Hyaluronic Acid Praised as Natural Facelift Alternative that Helps Your Joints and Heart, too

Top Quote New book "The Hyaluronic Acid Miracle" explains multiple health benefits of Hyaluronic Acid. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 17, 2011 - LOS ANGELES - Freedom Press announced today the release of its new book "The Hyaluronic Acid Miracle: A complete guide to the world's most exciting anti-aging compound for flexible joints, vibrant skin and a healthy heart" by Dr. Chris Meletis and David Rousett. "The Hyaluronic Acid Miracle" explains why hyaluronic acid (HA) is essential to a healthy heart, joints, skin and eyesight and the benefits of supplementation as adults age and natural HA production in the body decreases. The book is available at Amazon and at major book retailers nationwide.

    In "The Hyaluronic Acid Miracle", co-authors Meletis and Rousett discuss the emerging anti-aging compound that contains key nutrients for flexible joints, vibrant skin and a healthy heart. They explain how HA can provide an alternative to costly cosmetic medical procedures by giving the feel of an instant facelift and plumping lips and skin. At the same time, HA also can add luster to hair, support vision and reduce floaters, support heart and circulatory health, and provide more cushioning fluid for joints to move freely.

    HA is a carbohydrate (more specifically a mucopolysaccharide) found in most cells and highly concentrated in certain parts of the human body. When not bound to other molecules, HA binds to water in the body, giving it a stiff viscous quality similar to gelatin. HA's function in the body is-amongst other things-to lubricate movable parts of the body, such as joints and muscles. HA can actually bind up to 1,000 times its weight in water. For this reason it is sometimes referred to as "nature's moisturizer" and is ideal for skin-care products.

    In the body, HA is concentrated in the cartilage, the synovial fluid (surrounding the joints), tendons and ligaments, hair follicles, skin, lips, eyes, gum tissue, and the extracellular matrix. HA has been heavily researched by scientists and the subject of thousands of clinical trials, primarily in orthopedics and eye surgery. HA has a half-life of less than three days and as little as one day in the skin. For this reason, it is imperative that HA in the body is continually replenished.

    Co-author Dr. Chris D. Meletis, ND, has a private practice in Beaverton, Oregon and is the Executive Director for the Institute of Health. He is a nationally recognized educator for medical professionals, and has authored 16 books, and over 250 national medical articles. Previously, Meletis served as Chief Medical Officer, Senior Science Officer and Dean of Naturopathic Medicine at the National College of Natural Medicine for seven years and started 16 community clinics to help the poor and under-served.

    Co-author David Rousett has worked in the health care field for 34 years after graduating with degrees in science and psychology. He hosted the nationally syndicated radio show "Scientific Nutrition" from the Portland, Oregon metro area for over 12 years. Rousett has always been fascinated with how the body works, especially in the areas of physiology and pathology. He is known for making hard science easy for readers and listeners to understand in his broadcasts, books and articles.

    About Freedom Press
    Freedom Press is a publisher of natural health and environmental books located near Los Angeles, California. Freedom Press publishes "The Doctors' Prescription for Healthy Living", a monthly magazine containing scientifically focused articles about natural health products and solutions, available at health foods stores and newsstands nationwide. "Healthy Living" has featured articles on the health benefits of HA, recommending high molecular weight HA from Hyalogic®. Learn more at www.healthylivingmag.com and www.hyalogic.com.

    Freedom Press also produces the weekly Internet radio show "Green Patriot Radio with David Steinman", in which the editor of "Healthy Living" (environmental health consumer advocate David Steinman) interviews experts on natural health and the environment. Learn more at www.greenpatriotradio.com.

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