New MLM India

New MLM in India 2017

New USA Billion Dollar MLM company is opening in India 2017

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New MLM opening in India

EXPANDING RAPIDLY INTO THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT AND EVERYWHERE ELSE

We are an active team in Asia based in Singapore. We are looking for MLM, Network Marketing, Direct Sales leaders in India (especially in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata), Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Also leaders in Middle East.

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Founded in 2009, Florida-based Jeunesse Global operates in over 120 countries worldwide. The company reported annual revenue of $1 Billion annually in sales – making it one of the fastest growth rates of any other Direct Selling Company – Ever!  This earned Jeunesse the No. 18th rank on the DSN Global 100 in 2015. Jeunesse Global announced the acquisition of MonaVie, another prominent health business in the direct selling industry. Looking to consolidate the two business and accommodate rapid growth, it now operates in a 130,000 square-foot building in Orlando as its headquarters.

The company’s compelling vision, high level of integrity, and appreciation for the sales force make it one of the best companies to partner with.

With us, you are joining a direct sales / network marketing team with 0ver 30 years direct experience in building a down line along with creating a customer base in over 121 countries.

With Jeunesse Global you can make an extra income building a team of distributors and promoting retail sales across the globe. With incredible anti-aging products that make up the best Youth Enhancement System on the planet – this is easy.

QUALITY PRODUCTS

Our anti-aging skin creams offer extensive benefits that go deeper beneath your skin than any other cream on the market. They target your DNA, for example, and boost growth at the cellular level. Few other skin creams do that.

All products have been tested thoroughly and repeatedly before ever being put up for sale to distributors and customers.

REAL OPPORTUNITY

For all of these reasons, Jeunesse Global is one of the most popular network marketing companies in the world and presents a decent opportunity for anyone who is willing to work hard to sell anti-aging creams and nutritional supplements while building a network of successful salespeople beneath them.

All you have to do is share, share, share and you can add a main income or secondary income that allows you to move towards financial freedom. Our company is all about lifestyle and if you are all in we can help you to move towards the life that you have always dreamed up and help to develop a team of distributors and retail customers of your own. Join us today.

How to Get Started as a Jeunesse Global New Member

Getting started right is so important. Here are some goals we suggest you make for yourself so that you have the best opportunity to succeed and develop the right habits from the start:

  1. Sign up via www.UnstoppableGlobal.JeunesseGlobal.com
  2. Download Jmobile and text 10 or more people a day
  3. Set up Monthly Autoship – this allows you to Get Paid
  4. Study up on all products and learn the compensation plan (see video below)
  5. Become an Executive within 48 hours of signing up
  6. Become a Jade member 30 days after enrollment
  7. Become a Pearl member 60 days after enrollment
  8. Help your team to become Executives which makes you a Sapphire 90 – 120 days after enrollment

Please print the Get Started materials below and keep them in a place where you can look at them every day.

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The Jeunesse Global family is accepting new members in almost 200 countries from North America to South America to Asia to Africa to Europe and is adding hundreds and thousands of members every day. If you are interested in joining Jeunesse Global then feel free to contact us to learn more. To get this started please watch the video to learn more about the products that Jeunesse Global offers and feel free to navigate to the pages to learn more. Be Generation Young with us!

Don’t miss this unprecedented opportunity. Lock in your position to ground floor business in the Indian subcontinent. The Asian markets are expanding rapidly and the Indian Subcontinent is poised to do  the same. We have already enrolled a few leaders from India, don’t miss out on this tremendous opportunity.

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Request for more information now.

Looking forward to building an Asian team with you.

Sincerely,

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nancylong99@gmail.com

Business | Product Information

J-Global Products Information and Review

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J-Global

Changing lives daily in a 120 countries with our products and opportunities:

  1.  #1 direct marketing company in the world
  2.  Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize in anti aging research
  3.  Instantly Ageless has been the #1 direct marketing product for two years
  4.  Featured on Rachael Ray, GMA, 60 Minutes, Inside Edition as well has Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmo and Vogue Magazines
  5.  Reached a Billion dollars in Annual Sales within 6 years of inception and still growing rapidly
  6.  In Momentum with high annual growth rates – outstripping all our competitors
  7. Winner of numerous prestigious industry awards including INC500, DSA, American Business Awards, AVA Digital Awards, Ethos, Marcom, Telly Awards, Communicator Awards etc.

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What is J-Global Products?

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J-Global products and system are for your health, wellness and creating a reliable income for the rest of your life. My J-Global products information and review will provide information you need to know so you can maximize benefits from this company.

You can safely say that J-Global anti-aging products are divided into two major groups which are:

  • Personal Care (beauty and anti-aging products) and
  • Nutrition (health supplements and slimming).

Together they are called the Y.E.S. or Youth Enhancement System. Generation Young are the people using J-Global Products.

The flagship product where J-Global has become known for is the Luminesce line of skin maintenance applications. Where through its partner Dr. Nathan Newman it has developed skin care products through stem cell lift technology. Aside from Luminesce another phenomenal product from J-Global that is gaining super popularity is Instantly Ageless.

Respected beauty and fashion magazines in numerous times have endorsed Luminesce and Instantly Ageless all without advertising fees. Even major news media network has taken notice of its technology and benefits. Dr. Nathan Newman’s research on stem cell lift which is exactly the same science and principle applied to Luminesce is presented in news report video below.

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STRONG & EXPERIENCED MANAGEMENT TEAM

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Who are the people behind J-Global?

The leaders behind J-Global are Randy Ray and Wendy Lewis as CEO’s. The person you frequently see during launching and expo is its Chief Visionary Officer Scott Lewis. He is in charge of the global promotion of J-Global as a company and the brand.

Randy Ray has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He has over forty two years experience in the computer industry. Notable among owners of these major systems are the Red Lobster Inns of America, NASA (Space Shuttle Launch Processing System), DOT (National Wheel Rail Simulator System), Personal Blood Storage, and ICCA (Cancer Centers of America).

Randy is listed in “International Who’s Who,” and he received awards as Florida Businessman of the Year in both 2003 and 2004. He has been working in the MLM industry for more than sixteen years.

While Wendy Lewis graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Sociology and Mathematics, and later received an MED in Educational Psychology from Temple University. Wendy was the President of AMSC and the Director of Customer Operations responsible for all the training and support activities. AMSC was well known in the medical community for providing the best customer service in the 450 Medical Manager Dealer Network.

These leaders have proven themselves successful in their chosen fields and are now combining their knowledge, experience and expertise to give us a superlative system which is J-Global. The main reason why J-Global is the fastest rising MLM company in the world and even received numerous citations in this industry is because of the unparalleled quality of leadership these top people have shown over the years.

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J-Global Products

After intensive research, I have found the ideal partner to help us. It’s a US-based INC 500 company called, J-Global. A full fledged e-Commerce business that has been operating since 2009 and generated over 700 million dollars. But more importantly, they create products that can CHANGE THE WORLD.

PRODUCTS

Products that people can use every day and bring great wonders into their lives. Their products are all about Y.E.S – Youth Enhancement System. In short, these are what the products do for you:

ENHANCE:

AM & PM Essentials™ contain potent vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that enhance healthy cellular function and delay premature aging. Just so you know these are not your usual multi-vitamins. It supports natural cellular DNA Repair and helps cells function properly.

AM & PM Essentials™

VIDEO;
INGREDIENTS:
PDF:
TESTIMONIALS:

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DEFEND:

RESERVE™ is a fortified fruit blend that combines a host of super-fruits and antioxidants to defend cells from environmental damage.

Reserve™ A Super Antioxidant Resveratrol Fruit Blend 

VIDEO;
PDF:
TESTIMONIALS:

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RESTORE:

Nobel Prize-winning research shows that shortened telomeres, the protective end caps of our DNA, are a fundamental cause of aging. FINITI™ contains a powerful, patented supplement shown to lengthen and restore short telomeres in humans.

FINITI™ Anti Aging Nutrients with Enzymes using TA65 technology – Protect Cells, DNA & Telomere Activation & Lengthening

VIDEO;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWAV_6UsV2M&index=3&list=FL1V2Le-2UJbEw2xzTl-0CdQ

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BALANCE:

Carefully formulated to balance your metabolism, ZEN BODI™ is a targeted, holistic approach to weight management. By curbing cravings, burning fat, and building muscle, ZEN BODI™ opens the path to health and restores the body’s natural mechanisms.\

ZEN BODI™ Holistic Approach to Weight Management

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TESTIMONIALS:

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REJUVENATE:

Developed by a world-renowned cosmetic surgeon, LUMINESCE™ is a patent-pending stem cell technology that supports your natural ability to restore and rejuvenate skin with incredible results.

LUMINESCE™ Skincare

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PDF: 
TESTIMONIALS:

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DIMINISH:

Instantly Ageless™ is a powerful anti-wrinkle micro-cream that works quickly and effectively to diminish the visible signs of aging. Users have seen dramatic results in seconds.

Instantly Ageless™ Live Demo

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CLARITY:

M1ND™ is a Dietary Supplement featuring Clinically shown  CERA-Q™ that supports Memory and  L-THEANINE that helps reduce Mental Distraction.*

Inspired by Eastern medicine, M1ND is a dietary supplement made with L-Theanine, GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric acid), N-Acetyl L-Tyrosine and CERA-Q, clinically proven proteins derived from silkworm cocoons. Open your M1ND with 1 ounce of genius. M1ND…exclusively from Jeunesse.

VIDEO:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RMIyKVWR9s&index=2&list=FL1V2Le-2UJbEw2xzTl-0CdQ

*READ:  https://www.jeunesseglobal.com/en-US/m1nd

DISCLAIMER: Product results may vary from person to person.

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 JOIN THE RIGHT COMPANY, THE RIGHT TEAM

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In summary, these products ROCK. They’ve been developed by some of the greatest scientists and doctors in their respective fields. In fact, one of the doctors is actually an advisor for NASA astronaut’s nutrition.

As I’ve mentioned earlier, J-Global started back in 2009. If the products aren’t as amazing as they are, they wouldn’t still be around today. They wouldn’t be on their track to becoming a billion dollar company. They’re growing in leaps and bounds with 30+ operational offices globally and shipping products to over 100 countries.

I’m personally using the product. My husband uses it. I let my kids take the products for their well-being. If I don’t trust the products, I wouldn’t have it taken by my love ones. Simple as that.

Also, I’ve walked away from a substantial income from my previous company of which I was their #1 Leader in the whole of Asia and Singapore because I strongly believe that that J-Global will offer me a bigger passive income and higher growth prospects over the next few years.

Personally, I love this business. It comes with a “business-in-a-box” for e-commerce and they have cutting-edge breakthrough products that was shared earlier.

On top of that, for financial reward, the business can help you to make as much as USD $100,000 per month.

You can directly buy these products in J-Global official website. You have the option for these products to be delivered right at your own home too.

A Home Based Business Opportunity Not To Be Missed:

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J-GLOBAL COMPENSATION PLAN

J-Global Compensation Plan is one of the most rewarding and stable compensation plan that will work for the rest of your life. It rewards you in six different ways:

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1:   Retail Profit
2:   New First Order Bonus
3:   Team Commission – Cycles generated from your two legs.
4:   Leadership Matching Bonus
5:   Customer Acquisition Incentive and
6:   Diamond Bonus Pool.

You can access more complete details about the compensation plan in this PDF file here.
J-Global- What’s In It For You?
Jeunesse Compensation Plan PDF

SHORT VIDEO ON OUR COMPENSATION PLAN:

Unlocking the Power of the J-Global Comp Plan (21 minutes video) :

DISCLAIMER: Income results may vary from person to person depending on expertise and level of desire.
eCommerce Business Model like Amazon, eBay, Uber, Airbnb
eCommerce Business Model like Amazon, eBay, Uber, Airbnb

Our business model is similar to that of Amazon, eBay, Uber, Airbnb etc ie you have zero inventory.

Consider the benefits of our business model:

  1. no stock inventory to hold- zero inventory
  2. no shipping costs
  3. no payments to collect from buyers
  4. no processing of product returns or refunds.
  5. no need to be physically present (resident) in the markets you want to do business in
  6. marketing tools provided by company (promotional handouts, videos etc).
  7. you get a free e-commerce website to market your products. No fees or maintenance of the website required.
  8. You can market via the PC/laptop or smart phone apps.  You market to receptive people you meet in your daily life etc.
  9. All you have to do is to market the products or business and teach others how to do the same.
  10. This is a leveraged and residual business which means you get paid monthly not just for your first sale  or by your own efforts only. You get paid on the entire team volume ie. everyone you have brought in directly or indirectly (friends of friends who have joined you).
  11. There is also no limits to how much you can earn provided you take the necessary steps to build your network, develop your people skills and have a strong commitment to work on your business.

J-Global offers one of the most promising set up of great products and business that you can be proud of and can be a reliable source of income for the rest of your life.

It is truly an e-commerce business with its internet platform already fully set up for you. You can have other people from all other parts of the world be your customer or business partner.

Practically a copy and paste system and now you have an internet store front where people can buy without you having to do anything. All transactions are being done by the system for you, from ordering to delivery. This is a lucrative business you can actually own for a fraction of the cost.

The system also provides you with training how to promote and be a real life success on this. If you join our team we have additional training and marketing tools set up where you can practically explode your organization. Using the power of the internet.

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HAVING THE RIGHT MARKETING TOOLS FOR SUCCESS

UnStoppable System is not an official training module from J-Global. However, it is a synthesis of many successful well-proven concepts used in the direct selling industry. This is an internet marketing tools and training conducted by my experienced leaders via the Zoom app. It comprises of on-going modules to help your leaders and associates to effectively and easily market the business and products.

The system is in place. The only thing I ask you to do is to take action after I’ve taught you how. You need to be committed to yourself; after all, this is your future. You’re building a business for the benefits of your family too.

When you join us, you will get our uniquely developed presentation kit (book and power point) plus proprietary clinical research materials related to our products that are exclusively available to our acknowledged leaders only (at cost to cover printing costs). You will also gain access to our library of real customer testimonies.

In addition, you will get a J-website to help you market your products and sign-up prospects.

I am usually online on Facebook and WhatsApp/Telegram so it is here that we can communicate. If you have directly joined under me I will be looking for you and get in touch with you through these social media platforms. If we are not yet connected and you have joined J-Global with me, you can send me a private message with a subject to me.

In our Group Chat on WhatsApp, you will get a daily news feed of new sharing that will take your business to a new level as well to get instant access to answers to your questions on anything related to the business.

We at Unstoppable believe in keeping things simple so it can be easily duplicable by many people of different backgrounds and working styles. With our USE, LEARN & SHARE System, you can fast track your associates quickly up the ranks, earn good money and enjoy all the perks of our business (eg incentive trips, free products, bonuses etc).

Conclusion

If you are looking for products that can very well improve quality of your life and at the same time offers something for you to earn money without really breaking your bank account. This is the right opportunity for you.

This is a powerful concept using an industry with a booming market and a platform where you can practically have the world as your customer. I really recommend this opportunity for everyone and in fact I categorized this as my BEST RECOMMENDED

OPPORTUNITY. Adding our UnStoppable System into the equation make this as the ultimate reliable internet income opportunity for everyone.

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Why you Should Join NOW!

So how do you get involved? My best advice, Get in now! Do not hesitate on this opportunity because the time is now and you do not want to miss the boat. I am enrolling people everyday, from all walks of life, ready to make a change for the better. You can start your own J-Global business with very minimal startup cost with no limit as to how much you can earn. You get out of J-Global what you put in and we have the team, support systems, state of the art marketing materials and know-how to help get you to where you want to be, quickly.

To get started with J-Global right now, simply fill out the J-Global online application and prepare for the best chapter of your life! If you have any questions about joining J-Global please check out our complete how to join J-Global guide or get in contact with us via email: nancylong99@gmail.com

Let this year be the year you take control of your future and start living life on your terms!

LOCK IN YOUR POSITION NOW

AND RIDE ON THE COMPANY’S HIGH GROWTH MOMENTUM.

Access now! SIGN UP HERE
https://UnstoppableGlobal.JeunesseGlobal.com

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Looking forward to partnering with you in this limitless global opportunity with high demand Youth-Enhancing products.

Yours sincerely,

Nanncy Long

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How to be a World Champion

How to be a World Champion

Just like Joseph Schooling:

How to be a World Champion. Lessons learnt from Joseph Schooling 's Gold Medal win (100m Butterfly finals) at the Rio Olympics 2016
How to be a World Champion. Lessons learnt from Joseph Schooling ‘s Gold Medal win (100m Butterfly finals) at the Rio Olympics 2016

HOW TO BE A WORLD CHAMPION LIKE OLYMPIAN JOSEPH SCHOOLING OF SINGAPORE:

What we’ve learnt from Joseph Schooling’s Olympic Gold Medal win in the 100m Butterfly Final @ Rio 2016 which was won against all odds:

  1. Start working on your Goal as early as you possibly can. Start it Now! The Power is in the Now.
  2. Look at your clearly defined, written Goals daily and sacrifice everything to achieve it. Remember why you are “here”.
  3. Focus on Daily Activities that are important and go for gold.
  4. Have the Right Attitude, No Grit, No Guts, No Glory. Don’t settle for second best. Give your all.
  5. Train / Work hard. Start your day as early as possible.
  6. Learn from the best. Get a coach or mentor to help you.
  7. Be Positive. We all have doubts, the trick is to never look back. Believe in yourself. Be confident you can achieve anything you set out to do.
  8. Size does not matter. Being small doesn’t mean you are invisible. Make Big Steps that makes you Unstoppable.
  9. Stay away from Negative people who do not share your goals. Most importantly, do not engage in negative self-talk. Keep your mind in positive mode always.
  10. Work for a higher cause. Serve beyond Self. Be part of something bigger.
  11. Practice Does Not Make Perfect– “Only Correct Practice Does“.
  12. Have a good support group. Surround yourself with people who want to see you succeed.
  13. Prioritise your tasks. You can’t win every battle. Choose which activity you must excel in and win.

2016 Olympian Joseph Schooling from Singapore is on top of the world because of these factors. If we want to be a world champion, we have to adopt Joseph Schooling‘s approach to success.

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HOW TO BE A WORLD CHAMPION – JOSEPH SCHOOLING

USANA DIAMOND DIRECTOR SHARES THE SECRETS OF HIS SUCCESS

USANA DIAMOND DIRECTOR SHARES THE SECRETS OF HIS SUCCESS IN NETWORK MARKETING / MLM

 

A short interview (video) with Sam Renga, USANA Diamond Director and Million Dollar Club member talks about what he has learnt from Nanncy Long in network marketing / MLM 16 years ago..These secrets has helped him build a big and strong team with USANA and become a successful network marketeer today.

The 4 Secrets of Being A Successful Network Marketeer / MLM

  • Determine what you want.
  • Decide what you are willing to give up or reschedule to get what you want.
  • Associate with people who will help you get what you want.
  • Have a Plan that works and work the plan.

Sam was one of Nancy Long‘s downline in Nancy’s first MLM company 16 years ago. Previous to this he had no experience in Network Marketing and did not take any supplements.

He became inspired when he read/listened to Randy Gage’s “Escape the Rat Race” book recommended by Nancy Long. That led him on a long journey to be an expert in this industry by reading as many of the network marketing classics available in the market.

Though they are competitors in the network marketing industry, they have stayed in touch and have mutual respect for one another.

Sam also talked about Nancy Long’s forthcoming new book about how to become successful in direct sales based on her over 30 years experience in this dynamic and robust industry. An industry that has made her millions of dollars and take her to the top of the 3 previous direct sales companies she’s been involved in. We will announce details of Nanncy‘s new book here when details are available.

Thank you Sam for being generous in your sharing.

http://www.teamrich.wordpress.com – Sam Renga, talks to Nanncy Long

5 Ways to become a Better Networker

5 Ways to become a Better Networker

(even if you are an introvert):
by Dorie Clark, marketing strategy consultant and author

Dorie Clark - Reinventing You 5 Ways to become a Better Networker (even if you are an introvert): by Dorie Clark, marketing strategy consultant and author
Dorie Clark – Reinventing You 5 Ways to become a Better Networker (even if you are an introvert): by Dorie Clark, marketing strategy consultant and author

Useful tips of how to expand your network connections

(Harvard Business Review video)

Below are partial transcripts of the video:

1. Have a better opening

  • Talk about their passions. “What are you most excited about lately?”
  • Get as much info about the other person before telling them about yourself. Find a commonality.
  • “How do you break into the …. industry?”
  • “I’m starting out in a new business… how…?”

2. Become the hub

  • How to be indispensable in a network.
  • You have access to ideas, knowledge, best practices which are useful to other people.
  • You know people and how to accomplish things.
  • Be a host of an event.
  • Do your homework before attending an event.
  • If you get invited, invite them back.
  • “How do you spend most of your time?”

 

3. Become the host

  • Do regular dinner parties, tea party, BBQ, Sports gathering (4-6 people) to build a relationship.
  • Create an event that you like/enjoy.
  • Make people feel welcome at events, As a regular at events, talk to new people.
  • Look for people who don’t have people to talk to. Be empathetic.

 

4. Content as networking

  • Create insightful and useful content on social media / blog post which may be useful to your network.
  • Get people to come to you.

 

5. Bagels vs. Croissants

  • Create space for new people to join your group during networking events. Find an ally / host to help you break in to a closed group.
  • Learn how to recover from a bad connection.
  • Talk about yourself when someone asks about you.
  • Don’t have a private conversation in a network event.
  • “Do you mind if I join you?”
  • Don’t go to these events without your own personal name cards.
  • “I just left my job doing ….., now I looking at my next move”
  • “I’m trying to break into the … industry?
  • Ask thoughtful (second level) questions.
  • Be a professional conversational partner
  • Don’t try too hard to be liked upfront.
  • If you make a mistake, apologise sincerely.
  • Find a commonality with a friend that you can use to follow on.
  • Send notes on what the person is interested in

 

More info on Dorie Clark:

Your Stand Out (Strengths) Self-Assessment by Dorie Clark
(Get ideas on how to make yourself stand out in network marketing events)

Video on 5 Ways to be a better Networker | Personal Branding

Dorie Clark – Reinventing Your Personal Brand

dorieclark.com/hbr for more info on 5 Ways to become a Better Networker

http://www.teamrich.com – 5 Ways to become a Better Networker

 

CHOOSING THE RIGHT SUPPLEMENT

CHOOSING THE RIGHT SUPPLEMENT

CHOOSING THE GOOD / RIGHT SUPPLEMENT FOR YOUR HEALTH NEEDS
CHOOSING THE GOOD / RIGHT SUPPLEMENT FOR YOUR HEALTH NEEDS

HOW TO CHOOSE A GOOD SUPPLEMENT THAT MEETS WITH YOUR HEALTH NEEDS?

Before you start taking any herbal medicine or supplement be sure you assess your vitamin needs. Consider your lifestyle and diet. Look for nutritional deficiencies in your diet. There are some medical tests you can do to find out your vitamin or nutritional deficiencies or do research on possible remedies for health symptoms you may have.

It has been well documented that our food supply isn’t as rich in nutrients as it once was. This is due to several factors including mono-crop farming, depleted soil, earlier harvest for longer transports and the varieties being grown. Ideally we take supplements with the intention of supplementing our existing diet.

Environmental toxins and stress can also contribute to health issues.

 

TIPS ON HOW TO PICK A GOOD SUPPLEMENT THAT WILL HELP YOU STAY HEALTH

Below are some tips on how you can select good supplements / vitamins that can help you overcome some of your health challenges and help you stay healthy:

1. Serving Size / Dosage

If the supplement is only one serving size per day especially a multivitamin, you are wasting your time. It is not possible for producers of vitamins to pack all the vitamins into one capsule/tablet to complement your healthy diet.

2. When to take a supplement

It is vitally important to take the vitamins at the right time to help optimize your nutrient absorption. Read the label.

3. Quality

Not all vitamins are created equal. Quality of your supplement makes a big difference as to whether it will help you stay healthy. Avoid partial vitamins which are combined with other chemicals. They are completely different from vitamins from whole, real food.

If you remove a part from the whole, you get “synthetic,” “isolated,” or “fractionated” pieces of the whole. it is not the same. Your body cannot absorb synergistically synthetic supplements with bio-availability being the key concern.

Partial vitamins also requires higher dosages to work as well as good natural vitamins. It is like comparing fast food with real whole foods. The nutrient value lost can be more than 50%. Furthermore, these anti-nutrients can deplete the nutritional value of your foods just like cooking can alter the nutritional value of your food.

4. Price has bearing on Quality

Price is usually a good indication if the supplement is of a good quality. If you buy it from a discount store or from a small producer, you do not know if they have good manufacturing practices in place. If it is cheap, it usually means that there is very little R&D that went into the making of the product. For the true value of the product, compare cost per day than cost per bottle.

5. Where you buy your supplements?

Is it a highly reputable company with highest quality control manufacturing practices?

6. RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance and RD (Recommended Daily Intake) guidelines.

The supplement must meet with the specified minimum RDA/RD amounts.

7. Must include added bonus of essential minerals.

These minerals add their unique layer of nutritional support. Many specialised vitamins lack important minerals.

8. Whether it is evaluated by laboratories or received awards.

Labs that provide clinical evaluation of the vitamin or awards are a good indication of the quality of the supplement. Look for research studies to show that the product is clinically proven to support health.

9. Look for manufacturers with a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility.

A GMP facility must comply with rigid standards, the same standards required by pharmaceutical companies as mandated by the FDA.
This assures that what is in the bottle is the same as what is on the label.
Discrepancies happen more often than you might realise!
Recently a study on 55 brands of vitamin D supplements found they contained between 9% – 146% of what was listed on the label!
Next, you want to know that the raw materials are of high quality.

10. Does the manufacturer have a Certificate of Analysis (COA) for each ingredient.

Having a COA means that the raw material is tested by an independent lab and deemed to be contaminant-free.

11. Is it NSF certified.

NSF.org is a respected third-party quality assurance organisation. It verifies that a facility complies with good manufacturing practices, and takes proper steps to ensure product safety and accurate labelling.

12. Other Seals of Approval

Seals of approval from Consumerlab.com, the Natural Products Association (NPA), the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), and others are indicative that the products are the best supplements to take. However, the absence of such a seal is no reflection on quality, either good or bad.

13. Look for transparent labeling.

Some products contain “proprietary formulas” that do not reveal ingredients’ amounts and concentrations.
It should have the herb’s scientific name, plant part, and an expiration date. It’s also nice to see the plant’s place of origin and whether it was grown organically or wild-crafted (picked in the wild). Companies will say they do this to protect their formulations from their competitors, and we understand this. But less-than-reputable companies hide behind these words to conceal the fact that there isn’t enough of specific ingredients to do you any good.

If you have allergies, you should check if it contains soy, nuts, animal products etc.

14. Avoid supplements which contain binders or coatings

Binders and coatings holds the product together so it can be easily swallowed. Also look out for fillers.  Some of these substances may be bad for your health. Research to find out which substances should be avoided.

15. Label Red Flags

Look for “red flags” on labels—Sucrose (sugar), artificial colouring and flavouring, preservatives, and additives such as shellac, chlorine and other chemicals should be avoided. Check to see if it contains hydrogenated oils.
These are usually hidden in the “other ingredients” category. Watch out for meaningless terms like “nutraceutical” which does not add any value to the supplement.

16. Make sure you are getting the therapeutic dosage.

Some companies intentionally add a miniscule amount of an expensive ingredient so they can add it to the label. “Fairy dust” does not give you right amounts of the ingredient for it to be effective in providing a solution to your health.

17. The vitamin must be formulated with a knowledgeable researchers or herbalists.

Buy products from herbalists who understand the required dosages and possible interactions. The americanherbalistsguild provides useful information on various herbs and how they should be used.

18. Beware of Private Label Supplements

These are supplements created by manufacturers based on existing generic supplements. Look for spelling mistakes, no contact numbers, and hype claims about the value of their product to get an indication of the product reliability.

19. Look for a 30 Day Return Policy

Reputable companies will offer a 30 Day money back guarantee.

20. Avoid overly expensive products.

Expensive does not mean that that it is a very good product. If is it over US$100a bottle, you may be paying too much for the product.

21. Look for Standardized Herbal Extracts vs Whole Herbs.

Traditional herbalists prefer the use of whole herbs, also called full spectrum extracts. Standardize extracts usually means the use of harsh chemical solvents to isolate the main active ingredients. Check for Absorption and Bioavailability Rates.

22. Check whether your supplement will dissolve

USP refers to U.S. Pharmacopeia, an organization that was established to create state-of-the-art standards to ensure the quality of medicines that humans use. This includes vitamin and mineral supplements. An example of the kind of USP designation that you want to look for on the label of a product you are considering would be something like, “this product conforms to the USPXXVII requirements for disintegration and dissolution”.

23. Customer feedback

Always be on guard on user comments on social media. Recommendations can be bought. Always read in between the lines of such user recommendations. Comments on Amazon, particularly those who are “Amazon Verified Purchase” are more reliable.  Put more weight age on recommendations from other health professionals.
The Better Business Bureau rating is also a good gauge of whether the company has a good customer rating and low on complaints or legal issues.

24. Expiration Dates

Always look for an expiration date. While some nutrients, such as calcium and other minerals, maintain their potency for several years, others like vitamins B and C have a significantly shorter shelf life. The FDA doesn’t require expiration dates on supplement bottles, so many companies don’t provide them. I do not recommend buying such products. Who knows how long they’ve been sitting on the shelf or warehouse?

25. Are Dietary Supplements Regulated by the Government?

Contrary to popular belief, dietary supplements are regulatory govt organisations eg

  • FDA regulates the manufacturing of supplements (ingredients that can be included in the supplements and the manufacturing practices)
  • FTC regulates the marketing of vitamins and supplements (eg proper labelling and benefit claims of the products).
Reported statistics on ADE on the medications taken in 2004 - due to adverse drug events and poisoning,..
Reported statistics on ADE on the medications taken in 2004 – due to adverse drug events and poisoning,..
Statistics on number of deaths from prescription drugs 2001 - 2013 by males and females as reported by NIH USA
Statistics on number of deaths from prescription drugs 2001 – 2013 by males and females as reported by NIH USA

26. Adverse Reactions to your Vitamins / Supplements

Don’t believe all the propaganda about vitamins and supplements being unsafe. There are very instances of people getting an adverse reaction from alternative medicinal products if you adhere to the label instructions and choose a good quality supplement. If you are worried about adverse reactions on your supplements, you should be even more worried of the medicines that your doctor is prescribing routinely to you. Do careful research on the medications you are taking to assess your risk of adverse reactions, poisoning, and even death which your doctor will not tell you because if you knew, you wouldn’t take them.

Photo of an x-ray taken of a person's colon area with the vertebrae of their backbone off to one side which clearly shows two supplement tablets, still intact.Take high quality supplements.
Photo of an x-ray taken of a person’s colon area with the vertebrae of their backbone off to one side which clearly shows two supplement tablets, still intact, Take high quality supplements.

What if I pick the wrong supplement?

If the vitamin supplement you are considering doesn’t meet the standards discussed above, it can pass right through your body and do you no good at all.

To give you an example of this, I have actually seen a photo of an x-ray taken of a person’s colon area with the vertebrae of their backbone off to one side. In this photo I could clearly see two supplement tablets, still intact, looking like they had just come out of the bottle. These supplement tablets were poorly made, never disintegrated and would soon end up in the toilet. Photos like these are a graphic illustration of the fact that just because you swallow your vitamin supplement doesn’t mean your body is going to be able to use it.

 

FINAL THOUGHTS ON SUPPLEMENTS / VITAMINS

If you have gotten to the point where you are looking for a vitamin and mineral supplement to take, congratulations. You have taken a positive step towards improving your health and taking better care of your body. However, make sure to continue that commitment to yourself by doing your homework and making sure that you choose a good quality supplement. It makes no sense to go that far then end up wasting your money on something that your body can’t even use.

 

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Who Takes Nutritional | Dietary Supplements / Vitamins, and Why?

Who takes supplements and why?
Who takes supplements and why?

WHO TAKES SUPPLEMENTS / VITAMINS, AND WHY?

  • 49% of adults used a supplement of some kind in the prior 30 days: 54% of women, 43% of men.
  • Supplement use increased with age: 34% aged 20-39, 50% age 40-59, and 67% over age 60
  • Non-Hispanic whites use more supplements (54%) than Non-Hispanic blacks (38%) or Hispanics (33%)
  • Supplement use is greater in “never” (51%) or “former” (59%) smokers compared to current smokers (30-36%)
  • Supplement use is much more common in those with health insurance (53%) than those without (31%)
  • Supplement use parallels reported exercise, from “low” (43%) to “moderate” (54%) to “high” (56%).
  • Supplement use was higher among those that reported “excellent” or “very good” health (55%) versus “good” (47%) or fair/poor (44%)

Source on above Supplements and Vitamins Usage Research:
Archives of Internal Medicine (now called JAMA Internal Medicine) was Why US Adults Use Dietary Supplements by Reagan L. Bailey and colleagues from the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health. It also relies on the NHANES dataset, a representative survey of US civilians which began collecting specific information on reasons for supplement use in 2007. Data are collected through interviews, and a Dietary Supplement Questionnaire was used to gather detailed information on each participant’s use of vitamins and other supplements. This survey reports the results from 11,956 adults (children, young adults (< 20 years), and all pregnant and lactating women were excluded from analysis). Here’s the snapshot of the participants:

Most Popular Reasons People Take Supplements / Vitamins

  • “to feel better” (41%)
  • “to improve your overall energy levels” (41%)
  • “to boost your immune system” (36%)
  • “digestive issues” (28%)
  • “lower cholesterol” (21%)
Top reasons people take suppments - by adults, men, women
Top reasons people take suppments – by adults, men, women

 

Most Popular Types of Supplements / Vitamins

Most Popular Types of Vitamins by Sales
Most Popular Types of Vitamins by Sales

 

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