Chlorella Organic

Dear Friends

Happy Thanksgiving!

Weight-Less is a smart formula for less weight and more energy.  Taken together with Ultra Minerals to boost metabolism, and Organic Chlorella to increase our fat burning mechanism, weight loss is healthy and effective. Enjoy 15% off on these products this Thanksgiving holiday. Please call us or email to recieve the discount.

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References:

  • Bobyleva, V., Bellei, M., Kneer, N., & Lardy, H. (1997). The effects of the ergosteroid 7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone on mitochondrial membrane potential: possible relationship to thermogenesis. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, 341(1), 122-128. https://doi.org/10.1006/abbi.1997.9955
  • Catarino, M. D., Silva, A., & Cardoso, S. M. (2017). Fucaceae: A source of bioactive phlorotannins. International journal of molecular sciences, 18(6), 1327. Article
  • Gabbia, D., Dall’Acqua, S., Di Gangi, I. M., Bogialli, S., Caputi, V., Albertoni, L., … & De Martin, S. (2017). The Phytocomplex from Fucus vesiculosus and Ascophyllum nodosum Controls Postprandial Plasma Glucose Levels: An In Vitro and In Vivo Study in a Mouse Model of NASH. Marine drugs, 15(2), 41. DOI:10.3390/md15020041
  • Grundy, S. M. (2004). Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 89(6), 2595-2600.
  • Mizoguchi et al. (2008). Nutrigenomic studies of effects of Chlorella on subjects with high-risk factors for lifestyle-related disease.  J Med Food; 11(3): 395-404.
  • Roy, M. C., Anguenot, R., Fillion, C., Beaulieu, M., Bérubé, J., & Richard, D. (2011). Effect of a commercially-available algal phlorotannins extract on digestive enzymes and carbohydrate absorption in vivo. Food research international, 44(9), 3026-3029. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2011.07.023
  • Vecina et al. (2014). Chlorella modulate insulin signaling pathway and prevents high-fat diet–induced insulin resistance in mice. Life Sci; 95(1): 45-52.
  • Whaley-Connell, A., McCullough, P. A., & Sowers, J. R. (2011). The role of oxidative stress in the metabolic syndrome. Reviews in cardiovascular medicine, 12(1), 21-29.

Sincerely yours,

Seann

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners. There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3Choosing a healthy diet: Research studies link the emerging global pattern of metabolic syndrome and weight gain to the prevalence of Westernized diet of daily meats, dairy, eggs, simple and processed carbohydrates, and too much sugar (Chai et al., 2017; Azadbakht & Esmaillzadeh, 2009; Lutsey et al., 2008). Although there are conflicting views on dietary guidelines, many scientists and health organizations agree that a focus on whole food plant-based diet is the healthiest guideline for metabolic syndrome and weight loss (Yokoyama et al., 2017; Satija et al., 2017; Kahleova et al., 2017; Hever et al., 2017; Turner et al., 2017; UN Report, 2016; Wang et al., 2015; Tilman & Clark, 2014; WHO/FAO, 2003).*

The Plates, Pyramids, Planet report, compiled in collaboration with the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) at the University of Oxford, concludes that a plant-based diet has many advantages for health and the environment (UN Report, 2016).*

The type and nature of carbohydrates that improve our metabolic health (obesity, cardiovascular, and diabetes) are comprised of whole plants with fiber (Wright et al., 2017). Whereas low carbs diets with high fat content is shown to increase metabolic syndrome (Lamont et al., 2017; UN Report, 2016).*

A diet that is 80-90% whole food plant-based is highly recommeded by many health organizations and medical universities around the world.

 

©2005 – 2017 BioImmersion Inc. All Rights Reserved

Care For Your Heart

November 14, 2017

Dear Friends                                                                                                                                                      

Metabolic Syndrome is considered the leading cause of Heart Disease, the number one killer in the United States.

Three of our Therapeutic Food Supplements are designed with intelligent ingredients that are shown in research to support and help reverse both heart disease and the different conditions associated with metabolic syndrome: Beta Glucan High Potency Synbiotic, Weight-less Systemic Booster, and Organic Chlorella.

  • Beta Glucan High Potency Synbiotic– 1 heaping tbl twice daily before two largest meals.
  • Weight-less:  NO. 4 Systemic Booster– 2 capsules one-half hour before meals. A must do before a high carb meal or snack.
  • Organic Chlorella– 4 tablets taken with meals.

Food Science

Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder affecting approximately one-quarter of the American population. It is in fact considered a worldwide epidemic (NIH: NHLBI, 2015).

The risk factors for Metabolic Syndrome are:  Abdominal obesity, Atherogenic dyslipidemia,
Raised blood pressure, Insulin resistance, Pro-inflammatory state, and Pro-thrombotic state (McCullough 2011, Grundy 2004).
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The Beta Glucan High Potency Synbiotic contains powerful soluble and insoluble fibers and pedigreed strains of probiotics.

Multitude research articles strongly indicate that as dietary fiber goes up the risk of Metabolic Syndrome goes down (Grooms, 2013).

A healthy gut microbiome supports the maintenance of a healthy GI tract membrane barrier function.  Cani et al. (2008) found that bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) levels set the tone of insulin sensitivity and the onset of obesity and diabetes.  An increased gut permeability allowed for the passage of LPS through the gut wall into the systemic circulation.  Thus, lowering plasma LPS concentration could be a potent strategy for the control of metabolic diseases.

Cani et al. (2007, 2007a, 2008, 2009) demonstrated that adding soluble fibers to our daily diet, such as inulin and oat bran beta glucan (containing oligofructose chains found in the Beta Glucan Synbiotic), stimulates the growth of Bifidobacteria sp., which caused a reduction in gut permeability, thereby reducing the levels of LPS systemically, which initiates weight loss, and reduction of metabolic disorders.
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Weight-less is a smart metabolic booster formula – the mix supports weight loss and effectively boosting energy levels.  Weight-less contains wild brown seaweed extracts from kelp and bladderwrack as well as 7-Keto DHEA.  Brown seaweeds are shown in research to lower the glycemic load of complex and simple carbohydrates for better insulin management, as well as offer a power-filled phenolic activity for antioxidant and anti-inflammation effect (Roy et al., 2011). The 7-Keto has been used for many years to turn on fat burning mechanism and offer an effective and safe way to lose weight (Bobyleva et al., 1997).

Together, Weight-less promotes a sustained energy level throughout the day as it modulates carbohydrate digestion and absorption for better weight management and metabolic health (Gabbia et al., 2017; Catarino et al., 2017).
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Organic Chlorella– New studies show that Chlorella supports reduction of body fat, improves fat and glucose metabolism, decrease weight, and reduce the risk factors involved with Metabolic Disease.

Mizoguchi et al. (2008) in their research, Nutrigenomic studies of effects of Chlorella on subjects with high-risk factors for lifestyle-related disease, demonstrated that Chlorella intake, in 17 subjects with high risk factors for lifestyle-related disease (obesity, diabetes or hyperlipidemia) and 17 healthy subjects, results in noticeable reductions in body fat percentage, total blood serum cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose levels.

Their research confirmed that Chlorella intake brings about improvements in both fat metabolism and glucose metabolism.  The expression of genes involved in the insulin signaling pathway were also affected by Chlorella vulgaris intake, especially those related to glucose uptake in tissue, providing support for the observation that Chlorella lowers blood glucose levels.

Vecina et al.’s (2014), Chlorella modulates insulin signaling pathway and prevents high-fat-diet- induces insulin resistance in mice, research goal was to evaluate the prophylactic effect Chlorella vulgaris on body weight, lipid profile, blood glucose and insulin signaling in liver, skeletal muscle and adipose tissue of diet-induced obese mice.

Their conclusion was that C. vulgaris supplementation (Chlorella) could be considered as an adjunctive therapy to decrease weight and improve glycemic status and reducing hs-CRP as well as improving liver function in patients with NAFLD.

References:

  • Bobyleva, V., Bellei, M., Kneer, N., & Lardy, H. (1997). The effects of the ergosteroid 7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone on mitochondrial membrane potential: possible relationship to thermogenesis. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, 341(1), 122-128. https://doi.org/10.1006/abbi.1997.9955
  • Cani et al. (2009). Changes in gut microbiota control inflammation in obese mice through a mechanism involving GLP-2 driven improvement of gut permeability. Gut; 58(8): 1091-1103
  • Cani et al. (2008). Changes in gut microbiota control metabolic endotoxemia-induced inflammation in high-fat induced obesity and diabetes in mice, Diabetes; 57:1470-8.
    Cani et al. (2007). Metabolic endotoxemia initiates obesity and insulin resistance. Diabetes; 56:1761-72.
  • Cani et al. (2007a). Selective increases of Bifidobacteria in gut microflora improve high-fat-diet-induced diabetes in mice through a mechanism associated with endotoxaemia. Diabetologia; 50: 2374-83.
  • Catarino, M. D., Silva, A., & Cardoso, S. M. (2017). Fucaceae: A source of bioactive phlorotannins. International journal of molecular sciences, 18(6), 1327. Article
  • Gabbia, D., Dall’Acqua, S., Di Gangi, I. M., Bogialli, S., Caputi, V., Albertoni, L., … & De Martin, S. (2017). The Phytocomplex from Fucus vesiculosus and Ascophyllum nodosum Controls Postprandial Plasma Glucose Levels: An In Vitro and In Vivo Study in a Mouse Model of NASH. Marine drugs, 15(2), 41. DOI:10.3390/md15020041
  • Grooms et al. (2013). Dietary Fiber Intake and Cardiometablic Risk among US Adults: NHANES 1999-2010. Am J Med; 126(12): 1059-1067.
  • Grundy, S. M. (2004). Obesity, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 89(6), 2595-2600.
  • Mizoguchi et al. (2008). Nutrigenomic studies of effects of Chlorella on subjects with high-risk factors for lifestyle-related disease.  J Med Food; 11(3): 395-404.
  • Roy, M. C., Anguenot, R., Fillion, C., Beaulieu, M., Bérubé, J., & Richard, D. (2011). Effect of a commercially-available algal phlorotannins extract on digestive enzymes and carbohydrate absorption in vivo. Food research international, 44(9), 3026-3029. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2011.07.023
  • Vecina et al. (2014). Chlorella modulate insulin signaling pathway and prevents high-fat diet–induced insulin resistance in mice. Life Sci; 95(1): 45-52.
  • Whaley-Connell, A., McCullough, P. A., & Sowers, J. R. (2011). The role of oxidative stress in the metabolic syndrome. Reviews in cardiovascular medicine, 12(1), 21-29.

Sincerely yours,

Seann

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners. There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3Choosing a healthy diet: Research studies link the emerging global pattern of metabolic syndrome and weight gain to the prevalence of Westernized diet of daily meats, dairy, eggs, simple and processed carbohydrates, and too much sugar (Chai et al., 2017; Azadbakht & Esmaillzadeh, 2009; Lutsey et al., 2008). Although there are conflicting views on dietary guidelines, many scientists and health organizations agree that a focus on whole food plant-based diet is the healthiest guideline for metabolic syndrome and weight loss (Yokoyama et al., 2017; Satija et al., 2017; Kahleova et al., 2017; Hever et al., 2017; Turner et al., 2017; UN Report, 2016; Wang et al., 2015; Tilman & Clark, 2014; WHO/FAO, 2003).*

The Plates, Pyramids, Planet report, compiled in collaboration with the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) at the University of Oxford, concludes that a plant-based diet has many advantages for health and the environment (UN Report, 2016).*

The type and nature of carbohydrates that improve our metabolic health (obesity, cardiovascular, and diabetes) are comprised of whole plants with fiber (Wright et al., 2017). Whereas low carbs diets with high fat content is shown to increase metabolic syndrome (Lamont et al., 2017; UN Report, 2016).*

A diet that is 80-90% whole food plant-based is highly recommeded by many health organizations and medical universities around the world.

 

©2005 – 2017 BioImmersion Inc. All Rights Reserved

Dear Friends

New studies show that Chlorella help us to reduce body fat percentage, improve fat and glucose metabolism, decrease weight, and reduce the risk factors involved with Metabolic Disease.

Therapeutic Food Protocol: Organic Chlorella

Food Science

Mizoguchi et al. (2008) in their research, Nutrigenomic studies of effects of Chlorella on subjects with high-risk factors for lifestyle-related disease, demonstrated that Chlorella intake, in 17 subjects with high risk factors for lifestyle-related disease (obesity, diabetes or hyperlipidemia) and 17 healthy subjects, results in noticeable reductions in body fat percentage, total blood serum cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose levels.

Their research confirmed that Chlorella intake brings about improvements in both fat metabolism and glucose metabolism.  The expression of genes involved in the insulin signaling pathway were also affected by Chlorella vulgaris intake, especially those related to glucose uptake in tissue, providing support for the observation that Chlorella lowers blood glucose levels.

Vecina et al. (2014), Chlorella modulate insulin signaling pathway and prevents high-fat diet induces insulin resistance in mice, research goal was to evaluate the prophylactic effect Chlorella vulgaris on body weight, lipid profile, blood glucose and insulin signaling in liver, skeletal muscle and adipose tissue of diet-induced obese mice.

Their conclusion was that C. vulgaris supplementation (Chlorella) could be considered as an adjunctive therapy to decrease weight and improve glycemic status and reducing hs-CRP as well as improving liver function in patients with NAFLD.

Add Inulin fiber and Bifidobacteria to the protocol:

Food Science:

Cani and associates (2008) found that bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) levels set the tone of insulin sensitivity and the onset of obesity and diabetes.  An increased gut permeability allowed for the passage of LPS through the gut wall into the systemic circulation.  Thus, lowering plasma LPS concentration could be a potent strategy for the control of metabolic diseases.

Cani (2007, 2007a, 2008, 2009) demonstrated in their research that adding to the diet soluble fibers such as inulin (containing oligofructose chains found in the Original Synbiotic) stimulates the growth of Bifidobacteria sp., which caused a reduction in gut permeability, thereby reducing the levels of LPS systemically, and resulted in weight loss and reduced metabolic disorders.

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Bibliography:

  • Vecina et al. (2014). Chlorella modulate insulin signaling pathway and prevents high-fat diet–induced insulin resistance in mice. Life Sci; 95(1): 45-52.
  • Mizoguchi et al. (2008). Nutrigenomic studies of effects of Chlorella on subjects with high-risk factors for lifestyle-related disease.  J Med Food; 11(3): 395-404.
  • Cani et al. (2009). Changes in gut microbiota control inflammation in obese mice through a mechanism involving GLP-2 driven improvement of gut permeability. Gut; 58(8): 1091-1103
  • Cani et al. (2008). Changes in gut microbiota control metabolic endotoxemia-induced inflammation in high-fat induced obesity and diabetes in mice, Diabetes; 57:1470-8.
  • Cani et al. (2007). Metabolic endotoxemia initiates obesity and insulin resistance. Diabetes; 56:1761-72.
  • Cani et al. (2007a). Selective increases of Bifidobacteria in gut microflora improve high-fat-diet-induced diabetes in mice through a mechanism associated with endotoxaemia. Diabetologia; 50: 2374-83.

Sincerely yours,

Seann Bardell

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners.  There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3If the fructose in sugar and high fructose corn syrup has been considered alcohol without the buzz in terms of the potential to inflict liver damage, what about the source of natural fructose, fruit?  See Dr. Michael Greger’s informative Video:   If Fructose is Bad, What About Fruit?

 

Cold and Flu Treatment

October 3, 2016

Dear Friends

We are in the cold and flu season.  Science finds specific foods that are amazing in the treatment of sore throats, colds, fever, congestion, and achy body.

The protocol we use is very effective: 

  • No. 7 Systemic Booster– 1 tsp. daily in a glass of water.
  • Organic Garlic– 1-2 capsule daily X 2. For sore throat, open capsules and mix with No. 7 in water, drink slowly.
  • Organic Chlorella– 4-8 tablets daily.
  • LactORN- 1 level tsp. twice a week. Take extra tsp during a cold/flu infection. Chew the powder to stimulate the oral immune system (it is on the sticky side).

We use this protocol successfully with stomach flu as well.

Food Science

Colds and Flus begin with the mucous membranes of our body— the oral cavity, the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and respiratory tracts, and the mammary gland.  They represent the largest surface area of our body exposed to the pathogenic bacteria, viruses and protozoa of the outside world.

Our GI tract alone embodies a surface area the size of a full tennis court with most of it only one-cell layer thick.  70% of our immune system resides on the inside surface of the gut membrane.  Because we bring in 20 tons of food in a life-time it is our most vulnerable Port of Entry for infections.

No. 7 Systemic Booster (click on this link to see the ingredients in the No. 7)

Lactic acid bacteria and Bifidobacteria such as are found in No. 7 have shown to be able to reduce the number of participants who experience upper respiratory tract infections in the best study to date by Hao et al. (2011)— Probiotic for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections.

The two studies by Gill et al. (2001) and Sheih et al. (2001) describe subjects who were given a probiotic regime between weeks three to six (of the cold) and saw a significant boost in the ability of their white bloods cells to gobble up invaders.  The same boost was found in the ability of their natural killer cells to kill cancer cells.

Organic Garlic

Garlic offers a broad spectrum antimicrobial against bacteria, viruses and protozoaAt the same time it is not hard on the lactic acid probiotic organisms.  Take a large glass of water, open up a capsule of the garlic in the water.  You will smell the antimicrobial agent allicin being forming.  Each capsule contains 4 to 5 cloves of organic garlic.  Now add one tsp. of the No. 7 to the drink (Ankri, 1999; Bakri, 2005).

Organic Chlorella

Boosting the immune system without exacerbating allergies and autoimmune disease is one of the important benefits of Chlorella.  A big part of the front line of defense within the mucous membranes is the IgA- the secretary immunoglobulin A (SIgA).

The research of Yamauchi et al (2011) and Otsuki et al. (2012) not only demonstrated an increase in human participants levels of SIgA, but also an increase in their levels of NK cells (Natural Killer cells) and the corresponding reduction in upper respiratory infections (URI).

LactORN

LactORN contains the probiotic Lactobacillus casei grown in a way to retain its natural ORNS (oligoribonucleotides).  Plus it contains the prebiotic inulin derived from organic chicory root.  There are no other ingredients.  Its dairy free, soy free, gluten free (as is No. 7).

Think of this product as your immune system boosting tool.  Across animal species the LactORN has been shown through research to support immune system competencies to prevent infections cause by viruses and bacteria ( Marshall, 2007).

Bibliography

  • Ankri and Mirelman. (1999). Antimicrobial properties of allicin from garlic.  Microbes and Infection; 1(2): 125-129.
  • Bakri and Douglas. (2005). Inhibitory effect of garlic extract on oral bacteria. Archives of Oral Biology; 50(7): 645-651.
  • Gill et al. (2001). Enhancement of immunity in the elderly by dietary supplementation with the probiotic Bifidobacterium lactis HN019. Am J Clin Nutr; 74(6): 833-9.
  • Hao et al. (2011). Probiotic for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections. Cochrane Database Syst Rev; 9: CD006895.
  • Marshall, W. (2007). Oligoribonucleotides alert the immune system of animals to the immence of microbial infections.  US patent 7,189,834 B2.
  • Otsuki et al. (2012). Chlorella intake attenuates reduced salivary SIgA secretion in kendo training camp participants. Nutrition Journal; 11: 1103.
  • Sheih et al. (2001). Systemic Immunity-Enhancing Effects in Healthy Subjects Following Dietary consumption of the Lactic Acid Bacterium Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001. Journal of the American College of Nutrition; 20(2): 149-156.
  • Yamauchi et al. (2011). Virus activation and immune function during intense training in rugby football players. Int J Sports: 32: 393-398.

Sincerely yours,

Seann Bardell

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners.  There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3The Food Revolution Summit speaker Dr. Michael Hansen is one of the world’s foremost scientific authority on GMOs.  Here is an interview with Dr. Hansen regarding the next wave of genetic engineering- labeled as GMOs 2.0.

 

Dear Friends

Did you know that the Chlorophyll in Chlorella activates Coenzyme Q10 to enhance cellular energy with the help of a little sunshine?

This is the power of the greenest of green foods, and BioImmersion’s new Organic Chlorella contains even more Chlorophyll per gram.

Protocol for enhancing our energy levels:

Food Science

Chlorella is the greenest of all plants.  This unicellular green algae contains more of the green pigment chlorophyll than any plant in the world- 10 times more per gram than alfalfa.

Chlorophyll is the most ubiquitous pigment in nature, responsible for capturing the life giving energy from sunlight.

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a ubiquitous molecule found in every cell of the body; hence its scientific name—Ubiquinol.  It is a vital participant in the chain of metabolic chemical reactions that generate ATP energy within our cells.

How does Chlorella generate more energy in our body?

CoQ10 exists in two forms:  ubiquinol and ubiquinone. Ubiquinol is CoQ10’s active form, able to do its antioxidant, energy enhancing work; and Ubiquinone is it oxidized spent form, that needs to be brought back to its reduced state Ubiquinol to do more cellular work.

When we consume lots of green plants our blood levels of chlorophyll increases.  Bachem’s research back in 1931 showed that sunlight can penetrate through the skin.  Qu et al. (2013) showed that chlorophyll coursing through our skin can capture the sunlight’s energy, resulting in catalyzing the photoreduction of plasma ubiquinone back to ubiquinol.

This means that consuming the chlorophyll in greens enables our body to recharge CoQ10 with a little sunshine, which increases our ATP cellular production resulting in more cellular energy (Xu, 2014).  Just another reason why Chlorella is one of the most powerful food to consider for supplementation of our diet.

Bibliography:

  • Bachem A, Redd CI. (1931). The Penetration of Light Through Human Skin. Am J. Physiol; 97:86.
  • Littlefield et al. (2014). Statins’ effect on plasma levels of Coenzyme Q10 and improvement in myopathy with supplementation. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners; 26: 85-90.
  • Mowbray et al. (2009). Enzyme-independent NO stores in human skin:  Quantification and influences of UV radiation. J Invest Dermatol; 129(4): 834-042.
  • Qu et al (2013). Dietary Chlorophyll Metabolites Catalyze the Photoreduction of Plasma Ubiquinone.  Photochemistry and photobiology; 89: 310-313.
    Walsh et al. (2011). Part one:  Immune function and exercise. Exerc Immunol Rev; 17: 6-63
  • Xu et al. (2014). Light-harvesting chlorophyll pigments enable mammalian mitochondria to capture photonic energy and produce ATP. Journal of Cell Science; 127: 388-399.

Sincerely yours,

Seann Bardell

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners.  There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3Ask Nature!  Innovators are full of questions.  Nature has answers.  If you are searching for concrete examples of applied biomimcry check out Janine Benyus’ latest film:
Life has learned to create conditions conducive to life.