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USANA Cellsentials® – Back to the basics

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USANA CELLSENTIALSArticle from USANA Australia website.

In order to understand why we take nutritional supplements and their benefits, we first need to go back to the basics.

So what are cells?

Without cells, we wouldn’t exist! They are basically the building blocks of all living things. Our bodies are composed of trillions of different types of cells that have varying functions within the body. Cells provide structure for the body, absorb the nutrients from the foods we eat and then convert those nutrients into energy. They also carry out specialised functions and are able to reproduce themselves.

Free radicals (the bad guys)

When cells use oxygen they naturally generate free radicals (by-products) which can damage important cellular components – such as the cell membrane – or macromolecules like DNA. But it’s not just internal processes that generate free radicals, external factors such as environmental pollutants, radiation, cigarette smoke, poor diet, certain drugs and pesticides and ozone, too. The damage resulting from healthy cells being attacked by free radicals can lead to mutation, impaired function, and even cell death. Then comes oxidative stress, which is the result of too many free radicals and too much cell damage. Studies over a few decades have found that oxidative stress can lead to a whole host of diseases and is associated with aging.

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Antioxidants (the good guys)

When free radicals wage war on our healthy cells, the bodies defence system of antioxidants kicks in to keep free radicals in check and minimise potential damage. Although there are several enzyme systems within the body that scavenge free radicals, the principle micronutrient (vitamin/mineral) antioxidants are vitamin E, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and selenium. The body cannot manufacture these micronutrients, so they must be acquired by diet. In addition, there are many plant-derived nutrients (phytonutrients) that can act as powerful antioxidants in the human body.

Why do we need nutritional supplements?

Simply put, in order to be healthy, our cells need to be nourished. How do we stay healthy and nourish our cells? By eating a diet which includes a wide variety of foods from all the food groups –Breads and cereals, vegetables, fruit, dairy and meat or meat alternatives. And let’s be honest, most of us don’t eat the perfect diet – at least not all of the time. We get busy with work, family, school… the list goes on. Sometimes we skip meals and sometimes we grab the closest sugary or salty snack to satisfy our hunger and call it a day. And this is exactly where nutritional supplements can help and fill any nutritional gaps.

THE ANSWER? USANA CELLSENTIALS®

The CellSentials are USANA’s flagship nutritional supplement: a combination of USANA Vita-Antioxidant and Core Minerals products. Formulated to not only help prevent nutritional deficiency, the CellSentials provide the necessary vitamins and minerals to retain optimal health and energy levels that everyone needs every day. The CellSentials also contain carotenoids, bioflavonoids, and other phytochemicals and antioxidants to provide a full arsenal of compounds to help protect against daily exposure to free radicals.

THE SCIENCE OF INCELLIGENCE

USANA InCelligence is building on our past knowledge of nutritional science and taking it a step further. The nutrients in the InCelligence Complex supports your cells in the production of endogenous antioxidants – the type of antioxidants that are produced by your own cells, not from food or supplements and their effects are hundreds of times more powerful – to protect cells against free radicals.

usana incelligenceInCelligence sends messages that tap into your cells’ natural protective and renewal abilities. Signalling your cells to optimise these powerful responses—instead of waiting for outside stimuli—makes your cells more adaptable. It’s like strength training for your cells. This proactive approach helps build cellular resilience and optimise longevity of cellular function. That’s how InCelligence empowers your body to meet your unique health needs, unlocking your unparalleled ability to personalise vibrant health from within. InCelligence’s powerful nutrients complex also communicate with your cells to enhance their natural renewal response. This purification process removes the harmful by-products of cellular-energy creation, which is key to the health of your cells. The Science of InCelligence® is a dramatic step forward in nutritional science—pushing the frontiers of cellular nutrition and expanding the horizons of personalised health.

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Purchase USANA Cellsentials from USANA Australia approved website.

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THE USANA CELLSENTIALS™ EXPERIENCE

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the usana cellsentialsSince their introduction in the 1990s by Dr. Myron Wentz, the USANA® Essentials™ daily antioxidant, vitamin, and mineral supplements have proven to be a benchmark in the industry and established USANA as a premier provider of innovative, science-based, nutritional products. The quality and efficacy of USANA nutritional supplements is unsurpassed thanks to Dr. Wentz’ years of study and research, the use of high-quality ingredients, and testing and retesting to find the right nutritional potency for maximum effect—always with an emphasis on cellular nutrition.

It isn’t a secret what Dr. Wentz was trying to accomplish— to create the healthiest family on Earth. With the Essentials, USANA could have said, “job well done” and kept with the status quo; but USANA has never been satisfied with riding on past successes. We are proud of them, yes. But we don’t settle. We are always innovating, improving, and taking things to the next level. Thanks to new advances in nutritional science, molecular biology, and genetics, the USANA Research & Development team employed their understanding of gene expression, cell signaling, and mitochondrial renewal to develop what has been coined USANA InCelligence Technology™. With this new technology, USANA’s scientists then built on the foundation of the Essentials to formulate the new CellSentials™ supplements. As the last step after extensive in-lab study, but before product release, USANA established a trial study with a select group of Associates. The parameters of the trial were pretty simple: we asked the group to take the new product and see how they felt. Naturally, the Associates who participated in this temporary offering were sworn to secrecy, but now that the technology was officially introduced at the 2016 International Convention, we can share some of the real-world feedback from the user trial. We reached out to Executive 1-Star Diamond Directors and 21-year USANA veterans Tom and Lorie Mulhern about their experience taking the CellSentials and the effect they anticipate the new formulation will have on their business.

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TRIAL EXPERIENCE “We were really excited about using the CellSentials,” Lorie says of being included in the trial. “We were also really excited about sharing them with others. It’s been awesome for our team to know that our cells are being renewed even deeper.” “We take a number of USANA products already, and we’re very healthy. That being said, I have felt a little more energy with CellSentials,” Tom says. “We run a pretty hard-paced schedule, so I have noticed that I’m able to keep up better than I was before. I’ve also been able to maintain mental clarity and focus.”* “I would say energy, too,” Lori says. “Energy, clarity, and focus— being able to sustain my thoughts a little longer. You know, being in the game a little bit longer so you don’t have to take breaks as often.”

BEST WAYS TO SHARE “Because people want to know what’s the latest and what’s more advanced, the words I’ve been using to catch people’s interest are ‘cell signaling’ and ‘scientifically advanced formulation,’” Tom says. “When you have something new, especially something that’s as advanced and scientifically based as CellSentials, people seem to be much more interested. We’ve found that people are much more engaged. They want to watch the videos. They’re asking more questions.”

“And they’re excited to hear that they can get nourishment, protection, and renewal all the way down to their cells,” Lorie says. “I think they are intrigued about that idea and get excited about it. The videos really pump them up to take a look, and it also gives a little piece of education to people. So I think that has been really effective as well.” GAINING NEW CUSTOMERS “Just in our team, we’re seeing a lot of new Preferred Customers,” Tom says. “What we’ve told our team is, ‘Just get people to use the product.’ A lot of people are wanting to try the product. Before, there were so many competitors, people were kind of numb to what we were saying. Now they’re not numb any more. They’re listening.”

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