Industrially-produced food no longer contains the active ingredients in Flavay®. There are several causes for the deficiency.
The active ingredients in Flavay® are at the center of the curious phenomenon known as the "French Paradox." So, why not just drink red wine to get your daily dose of Flavay®? Daily alcoholic drinking is not ideal due to potential abuse, dependency and toxicity from over-consumption.
Whereas alcohol can compromise liver function, Flavay® actually helps protect hepatic capillaries (the smallest blood vessels in the liver) from free radical damage and activates liver antioxidant enzyme systems. (45,309-311)
The point is that Flavay® provides specific protection to the liver, and red wine does not. So, while drinking some red wine is a reasonably healthy for most adults, the best way to guarantee a consistent daily intake of the "French Paradox" is to take Flavay®.
The active ingredients in Flavay® are found in raw cocoa and bitter-tasting dark chocolate—but there is a catch.
"Dark chocolate can be deceptive. When chocolate manufacturers make the confectionery, the natural cocoa solids can be darkened and the flavanols, which are bitter, are removed, so even a dark-looking chocolate can have no flavanol.
"... And, although flavanols, if they are present, seem to offer some health benefit, the devil in the dark chocolate is the fat, sugar, and calories it also contains. To gain any health benefit, those who eat a moderate amount of flavanol-rich dark chocolate will have to balance the calories by reducing their intake of other foods—a tricky job for even the most ardent calorie counter."
— The Lancet. 2007;370(9605):2070.
Most foods are peeled and pitted. The active ingredients in Flavay® are found mostly in seeds, barks, shells, peels and the woody parts which are removed before eating.
The fresh fruits and vegetables at the supermarkets are deficient in the nutrients of Flavay® because mass food production doesn't allow for fruits and vegetables to fully ripen on the tree or vine. Modern food distribution requires premature harvesting to allow for time in transportation, packaging, distribution and purchase by the final consumer.
Unripened fruits and vegetables are very low in the Flavay® nutrients. A German study proved that as fruit matures on the tree or vine the quantity of the flavan-3-ol molecules in fruit increases. The study found fresh fruits and vegetables must fully mature on the tree or vine before plants begin to produce and therefore include the molecules in Flavay®. (293)
Industrially-produced food, in most cases, no longer contains the parts of plants rich in the active ingredients in Flavay®. Canned foods are peeled and pitted and that's where most of the Flavay® nutrients are found. Furthermore, nutrition in fruits and vegetables is stripped by industrial processing. Even fresh fruits and vegetables are missing vital flavanol-3-ols because they are picked before full maturation.
Last, but not least, oxidative stress in modern living increases the oxidative burden to our bodies. Common sources of oxidation include chemical pollution, smoke, smog, pesticides, herbicides and synthetic preservatives and additives in our food, and medications.
High-efficiency "blue" light causes oxidative stress in eyes: A recent Harvard Health Letter warns that chronic exposure to oxidative high-energy visible (HEV) or "blue" light may lead to macular degeneration, glaucoma, and retinal degenerative diseases which can eventually cause serious vision loss. (322)
Pervasive noise causes oxidative damage in the ears and brain: Pervasive noise is common in most modern communities and work environments. Its damaging effects, particularly the production of free radicals, are not limited to the auditory organ. Researchers found broadband white noise (100 dB) exposure significantly increased oxidation in brain regions. (197,198)
Protect your vision and cognition by supplementing with Flavay® daily.
"[A] method for preventing and fighting the harmful biological effects of free radicals in the organism of warm blooded animals and more especially human beings, namely cerebral involution, hypoxia following atherosclerosis, cardiac or cerebral infarction, tumour promotion, inflammation, ischemia, alterations of the synovial liquid, collagen degradation, among others."
—U.S. Patent No. 4,698,360 (1987).
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