Make the SWITCH with Vitality!
Time to make the switch - Revitalise your life with Vitality Switch!
Micronutrient deficiency is a dilemma that’s widespread among people in different countries around the globe. These are silent epidemics of vitamin and mineral deficiencies affecting people of all genders and ages. Such deficiencies can create a big impact in the optimal health of every individual. This has been a global issue and the World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that more than 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiency.
To address this global issue that the world is facing, Switch Nutrition has just created an incredible and awesome formula that is full of great stuff you need to provide your body with a super dose of micronutrition to support optimal vitality every day. Yes, Vitality Switch by Switch Nutrition is an extraordinary super greens powder that will help you optimize your overall health and vitality!
It’s pure, it’s real, and it contains only the world’s most effective superfoods! There’s nothing artificial and no cheap fillers! Let’s take a look at each nature’s healthiest herbs, probiotics, antioxidants, adaptogenic mushrooms, polyphenols, amino acids and enzymes inside Vitality’s tub:
Vitality Switch contains the world’s most bioavailable form of Marine Collagen to help you revitalise your life.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, and it’s growing in use as a health-fortifying supplement because our bodies synthesize less of our own collagen each year that passes. Since most of us no longer get sufficient collagen through our diet, supplementing with a premium source of collagen peptides is necessary for keeping our bodies healthy and vivacious.
Marine Collagen is a Type-I Collagen which is the most abundant collagen type in our body. It helps to regenerate and support connective tissue within muscles, tendons, GI tract, ligaments, skin, bone, hair and nails.
Marine Collagen is exceptionally bioavailable. In fact, it has the smallest molecular weight and most compact particle size amongst all types of collagen, which enables it to travel through the intestinal wall and into the bloodstream rapidly to enhance recovery, repair tissue, and provide vital nutrients to the body. In fact, our marine collagen is less than 2000 Daltons in molecular weight and is absorbed roughly 150% more efficient than other forms of collagen, making it the best source of collagen peptides for human consumption.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MARINE COLLAGEN?
MARINE COLLAGEN IMPROVES YOUR SKIN HEALTH:
One of the most sought-after benefits of marine collagen is improving skin health (by modulating elasticity, firmness, and hydration). Collagen peptides are unique in that they are absorbed in the digestive tract, appear in the human blood partly as a small peptide, and then accumulate in the skin tissue for upwards of four days after consumption. An 8-week double-blind, placebo-controlled human trial consisting of 69 healthy middle-aged women demonstrated some dramatic benefits of marine collagen peptides on skin health and function. The results showed:
- Skin elasticity increased by more than 100% compared to placebo
- Skin hydration increased by more than 90% compared to placebo
- Skin firmness improved more than 95% compared to placebo
It’s also important to note that the benefits of marine collagen peptides in this study were more pronounced in women over the age of 50, with some subjects experiencing greater than 140% improvements in skin elasticity and hydration compared to placebo. The physiological mechanisms that underlie marine collagen skin benefits are quite diverse, ranging from protecting against UV damage, enhancing repair processes in skin tissue, and supporting the lattice structure of skin tissue which may reduce cellulite.
MARINE COLLAGEN PROTECTS AND SUPPORTS YOUR GUT HEALTH
Marine Collagen is a rich source of alanine, glycine and hydroxyproline which carry out vital roles within the body. These essential amino acids are all crucial for the proper formation of elastin; a major protein in the composition of intestinal wall tissue, making it beneficial for gut health.2Moreover, research suggests that glycine is readily utilized by small intestinal mucosa to synthesize glutathione, one of the most important endogenous antioxidants. Consuming glycine from marine collagen thereby protects the gut from excessive oxidative stress and inflammation.
MARINE COLLAGEN PROTECTS AGAINST TYPE-2 DIABETES & HYPERLIPIDEMIA
A recent 3-month clinical study featuring 100 type-2 diabetics and 50 healthy adults demonstrated some of the wide-ranging benefits of marine collagen peptides on metabolism and blood lipids.4 Here are the major findings of the study:
- Marine collagen peptides lower both LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and total cholesterol by about 15% more than placebo
- Marine collagen peptides reduce both total blood triglycerides and free fatty acids by roughly 20% more than placebo
- Marine collagen peptides reduce both fasting insulin and fasting blood glucose in type-2 diabetics by about 10%; type-2 diabetics taking a placebo experienced roughly 10% increases in fasting insulin and fasting blood glucose
MARINE COLLAGEN REDUCES INFLAMMATION
In the same 3-month study mentioned above, marine collagen peptides were shown to favourably impact systemic inflammation by modulating levels of key metabolic regulators.
MARINE COLLAGEN IMPROVES MOBILITY
Because Marine Collagen makes up the structure of your connective tissue it probably comes as no surprise that it helps improve your mobility and reduce pain associated with inflammation.
Vitality Switch™ is not just another run-of-the-mill greens supplement, it’s a complete daily health formula that fortifies your wellness and longevity from all angles. We made sure to include the most bioavailable and sustainable marine collagen peptides in each serving of Vitality Switch™, along with a comprehensive blend of ingredients that help you feel better, look better, and function at your best!
SUPER GREENS WHOLE FOOD BLEND
With Vitality Switch, you’ll get to experience the benefits of 10 BEST SUPER FOOD GREENS in this single formula! Let’s discuss these 10 superfood greens and how they can create a great improvement into your health and vitality.
Let’s face it, eating quality fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices every day can be quite a challenge. What’s even more concerning is that eating all the right greens through whole food alone is becoming increasingly difficult, leading many individuals to become micronutrient deficient.
Chances are you already know that micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, polyphenols, etc.) are crucial for your health and longevity. However, you may not know that lacking any of these nutrients can make you prone to toxin accumulation.
You see, a major role of micronutrients is to help your body naturally detoxify itself. When we say “detoxify”we are referring to the process by which your vital organs work to rid your body of noxious metabolites (like Heavy Metals, PCBs, BPA, Fluoride, etc.)
Unfortunately, in today’s world, we are constantly exposed to man-made chemicals and environmental toxins. Between 1930 and 2000 manmade chemicals increased from 1 million to 400 million tonnes per year. This means more attention needs to be placed on getting the right nutrients to help your body eliminate chemicals efficiently, so they don’t build up and cause cellular damage.
Make no mistake, formulating a true whole food blend requires a deep understanding of the biological processes that drive our health, longevity, and well-being. Fortunately, we’ve done the research, so you don’t have to.
Benefits of Greens in Vitality Switch: What the Science Tells Us
Micronutrients are nutrients humans require in relatively small quantities for proper health and function. Sadly, it’s extremely difficult to get enough of these vital nutrients with today's over processed foods, a reduction in home prepared meals and lack of growing our own quality spray free vegetables.
Many of the modern diseases faced in the Western world, such as type-2 diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, mental decline, cancer and auto-immune diseases stem from excess oxidative stress induced by free radicals and uncontrolled inflammation.1,2 Vitality Switch™ serves to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation by providing the highest quality micronutrient dense whole foods, carefully processed and concentrated for their bio-active ingredients.
These organic greens are quite literally “Superfoods”. They provide essential vitamins, minerals, polyphenols and more to fight stress-inducing free radicals, detoxify your body, reduce inflammation, and support your immune system.
But what does science really have to say about the health benefits of these greens? Continue reading to learn all about the extensive research behind the Superfoods found in Vitality Switch™.
Cracked Cell Chlorella
Chlorella (Chlorella pyrenoidosa) is an exceptionally nutrient-dense freshwater algae containing plentiful amounts of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, and B6. It is also a rich source of vital minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc.
Recent clinical trials suggest that Chlorella supplementation can support healthy blood pressure and blood lipid levels, as well as enhance immune system function.
Chlorella has been used medicinally to treat Fibromyalgia, Ulcerative Colitis and Hypertension. It has super detoxifying and chelating powers that put it at the top of the detoxing list. Note: Chelation is a process where a compound binds to a toxin and helps transport it safely out of your body.
Chlorella has been clinically shown to eliminate powerfully damaging toxins such as heavy metals, radiation and chemotherapy.
Furthermore, Chlorella contains a high concentration of the essential health-promoting omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) which is great for reducing inflammation.
Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) is arguably the #1 rated detoxing superfood on the planet along with its cousin Chlorella. This freshwater blue-green algae has super high levels of chlorophyll which has been clinically proven to fight the damaging effects of mold and aflatoxin found in our food or our damp homes.
Spirulina has over 1,200 peer-reviewed studies supporting its benefits and one important well researched benefit is the reduction of yeast overgrowth (Candida). The antimicrobial benefits of Spirulina have been well documented and may be why it also helps reduced upper respiratory and sinus infection.
A bonus is Spirulina’s ability to reduce amyloid plaque in the brain that may lead to memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s. The neuroprotective benefits of Spirulina have recently been verified in a 2012 and 2015 research paper.
Note: Both Chlorella and Spirulina have DNA protecting benefits which may support anti-ageing.
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is commonly used as a spice/herb in Indian and eastern cooking, but research suggests its benefits extend far beyond simply delicious flavour enhancement. In fact, regular Coriander consumption can reduce serum LDL and VLDL (the “bad” cholesterols) by as much as 70%.6 It is thought that Coriander is one of the most potent heart-healthy herbs available due to its blood lipid-supporting qualities.
Not to mention Coriander is one of the most powerful heavy metal chelators (eliminators) found in our food supply. Coriander also provides a natural treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and type-2 diabetes.
Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) is an antioxidant-rich cruciferous super vegetable. It’s high in vitamin C, B vitamins, polyphenols, and some special phytochemicals called isothiocyanates, sulforaphane and indol-3 carbinol, which converts naturally into diindolylmethane (DIM). Research has shown that naturally occurring DIM can enhance immune function, reduce the risk of cancer, and balance estrogen levels (in both males and females).
These powerful super antioxidants help to upregulate our own endogenous detoxification processes called Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) and Glutathione.
Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a dark, leafy green vegetable that contains more iron than red meat and more magnesium than any other natural food source (per gram). Spinach is also rich in zeaxanthin and lutein, two carotenoids that prevent damage to sunlight exposure and support healthy eye function.8 Lutein, which derives its name from the luteal phase of a women’s menstrual cycle, has incredible benefits in helping maintain proper estrogen balance and reducing estrogen dominance in men and women.
Moreover, the phytonutrients in Spinach have been shown to have positive effects on the immune system and significantly reduce inflammation.
Kale (Brassica sabellica) is a special type of cabbage that packs astonishing amounts of micronutrients, with over 100% of the daily value of vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin K per 100 grams.
Kale also contains a class of rare but potent health compounds called glucosinolates that are shown to help detoxify the body by activating important liver enzymes like Cytochrome P450. These enzymes are responsible for phase II conjugation and toxic elimination.
Japanese Matcha Green Tea
Matcha is a unique powdered green tea used traditionally throughout Japan. Green tea is revered for its abundant profile of antioxidants, particularly substances known as catechins. What’s most amazing is that the concentration of fat-fighting and cancer-fighting epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is over 300% greater in Matcha green tea than any other green tea strain.
Matcha green tea also contains an abundance of naturally occurring L-Theanine which is said to provide a calm and mood enhanced energy. In addition to the energy and fat metabolizing benefits, Matcha also boosts brain function and memory recall.
Our Matcha is the highest quality organic ceremonial Aiya green tea. It is grown in the nutrient-rich highlands of southern Japan using traditional methods to preserve the powerful phytocompounds and health-promoting antioxidants.
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a medicinal herb that has been used to treat diabetes and liver function for centuries. Research suggests that the antioxidants in Parsley significantly decrease lipid peroxidation (which causes damage to cells) in the liver and fasting blood glucose levels.12 In fact, the anti-diabetic properties of Parsley are said to be comparable to the pharmaceutical drug Glibornuride.
Mint Leaf Extract
Mint leaf(Mentha spicata) is commonly used in tea preparations to treat digestive disorders, headaches, nausea and respiratory infections. Mentha contains compounds that have profound anti-inflammatory properties which enhance these benefits.
In addition, mint helps to stimulate digestive enzyme production which will support nutrient absorption from your food. This is important, because if you go to the effort of seeking out healthy nutrient-rich food you want to make sure you absorb the nutrients you eat.
Watercress (Nasturtium officinale) is possibly the densest natural source of isothiocyanates. These compounds modulate the metabolism of carcinogens (cancer-causing compounds) in humans by inactivating them. Watercress also helps promote absorption and utilization of powerful anti-oxidants called glucosinolates (remember those are abundant in kale, broccoli and spinach).
A cohort study comprising over 18,000 men found that the risk of lung cancer was reduced by as much 65% in individuals who had detectable levels of isothiocyanates in their urine.15 In addition, several other cancers have shown to be reduced or completely eradicated when exposed to isothiocyanates found in Watercress.
Watercress possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-viral benefits so powerful that the CDC (Centre for Disease Control) calls it a “Powerhouse Food”. It is for this reason it has been added to the super greens blend in Vitality Switch™.
This marshland plant (Apium graveolens) is renowned for its crunchy stalks and bounty of micronutrients, particularly phthalides, magnesium and manganese (which are commonly lacking in typical Western diets). The phthalides in Celery have myriad benefits on health and longevity. One study showed that two specific phthalides in celery - 3-n-butylphthalide and sedanolide - decreased tumor incidence by nearly 70% in animal subjects.
Why no Barley or Wheat Grass?
Wheat and Barley have only recently been cultivated and included in our diet from an evolutionary perspective. They were not a part of our main food supply until the agricultural age.
Even during this time there is no record of them being eaten as grass. Grass (barley and wheat included) was left for the ruminants (sheep, cattle, pigs, goats etc) to forage since they have four stomach chambers which enable them to digest grass in a way humans cannot.
Barley and wheat grass is a relatively recent health kick that started with Charles Schnabel around 80 years ago. He and some colleagues discovered that these forms of cereal grass reached peak nutrient density for just a few days in early spring. This was termed “The Jointing Stage” and the grass must be harvested at this precise time then quickly dried or frozen to preserve the nutrients.
We’re not convinced that these practices still take place today with most commercially available product and we are not confident the addition of grass from cereal grains is the best way to bring back your vitality.
As an additional bonus... leaving grass for the cows, pigs and sheep means Vitality Switch™ doesn’t have that distinct grassy lawn clipping taste that many people despise and instead tastes AMAZING!
- The greens blend in Vitality Switch™ may increase your body’s antioxidant capacity, boost energy, promote healthy digestion, support satiety, repair leaky gut, lower inflammation, balance blood sugarlevels and helps you function at your absolute best, every day.
- We made sure to omit common allergens (soy, dairy, gluten), added sugars, stimulants and grass which can increase inflammation and oxidative stress in susceptible individuals.
- Vitality Switch™ makes the detoxification process easier than ever with a revolutionary blend of plant-based superfoods, medicinal mushrooms, key micronutrients, non-dairy probiotics, digestive enzymes, herbs and spices which optimize your health and performance.
- Best of all, Vitality Switch™ will provide you with everything your missing from your daily diet to get your vitality back. It mixes easily and comes in 3 delicious flavors (Matcha Mint, Lemon Ginger & Chocolate) which are sure to satisfy your taste buds!
MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS ON VITALITY
Vitality Switch combines a blend of the world’s most potent organic medicinal mushrooms to enhance health, performance and brain function. Mushrooms have been found to have some incredible medicinal benefits which includes, anticarcinogenic, antioxidant, immunoregulatory, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, reduce triglycerides, blood sugar balancing, anti-aging, neuroprotective/nootropic, kidney and liver protective, hormone balancing,a dn aphrodisiac and libido enhancing.
Let’s take a closer look at a few of the healthiest mushrooms that have been used in ancient medicine systems for centuries.
Cordyceps (Cordyceps militaris)
The cordyceps mushroom has been used for over six centuries in Asian cultures for energy, libido, immunity, stamina, and enhancing sleep quality.
The primary therapeutic constituents of cordyceps include cordycepin and its derivatives, polysaccharides, and ergosterol. Research continues to demonstrate that these compounds have a vast range of medicinal actions in humans, including:
- Blood Glucose Regulation
- Enhance Blood Flow
- Supporting Heart Health
- Enhancing Kidney Function
- Stimulating Energy (ATP) Production
- Decreasing Fatigue
Cordyceps have also been shown to upregulate AMPK which helps boost muscle recovery and fat metabolism. You will look and feel great using Cordyceps militaris.
Shiitake (Lentinula edodes)
Shiitake mushrooms are native to eastern Asian countries and are now cultivated (and consumed) globally. Shiitake mushrooms are thought to have a legion of medicinal properties, thanks in part to its diverse profile of micronutrients, such as phosphorus, B vitamins, selenium and a compelling profile of health promoting polysaccharides.
One particularly potent polysaccharide present in shiitake mushrooms is lentinan (a beta-glucan). Lentinan has been shown to have anti-tumor and immune regulating properties.8 In fact, one study demonstrated that lentinan suppresses the expression of liver enzymes CYP1A which in turn decreases the risk of forming carcinogenic compounds.
Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus)
While the previously discussed mushroom species are exceptionally potent for immunity and liver protection, lion’s mane works to bolster and protect your nervous system, brain function and gastrointestinal (GI) health.
Research has shown that Lion’s mane strongly reduced ulcer area and inhibited ulcer formation. Lion’s mane also helped maintain antioxidant status in the mucosa of the GI tract, an important factor for overall gut health and function.
Further evidence suggests that Lion’s mane may have nootropic benefits by promoting the growth and differentiation of neurons in brain, particularly neurons involved in the cholinergic system.
Lion’s mane administration increased neuron (dendrites and axons) growth upwards of 60%. This translates to enhanced neurotransmission of acetylcholine, which is an important regulator of cognitive function, focus, memory and mood.
Lions mane also has promising anti-fatigue and anti-aging benefits that warrants its inclusion in Vitality Switch™.
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)
Research has shown that Chaga mushrooms actually possess the highest ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) of any natural food on the planet, with a whopping ORAC score of 1104 units per gram!
How potent is that? For reference, the highly acclaimed acai berry has an ORAC score of 165 units per gram.
You’re probably wondering why this matters? In short, antioxidants protect your cells from highly reactive molecules known as free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) which work to incur oxidative stress in cells throughout your body. When you experiences chronic, excessive oxidative stress from things like pro-inflammatory foods and exposure to environmental toxins, you become prone to many health conditions, such as:
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Type-2 Diabetes
- Rapid Ageing
- Muscle Loss
- Weight Gain
As you can see, antioxidants are absolutely crucial for your body to limit oxidative stress and keep you healthy; thankfully, the Chaga mushroom provides your body with an incredible number of antioxidants that will likely never be beaten by any other natural food.
Vitality Switch™ is the first all-in-one health and longevity supplement that contains a comprehensive blend of medicinal mushrooms. Not only that, each serving of Vitality Switch™ provides evidence-based greens, probiotics, digestive enzymes, and micronutrients that synergistically enhance your wellbeing. Best of all, it tastes amazing and it's 100% natural!
And so, RHS Nutrition’s telling you.. Don’t get away with this super powerful all-in-one formula that will revitalize and optimize your overall health!
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Disclaimer: The above article is merely a guide and is in no way a recommendation or a treatment protocol for any health conditions or diseases. You should always consult with a qualified health care provider before changing your supplement, training or nutritional strategy. Supplementation should not be attempted by pregnant or breastfeeding women, anyone on prescription medication or children under the age of 15 unless advised by your qualified health care provider.