutions to help you feel and look your best.

Are Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Hurting Your Heart?

December 7, 2015

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High cholesterol is a health challenge facing many Americans. Statistically, as many as 99.5 million people in America have elevated cholesterol. This condition is a major risk factor for the development and progression of far-reaching cardiovascular issues. As such, high cholesterol levels in the body can lead to arterial “plaque build-up” that can clog arteries in the body.  This may lead to health consequences such as sudden heart attack or stroke.

It is normal to have cholesterol in the body. It is a soft, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and every cell of the body. In fact, cholesterol is an important part of a healthy body because it is needed to form cell membranes, hormones, and serves other needed bodily functions. The challenge arises when cholesterol levels increases to unhealthy levels.
Many Americans who have high cholesterol or who have had a heart attack may already be on heart medications. One of the most common classes of drugs for controlling cholesterol levels is the “statin” family (an example is Lipitor®). These drugs work by decreasing the creation of new cholesterol, thus lowering overall body cholesterol levels. However, one negative side effect of these drugs rarely ever mentioned is their effect on a vital heart nutrient, Coenzyme Q10.

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a substance involved in energy production of every cell in the body. It is chemically known as ubiquinone – a name that signifies its wide (ubiquitous) distribution in the human body. This substance is a major player that helps to create cellular energy, called ATP (adenosine triphosphate).* It can be compared to loading coal into a coal furnace. CoQ10 is like the individual who is shoveling the coal into the fire, playing a critical role in the production of energy. In addition, CoQ10 is a powerful antioxidant that protects the body from free radicals.* It helps to preserve the body’s store of vitamin E, the major antioxidant of cell membranes and blood cholesterol.*

Energy Production

CoQ10 is found in highest concentrations in the heart, brain, and liver. This follows logic since these three organs are constantly working – the heart beats 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; the brain is in constant thought (even while sleeping!); and the liver is constantly working to keep the body in balance. The fact that CoQ10 is in such high concentration in the heart is of particular importance for those concerned with cardiovascular health.

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If an individual has had a heart attack and is on a statin drug for lowering cholesterol, they are also lowering their body’s level of CoQ10, particularly in the heart. This is extremely detrimental since, after a heart attack or cardiovascular challenge, heart tissue can become what is called “stunned”—meaning it is not currently working, but has the potential to come “back to life.” In order for this to happen, the heart cells of the body need an adequate supply of energy for repair and growth. Since CoQ10 is critical to energy production, low levels will impair the heart cell’s ability to repair damage. Without a doubt, statin drugs decrease CoQ10 levels in the body. Although they have the beneficial effect of lowering cholesterol, they may also unknowingly be creating another cardiovascular risk factor—low CoQ10 levels in the heart.

The Solution

Fortunately, there is a very easy solution to this problem that has been well documented and is supported by numerous clinical trials.  It has been proven that generous supplementation with CoQ10 (at least 100 mg daily) can address the problem associated with statin drug use.† It is a well documented, but not commonly known fact that must be brought to the forefront due to the high number of Americans on statin drugs.
Because of its role in energy production, CoQ10 has been studied in relation to numerous heart challenges, and it has been shown to help some people with congestive heart issues.†mid couple dreams lr 35582333

Similar improvements have been reported in people with challenges affecting heart muscle. Research (including double-blind studies) in this area has been consistently positive.†

Also, due to its effect on heart muscle, researchers have studied CoQ10 in people with heart rhythm irregularities. Research in this area reported improvement after approximately one month in people with premature ventricular beats who also suffer from blood sugar issues.† People feeling the effects of constricted heart vessels taking 150 mg per day of CoQ10 report a greater ability to exercise without experiencing chest pain.† This has been confirmed in independent investigations.†

Even outside the realm of heart health, the benefits of CoQ10 are numerous, ranging from promoting a healthy neurological
system to supporting healthy sugar levels.*

Although CoQ10 is a very researched and beneficial nutrient, challenges arise with its administration in supplement form. Numerous studies have documented challenges when taking CoQ10 in just tablet or pill form made of granulated powder.† Absorption has been shown to increase when taking a fat-soluble form or emulsion type product since these mimic its natural state in the body. This fact is of particular importance due to the high cost of CoQ10 supplements. Consumers and their doctors should be aware of the differences between CoQ10 supplements for best results and best value.

We at EnivaHealth encourage you to talk with your doctor about the support CoQ10 may offer for your heart health goals. Consider a LIQUID and fat-soluble form of QoQ10 that provides a natural and high-potency solution to support the balance of CoQ10 levels in the body.*

Visit www.eniva.com for more information.


†Data a on file, Eniva Health, 2015.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

At EnivaHealth, we believe each human body was designed to be healthy. It was designed to be energetic, lean, agile, and resilient at healing. You were created to live an abundant, healthy and vibrant life. EnivaHealth is proud to create and manufacture pure liquid nutraceuticals with no artificial preservatives. Our liquid supplements are natural solutions to help you feel and look your best.

Winter is Coming! Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?…And the Right Kind?

November 5, 2015

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

I_am_Healthy1Contrary to popular belief, research shows nearly 3 out of 4 people are deficient in Vitamin D. Unfortunately; very few foods naturally contain vitamin D. This fact, coupled with the reality that many people do not have adequate everyday access to sun exposure, leaves most children and adults with a deficit of this important nutrient. Studies have shown vitamin-D deficiency can affect normal cellular replication, proper immune responses, and resilience against infections, according to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Other areas affected include heart function, bone and joint health, breathing, and even mood.
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October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 6, 2015

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer affects many women and families in our society, and we at EnivaHealth offer our support to those fighting it. We believe there are many ways to help the body stay strong and maintain good breast health – here are a few suggestions:
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Are You Getting your 7 to 11?

September 16, 2015

Fruits and Veggies – More Matters

Vegetables_01September is National “Fruit and Veggies – More Matters” Month and we at EnivaHealth know that more does matter! Most likely you’ve heard many times you should “eat your fruits and veggies” – you actually should be eating 7 to 11 servings per day — but what’s the real reason these two food groups ought to be the most prominent component of your diet? Here’s our list of why you should be eating even more fruits and vegetables!

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Setting Kids Up for Success at School

September 8, 2015

Setting Kids Up for Success at School

kid-lettuce“Children are one third of our population and all of our future.

We all want our children and grandchildren to succeed in life – this includes doing well in school. But sometimes it’s not easy for some kids – attention disorders, learning disabilities or behavioral challenges make going back to school tough for everyone.

How Food Affects Performance in School

The foods children eat can play a huge role in their performance at school. Statistics show less than 50% of children consume the recommended number of servings in any food group on a daily basis. Nearly 80% do not eat the recommended level of nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables! You’ve probably heard the news on obesity in children as well: one in three children today is overweight or obese; 20 to 40% of children are physically unfit.

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Your Body Needs Nitric Oxide and Here’s Why!

August 10, 2015

What is Nitric Oxide?

Atom_HR_17728704What is nitric oxide? Laughing gas you get at the dentist office? Rocket fuel for an engine? In fact, nitric oxide is one of the most critical molecules used in our body’s cellular activities. Primarily responsible for how our cells communicate with one another by transmitting signals throughout the body, nitric oxide supports and protects different areas of our body in many ways. Over the last two decades, over 60,000 scientific studies have been performed, including the discovery of nitric oxide’s signaling function, which received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1998.

Nitric oxide has proven to help memory and behavior, support the immune system’s fight against bacteria and tumors, assist with blood pressure regulation, inflammation reduction, sleep quality, endurance and strength, gastric motility, and both men and women’s sexual health. So, how do we increase our production of nitric oxide, a molecule our body so desperately needs?

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