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The typical man's diet lacks adequate fibre, carotenoids, antioxidants, B
vitamins, vitamin E and minerals like calcium, magnesium and zinc. In
addition, as a man ages he needs to protect his prostate gland and manage stress
and hormone levels. A herbal program suited for a man should seek to
balance the male hormonal system while strengthening his endurance, mange his
stress and ensuring prostate health.
Men's Formula is formulated for the special needs of men over 40 years of age.
This is a unique, powerful blend of concentrated, standardized herbal extracts
and nutrients that have been identified in scientific studies to benefit
Benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH), or enlargement of the prostate, is considered
to be caused by testosterone accumulating in the prostate. The
testosterone is then converted to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which causes the
cells to multiply too quickly and leads to enlargement of the prostate and
accompanying discomfort. Both standardized saw palmetto and stinging
nettle help to prevent the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone.
In addition, Men's Formula contains zinc, an essential mineral for a healthy
Korean Ginseng has been described as the world's best anti-stress tonic.
As such, Korean ginseng is referred to as an "adaptogen" - having a normalizing
effect on whatever is affecting the body.
What is enjoyed most about this herb is its ability to increase both mental and
physical capabilities. Its effects are broad and touch all areas of the
body and mind, seeking to bring the whole person into balance. It
generally strengthens the body against disease and stress. Athletes have
prized the herb for its ability to increase endurance during physically
It has a reputation for increasing male hormonal activity and is viewed to many
to be a male aphrodisiac.
Like women, men also experience a change of life called andropause. In
men, this change of life is characterized by mood swings, lack of self esteem,
low confidence, low libido, and a lack of energy and drive.
Maca to the rescue! Maca, also known as Peruvian ginseng, is being
acclaimed as a rejuvenator of male hormonal youth, most notably in increased
libido and sexual function, and more youthful energy and drive.
Men are more prone to internalizing stress and worry than women - one of the
reasons the average woman will out live the average man. Therefore, stress
management becomes an important factor in the health of a man, especially as he
ages and experiences changes to his masculinity, family, relationships,
employment, etc. Coping with these life changes is stressful. In
times of stress the body uses more certain nutrients, especially the B-complex
family of vitamins and vitamin C, than at other times. Because these
nutrients are water-soluble, they are easily eliminated and must be replenished
on a regular basis. In addition to this, the average diet is lacking in
these vital nutrients.
Stress Formula is a B-complex vitamin and vitamin C formula to provide a
nutritional defense against chronic and acute stress. for further support,
it contains the nervine herbs hops, passion flower and valerian that help
support the nervous system and promote relaxation and emotional stability.
The herb schizandra is also included for its adaptogenic strength to help the
body remain in a state of balance during times of stress.
Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, has become recognized as an
essential nutrient in the prevention of many diseases and chronic conditions
associated with aging. Specifically, vitamin D is beneficial in helping
prevent the following: prostate and many other cancers, depression,
osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), diabetes, autoimmune disorders, mood
disorders, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), inflammation, arthritis,
cardiovascular disease, and respiratory ailments.
Medical professionals now recommend adults receive at least 1000 IUs of vitamin
D per day.
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