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GLOSSARY TERMS

SuperStarch

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SuperStarch is ground up corn (non-GMO) that is cooked with a unique patent pending natural process. It's a natural, gluten-free complex carbohydrate that uniquely stabilizes blood sugar and causes virtually no reaction from the fat-storage hormone insulin. Originally discovered for children with life-threatening energy imbalances, SuperStarch is made by Generation UCAN.

Potassium Sorbate

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Potassium sorbate is made from sorbic acid (natural organic compound found in some berries). It has antimicrobial properties so is often used as a food preservative to stop the growth of things like mold and yeast.

Sodium Hyaluronate

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Sodium Hyaluronate is the salt form of Hyaluronic Acid. Hyaluronic Acid is a component of synovial (joint fluid) where it increases the viscosity of the fluid and is one of the main lubricants.

Bromelain

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Bromelain is a sulfur containing enzyme extracted from the stem and fruit of pineapple plants. It is used in alternative medicine for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is also found in dietary supplements such as joint health and post exercise.

Collagen

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Collagen is the primary protein of various connective tissues and makes up a significant percentage of our body's total protein content. It's found in connective tissues such as cartilage, tendons, ligament, bones, and skin.

Quercetin

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Quercetin is a flavonoid - plant pigment - typically found in fruits (like apples), vegetables (like onions), leafy vegetables, and other food sources like grains. It is known as a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and may also act as an antihistamine.

Curcumin

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Curcumin is one of the active ingredients found in Turmeric - a plant native to Indian used as a culinary spice. It is known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and liver protecting properties.

Turmeric

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a plant of the ginger family. It's native to India and used as a spice in Indian cuisine. One of its active ingredient is curcumin which is known to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and liver protecting properties.

Yucca Root

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Yucca Root is frequently used to combat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. It contains high levels of beneficial phytochemical compounds known as saponins, which may provide anti-viral, anti-fungal, and antibacterial benefits as well.

Devil's Claw

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Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum) - aka grapple plant or wood spider - is a South African plant containing substances called iridoid glycosides that have anti-inflammatory properties.


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