In conjunction with a good diet may help or alleviate some or all of the following conditions:
Richest source of omega-3 fatty acids, linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid.
These essential fatty acids are vitally important for strengthening immunity and preventing many degenerative diseases such as heart disease.
Rich in fibre
Easily digested, strengthens and lubricates the intestines, which makes it a useful food in the treatment of chronic diarrhea and dysentery. Being an alkaline based food means that it’s soothing and easy to digest.
Assists in eliminating gallstones.
Contains silica – that is essential for healthy smooth supple skin, healthy hair and strong nails. Silica is present in almost every tissue of the body and is essential for cell growth. It can inhibit the graying of hair and promote hair growth. Generous amounts of the mineral silicon protect teeth and provide nourishment of the optic system and brain. Silica has been reported to be beneficial in treating many disorders, including heartburn, ulcers, gastritis, colitis, varicose veins, bronchitis, arteriosclerosis, gum recession, and allergic rashes. Silicon also prevents nervous exhaustion, infectious formation, and mental fatigue and is most beneficial for cases of poor blood circulation.
The best natural rich source of rutin; the bioflavonoid, which has remarkable curative abilities for cases of, hardened arteries, varicose veins, poor blood circulation and certain weak heart conditions and arteriosclerosis. It is known to strengthen capillaries, inhibit inner bleeding, treats and prevent piles and varicose veins and help reduce high blood pressure.
Is known to increase life expectancy. A lack of Vitamin B2 can result in retarded growth, premature aging, skin disorders, and dimness of vision, cataract symptoms, and intolerance to bright light, baldness and falling hair. Riboflavin is essential for cell respiration and nerve tissue repair (Spinal Cord).
B Complex vitamins (B1 – Thiamine, B2 – Riboflavin, B3 – Niacin, B6 – Pyridoxine)
Are extremely important for the health of the nervous system. The complex B vitamins have a role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and protein, and are essential for maintaining the muscle tone of the gastrointestinal tract and heart. They are not stored in the body in any great quantity and need to be supplied daily by the diet.
Assists in prevention of cardiovascular disease.
An excellent source of vitamin E, the body’s primary fat-soluble antioxidant, neutralizing free radicals that would otherwise damage fat-containing structures and molecules, (eg. cell membranes, brain cells, and cholesterol). It has anti-inflammatory effects that result in the reduction of symptoms in asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Vitamin E has also been shown to reduce the risk of colon cancer, plus help decrease the severity and frequency of hot flashes in women going through menopause.
Help reduce the development of diabetic complications.
Sodium and Potassium
Help regulate the water balance in the body and equilibrium enables to stimulate nerve impulses for the heart and other muscle contractions. It contains Iron for the formation of myoglobin, found only in muscle tissue, which supplies oxygen to the muscle cells and Hemoglobin to transport oxygen in the blood from the lungs to the tissues, which need oxygen to maintain basic life functions.
High in Zinc, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
Relieves phlegm and alleviates coughs.
A good source of magnesium helps reduce the severity of asthma, prevents migraine headaches, as well as lowering high blood pressure reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke. Magnesium is also necessary for healthy bones and energy production. It counterbalances calcium, thus helping to regulate nerve and muscle tone. Restores normal sleep patterns in women who are experiencing unpleasant symptoms associated with menopause. Magnesium helps protect colon cells from cancer-causing chemicals and also bone loss that can occur as a result of menopause or certain conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Emotional & Mental problems
Helps to stabilize emotional and mental problems with its beneficial qualities and effects on the nervous system.
Reduce PMS symptoms during the luteal phase (the second half) of the menstrual cycle.
Provides remarkable revitalizing, invigorating and regenerative power.
Good for the healthy growth of young children and teenagers.
A good source of selenium, a trace mineral fundamental for protecting the body from the damaging effects of free radicals and preventing the degenerative diseases of aging. In conjunction with Vitamin E, selenium helps the body eliminate toxic elements such as lead, cadmium and mercury. The benefits are; slowing down aging, alleviates menopausal discomfort, promotes energy and sexual potency and helps to prevent auto-immune diseases such as arthritis and multiple sclerosis and atherosclerosis. Evidence from intervention trials and studies on animal models of cancer has suggested a strong inverse correlation between selenium intake and cancer incidence. Selenium has been shown to induce DNA repair and synthesis in damaged cells, to inhibit the proliferation of cancer cells, and to induce their apoptosis, the self-destruct sequence the body uses to eliminate worn out or abnormal cells.
In addition, selenium is incorporated at the active site of many proteins, including glutathione peroxidase, which is particularly important for cancer protection. One of the body’s a most powerful antioxidant enzyme, glutathione peroxidase is used in the liver to detoxify a wide range of potentially harmful molecules.
The “memory mineral.” Manganese numerous benefits are: nourishment of the nervous system and brain, maintenance of sex hormone production, production of mothers milk, regulation of menstruation, activator of essential enzymes required for utilization of the B group vitamins – B1, B3, biotin and vitamin C, and formation of healthy red blood cells.
Eessential in the formation of visual purple, a pigment found in the retina of the eye that is needed for vision at night. Health and the resiliency against infection of the outer skin, and internally of the mucous membranes that line the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary tracts as well as the mouth, nose, and ears. An antioxidant, taken in small quantities is important, and is noted for preventing cancer of the lungs and cervix in women.
Contains cholesterol-lowering effect in humans, and prevents high blood pressure. Copper’, an anti-inflammatory mineral offers an antioxidant enzyme system, protecting the liver from oxidative damage. In addition, copper plays an important role in, enzymes needed for the cross-linking of collagen and elastin—the ground substances that provide structure, strength and elasticity in blood vessels, bones and joints.
A supply of iron for the development of new blood cells and for protection from colds, influenza, hepatitis and other types of infection. Regular consumption of coffee, tea, refined bread and processed foods will lead to a deficiency of the mineral iron and also other nutrients such as vitamin E.
Plays an essential role in cellular respiration of all muscles. This makes it possible for muscle and their nerves to function with less oxygen, thereby increasing endurance and stamina. It also acts a powerful anti-oxidant, which may also slow down the aging process.
We have Chinese Doctors, and Nutritionist who highly recommend Kapai Puku to their clients as being a beneficial addition to their diet. We also have many enthusiastic clients with positive stories of how Kapai Puku has helped them! We are always interested in hearing your feedback or any special stories that you would like to share with us.
PLEASE NOTE: We advise that you speak to your Doctor or Specialist first, if you have a bowel obstruction or any narrowing of the digestive tract or suffer from severe inflammation of the gullet, stomach entrance, or intestine. They will be able to confirm if Kapai Puku® is suitable for you, taking into consideration your own personal dietary needs. If you have experienced severe health problems directly relating to eating glutinous products, we do not recommend that you eat Kapai Puku®.
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