What is ribose, and how does it work?

April 1st, 2013
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Every cell in our body makes ribose. Ribose is the rate-limiting compound in the production of energy compounds called Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP), which are like fuel for our cells. ATP provides us with the energy to run our bodies. It releases energy much like burning wood releases heat (energy) as its carbon bonds break. Our bodies are great at recycling. Each ATP molecule in our bodies gets used up and regenerated about 10,000 times a day.

If your body is rapidly using your stores of ATP (for instance when you go for a jog or shovel snow) and it doesn’t have enough ribose on hand to replenish its energy compounds, then it’s got to make them another way. That alternative process can be slow, and it may even result in an unhealthy accumulation of toxic molecules.

Meanwhile, as you wait for your body to create more ATP, you will still be in a recovery mode. That’s why you may still feel sluggish, stiff or sore even after you’ve rested for a while.

Some cells make ribose quickly. Others – including cells in your heart and muscles – make it very slowly because they are designed to preserve glucose. But when you supplement with ribose, your body will be able to quickly rebuild the depleted ATP and you’ll recover from exercise much faster. You also won’t fatigue as quickly, so you may be able to train longer and harder.

What you should know about supplementing with ribose
Unlike most sugars (fructose, sucrose and glucose) which fuel energy recycling, Bioenergy Ribose is a functional ingredient that drives energy maintenance and recovery by actually making energy compounds and keeping them in muscle cells. Bioenergy Ribose’s helps your body to rebuild and maintain energy compounds which helps fight fatigue and increase recovery.

Bioenergy Ribose also has a negative glycemic index and does not raise blood sugar levels as do most sugars.

Bioenergy Ribose is manufactured to the highest standards in the industry. It is FDA GRAS-affirmed (Generally Recognized As Safe), and is certified pure. Bioenergy Life Science, Inc., manufacturer of Bioenergy Ribose, conducts continuous and rigorous quality assurance tests to meet customers’ needs. Bioenergy Life Science also protects the integrity of its Ribose with patents on its use in the U.S. and other countries through the company’s all-inclusive patent portfolio. British Retail Consortium, a leading global safety and quality certification program, also gave Bioenergy Life Science an A-level rating, the highest, for its exclusive manufacturing facility. This gives our customers security in knowing that the products produced in our facility are manufactured to the highest industry standards.

Why Athletes And Weekend Warriors Prefer Ribose For Energy Recovery

February 15th, 2013

Reacting to headlines, consumers appear to be growing more cautious about their energy product consumption. At least one beverage industry report indicates that sales of two leading caffeine-based energy products have declined considerably. But this doesn’t mean an end to this burgeoning category … just a shift to something better. All-natural Bioenergy Ribose is quickly becoming a favored alternative for regenerating energy.

Unlike caffeine – a stimulant that takes the energy you have and burns through it faster – ribose works with your body’s natural processes to help replace your depleted energy stores. It has also been proven to be safe and effective by many clinical and laboratory studies. In fact, more than 70 scientific publications describe its heart and muscle benefits.