Wednesday, January 28, 2009

better trucker health

MAX GXL Blog Talk Radio Show- Big Success

Last night's show on Blog Talk Radio was a big hit! There were many on the chat line as well as listening on the phones and online.

Allen Smith and I hosted it on , which is Allen's trucking Radio Show. Together we explained the health benefits of taking glutathione in the patented formula of MAX GXL. Allen gave quite a moving testimony and many have written in asking for more info.

Allen and I are very excited to be able to help the trucking community address their many health issues which a trucking lifestyle has played a big part of.

We believe within the coming year, MAX GXL, will be the #1 supplement for the significant improvement of health for everyone, not only our truck driving audience.

For more info please go to the MAIN MAX GXL site

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

What are Antioxidants and Free Radicals?

For so long now we've been bombarded everywhere we go with the words, " contains highest level of antioxidants" or "contains antioxidants to fight free radicals". Well, even if you don't know what an antioxidant or free radical is, you can quickly figure out that:
1- You don't want a free radical
2- You want as many antioxidants as you can get your hands on.

The health and food industry understand this. They understand marketing and how to approach the average consumer so that they'll search everywhere to find this magical molecule, in either a supplement or food source...THAT THEY KNOW NOTHING ABOUT! On the same token, the idea of having "free radicals" floating around in your body is enough to make one cringe, thus the quest for antioxidants to remove them!

Let's Start with the FREE RADICAL- This molecule is also called an "oxidant" and is chemically unstable because they are missing an electron. This also means that they are unbalanced, and our bodies do not welcome anything unbalanced. These unbalanced molecules are pretty much "damaged goods" as far as our bodies are concerned. So, to compensate for this instability, the free radical seeks out an electron elsewhere in our body, robbing it from wherever it can find it.
Some of the most common places they search and gain an electron is:

1 blood vessel walls
3 Joint Cells
4 Skin
Now, when an electron is taken from one of these cells in the body, that cell becomes damaged, thus increasing the effects of aging and disease from the specific cell the electron was robbed from.

How does an Antioxidant help this process?
Simply put, an antioxidant is a molecule which willingly gives up an extra electron in order to satisfy the "electron hungry" free radical. It neutralizes the free radical so that it is no longer "unstable".
In other words, if the free radical can get it's electron from an antioxidant, it won't bother the cells in your body for one.

There are many antioxidants; vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin D3, as well as many others, all aiding in the neutralizing of free radicals, which one can ingest.

Now there are only 4 Endogenous ( internally produced) Antioxidants:
1 Glutathione
2 Superoxide dismutase
3 Catalase
4 Coenzyme Q 10 ( CoQ10)

Glutathione is the KING of all endogenous antioxidants

It is found in every cell of our bodies, but highest concentrations are found in the skin. Other organs of high concentration are the liver ( detoxifying) and spleen( immune defense system)

I'm sure you're starting to see the importance of this, the most powerful antioxidant of all.......Glutathione.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

2009- It's Time to Make Your Health A Priority

We've all heard it before, " Without your health, You have Nothing"....right? We've all nodded and agreed and then..... turned around and did Whatever we wanted, Right?

Then, one day, we wake up and there's a pain here, an ache there, our sugar levels are slightly elevated ( along with cholesterol), we're feeling tired all the time...blah, blah know the story.

All of a sudden we now remember the saying, " Without Your health, You Have Nothing"

You see, we as a people, tend to disregard the crucial elements of our health unless....WE ARE FEELING UNHEALTHY. We tend to put everything else as priority and then, one day, as though you miraculously acknowledge, realize and admit, " I just don't feel good"
Sometimes we'll give the credit to age and say, "Oh, I'm just getting older", which is true, and exactly the reason we must address this scientific fact:

Second Law of Thermodynamics state that everything is in a state of decay.
The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics describes basic principles familiar in everyday life. It is partially a universal law of decay; the ultimate cause of why everything ultimately falls apart and disintegrates over time. Material things are not eternal. Everything appears to change eventually, and chaos increases. Nothing stays as fresh as the day one buys it; clothing becomes faded, threadbare, and ultimately returns to dust. Everything ages and wears out. Even death is a manifestation of this law. The effects of the 2nd Law are all around, touching everything in the universe.

Each year, vast sums are spent to counteract the relentless effects of this law (maintenance, painting, medical bills, etc.). Ultimately, everything in nature is obedient to its unchanging laws.

As we age we are in a state of "decay". This is not something that happens at age 40, 50, 60, 70, but rather is an ongoing process in our life. This is one of the reasons that Antioxidants have become so popular. They have become the so called cure for aging...or anti- aging.

Glutathione is quickly become the most popular molecule that many have been searching for. It is considered the most powerful antioxidant available and is sold in many health stores. There is a problem with this though, the molecule itself when ingested will be destroyed in your digestive system before the benefits of it can be felt. So now what?

Did you know that Glutathione is made in your body? Did you know that the production of this powerful antioxidant is slowed down from the time you are 20 years old? Did you know that you can take the precursors of this molecule which will allow you to synthesize Glutathione in your own body and thus have a continuing supply working within every cell of your body?

I will be writing more on this regularly since this is a topic I find most intriguing with due cause:

I have witnessed the incredible effects of this chemical/Antioxidant.

Please click here for more details.

This is an article that my husband Allen Smith wrote from the blog. He is an advocate for truck drivers and trucking students and continues to relentlessly aid them in their goals of obtaining a successful trucking career. He is concerned about trucker health as well, and has written articles regarding this very important topic.