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Benefits of Umac-Core Phytoplankton 
Derived from the Greek words phyto (plant) and plankos (wandering), phytoplankton are not ocean plants but single-cell aquatic organisms that can be found in both fresh and salt water ecosystems.  High in nutrition and health benefits, phytoplankton are bursting with nano-sized nutriient particles that are easily absorbed by the human body and readily available for use at the cellular level. Marine phytoplankton is a vegan-safe, micro-algae that can be compared to other nutritional algae like spirulina and chlorella, but phytoplankton might be even more potent and amazing. 
What are Phytoplankton?
Like seaweed, phytoplankton are not actually plants. Seaweed is a macro-algae while phytoplankton is a micro-algae and a type of plankton. Among the oldest, most complete form of nutrition available, tiny micro-organisims with the ability to convert energy from the sun into essential nutrients. These organisms, are collectively referred to as phytoplankton. Plankton is a marine and freshwater organism that is too small or weak to swim against the current so they exist in a drifting or wandering state. And they continue to thrive today. Phytoplankton absorb energy from the sun (photosynthesis) and nutrients from the water to produce their own food. An estimated 50-85% of the Earth's oxygen is produced by this type of plankton photosynthesis with the remainig percentage being produced by land based plant photosynthesis. Marine phytoplankton grow abundantly in the world's oceans and are the foundation of the ocean's food chain. All other life in the ocean depends on them to servive.
The abundance of micronutrients in marine phytoplankton have been shown to help maintain human cell membranes in structure and function; a vital element for cell detoxification and overall metabolism of human cells. From the pristine temperate waters of the Pacific Northwest comes UMAC-CORE; a concentrated blend of these minute yet mighty micro-organisms. Umac-core has a patent pending ingredient, Alpha 3 CMP (Concentrated Marine Phytoplankton), is a concentrated blend of marine phytoplankton species that contains dense micronutrients that support cellular health and promotes energy and vitality.
 Umac Marine Phytoplankton contains high levels of antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory micrnutrients to fuel metabolism and detoxification. Also, they stoke the fires of the Mitochondria, where cells make energy required to carry out their function. Through the process photosynthesis, marine phytoplankton harness life-sustaining solar energy.
Our in depth research has produced very compelling evidence that marine phytoplankton is highlybeneficial for supporting cellular health and promoting energy and vitality. 
                                      The UMAC Differance 

The most important thing to remember when dealing with algaer is that not all algae are phytoplankton. However, all phytoplankton are phytoplankton are algae. In addition, not all phytoplankton are marine algae. The primary differance between our product UMAC-Core and others on the market is that we provide a natural blend of indigenous species with a suite of nutrients.
 Marine phytoplankton, also known as marine microalgae, comprise thousands of species of photosynthetic, unicellular organisms belonging to the Kingdom Protista. Temperate coastal waters, such as those along British Columbia (BC), experiance high levels of productivity and support a diverse array of microalgal species from numerous groups called classes.
The word "microalgae" is a very broad term for all microscopic, photosynthetic protists. (Technically, algae are not plants because they lack a vascular system.) Microalgae that float or swim in the well-lit regions of the oceans, lakes and other water bodies are termed "phytoplankton". Microalgae that live on the surfaces like the sea floor, wharf pilings, or river bottoms are termed "benthic microalgae". Simplyput, all phytoplankton are microalgae, but not all microalgae occur in the plankton. 
"Algae" is one of the most misused terms in the consumer markets partly because in science, the term "algae" can refer to any plant in a wet environment without true roots or leaves. With such a broad definition as "wet environment" distinctions between marine, freshwater or even land based agal growths are often misrepresented. Often the terms "microalgae" and "macroalgae" are used in an attempt to distinguish between microscopic organisms such as phytoplankton and larger organisms such as seaweed or kelp. Although these terms have helped, much confusion still exists. Just as "algae" has a broad definition, so does phytoplankton. Among the various classes of phytoplankton you find marine, freshwater and terrestrial based species. So, just because someone lables a product
microalgae or phytoplankton the reality of what they are using is usually different. Most of the world's current production of microalgae for human consumption centers on the genera D Chlorella (Chlorophyceae), Dunaliella (Chlorophyceae), and Spirulina (Cyanphyceae). These organisms generally require extreme conditions to grow, conditions which facilitate easy cultivation due to low risk of contamination (by fungus and bacteria, or other microalgae). For instance, Dunaliella salina requires very requires very high salanites while cyanobacteria like Spirulina plantensis need highly alkaline conditions. Most microalgae species, however, grow best in conditions that are optimal for hundreds of other species.This is primarily why so much research is directed to scaling up photobioreactors - enclosed growth chambers where all aspects of the environment are controlled and contamination is minimized. 
                                      UMAC Marine Phytoplankton Benefits 
Marine microalgae, also known as phyto-plankton, comprise over 200 spcies of photosynthetic, unicellular organisms belonging to the Kingdom Protista. Temperate coastal waters, such as those along British Colombia (BC), are highly productive and support a diverse array of microalgal species from numerous Classes, including the primary producers called diatoms (Class Bacillariophyceae). Phtyoplankton are microscopic plants that live in the ocean. There are many species of phytoplankton, each of which has a characteristicshape. Collectively, phytoplankton grow abudantly in oceans around the world and are the foundation of the marine food chain. Small fish, and some species of whales, eat them. Larger fish then eat the smaller fish. Humans catch and eat many of these larger fish. Every spring, when conditions of light, nutrients, and mixing are optimal for growth, diatomsm grow rapidly in the euphotic zone (upper 20 m). This event is known as the "spring bloom". During this period, many species take advantage of the enhanced conditions but generally three diatom genera are the most successful D Skeletonema, Thalassioaira, and Chaetoceros. Spring bloom conditions are reproduced by Unique Sea Farms of Nanaimo, Vancouver Island in a controlled environment, and this diversity of species is represented in the product UMAC-Core. 
Support Cellular Health  
For the body's cels to communicate and gaurd against disease effectively, they need essential nutrients. UMAC-Core supports cellular function for improved cell detoxification and cell metablism.
Promotes Energy and Vitality 
Phytoplankton mingle at the top layer of the ocean to get their energy from the sun. Through photosynthesis, solar energy provides fuel to sustain life.
Excellent Source of Micronutrients 
UMAC-Core is a complete whole food providing a wide spectrum of essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. 
Mood up lifter 
Adding Marine phytoplankton to your diet may be able to help your mood, making it a strong addition to any anti-depression diet plan. A pilot study conducted at the University of Utah shows significant improvemennts in depression symptoms after regularly taking it as a supplement. Participants reported feeling full of life, increased energy, and feeling calm and at peace. 
Phytoplankton can have the same oxygenating and detoxifing effects on the body as it does in the ocean. Our blood, as our bodies are mostly water, but what is interesting is the fact that plasma (the watery part of the blood) contains salt and other ions that is very similar to sea water.
Researchers and nutritionists have added phytoplankton to the list of superfoods like spirulina, chlorella and astaxanthin for a good reason. It is beleived that phytoplankton is the best bioavailable source of 'superoxide dismutase (SOD). SOD is the most powerfull antioxidant enzyme found in the body, it plays the critical role of reducing oxidative stress, damage and inflammation, and it is has been shown to be effective in heavy metal detoxing.
Liver and Immune System Booster 
Phytoplankton can easily be absorbed on a cellular level, the body need not process through the digestive system or the liver. This not only assists the body to obtain nutrients when the liver is impaired, but can help restore the liver to health without further taxing the detoxification pathways of the body.  
In addition people taking phtoplankton have higher levels CD3 in their bloodstream. The amount of CD3 in the blood is indicative of the presence of T cells (T-lymphocytes), which are essential for immunity. T cells help eliminate bacteria and viruses from the body so if marine phytoplankton increases T cell levels, then there is a positive effect on the human immune system. 
Heart Helper  
Marine Phytoplankton are rich in amino acids, antioxidants, minerals and omeg-3 fatty acids (both DHA and EPA). These are some of the top things a person needs on a daily basis from their diet and from supplements to keep their heart healthy. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to promote healthy brain, heart and nervous system function, as well as reduce inflammation and improv overall health. 
                                     UMAC Marine Phytoplankton Science 

UMAC (Unique Marine Algae Concentrate) uses Alpha 3 CMP as the base of their products. Alpha 3 CMP is a unique nutrient-rich of marine phytoplankton harvested from the pristine temperate coastal waters of the northwest Pacific Ocean. It is classified as brown algae and is a blend of several species of marine phytoplankton.  The turbulence created by the interaction of fresh water and ocean water draws from additional deep water nutrients to create an exceptional cauldron of life to support a diverse array of marine phytoplankton species. 
 The proprietary patent-pending process harvests natural seawater, capturing the marine phytoplankton in million-liter tanks. This is the only known product to take natural marine phytoplankton communities containing a complete suite of marine trace elements in proportion to those found naturally in human tissue. Through this unique this unique growing and harvesting process, quality control and testing is employed to ensure the highest quality products, providing assurance that no pathogens, toxins, heavy metals or contamination has occurred to the natural marine phytoplankton. The concentrated paste contains hundreds of species (primarily from the larger,nutrient-rich Bacillariophyceae classification commonly known as diatoms). Through the harvesting process the Company's proprietary technology breaks down the cellular walls, seperating the silicate walls and releasing the nutrients that are otherwise encapsulated. This process makes the nutrients immediately bioavailable. The raw paste at this point contains approximately 85% water. If next goes to a leading phytopharmaceutical manufacturer and private labeler in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadian Phytopharmaceutical Corporation (CPC), which is fully certifed Good Manufacturing practices (cGMP) by Health Canada, where it is further concentrated, passing through the highest standard quality assurance procedures (sanitized and stabilized) to certify Alpha 3 CMP is safe for human consumption. 
UMAC has developed and formulated two products for human consumption. The capsule product contains organic maltodextrin as a delivery system. The concentrated liquid product is in a base of organic glycerin. The products utilize the micronutrients found only in the ocean. Each provides a wide spectrum of nutrients including vitamins, amino acids (protein), rare trace elements, minerals and cellular materials needed to achieve and maintain a healthy and energetic lifestyle.  
                                          UMAC Marie Phytoplankton FAQ 
  Who should be taking UMAC-Core marine phytoplankton? 
EVERYONE! It is a whole and complete superfood that all may benefit from.
  Why should I take UMAC marine phytoplankton? 
Marine Phytoplankton harnesses the sun's energy through photosynthesis. The micro-nutrients and electrlytes in plankton are exacly what human cell membranes need to carry out their metabolism. When the membrane is damaged due to lack of nutrients and poor diet, the cell communication that coordinates metabolism is disrupted causing an array of problems.Phytoplankton nourishes cells at the cellular level.
  Can I take this with my other supplements? 
Yes. Taking UMAC with any other supplement will only enhance your results. 
  Is it organic? 
It is naturally grown without thew use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or preservatives. The plankton is fed an organic food grade  quality supplement. 
  Does UMAC help with weight loss? 
It is such a nutritionally dense product, marine phytoplankton should help with cravings because the body is getting more of what it needs to function properly. 
  I am allergic to shellfish, can I still take UMAC? 
Alyhough marine phytoplankton comes fom the ocean, it is not shellfish. If you are concerned, simply place a bit of the liquid on the inside of the wrist after making a few "light" scratches and check for redness or irritation or consult your physician. 
  Is it safe for vegetarians and vegans? 
Absolutely! It is 100% vegetarian in a vegetarian capsule.
  Is your manufacturing plant causing environmental damage? 
Quite the opposite! It actually benefits. The phytoplankton absorb up to 50% of the Earth's carbon dioxide while emitting up to 90% of the Earth's oxygen. After harvest, the remaining ocean water in the tank flows back to the ocean in a pure, clean, pristine condition. This is a 30 million doller facility that has ZERO toxic emissions! The marine life around the plant have flourished, from shellfish to otters to eagles. Pure oxygen is our by-product. 
  What about pollution in the ocean? 
Not a problem! The small batch we obtain from the sea is first tested, approved, grown, harvested and then tested again to provide assurance that there are no molds, yeast, toxins, heavey metals or contaminants and that it is approved for human consumption. Each batch comes with a Certificate of Analysis.
  Why is the suggested serving so low? 
The suggested 75 mg serving is equivalent to 1/2 teaspoon of phytoplankton paste which is 85% seawater. When it is dried, it becomes a highly potent, incredibly concentrated whole food. 
  What is the difference between wild and laboratory grown phytoplankton? 
UMAC-Core is delivered to you in the exact same species composition as is found in nature, the way your body is intended to receive them. We do not manipulate the species. Most other phytoplankton products are manipulated and grown in laboratories attempting to re-create the oceans conditions. Most other phytoplankton are commonly used in commercial grade fish feed. 
                                   How to use UMAC-Core Phytoplankton 
Phytoplankton can be found as a supplement in liquid form, but you can also get it in veggie caps. 
Phytoplankton can be taken with or without food. If you are used to concentrated green supplements, then you may not mind taking it directly under the tonge. However, if this is too intense for you, it can easily be added to water, coconut water, smoothies or juice of your choice. 
Phytoplankton should always be stored in a room temperature in a dry dark place. 
   Nutritional Value 
Phytoplankton is impressively loaded with many life promoting nutirients, including: 
  • Omega-3 essential fatty acids (both EPA and DHA) 
  • Protein 
  • Amino acids 
  • Vitamins 
  • Minerals 
  • Antioxidants 
  • Carotenoids 
  • Phytonutrients
  • Phytochemicals
  • Trace minerals 
  • Chlorophyll 
Phytoplankton also has an alkaline pH. All living prganisms and life forms on earth depend on maintaining appropriate pH levels, it has often been said that disease can't take root in the human body that has a balanced pH. American diets high in soada pop, refined sugars, processed foods, frequent fast food and poor quality protein all lead to acidity in the body. If you are looking to follow a more alkaline diet, phytoplankton can be a good daily addition.
At this time in history when pollution, over-processed foods, chemical onslot, and disease has reached epidemic proportions, many people are istinctively turning to these tinny life forms for essential micro-nutrients and nutritional healing. Umac-Core's technology allows us to tap into a viable and sustainable source of marine phytoplankton which has been the cornerstone life! UMAC is comprised of multiple species of marine phytoplankton, wild-crafted by the pristine coastal waters of the Northwest Pacific ocean. Among the nutriants found in this incredible blend are amino acids, vitamins, sea minerals, enzymes and proteins. This remarkable blend is unrivaled by any other single form of food, plant, algae, grain or herb. The elements and electrolytes in plankton are almost tailor-made for the human body. It‘s no coincidence that the composition of human plasma is similar to that of seawater. Over reliance on land-based food sources often leads to deficiencies in micronutrients and trace elements. Our bodies need these elements to perform as the Creator intended. Left to its own devices, the human body has a marvelous system called homeostasis which keeps all systems in balance. Take away some critical component and the body experiences malfunctions that cause suboptimal performance. Too many malfunctions cause disease. Phytonutrients are exhibiting potentially promising effects in human physiology. It is one of nature's most complete and nutrient dense foods, it restores, strengthens & balances your cellular system. 
What doctors are saying about Marine Phytoplankton: 
"Marine Phytoplankton is one of the most rare ingredients on the planet because it contains, in a concentrated form, almost every thing you need for life or the rebuilding of a healthy life." 
Jerry Tennant, MD, head of the Tennant Institute of Integrative Medicine in Dallas 
"Marine Phytoplankton is an ideal food for mankind. It‘s Mother Earth‘s milk from the ocean. The research we are designing at the University of Utah Medical School testing the health benefits of Marine Phytoplankton is very exciting and promising." 
Hugo Rodier, MD, Nutrition professor at University of Utah Medical School
Algae Nutritional Properties 

 Because these nutrieants are derived from the ocean and not found in daily diets, we recommend using Umac-core on a daily basis to help Restore, Strengthen and energize your cellular system! Don't forget about our furry friends! Umac is great for pets! 

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