NCI Well Connect: October 17, 2016
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that science continues to build supporting BLIS K12 probiotic strain and its oral hygiene benefits? You may recall reading about this well-researched strain, streptococcus salivarius, in past newsletters for balancing bad strep bacteria in the oral and nasal cavities.

The latest study, in Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry, focused on children with bad breath. In boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 9, all chosen for exhibiting mild­ to­ strong oral malodor, found that supplementation of BLIS K12 reduced oral malodor, to varying degrees, in virtually every child.

HYLAND'S PULLS TEETHING TABLETS AND GELS IN THE US
Due to a recent FDA warning about the products, Hyland's has decided to pull them from all USA shelves. Here is their letter to customers.

Have a happy, healthy day. Steve and Bonnie
 
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Getting Enough Vitamins A and C? Your Genes Depend Upon It
Bonnie and Steve: Vitamins A and C aren't just good for your health, they affect your DNA as well. Researchers in a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study published last week have discovered how vitamins A and C act to modify the epigenetic memory held by cells.

This discovery is hugely significant for regenerative medicine and our ability to reprogram cells from one identity to another. In essence, these nutrients can wipe away negative memories from previous health issues not just in ourselves, but from our ancestors.

For example, if depression is part of your family history, there is a genetic component. However, that genetic component does not have to act negatively if its expression (epigenetics) is wiped away/ neutralized with optimal diet, nutrients, and lifestyle.

How much more exciting does it get than removing negative epigenetic health memories about yourself? Better yet, you are rewriting the health history of future generations!

So how we can we know if and how much vitamin A and C we need to positively influence our epigenetic memories?

Our Pure Genomics panel screens for how well you absorb vitamin A and how much vitamin C you may need to address three C-dependent genetic pathways.
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Bonnie and Steve: It only takes a few simple steps to get individualized genetic nutritional support. Test your genome. We translate the results in a way you can understand. We target your individualized needs with nutritional support that can be easily implemented.

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Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
It is always the right time to experience Far Infrared Sauna Therapy. Traditional saunas emit direct heat. Far Infrared uses light to create heat. Far infrared run at much milder temperatures, but travels much deeper into the body, which is why you sweat more vigorously. Sweating is the body's safe and natural way to heal and detoxify.

 

Aside from the fact that you are taking one hour out of your busy lives to relax, Far Infrared Therapy offers numerous therapeutic benefits, most importantly enhanced detoxification. Many clients use it to relieve painful joints, rev up metabolism, and remove buildup of heavy metals.

 

Sweat samples reveal traces of a number of toxins, including mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic, and some hormone-disrupting chemicals. Far Infrared has shown to draw out 15 to 20% more heavy metals, sulfuric acid, ammonia, uric-acid, and fat-soluble toxins than traditional saunas.

 

A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine found that increased frequency of sauna bathing reduced the risk of sudden cardiac death, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality.


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The perk comes in handy when you want us to analyze your genetic methylation, vitamin A & D, and detoxification and antioxidant pathways.
 
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Headaches
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This comes in handy when you are looking ways to naturally prevent headaches.

Our Headache Action Plan addresses any type of headache wth dietary and nutrient recommendations.

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