Max Muscle High Lignan Flax Oil review

July 27, 2009

Max Muscle’s High Lignan Flax Oil

High Lignan Flax Oil is a good type of fat that contains many anti-inflammatory substances. Our form of Flax Oil is very high in ALA and Secoisolariciresinol Diglycosides. Flax Oil is very good at having anti-inflammatory effects.  ALA is an good type of fatty acid from the Omega 3 family that can convert into the fatty acid DHA. Secoisolariciresinol Diglycosides helps lower cholesterol and blood sugar they also help improve blood vessel strength. High Lignan Flax Oil contains all the goodness of a regular Flax Oil plus is super charged with the Lignans called Secoisolariciresinol Diglycosides.

Servings = 32-16 servings/1-2 tablespoons daily

Directions = Take 1-2 tablespoons daily. Use on salads, hot cereals, or mix into blended beverages or yogurt.

Ingredients = Flax Oil

available @ Max Muscle San Diego

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.   This product information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.


Concentrated Omega 3

July 8, 2009

Concentrated Omega 3

Omega 3 is commonly found in fish oil. Concentrated Omega Oil contains the fatty acids EPA and DHA.  Omega 3 fatty acids are anti-inflammatory. DHA has been extensively studied for it’s effects on lowering blood pressure, balancing cholesterol and relieving pain.  EPA has clinical success combating depression.  Concentrated Omega 3 is a good supplement to take for anyone experiencing pain caused by inflammation as well as many other ailments.

Servings = 20-60 servings/1-3 daily

Directions = Take 1-3 softgels daily with food.

Ingredients = EPA, DHA, gelatin, glycerin, natural orange oil

available @ a Max Muscle Sports Nutrition store near you


July 7, 2009


Max Heart Health Cholesterol Complex is designed to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Max Heart Health Cholesterol Complex contains plant sterols and Policosanol.  Managing healthy cholesterol levels helps keep your heart strong and your blood pumping. Sterols have been shown clinically to reduce LDL cholesterol. Several studies done outside the U.S. have shown Policosanol’s cholesterol lowering effects similar to statins with out the side-effects of statins. Max Heart Health Cholesterol Complex helps manage healthy cholesterol levels.

Servings = 30 servings/2 tablets per serving

Directions = Take 2 tablets twice daily with
a glass of water before meals. For best results, take
this product up to 15 minutes before eating a meal.

Ingredients = plant sterols and Policosanol

MAX HEART HEALTH CHOLESTEROL COMPLEX is available @ Max Muscle Sports Nutrition stores nationwide.

Please read all label information and warnings before buying any supplements.

Check with your Sports Association before consuming any supplement.

Use only as directed on the label.  Do not exceed recommended dosage.

These statements have not been evaluated by the F.D.A.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

Fat Kids Can Have Liver Damage

August 8, 2008

A lot of fat kids can have liver damage caused by having fatty livers. A study was done to show if being an overweight kid causes a fatty liver. The answer to the study is yes.

“An elevated [high intrahepatic triglyceride]{liver fat} IHTG content in overweight adolescents is associated with [Dyslipidemia is elevation of plasma cholesterol and/or TGs or a low HDL level that contributes to the development of atherosclerosis. – Merck Manual] {too much cholesterol or triglycerides} dyslipidemia and with insulin-resistant glucose metabolism in both liver and skeletal muscle.”

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with hepatic and skeletal muscle insulin resistance in overweight adolescents1,2,3

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 88, No. 2, 257-262, August 2008
© 2008 American Society for Nutrition

Green Tea Improves Circulation

August 8, 2008

Green Tea improves blood circulation by being a vasodilator. Green Tea significantly decreases levels of the bad cholesterol, oxidized LDL. Green Tea also decreases the levels of an immune protective enzymes that fights oxidized LDL, called anti-oxidized LDL IgM antibodies.

Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Vol. 27, No. 2, 209-213 (2008)
Published by the American College of Nutrition

Green Tea Reduces LDL Oxidability and Improves Vascular Function

“This study found that consumption of green tea extract by women for five weeks produced modifications in vascular function and an important decrease in serum oxidizability.”

Artichoke Can Lower Cholesterol

July 22, 2008

“There was a modest, but statistically significant [cholesterol lowering] effect detectable between the two [Artichoke vs. placebo] groups,”

Source: Phytomedicine
“Artichoke leaf extract (Cynara scolymus) reduces plasma cholesterol in otherwise healthy hypercholesterolemic adults”
Authors: Bundy, R., et al

Niacin’s Cholesterol-lowering Role

June 6, 2008]
Niacin’s cholesterol-lowering role is so accepted even many Doctors recommend Niacin for lowering cholesterol. Now there is a better understanding how Niacin lowers cholesterol. Naicin increases the amount of HDL, good cholesterol, from being broken down by up to 35%.

“The findings add to our expanding knowledge about the mechanism of niacin action on its wide range of clinical effects including… anti-inflammatory, anti-thrombotic and flushing effects.”

Source: Journal of Lipid Research June 2008, Volume 49, Pages 1195-1201″Niacin inhibits surface expression of ATP synthase B-chain in HepG2 cells: implications for raising HDL.”Authors: L.-H. Zhang, V.S. Kamanna, M.C. Zhang, M.L. Kashyap