The optimum form of mineral supplementation
The word “Nano” refers to something that has a very small particle size and is located in a liquid medium (such as water), without the particles sinking to the bottom or floating to the surface. In the case of Nano minerals, this is due to their unique electromagnetic load and the extremely small particle size.
Particle size is an important factor for good mineral absorption, because a fundamental physical law states that the smaller the particle, the greater the relative particle surface. It is this surface that the body uses to break down and absorb nutrients. The larger the surface, the better nutrients can be utilized.
Nano minerals are characterized by an extremely small particle absorbed much better than pills or powders. They are also the answer for people with digestive problems in which the absorption of vitamins and minerals is severely disrupted. It has been shown that minerals from rocks and clay types are only 20 to 40% absorbed. Minerals are often bound to (amino) acids in order to improve absorbtion. Chelated minerals are only 50 to 60% absorbed. Nano minerals are fully absorbed. When the liquid is held in the mouth for a moment before swallowing, the minerals are directly introduced into the body and used immediately.
THE ESSENCE OF MINERALS:
Minerals are the source of all physical life and the basis of nutrition, because the human body consists of about 4% minerals. Minerals control every organ and all the electrical impulses in the body. Minerals, like the 50 billion cells in our body which they feed, are dependent on each other for their operation. Therefore we need the full spectrum, as is the case with plants. But if minerals are no longer in the soil, then plants contain no minerals and deficiencies occur. Mineral supplementation is essential.
We can no longer survive without vitamins and minerals. Without minerals vitamins can not be absorbed. Vitamins are actually meaningless in the absence of minerals.
Minerals are elements that come from the soil and cannot be made by living organisms, such as plants and animals. Nevertheless, plants, animals and people need minerals to be healthy. Plants absorb minerals from the soil, and animals get their minerals by eating plants or other animals. The major part of the minerals in the human diet comes directly from plant sources, such as fruits and vegetables, or indirectly from animal sources. Water also contains minerals, depending on where you live and what kind of water you drink. Plant sources also vary in mineral content depending on soil conditions.
Our body needs minerals (more than 100 mg / day) and trace elements (less than 100 mg / day).
The most important minerals are calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium and phosphorus.
Trace elements include iron, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, iodine and chromium.
Minerals have three functions:
1. They provide structure in the formation of bones and teeth.
2. They help maintain a normal heart rhythm, the contraction of the muscles, the conduction of the nervous system, and a balanced acid-base equilibrium.
3. They regulate the cellular metabolism, because they are part of enzymes and hormones that modulate cellular activity.
Iron contributes to a normal cognitive function and a normal-energy-yielding metabolism. Iron is involved in the normal formation of red blood cells and hemoglobin and normal oxygen transport in the body. Also, iron supports the normal functioning of the immune system.
Magnesium performs some 200 functions in our body. Among other things, it contributes to a reduction in fatigue, a normal energy-yielding metabolism, a good electrolyte, the normal functioning of the nervous system and psychological functions, the normal functioning of muscles and protein synthesis, the maintenance of normal teeth and bones, and plays a role in the process of cell division. Nano Magnesium is also available extra strong (70 ppm).
Zinc and copper need to be supplemented in combination with each other (ratio 10: 1). Zinc is an important anti-oxidant for the body and contributes to a normal fatty acid metabolism, vitamin A and protein synthesis. Zinc contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, hair, nails and skin, and normal vision. It also plays a role in the maintenance of normal testosterone levels in the blood and sustains the normal functioning of the immune system.
Copper is also an anti-oxidant and supports the normal functioning of the immune system as well as zinc. It contributes to the maintenance of connective tissues and normal pigmentation of the hair and skin. Copper also supports the normal functioning of the nervous system, the iron transport in the body and a normal energy-yielding metabolism.
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Minerals serve 3 roles:
- They provide structure in forming bones and teeth;
- They help maintain normal heart rhythm, muscle contractibility, neural conductivity and acid-base balance;
- They help regulate cellular metabolism by becoming part of enzymes and hormones that modulate cellular activity.
Mineral deficiency is not controversial, it is a fact.
Soil scientists have known for many years about the decline in soil fertility. To address the problem, farmers, agricultural companies and governments have advocated a number of solutions which, however, have not ensured that our food is more nutritious.
Farming is big business and the aim to is give people cheaper food and make profits. This has meant that crops are genetically modified to ensure resistance against disease and to grow faster; that pesticides and herbicides are used to control pests; that ammonium-based fertilizers are applied to try to improve the soil.
This business has created an entirely unnatural ecosystem, where the soil has become barren and devoid of micro-organisms that are needed to create organic mineral complexes. The trace minerals have been used up and there is no immediate way to restore the micro-organisms.
The minerals from the soil contribute to producing nutrient rich food (including minerals). These nutrients are absorbed by us when we consume food. Like it or not, we are connected to the soil. If it’s depleted, then so are we.
This explains why our current food is no longer capable of supplying us with all the minerals we need on a daily basis and supplementation is essential.
Most of us are suffering from certain diet deficiencies, which cannot be remedied until depleted soils from which our food comes are brought into proper mineral balance. In fact we used to get trace amounts of minerals such as silver and gold from ancient grains such as spelt, bulgur and kamut. These trace minerals are extremely small in size but extremely powerful to our health.
However, this is no longer available to the majority of us on the planet, organic or not.
TYPES OF SUPPLEMENTATION
Mineral supplements we buy in the store are either derived from ground rock (hydrophobic), like clay, salt and ground products. Derived from plants (hydrophilic) or manufactured, under very specific circumstances.
For minerals to have any value in supplementation, there are several factors which are key:
- Their size;
- Their electromagnetic charge;
- Their shape;
- Their stability.
The word Nano refers to something which has an extremely small particle size, measured in nano meters. They are considered no longer in suspension but in solution or dissolved.
Particle size is an important factor in minerals absorption since a basis physic law states that the smaller a particle the greater its relative surface area. It is upon this surface area that the body chemistry must act in order to break down and absorb any nutrient.
Nano minerals which are a far smaller size, much smaller than regular colloidal minerals, and are better absorbed than pills or powders.
A plant-derived mineral is between several thousand and a million times smaller than the smallest metallic ground mineral.
Nano particles this small have been tested and proven in laboratories that they can pass easily through a one-inch thick paper filter. This means they would pass easily through the skin and enter the soft tissue, regardless of a person’s ability to absorb.
The Nano minerals of The Health Factory are being manufactured in extremely purified water, making them more pure, safe, powerful and beneficial than plant-sourced minerals.
What about toxicity?
Due to the extensive pollution of our environment at virtually every level, consumers are being bombarded with warnings about the toxic effects of metals such as aluminum, cadmium, lead, mercury and others.
Nano minerals in their extremely small sizes have absolutely no toxicity whatsoever because they cannot be stored by the body for longer than a couple of hours.
Since each particle is ionic, which means that they bear an electrical charge positive or negative, all minerals carry an electrical charge which binds them to each other or keeps them apart.
Whether the electromagnetic charge is positive or negative is a major factor that affects mineral availability and subsequent absorption. Unfortunately, it is a factor about which very little is understood by manufacturers and consumers alike.
The cells of the intestines are positive on the outside and negative on the inside. Therefore, negatively charged minerals are attracted to a greater extent than their positively charged counterparts (rocks and clays, whether chelated or not). As two of the same charges repel one another, this will impede absorption. Since opposite charges attract, negatively charged Nano minerals are much easier for the positively charged intestines to absorb.
Minerals manufactured by The Health Factory are negatively charged and therefore very well absorbed in the human body. Only Nano Silver is positively charged. This is not an essential mineral and this charge is needed to fight negatively charged aerobe bacterias.
Our mineral particles are unique in that they are sphere shaped, whereas regular colloids are angular shaped. With an angular shaped particle there are many angles which cause a loss of electrical charge in the particles. Spherical shaped particles work much faster and more effectively than other products in the market place.
Spherical shaped particles have an electrical charge (the so called Zeta potential). Zeta potential is the electrical charge surrounding each particle within the liquid. High Zeta potential is discovered to contain previously unrecognized healing properties. The spherical shape of our Nano particles is key to maximizing this Zeta potential.
Spherical particles have no corners or rough edges to disturb the energy field around it. This allows for a maximum of Zeta potential and a very stable mineral water, which also means longer shelf life. Irregular shaped particles lower the Zeta potential, decrease the shelf life, resulting in a less safe and effective product due to the unstable quality (lower zeta potential means agglomeration of particles) resulting in reduced healing qualities. The maximum Zeta value is negative or positive 60 milliVolts. Our Nano minerals have a certified Zeta potential of 60mv positive or negative.
Our minerals do not disturb the good bacteria, and the good bacteria’s activity is actually enhanced while destroying pathogens.
Particles should range in size from 1/1000th to 1/100th of a micron (1-10 nanometers). The size and the size variation are very critical to enter deeply into the cellular structure of bacteria, fungi and the smallest viruses. Different sizes of particles are needed to be effective on the various microbes in order to give a much fuller range of pathogenic destruction. The human body has no difficulty absorbing or excreting our Nano minerals. Once the particles are formed correctly in the right size and given the correct charge, they are always in motion and repel each other because they all have the same charge (Zeta Potential).
No other mineral supplements on the market have this level of Zeta potential.
Nano Minerals of The Health Factory are:
- Extremely small, even smaller than plant derived minerals.
- Spherical in shape, making it work much faster and more effective than other products in the market place.
The shape of the particle is key to maximizing Zeta potential. Zeta potential is the electrical charge surrounding each particle within the liquid. Maximizing Zeta potential also means longer shelf life.