Cellfood is a line of health supplements developed and marketed by NuScience Corp. NuScience says that Cellfood supplements have several benefits. Specifically, Cellfood supplements are oxygen-based consumer products that purport to enhance your overall health and beauty. As with any health supplement, you should speak with a medical professional prior to consuming any Cellfood product.
Improving Metabolism and Detoxification
NuScience promotes the absorption of the nutrients found in its Cellfood supplements. Besides dissolved oxygen, Cellfood contains 78 ionic minerals, 17 amino acids and 34 enzymes. According to NuScience, Cellfood increases oxygen at the cellular level, making this supplement easy for your body to metabolize. Additionally, NuScience claims that Cellfood can detoxify your body and increase your energy by transporting oxygen to your cells.
NuScience also claims that Cellfood helps to balances your body's metabolism by providing readily available amino acids, The company says this allows athletes and regular users of Cellfood to experience increased energy, stamina and recovery time.
Although NuScience publishes the number of minerals, amino acids and enzymes in Cellfood, the manufacturer does not specify all of the specific ingredients found in the Cellfood proprietary blend. According to Cellfood, this product does, however, contain garcinia cambogia extract and L-carnitine. According to NuScience. The company claims that these ingredients support weight loss. L-carnitine is an amino acid found in meat and dairy products that your body also produces naturally. According to “User’s Guide to Protein and Amino Acids,” however, research does not confirm L-carnitine's ability to enhance weight loss. Additionally, clinical research has not confirmed that this amino acid increases physical performance in healthy, exercising adults. Hydroxycitric acid is the active ingredient in garcinia cambogia extract. Manufacturers commonly use this compound in weight-loss supplements. However, clinical research has not confirmed that garcina cambogia extract supports weight loss.
Immune System Boost
The makers of Cellfood say it can also help your body fight infections and microorganisms, including viruses and bacteria. Cellfood is a detoxifying agent that includes several antioxidants. Antioxidants help to destroy free radicals that can damage your cells. This antioxidant property also gives Cellfood its claimed anti-aging properties. Additionally, the company says Cellfood will not harm any of the beneficial bacteria found in your body.
You can also use Cellfood to treat drinking water by adding a couple of drops of this supplement to a gallon of water. Additionally, the manufacturer of this product claims that Cellfood helps to balance your body's systems physically, spiritually and emotionally.
Does Cellfood Work?
The manufacturer of Cellfood does not back up the claims it makes with clinical, scientific evidence. According to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, it is not likely that you can absorb significant quantities of oxygen orally. Further, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center states that some of the claims made by the manufacturer do not agree with basic biochemistry or modern science. In other words, using Cellfood supplements most likely represents a leap of faith not based in science or medicine.
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