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Schiff MegaRed® Advanced Total Body plus Refresh -- 30 Softgels


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Schiff MegaRed® Advanced Total Body plus Refresh Description

  • + Easily Absorbed Krill Oil
  • Total Body | Heart • Brain • Joint • Eyes + Sleep • Stress • Skin
  • Omega-3s + a Powerful Natural Antioxidant

What is MegaRed® Advanced Total Body + Refresh?

MegaRed® Advanced Total Body + Refresh is a powerful Omega-3 and natural antioxidant blend that provides multi-benefit support to help your body thrive.

 

With Powerful Omega-3s to support 4 vital health areas:

Heart

May reduce the risk of coronary heart disease

Joint

Promotes joint comfort

Brain

Supports brain health

Eye

Building block for eye health

 

And a natural antioxidant clinically proven to:

Sleep

Help support restful sleep

Stress

Help reduce everyday stress

Skin

Support skin hydration, firming, and skin tone

 

What are Omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA?

EPA and DHA are two different types of Omega-3s. Omega-3s are critical to human health and provide the building blocks for all your cells.

What is Krill?

Krill are tiny crustaceans that carry their Omega-3s in phospholipid form which helps absorption in the human body.

What are Antioxidants?

Antioxidants, often found in fruits and vegetables, support general health and wellness by neutralizing free radicals that can harm your body's cells. Marigold Flower Extract contains antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin.


Directions

Adults take one (1) softgel daily.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Servings per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories10
Total Fat1 g1%
Proprietary Omega-3 Blend
(fish oil concentrate, krill oil)
500 mg*
   Total Omega Fatty Acids375 mg*
   EPA (eicosapentaenoic aid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)350 mg*
Margold Flowre Extract (Tagetes erecta)
(providing Lutein and Zeaxanthin)
30 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, glycerin, sunflower oil, water, sorbitol solution, natural vanilla, mixed tocopherols, caramel color, carmine color, mica, titanium dioxide.

Contains fish (anchovy, sardine, mackerel), shellfish (krill) and soy.
This product contains sulfites.

Warnings

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to seafood, have existing medical conditions, taking medications (including blood thinners) or are planning a medical or surgical procedure, consult a healthcare professional before use.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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5 Signs Stress is Catching Up With You— And What to Do About It

Tight deadlines, relationship tensions, mounting debt, errand after errand after errand—we all know what it’s like to experience stress.

And yet, in our hyper-driven, 24/7 world, it can be difficult to distinguish between positive stress—the sort that gets you to finish a task in a timely fashion—and negative stress, which can wreak havoc on your health.

Woman Experiencing Signs of Stress Sitting on Floor at End of Bed Holding Her Forehead in Pain | Vitacost.com/blog

With this is in mind, we’ve pulled together five discreet signs that stress is catching up with you—and how to take your life, and wellbeing, back into your hands.

Physical symptoms of stress 

1. Sign: Your teeth ache

There’s cavity pain—and then there’s the ache of bruxism. Characterized as a disorder in which you gnash, clench, or grind your teeth, it’s unconsciously done but deeply felt, and is oftentimes due to anxiety and tension. Over time, this can create not only facial pain but also infection and dental abscess.

Strategy: Sip tart cherry juice

For some, high anxiety can trigger stress-eating; for others, a complete loss of appetite. No matter what category you fall into, consider winding down your day with a glass of tart cherry juice. Rich in melatonin, it organically fosters a sense of calm—and may lead to a better night’s sleep.

2. Sign: Your period has disappeared—and you’re not pregnant, either

One month your period arrives on schedule; the next it’s as elusive as those keys you lost in your mad rush through the house.

Here’s why: Stress elevates cortisol levels, which can suppress ovulation and delay—or prevent—your period.

From a biological perspective, this makes sense: “A pregnancy on top of a stressful period in a person’s life is not ideal,” Flo reports. “Your body, in a way, is trying to keep your energy available to address the stress before conception takes place.”

Strategy: Put one foot in front of the other

Literally. Whether you choose a long walk or a short sprint, placing one foot in front of the other has a metronymic effect that can steady the mind and center you during a chaotic time.

Indeed, exercise is one of the most recommended solutions for reducing stress for a reason: A recent study out of Princeton shows that animals on a six-week aerobic conditioning program revealed a “biochemically calm state” that “remained steady even when the subjects were under stress,” Kimberly Goad reports.

3. Sign: The number on your scale has gone up—or down

Feeling suddenly puffy? Consider the amount of stress in your life.

Not only does stress cause some people to overeat (as mentioned), but it also alters the way you metabolize protein, fats, and carbs—and can lead to weight gain.

On the opposite side of the spectrum, stress may cause you to skip meals, thus resulting in weight loss.

Strategy: Give it a rest

Stress can provoke some to slip into self-destructive behaviors, whether that’s smoking, over-imbibing, or downing one cup of coffee after another. While these habits may seem to reduce stress in the short-term, they cultivate major problems in the long-run—and short-circuit your capacity to cope effectively in the here and now. After all, how can you possibly tackle that mound of work when your skull is pounding from a hangover?

4. Sign: You’re inexplicably nauseous

Stress doesn’t just make you difficult to be around—it also ravages nearly every one of your biological systems.

Chief among those? Digestion. The hormones released in a “flight or fight” response send your nervous system into overdrive, flooding your body with chemicals that send blood to your brain and away from your gut (while also instigating tense muscles and an increased heart rate). Stress can also cause the production of more digestive acid, thus resulting in a sour stomach. Identified as “anxiety nausea,” these episodes can be brief (think of “butterflies in the stomach”) or lasting.

Strategy: Eat some avo toast

In addition to quelling your nausea with water (sipped slowly), consider making yourself—or ordering up—whole-grain avocado toast.

Why? Avocado is an excellent source of blood pressure-regulating potassium and B6, which has been shown to mitigate stress by urging the nervous system back to equilibrium. Whole-grain toast, meanwhile, organically fosters serotonin production, thereby potentially giving you a brighter, can-do attitude.

5. Sign: Your earrings are itchy, your skin is red—and is that a rash on your back? 

Suddenly experiencing heightened sensitivity to your jewelry, laundry detergent, and heat? Or has your skin broken into hives, for no apparent reason?

Stress may be at play. When your body is on high alert, it releases histamine and may lead to a rash or hives. At the same time, stress lowers your immune response, making you less responsive to good news—and more receptive to possible irritants like lotion.

Strategy: Pick up your phone

…and not to check your work email for the umpteenth time in the day, either.

Stress frequently leads to isolation, and for understandable cause: Solitude gives you a break from distractions.

And yet, this is precisely when you should reach out. Whether it’s found in a phone call to your best friend or in a hug from your partner, connection is key to getting through life’s challenges.

There’s a reason behind this. “Adequate amounts of social support are associated with increases in levels of a hormone called oxytocin, which functions to decrease anxiety levels and stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system’s calming down responses,” the American Addiction Resources Center reports.

Even if you don’t have time for coffee with a friend, you’re bound to have ten seconds to send him or her a text. That alone can give you the strength and support you need to carry on—and find calm.

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