D-aspartic acid is a nonessential amino acid that plays an important role in the neuroendocrine system and development of the nervous system.While it is less bioavailable than L-aspartic acid, recent research indicates D-aspartic acid plays a role in regulating the release and synthesis of testosterone. It has become a popular dietary supplement among strength athletes like bodybuilders and weightlifters attempting to boost sports performance.
For more than two thousand years, native Peruvians have used maca as food and medicine, to promote endurance and to improve energy, vitality, sexual virility and fertility. Inca warriors consumed maca before going into battle as they believed it rendered them fiercely strong by increasing their vitality and stamina. During Spanish colonization maca was used as currency by Peruvians using the herb to pay taxes to conquistadors.Research indicates that maca exhibits hormone-balancing effects as it supports adrenal gland function. It may also enhance stamina and help address stress by acting as an adaptogen.
Diindolylmethane (DIM) is formed from the natural breakdown of glucobrassicin which is found in cruciferous vegetables, notably broccoli and cauliflower.To enjoy the benefits of DIM by eating cruciferous vegetables, they must be consumed raw. Cooking denatures myrosinase, an enzyme that is present in the vegetables themselves and is responsible for the conversion of glucobrassicin to DIM.Because of its antioxidant and health promoting qualities DIM is being actively studied in multiple labs throughout the nation.What are the health Health Benefits of Diindolylmethane (DIM)??
DIM is a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from damage cause by free radical molecules in the body. DIM supports breast and prostate health. It may do this by supporting efficient estrogen metabolism. It appears that DIM also supports immune health through its activity at various cellular receptor sites in the immune system.