The Immune System: Your Body’s Guards

Your immune system is in a battle every day. That’s its job. You’re protected by a coordinated defense. Cells, proteins, and chemical signals join forces against bacteria, viruses, parasites, and other pathogens. And your immune system also helps in wound healing, cellular and tissue turnover, and repair. A healthy, functional immune system is a complex … More The Immune System: Your Body’s Guards

15,000 Meals Given to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Hurricane Harvey—the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since 2005— has wreaked a path of utter devastation across Texas. Representatives from the USANA True Health Foundation were quickly on-site, helping with cleanup and distributing much-needed meals. Thanks to the generosity of Associates and donors, the Foundation has donated US $130,000 and … More 15,000 Meals Given to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Glutathione – The Amazing Detoxification Molecule You Might Not Know

You can probably name the most plentiful molecule in your body. (Hint: It’s water.) And you know how important it is to your health. But right behind H2O on your body’s molecule count is glutathione (pronounced gloot-a-thigh-own). With glutathione, second place definitely isn’t the first loser. This tripeptide—a small protein composed of three amino acids—might … More Glutathione – The Amazing Detoxification Molecule You Might Not Know

You’re Never Too Old for Vitamin D

Vitamin D’s role in bone health is widely known. But the essential vitamin also plays a role in muscle and skeletal function. This connection to physical performance was expanded in a study of people over 65. The physical performance was analyzed using a short physical performance battery (SPPB) and handgrip strength. The SPPB tests included … More You’re Never Too Old for Vitamin D

What You Put in Your Mouth Matters

Numerous observation and epidemiological studies have shown solid relationships between certain healthy eating patterns and longevity. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that improving overall diet quality by consuming less sugar-laden beverages, red and processed meats, and consuming more vegetables, fruits, fish, nuts and whole grains may significantly reduce the … More What You Put in Your Mouth Matters

Looking for Phytonutrients?

Plant foods contain thousands of natural chemicals. These are called phytonutrients or phytochemicals.”Phyto” refers to the Greek word for plant. These chemicals help protect plants from germs, fungi, bugs, and other threats. Fruits and vegetables contain phytonutrients. Other plant-based foods also contain phytonutrients, such as: Whole grains Nuts Beans Tea Phytonutrients aren’t essential for keeping … More Looking for Phytonutrients?

BiOmega ™: What You Need To Know

No nutritional program is complete without a high-quality source of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. USANA® BiOmega™ fish oil supplement contains a balanced, concentrated source of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids including EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in a convenient capsule format. Omega-3 fatty acids support cardiovascular health, proper brain, neural, and visual development, as well as maintenance of … More BiOmega ™: What You Need To Know