We believe there are no limits. There are limiting factors; but they can all be removed. The one unescapable fact is that your Brain needs fuel. Mental Jewels together with Ritual-AM™ is that fuel. You start your day with Ritual-AM™ because it comprehensively addresses all of the macro level material components that are needed for your brain to function at its absolute highest capacity.
Take 4 Capsules of Mental Jewels and Mix one scoop of Ritual-AM™ directly into your coffee (hot or iced) OR mix Ritual-AM™ on its own in 8oz of cold or hot water. You will begin to feel the cognitive enhancing and uplifting effects of Ritual-AM™ within minutes of your first sip.
The holy grail of all fuel sources our bodies can utilize to fuel brain activity is the ketone. Ketones are naturally produced as a survival mechanism when glucose is low in the body. These molecules are produced as a byproduct of fat breakdown occurring in the liver. Typically, we would be required to all but eliminate carbohydrates in order to illicit the production of these magical ketone bodies. Our exogenous ketones provide a full dosage of exactly what your brain desires. Upon consuming these ketones, you will be rewarded with the rock-solid platform that optimal brain function is built on.
Sourced primarily from coconut oil, MCT’s are known as the “fast acting fat”. MCT (Medium-Chain Triglycerides) have been given this nick-name because they digest easily and provide readily available energy for our bodies. They have been consumed for thousands of years in traditional tropical diets; but have only recently been discovered as an amazing source of nutrition we should all include in our daily lives. Many companies will use or promote Coconut Oil as a source of MCT’s. However, coconut oil only contains about 60% of its total fat content as MCT. We use a pure MCT Oil as our source in order to further concentrate the benefits we can deliver to you such as: more natural energy, clearer thought and cognitive function, improved mood, balanced endogenous hormone production, and better digestion; including a higher rate of absorption for fat-soluble nutrients from your diet.
Cream & Sugar. The first two things most people add to their coffee are unfortunately the two worst things we can start our day with. We have eliminated the need to add calorie dense dairy creamers, which cause inflammation in our bodies. The usual alternative is even worse – chemical laden creamers with countless additives. Clean Cream™ used in Ritual-AM™ achieves the gourmet creamy taste we desire, without the garbage. The overall flavor profile of Ritual-AM™ also replaces the need for any added refined sugar – this is crucial to keeping insulin levels in check and allowing the rest of the Ritual-AM™ formula to perform its biohacking effects.
Coffee is without a doubt a mainstay in cultures around the world; and not without reason. This aromatic beverage has the ability to delight our taste buds, while simulatneously ingite our bodies and our brains through its naturally occuring caffeine and other natural phytonutrients and compounds. Coffee has been the second most consumed liquid on the planet for centuries, trailing only water in that department. In the US, over 50% of the adult population drinks one or more cups of coffee on a daily basis.
Coffee offers numerous benefits icluding: protection against neurodegeneration (brain cell breakdown), improved heart health, diabetes protection, natural anti-depressant, increased energy and concentration, better physical performance, and finally a lower risk of select gastrointestinal issues. Despite all of coffee’s amazing benefits, it does have downsides when consumed in excess. It can over stimulate and exhaust our nervous system through over caffination. This can lead to anxiety, sleeplessness, and energy crashes. Ritual-Am™ allows us to “Super-Charge” our coffee or even replace it entirely by honing in on all the postive effects of coffee; and further amplifying them through our 7 other precisiely dosed biohacking ingredients.
Velositol is a breakthrough new science based ingredient that effectively doubles the power of dietary protein. This proven effect is accomplished by increasing muscle protein synthesis (MPS). This increase in MPS is a key to muscle growth and recovery. Velositol is a patent protected amylopectin chromium complex that is clinically shown to work for unlocking the power of our protein in just a single dose.
In a published study, the ingestion of a single 2,000mg dose of Velositol, mixed with a dose of whey protein doubled the increase in muscle protein synthesis versus whey protein alone. The primary benefit of protein is in its ability to stimulate muscle protein synthesis, which affects the body’s ability to build lean muscle and repair muscle damage due to exercise. Velositol was formulated to enhance insulinogenic response, which increases amino uptake and provides fuel for working muscles. This is crucial in pairing with 8th and final biohacking ingredient in our formula, Non-GMO Whey Protein Isolate.
The king of all protein sources, whey protein can be your body’s best friend in providing much needed protein and thus amino acids upon waking. In order to maximize immediate absorption and eliminate any GI distress we only use pure isolate whey protein ONLY sourced from Non-GMO, grass-fed cows that have not been treated with synthetic bovine growth hormone rBGH. Our protein is also rich in immunoglobulins, alpha-lactalbumin, and beta-lactoalbumin and other immune boosting factors.
ABOUT ALPHASIZE® Alpha GPC (Glycerolphosphorylcholine)
Mental Jewels™ formula is AlphaSize® the highest quality and most proven form of Alpha GPC (Alpha Glycerylphosphorylcholine). Alpha GPC is known to be the most effective source of the very important micronutrient, Choline, which has been shown to contribute to learning and memory by increasing the Acetylcholine neurotransmitter. While we can obtain some choline in our normal diets, studies have shown that 90% of Americans are deficient in this crucial nutrient. As the most abundant neurotransmitter in the brain, Choline plays a key role in every cognitive function; and thus less than optimal levels can lead to a decline in mental acuity. AlphaSize® is the best and most efficient source for Choline Supplementation.
SerinAid 50P® the highest quality and most proven form of PS (Phosphatidylserin) . PS is a very important nutrient that assists proteins managing membrane functions, assists the entry of nutrients into cells and the exit of harmful, stress-related waste products out of cells, and is involved in transmission of molecular messages from cell to cell.
BaCognize® - the highest quality and most proven form of Bacopa (Bacopa Monnieri). Bacopa is an amazing botanical nutraceutical ingredient that has been used in various forms for thousands of years in traditional medicines. The specific Bacopa Glycosides found in BaCognize® have been proven to be highly active at the 5HT-1a Receptor which is responsible for our Serotonin production. Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter that is responsible for carrying signals through the body.
Medical research and clinical trials have identified huperzine A as a beneficial ingredient in the treatment for diseases and conditions associated with neurodegeneration, such as myasthenia gravis and Alzheimer's disease. In one recent study, sixty middle-aged and elderly patients with impaired neurological faculties were given either Hup A or a placebo for a period of sixty days. Physiological and psychological testing both before and after treatment was conducted on these patients; researchers found that the patients who were treated with Hup A improved over the course of the study by 43 to 70%. This study also confirmed both the efficacy and the safety of the consumption of Hup A.
Glucuronolactone is a naturally occurring compound produced in the human body during the metabolism of glucose. It is also commonly found in different plants. Research studies suggest that glucoronolactone can help increase our natural energy an endurance levels while we go through our day and even while we exercise. It can also increase our ability to recover after moderate to intense activity. The benefits of glucoronolactone are as great for the mind as they are for the body. It can increase mood levels and improve cognitive performance as well.
Since Ephedra was taken off the market as a dietary supplement ingredient, something has been missing in energy formulas. In this highly competitive market, the search is always on for a new ingredient that will increase energy levels, maximize mental focus and accelerate thermogenesis. With this in mind, Infinergy™ DiCaffeine Malate was developed and introduced. Infinergy™ represents a precise combination of Caffeine and Malic Acid into an true ionic bonded compound. By combining the well-established properties of Caffeine and Malic Acid, Infinergy™ offers the Mental Jewels™ formula a multi-dimensional ingredient that not only optimizes energy levels, but also stimulates thermogenesis while promoting mental focus.
Cordyceps are utilized for the compound within them known as Sinesis. Containing the active ingredients adenosine and cordycepic acid, as well as a host of phytonutrients, cordyceps has been shown in some studies to increase oxygen utilization, aerobic capacity, and cellular energy. Cordyceps have been shown in a published double-blind study to increase Oxygen Utilization By 50%. This lets muscles and the mind perform better with less signs of fatigue. In a separate study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Cordyceps was shown to increase aerobic capacity by 9% - resulting in higher levels of long lasting energy.
This compound is carefully extracted from the Eleutherococcus Senticosus plant, also known as Siberian Ginseng. This adaptogenic herb has been used for centuries to help the body adapt to daily stress, making it an ideal compound for those leading a physically or mentally demanding and jam packed, hectic lifestyle. Its abilities to energize the body and the mind as well as promote immune health have made it a favorite natural ingredient of Russian athletes for decades.