MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In their latest book, You: Being Beautiful - The Owner's Manual to Inner and Outer Beauty (Free Press, 2008), co-authors Mehmet Oz, MD and Michael Roizen, MD refer to ribose as one of the decade's "real nutritional heroes" that can "turbo-charge" those who need an energy boost. Ribose is a naturally occurring 5-carbon sugar the body uses to stimulate the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) -- an essential energy compound.
Although ribose is produced by the body, this energy molecule cannot be replenished fast enough during certain times of demanding exercise, stress, or as a result of many chronic diseases. When added to foods and dietary supplements, D-Ribose enhances the body's natural process of energy synthesis. It reduces the loss of energy during stress, and accelerates energy and tissue recovery and the management of free radicals.
According to Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, Medical Director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers, Inc., and best-selling author of From Fatigued to Fantastic! (Penguin Group), we are in the midst of a human energy crisis. "We're witnessing an emerging worldwide exhaustion epidemic," said Teitelbaum. "The increased stress of modern life combined with poor sleep and nutrition is being reflected not only in the high levels of fatigue but in the accompanying epidemic of pain currently experienced by one in four Americans along with heart disease, the number one killer in the United States."
Dr. Teitelbaum's research published in the Journal of Alternative and
Complementary Medicine (12:9, 2006), found a full two-thirds of his patients
reported improvement of their symptoms in the first 12 days following a course
of Corvalen(R) D-Ribose treatment. The average improvement in energy was 45
percent and quality of life improved an average of 30 percent. Patients
reported less muscle soreness and stiffness, better
|SOURCE Bioenergy, Inc.|
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