FAQ- Comprehensive Guide to Health Facts
Part 1- Audio GalleryNoted experts in Biochemistry, Environmental medicine, Internal Medicine, Homeopathy and Natural Health care are featured in the recordings listed here. Please choose the recordings that address your topics of interest. All of these recordings are exceptional and provide answers to the most frequently asked questions I receive.
Part 2- FAQ Reader's GuideGet the facts on our most popular products for detoxification and nutrition in this section of FAQ.
Toxins Rik Deitsch, Nutritional Biochemist and Pharmaceutical
Biochemist, and co-author of Invisible Killers answers questions such as:
* What are toxins?
* Where are they found?
* How do toxins get in our bodies?
* How can we avoid exposure to toxins?
* How can we get rid of toxins in our bodies?
* What is zeolite and how does it work?
Rik Deitsch continues with issues of toxic overload.
* What are the neurological effects of toxic overload?
* What are the metabolic effects of toxic overload?
* What chronic diseases may be attributed to the presence of too many toxins in the body?
* Can people experience improvement in health challenges?
* What is chelation therapy?
* What are the differences in chelation methods?
* Which chelation method is best and why?
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Four Truths About ToxinsSpecial guest, Dr. Stewart Lonky MD, FACP, is Board certified in Internal Medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine. He is a post Doctoral fellow for the National Institute of Health and a full time faculty member at the University of Cal San Diego. He is co-author of Invisible Killers and Are You Age Wise?. Listen to this recording for the details revealing four truths about toxins:
* Everyone has a body burden of toxins.
* The damage from these toxins starts in utero.
* From generation to generation, the toxic burden increases.
* Environmental genocide is preventable and reversible.
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Mercury-Free DentistryDr. Mark Berkowicz, Biological dentist and Homeopathic doctor addresses the use of mercury fillings in dentistry and the harmful effects he has seen as a result. Here are some questions he answers:
* What are the two keys to a healthy body?
* Why is mercury the most poisonous metal on earth? How dangerous is mercury?
* How much mercury do we get from mercury fillings? From food?
* How much mercury is too much?
* Can the body detoxify mercury on its own?
of AgingDr. Steve Trobiani, renowned neurologist and expert in
environmental toxicity addresses the effects of toxins in our environment and
how our health is challenged. Here are some questions:
* What are some of the challenges of aging?
* What contributes to aging?
* How do toxins affect our body functions?
* What neurotoxic effects does mercury have?
* How do forest fires affect the amount of mercury in our environment?
* What are some symptoms of mercury toxicity?
* How does zeolite help reduce toxic load for the liver and other organs?
* What form of zeolite is best for removing toxins? Which zeolites are harmful and which one is safe to use?
* Can heavy metals cause pain and is the presence of heavy metals related to fibromyalgia?
* How quickly can people see health benefits after starting liquid zeolite?
* How is original liquid zeolite considered the most important health discovery since penicillin?
StoryMarcy Littlejohn is a Personal Life Coach and professional Wellness
Coordinator with natural health care products. Special guest Chip Littlejohn,
Agricultural expert, speaks about Marcy's stage 4, life threatening experience
with a disease that affects one out of every two people in America .
* What is happening in health care today?
* What are natural solutions we have available to us?
* What is the impact we can have on the lives of many people to change the percentages we see?
* What can we do to give back hope in the face of despair?
* What is activated liquid zeolite, its origin, its history, and its effect on our health?
* Can zeolite trap toxins from molds? What else does zeolite trap?
* How long does zeolite stay in the body and does it accumulate over time?
* What are the effects of drugs vs. supplements? What can we do for prevention of disease?
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Healthy People and Healthy AnimalsExperts in nutrition, health care and more! This recording has amazing testimonies and recommendations for good health.
* When starting a nutrition program or any health program why is it important to cleanse (detoxify) first?
* How can people be proactive with their health?
* What differences do we see in people who start a detoxification program with original liquid zeolite?
* What is happening with the health of our pets?
* What is vaccinosis?
* What contributes to the health issues such as allergies and cancer which we are seeing in our pets today?
* How can we make a difference in the health of our pets?
Anti-Aging, Autism and Agent OrangeThree “A” stories of Success.
Dennis Schuller, Martial Arts expert, speaks about Anti-Aging and the effects of toxins on aging.
Sandra Harbinson, R.N. and caretaker of special needs children, speaks about overcoming the effects of Autism.
Tom Bruseau, Viet Nam veteran, speaks about his challenges with Agent Orange and more.
*Please note the source of the recordings is World Talk Radio with host, Marcy Littlejohn. Commercials have been removed for easier listening. Look for more information as it becomes available. If you don't find that your questions are answered here, please ask!
Zeolite (Natural Cellular
Q. What are some of the concerns we face with toxins in our environment?
A: According to the Center for Disease Control, studies which measure
chemical exposure in large populations have found that:
"* 93 percent of the U.S. population is polluted with bisphenol A, the endocrine-disrupting heavily used plastics chemical
* 100 percent of the U.S. population is contaminated with perchlorate, a thyroid toxin and explosive component of rocket fuel.
* 84 percent of the U.S. population is contaminated with at least six different phthalates at any given time. Phthalates are plastic softeners that are common in pliable plastic products. They are linked to birth defects of the reproductive system in baby boys." *
* quote from Richard Wiles, "Death By a Thousand Snapshots"
Q. How can a person tell if he/ she has toxins?A: Diagnostic tests, some of which can be very expensive, can show a toxin profile indicating the presence of heavy metals and other toxins. However, functional imbalances such as allergies, inflammation, digestive upsets and other easily "managed" symptoms are also likely indicators of toxicity.
In addition, a study shows that 100% of babies tested positive for more than 200 toxins in the umbilical cord blood. Subsequent studies with adults have shown similar toxic findings. It's unavoidable. Read more here about the Body Burden in babies. Read more here about the Body Burden in adults.
Q. What is Natural Cellular Defense? Waiora's Natural Cellular Defense has been clinically formulated to help support a healthy immune system, remove heavy metal toxins and balance your body's pH levels.* Waiora's Natural Cellular Defense is comprised of an activated, liquid form of a naturally‐occurring zeolite.
Q. What are zeolites? Natural zeolites form in nature as a result of a chemical reaction between volcanic lava and saline water. Zeolites have large open spaces or cages in their structures that form channels. These channels allow the easy movement of ions and molecules into and out of the structure. This ability puts zeolites in the class of materials known as "molecular sieves."
There are about 40 naturally occurring zeolites and over 100 synthetic zeolites. There are three different classes of zeolites with varying molecular chemical structures:
Another unique and important fact about zeolites is that they are one of the few negatively charged minerals found in nature. The natural properties of zeolites act as molecular sieves, or filtering agents, that attract and trap into them positively charged atoms, ions, and compounds, and can remove them from a system.
Q. Which zeolite do you use for the Natural Cellular Defense? We use naturally-occurring clinoptilolite in the Natural Cellular Defense.This particular zeolite has been used for over 800 years in traditional medicine to improve general health. It has been widely used in its raw form in places such as India, China and Russia. In the United States, zeolites have been used in water filtration, air purification, animal feed and even in fertilizers to keep the crops healthy. Now we're using zeolite as a dietary supplement after enhancing the natural capabilities with a proprietary activation technology.
Q. What is actually in this mineral clinoptilolite? Can it be found on the periodic table?
Zeolite is a mineral with a cage-like structure. It is created by aluminum and silica atoms that are trapped in small tetrahedra (pyramid-like structures) created by oxygen atoms. These pyramids form 8-sided and 10-sided rings that stack on top of each other to form channels. The aluminum is positively charged and the oxygen around it is negatively charged, giving the molecule a net negative charge. Zeolite is a very stable compound. For all practical purposes, zeolite is an invincible molecule.
Q. Can the aluminum found
in the zeolite structure be absorbed into the body?No. The aluminum in
the product is at the center of a tetrahedron (it's surrounded by tightly‐held
oxygen atoms). It is not free to exchange into the system. So imagine you have
a pyramid that's made of oxygen with aluminum in the center of that pyramid.
It's what they call 'non‐exchangeable aluminum'. We have done studies where we
have found that Natural Cellular Defense increased the excretion of additional
aluminum, which means that the zeolite is pulling aluminum out of the body in
addition to the aluminum contained in the product itself.
Q. Is there any possibility of the aluminum being released or causing harm?Absolutely not. The aluminum is in the middle of the tetrahedron of oxygen. So imagine you have a pyramid that's made of oxygen with aluminum in the center of that pyramid. It's what they call non‐exchangeable aluminum. Studies have been done where 100 percent of the aluminum was recaptured as it came out in fecal matter and urine from the patients. Additionally, it has been found that a patient would excrete additional aluminum, which means that the zeolite is pulling aluminum out of the body in addition to the aluminum contained in the product itself.
Q. How does Natural Cellular Defense work? The zeolite in the Natural Cellular Defense attracts and traps small, highly‐charged particles that fit into the pores and channels of the zeolite cage. This includes heavy metal toxins. The Natural Cellular Defense has been shown to remove mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic and other heavy metals. Research has shown that it does help balance pH, which makes a more alkaline system. A slightly alkaline environment in the body helps to stabilize the immune system.
Q. Who needs to take Natural Cellular Defense? Everyone is exposed to heavy metal toxins on a daily basis in the air they breathe, the food they eat and the water they drink. In order to remove these toxins and maintain a clean and healthy body, everyone should take Natural Cellular Defense on a daily basis. We recommend the product for persons 18 years of age or older. People under the age of 18, pregnant women and children should consult their physicians prior to use.
Q. How is Natural Cellular Defense manufactured? The manufacturing facility itself is certified to be cGMP‐compliant (current‐Good Manufacturing Practices) by the FDA. GMP is an FDA (Food & Drug Administration) term for the Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QA/QC) procedures that are standard in the facility. This also includes training of the personnel, storage of materials and micro‐analysis of the product. The manufacturing process takes approximately five to seven days. Some of the finished product is sent for analysis using Thin‐Layer Chromatography (TLC) and High‐Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). The product is also sent through a detailed micro‐analysis, where it is evaluated for any sort of contamination (bacterial, molds, spores, etc.). Finally, some bottles from every batch are retained so that these can be tested on a future date if it becomes necessary. We also periodically inspect the manufacturing facility and all of their batch records.
Q.Why does the Natural Cellular Defense sometimes look, taste or smell differently? The zeolite in the Natural Cellular Defense is an all‐natural mined product. As such, there will be some variability as to its excess mineral content (i.e. magnesium, sodium, potassium, iron, etc.). Although these are very slight variations, they can cause great differences in the taste, smell and color of the product.
Additionally, some minerals may darken in solution (i.e. iron). Because of this, some of the Natural Cellular Defense can have a brownish tint.
Q. Why is some of the
product tinted brown or green? The zeolite is a naturally‐mined mineral.
Because it is mined, its pigment qualities can be affected by outside elements
‐ time of year, air and water most specifically (in the spring time, there may
be more rain or snow run off as opposed to the fall). The color variations of
zeolite can and do range from an off‐white/beige color to a light green.
Although these are very slight variations, they can cause great differences in
the organoleptic properties of the product (taste and smell).
Q. Can the plastic from the bottles leach into the product? No. We use a high‐density bottle that is resistant to leaching and there are no components in the Natural Cellular Defense that are known to degrade plastic. We have had the bottle independently tested for plastic leaching and the results showed no leaching.
Q. Will heat affect the zeolite in the Natural Cellular Defense? The zeolite is an extremely stable molecule that can withstand very high temperatures (over 900 degrees Fahrenheit). Hot days will not change the product or limit its efficacy.
Q. Will cold alter the product in any way? The zeolite is completely stable at cold temperatures. If the product becomes frozen, simply defrost it and shake it lightly before using to ensure a uniform suspension of the zeolite.
Q. Can the zeolite in the Natural Cellular Defense lower potassium in the body? No. The zeolite has a very specific reactivity series. Smaller atoms with higher positive charges have greater affinity for the zeolite. Heavy metals tend to be small and highly charged while the necessary minerals tend to be larger with lower charges. For example, arsenic has a charge of +3 and a diameter of 1.8 Angstroms. Potassium only has a charge of +1 and a comparatively large diameter of 2.8 Angstroms. Arsenic has high affinity for the zeolite while potassium has almost no affinity for the zeolite.
Q. How is zeolite different from other chelators for heavy metals?A: Zeolite captures all heavy metals safely (not just lead), trapping them in a crystal cage and safely removing them from the body. You can take a few drops, a few times per day to help clean and maintain your body.
Unlike other chelators, there are no side effects as the toxins are removed. Since the toxins are trapped in the zeolite cage, they are unavailable to cause cell damage. You won't feel sick from zeolite.
Zeolite only removes toxins and leaves the good nutrients in your body. You won't feel depleted from zeolite.
Q. Why is it so important to remove the toxins first?A: Removing the toxins allows your body to work better in every way. For example, lead takes the place of calcium in your bones. When lead is removed using effective and safe liquid zeolite, the calcium you eat can be deposited in your bones making them stronger.
Q. What are toxins and what harm do they cause?A: Toxins are dangerous substances that can cause disease and damage to the body. Heavy metals such as mercury, cadmium, lead, arsenic and aluminum and other toxins from plastics, glues, paints and preservatives create a "Body Burden" that is passed from generation to generation. For the first time in history we are seeing a generation of children with higher rates of autism, cancer, asthma, auto-immune diseases, etc. which are usually associated with people much older.
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Q: What are NK Cells?A: Natural Killer (NK) cells are cells that contain granules filled with potent chemicals. They are called "natural" killers because they do not need to recognize a specific antigen before swinging into action. They target tumor cells and protect against a wide variety of infectious microbes.
Q: Does AgariGold stimulate the immune system?A: AgariGold with H1X1 modulates the immune system. Essentially this means that it helps to ensure your immune system stays balanced. There will be periods where your immune system is challenged and your levels are higher or lower than they should be, in which case the H1X1 will step in and help to bring the levels back into balance.
Q: What is AgariGold with H1X1’s mechanism of action?A: The most exciting story about AgariGold with H1X1 is its mechanism of action. Simply put, H1X1 uses powerful ingredients within the blend like beta-glucans, arabinoxylan, lingnin and ergosterol to protect your cells. The beta-glucans, arabinoxylan and lingnin help upregulate cytokines (cellular messengers within your immune system) to help your cells fight off intruders. This trio also serves an antimutagenic purpose— helping you reduce your risk if you have a predisposition to a genetic mutation. As an added element of protection, the ergosterol functions as an antiangiogenisis—helping to slow the growth and development of unhealthy cells.
Q: I heard that mushrooms are high in heavy metals. Is that true of the mushrooms used in AgariGold with H1X1?A: As mushrooms grow, they tend to absorb elements from the environment—air, water and soil. So you need to be very careful when eating or using mushrooms. The H1X1 featured in AgariGold is grown in a special facility in which all of the environmental factors are controlled. An organic substrate has been created to grow the mushrooms in and filtered water is used to hydrate them to ensure there are no harmful metals or toxins present. And since the growing environment is contained, it is not necessary to use any harmful pesticides, herbicides or insecticides to protect the mushrooms from predators.
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Q. Why is Waiora's EDN provided as a liquid supplement?Some experts believe that liquid supplements are up to 98% absorbed versus just 10-20% of multivitamins in solid form. Absorbability (bioavailability) is key in the consumption of multivitamins. It refers to your body's ability to digest, process and absorb nutrients. Most multivitamin pills contain vitamins that are bound with fillers and stabilizers. Pure liquid vitamins are simply a suspension of ingredients, and work faster than pills due to better bioavailability. Instead of waiting for digestion, breakdown, dissolving, absorption and finally introduction into the bloodstream, liquids work quickly and do not pass through the body undigested.
Q. If I take Waiora's EDN, do I need to take anything else?Waiora’s EDN was designed to eliminate the need to take other supplements or formulas. As long as you are getting fats, protein and carbohydrates in the foods you eat, EDN will cover general health including anti-aging, immune and energy support. Unless you have a very specific health issue you are trying to address, there’s no need to take anything else. Unlike most multivitamins, Waiora's EDN contains the latest advancements in nutritional research, the RDA of many critical vitamins and minerals, and the health benefits of exotic, high ORAC fruits. Now EDN has Natural Cellular Defense in every drop, so your nutrition not only works better, but you are also removing heavy metals and other toxins with every delicious ounce.
Q. How much EDN do I take?Take 1 fl. oz. (two tablespoons) once a day. Because Waiora's EDN contains several key natural energy ingredients including red Korean ginseng and vitamin B complex, you should not take it at night. As with any supplement, consult your physician if you have any specific concerns.
Q. Is it okay to take more than one serving per day?While with some people it is okay to take EDN twice a day, it may not be okay for others. Some vitamin and mineral supplements on the market contain 200% -300% of the daily value and people taking them have no side effects. However with some, consuming this excess can have adverse effects - it really depends on the person's sensitivity, body weight and chemical make up. As with any supplement, please consult your physician prior to use and to address any specific questions regarding a healthy consumption.
Q. Can I take a half-dose of EDN in the morning and another half-dose in the afternoon?While you can take half a dose twice a day, you might not experience the same benefits (an energy lift) as if you took a single 1-oz serving. To maximize your product experience we recommend that you take a full one- ounce dose each day.
Q. Can I take Waiora's EDN with Natural Cellular Defense?
Of course, but you don't need to wait. EDN now comes with Natural Cellular
Defense in it. So go ahead and enjoy the synergistic effects of detoxification
with NCD zeolite and the nutritional benefits of EDN at the same time.
Q. Is Waiora's EDN safe for kids?All the ingredients are naturally derived and should not be harmful to children. However, as is the case with adults, should you have any specific questions or concerns regarding whether your child should take the product, you should consult with your child’s pediatrician.
Q. How much EDN should children take?Children ages 2-12: take one tablespoon (0.5 fl. oz.) daily. For children under 2, parents should consult their child’s pediatrician.
Q. Is Waiora's EDN safe for animals?Yes. However, as is the case with humans, should you have any specific questions or concerns regarding whether your animal should take the product or how much product should be administered, you should consult your veterinarian.
Q. What is the shelf-life of Waiora's EDN?The freshness of an unopened bottle of EDN is guaranteed for 1 year. The freshness of an opened, refrigerated bottle of EDN is guaranteed for approximately 30 days.
Q. Does Waiora's EDN need to be refrigerated?You do not need to refrigerate Waiora's EDN before using the product. However, to maximize your product experience we recommend that you serve the product cold. And like any product that contains fresh fruits or herbs, we recommend that once you open the product, you keep it refrigerated.
Q. Why are minerals important to my health and which are contained in Waiora's EDN?While the body can manufacture a few vitamins, it cannot manufacture a single mineral on its own. Without minerals, your body will not function and your health will ultimately fail. Waiora's EDN contains many minerals including chromium, iodine, manganese, molybdenum, selenium, copper, zinc, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and a blend of 60 other trace minerals to help promote nutrition and optimum health.*
Q. What are Pacific sea salts and why are they included in Waiora's EDN?Because our oceans are self-cleansing, sea minerals extracted from deep in the ocean (Pacific sea salts) are non-toxic for human, plant and animal consumption. The ocean is absolutely the only trace mineral source that receives all of the necessary trace minerals in the earth's crust. This happens because of continual erosion, from weathering and from plant growth decay. The glacier milks run into the ocean waters. Volcanic eruptions and activities associated with volcanic eruptions also add to the mineralization of the seas. Not good, but also a fact, pollution run-off from industry also add to the mineralization of the seas. Rainfall and the washing of minerals from the air into the oceans also offer more mineralization to the oceans.
Trace minerals have numerous roles. Often times, because these minerals are found in such small quantities in the body, scientists and physicians have paid little attention to their importance in health and disease prevention. However, with the advent of improved science and the recognition of the efficacy of natural medicine, we are beginning to understand how vital these elements are to our health. Trace minerals, in a sense, are akin to the numerous tiny nails, nuts, and bolts that hold a house together. At first glance, a home is made of much more than these items. However, if they are slowly removed and never replaced, the house will continue to sag and finally fall apart. So it is the same with the smallest building blocks of our bodies. Trace minerals are important in the proper functioning of enzyme systems, nerve conduction and muscle function, assisting with transfer of nourishment into cells, providing the framework for tissues, and regulation of organ functions. These behind the scenes' functions are not possible without a constant, adequate supply of minerals.
The trace minerals in EDN’s blend of Pacific sea salts include: sodium, magnesium, calcium, potassium, boron, iodine, iron, zinc, molybdenum, manganese and selenium.
Q. What are "polyphenols" and why are they important to my health?Polyphenols are a large group of natural antioxidants comprised of phenolic acids, bioflavonoids, anthocyanins, catechins, isoflavones and proanthocyanidins. Studies have demonstrated numerous health benefits of polyphenols including anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and cardio-protective properties. Waiora's EDN contains a host of polyphenols including green tea (used in China for more than 5,000 years to promote overall health and well-being) and grape seed extract (20 times more potent than vitamin C, 50 times stronger than vitamin E) to support your cardiovascular and immune systems, fight free radical damage and slow the effects of oxidative stress.*
Q. What are phytonutrients?Phytonutrients are nutrients found in plants and are essential for optimum health and longevity. Phytonutrients from plants protect us from bacteria, viruses and fungi by supporting the immune system. Research has shown that these classes of phytonutrients including carotenoids, flavonoids, isothiocyanates and polyphenols all may protect against certain health issues. Waiora’s EDN provides a powerhouse of phytonutrients from its 150+ life-essential nutrients.*
Q. What herbs are included in Waiora's EDN?Herbs are foundational nutrients that help nourish the body's deepest and most basic elements. They have been used safely and effectively for centuries by Chinese and Native American cultures to promote overall health and well-being. Waiora's EDN supports energy and mental acuity with a blend of Korean red ginseng and a host of B vitamins to help promote alertness and concentration, support memory, and promote energy, stamina and endurance naturally. It is also fortified with Maitake mushroom (rich in minerals, vitamins, and amino acids) to provide superior antioxidant power and help support immune system function.*
Q. What fruits are included in Waiora's EDN?Waiora's EDN contains exotic whole-food fruits like acai and goji, along with other high ORAC fruits— pineapple, cranberry, cherry, passion fruit and mango—to help replenish your body's cells, tissues and organs, fight free radicals and help slow the effects of oxidative damage.*
Q. What is "Acai fruit?"Acai fruit, found in the Amazon Rainforest, is considered the number one superfood. It is rich in B and C vitamins, essential fatty acids (Omegas 3, 6 and 9), minerals, protein, antioxidants and anthocyanins (25 times that in red wine).
Q. What are "Goji berries?"Native to the Himalayan mountain region, Goji berry contains 19 amino acids (building-block protein), 21 trace minerals, a complete spectrum of antioxidant carotenoids, and is one of the most concentrated sources of beta-carotene, calcium, and vitamin C in the entire plant world.
Q. Waiora’s EDN provides purple power. What does that mean?Purple power refers to the rich, deep-colored fruits including acai, goji, cranberry, passion fruit and cherry found in Waiora’s EDN. These richly-colored fruits have unusually strong health benefits due to their higher antioxidant concentrations. Fruits with purple, blue or red pigments tend to be especially high in healthy polyphenols such as anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are powerful antioxidants. The darker, deeper fruits have the highest anthocyanin values, thus contributing the most potent antioxidant sources.
Q. Is Waiora's EDN 100% vegetarian?Yes. Waiora's EDN does not include fish oil or any animal by-products and is therefore considered 100% vegetarian.
Q. Is Waiora's EDN certified organic?No. Waiora's EDN is all natural. Every vitamin, mineral, herb and fruit is derived from natural sources. Since some of the fruits within the blends are derived from countries outside of the U.S. —namely Tibet and Brazil—we cannot make any organic claims about the product. In addition, each ingredient is tested for impurities—chemicals, toxins, pesticides and herbicides—to not only ensure that they are USDA & FDA compliant but also to ensure that only the purest ingredients are used.
Q. What does it mean that each ingredient in Waiora's EDN is USDA & FDA compliant?The FDA and USDA set guidelines for consumable products. Even though nutritional supplements are not regulated by the FDA and USDA, the ingredients used in EDN are in compliance. To ensure that a manufacturer's ingredients are in compliance, the FDA and USDA can randomly test a product. If the product fails, the manufacturer can be fined and/or possibly shut down. Our manufacturers strictly follow these guidelines to ensure that each ingredient is compliant with FDA & USDA guidelines.
Q. What kind of testing is done on EDN to ensure efficacy? How do I know what it says on the label is what is in the product?The testing that is undertaken is extensive. To begin with, we test the ingredient extracts that go into the product, test the water quality in the mixture, and then we pull out any substances that are not good for the body. We test to make sure all of the vitamins and all of the minerals in the liquid formulation are what is in the product and on the label. Further, we test the efficacy and safety of all of the fruits - we actually break down all the fruits and do sugar tests and we check the carbohydrate content. Then we put the product through stability testing.
Q. What is "stability testing?"We take bottles that have been mixed and filled, heat them in ovens and then chill them. It's called freeze thawing. We then test for the vitamins, the minerals and other key components to see what it is in the product. This helps us to examine and ensure that what is in the product on day one is also in the product in month six. We check to see if the sugar content has broken down, has the color broken down, has the product held up during the heating and freezing process so that the vitamins that are in there have a long shelf life.
Q. What sweeteners/sugars does Waiora's EDN use? Are they natural?The product contains sweeteners derived from natural sources in the whole-food fruit base (including pineapple, mango, cherry, passion fruit, and cranberry), and are complemented by stevia—an all natural, non-caloric South American herb, and agave nectar- an all natural sweetener extracted from the agave plant, a cactus-like plant that has been used by Native Americans for thousands of years. Agave nectar has a very low glycemic index, which helps keep blood sugar levels in balance.*
Q. The label says six grams of sugar. Where does that sugar come from?The sugar in the product comes from all natural sources. The FDA states you have to put the amount of sugar per serving that your body will consume. However, it doesn't differentiate between added artificial sugars and the natural sugars that come from fruits (like Goji or Acai). The sugar in EDN is all natural.
Q. Where does the folic acid in Waiora's EDN come from?Like the other vitamins contained in EDN, folic acid (also known as vitamin B9) is derived from natural fruit and herb sources. For instance, the natural fruit included in EDN: pineapple, apple, cherry, passion fruit, and mango as well as the Maitake mushroom each provide great sources of folic acid.
Q. What is the source of the B12 vitamins in EDN?The vitamin B12 in Waiora's EDN is derived from a non-animal fermentation process. It IS NOT from an animal source.
Q. How does Waiora keep EDN fresh?Naturally derived citric acid (from limes) and potassium sorbate (from stevia and other fruit sources) serve as natural preservatives to keep Waiora's EDN fresh. Both have been used for decades by food and beverage manufacturers and are recognized as safe by the FDA.
Q. Why does the product appear cloudy?The high mineral content of Waiora's EDN contributes to the cloudy appearance of the blend. It contains chromium, copper, iodine, manganese, molybdenum, selenium, zinc, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and more than 60 trace minerals from Pacific sea salt.
Q. What is the stuff at the bottom of the bottle?Any product that is comprised of a blend of ingredients (including natural fruit sources and minerals) will inevitably result in some visual residue that appears on the bottom of the bottle. This separation is completely normal. Simply shake well and serve.
Q. What’s the difference between "flash pasteurization" and "kettle cook?"All liquid products made from natural, living ingredients are prone to bacterial growth. To help ensure that products do not contain bacteria, they are put through a process of heating (also called pasteurization).
However, the process of heating can not only alter the taste, it may also diminish the nutrients contained in the product. Other products are "kettle cooked" which greatly diminishes the nutritional value of the finished product. The best way to ensure that key nutrients are not destroyed is to quickly heat and then chill the product. This process is called "flash pasteurization."
Waiora's EDN product is flash pasteurized. Additionally, nutrient values are tested after production to ensure they meet label claims. The product is quickly heated and cooled to eliminate any bacteria, yet maintains the full nutrient profile.
Complex Back to TopQ. What is Essential Heart Complex? A. Essential Heart
Complex is an easy‐to‐swallow capsule blended from heart healthy
Recommended dose is two tablets. For optimal results take the tablets together.
Waiora's Essential Heart Complex strategically blends key vitamins, minerals and nutrients to support your heart and vascular system.
These ingredients and their heart‐healthy benefits, include:
Q. What is 3
Beta‐acetoxyandrost‐5‐en‐7, 17‐dione? 3 Beta‐acetoxyandrost‐5‐en‐7,
17‐dione (3‐BETA), is a natural substance produced by the body in our adrenal
glands. Scientists and physicians believe 3‐BETA plays an important role in
up‐regulating key thermogenic enzymes in the body, thereby enhancing resting
Q. Is 3‐BETA a new compound? 3-BETA, a naturally‐derived metabolite, was discovered in human urine in 1958. There have been more than 50 years and $60 million invested in research and 175 patents developed on 3‐BETA.
Q. What is the difference between 3‐BETA and DHEA? 3‐BETA is a natural metabolite that is produced in the body from DHEA. Research scientists at the University of Wisconsin isolated the metabolite of the DHEA and developed a method to produce it. Like DHEA, the levels of 3‐BETA decline with age. 3‐BETA is chemically distinct from DHEA and they are two completely different chemical entities. After 3‐BETA is derived from DHEA, it cannot convert back to DHEA in the body. 3‐BETA unlike DHEA cannot convert to other steroid hormones in the body.
Q. Is 3‐BETA an anabolic steroid? No. 3‐BETA is not an anabolic or an androgenic steroid. Unlike DHEA, it does not convert to testosterone or other anabolic steroids in the body. Research has shown that 3‐BETA is not able to interact with the androgen receptor in the body, thereby assuring that it has no ability to produce androgenic or anabolic effects in the body.
Q. Is 3‐BETA natural?
We call 3‐BETA "the most natural" of natural products. This is
because it is naturally found in everyone's body. By taking 3‐BETA, you are
simply replenishing the amount that declines as we age.
Q. Is 3-BETA safe? Yes. 3‐BETA
does not have any known side effects. It has been put through very rigorous
testing to insure that it is safe.
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