ANABOLISM & MUSCLE STACK
Anabolism is one of the bodies natural processes of metabolism. Anabolism is when the body uses nutrients to repair, build, maintain, and regulate.
Ever wondered why our favourite cartoon character Popeye was always eating spinach for his extraordinary strength? Spinach is high in a compound called 20-hydroxyecdysone. Spinach contains up to 0.3% 20-hydroxyecdysone. Everyone should have access to Popeye’s secret! The Gods of Olympus have dropped upon APOC a product to supplement the diet with 1.2g of complexed 20-hydroxyecdysone daily. This would be equivalent to eating 400g of spinach daily! It is unrealistic to be expected to eat nearly half a kg of spinach everyday to receive this bioactive goodness.
The Aztecs were the first known peoples to unlock the secrets of cocao beans. So sublime were the secrets of the cocao, that the Aztecs said cocoa must come from the divine. The Greeks agreed with this paradigm and gave the cocoa tree its botanical name Theobroma cocao, meaning ‘food of the Gods’. In Ancient Greek mythology the demigod Hercules stole the golden apple of Hesperides from the Theobroma cocao tree. Cocao beans are high in a compound called l-epicatechin. Was this compound what Hercules was seeking? Most dark chocolate contains around 0.7% l-epicatechin. It’s challenging to obtain the studied levels of l-epicatechin by consuming dark chocolate or even pure cocoa powder. Supplementation is the surest bet to get an effective amount. One would be required to eat four blocks of dark chocolate everyday to obtain APOC’s herculean daily dose of 1.9g of complexed l-epicatechin.
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