NCI Well Connect: October 3, 2016
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that a flu shot being marketed to those 65 and older contains a new ingredient called squalene, an adjuvant that is supposed to hyper-activate the immune system even more than aluminum does?

As we recommend for any new medical product, wait at least 3 years until we can ascertain unbiased feedback about side effects and effectiveness.

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ADULTERATED METAGENICS PRODUCTS BOUGHT ON THE INTERNET
Metagenics sent us a memo alerting us of a problem customers have had purchasing counterfeit and adulterated products from third party sources on the Internet. Overheated products, expired products, labels removed, QR codes removed, and label tampering are all major issues. Read the memo here.

Pure Encapsulations has alerted us to similar occurrences with their products.

We are not a third party vendor. We are an authorized vendor for Metagenics and Pure Encapsulations.

Have a happy, healthy day. Steve and Bonnie
 
NCI Well Connect Highlights
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Prenatals Lower Pregnancy Loss by 55 Percent
Bonnie and Steve: Taking a prenatal multivitamin every single day during pregnancy may reduce the risk of losing the baby by 55%, compared to not taking a multivitamin. 

Researchers in the Cochrane Review indicated that this risk reduction increased to 79% for adherence during early pregnancy.

The incidence of pregnancy loss among couples who achieved a recognized pregnancy during the study was 28%. Age was a significant risk factor, with a great risk of pregnancy loss in women over 35. Pregnancy loss risk was higher women had more than two caffeinated beverages per day.

The findings are supportive of the need for ongoing efforts to ensure couples receive preconception guidance. We now know that optimizing parents for conception is absolutely critical for instilling offspring with all health advantages they are entitled to.

On another note, the Unites States Preventive Task Force maintained their current recommendation that all women during childbearing years should be supplementing with 400 to 800 micrograms to prevent neural tube defects.

The only problem we have with this directive is that they failed to mention the MTHFR genetic deficiency that many women have. This deficiency does not allow them to break down folic acid into its absorbable forms.

The USPTF should recommend that all women in childbearing years be screened for this deficiency so that they can supplement with the activated form of folate, 5-MTHF.
Genetics
Genetic Wellness Testing & Analysis
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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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Video: Dietary Supplement Safety
 
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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Pure Genomics Evaluation
One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect Member is that you have 30 minutes of free wellness coaching sessions.

The perk comes in handy when you want us to analyze your genetic methylation, vitamin A & D, and detoxification and antioxidant pathways.
 
To schedule your free appointment with Steve, email or phone 847-498-3422. An appointment with Bonnie is $75.
 
ActionPlanAction Plan of the Month:
Improve Your Mood
One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect Member is that you can request two titles monthly from our our Action Plan Library (42 plans: total value $300). 

This comes in handy when we are heading into Seasonal Affective Disorder territory.

Our Improve Your Mood Action Plan will offer up techniques to improve or maintain a positive mood.

Action Plans are free by email request for NCI Well Connect Members or can be ordered separately. To activate your NCI Well Connect Membership today and get your free copy, click here.
 
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Exercise With Less Soreness
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One Year Membership Includes:
  1. Weekly eNewsletters (84 issues). We publish our long-form issue on Monday and a Mid-Week Brief on Wednesday. Our eNewsletter has been honored with the Constant Contact All Star 9 years in a row.
  2. Self-Help Action Plans. Access to two titles per month from our self-help Action Plan Library. There are currently 42 Action Plan titles to date on all aspects of wellness, including the new Eye-Mazing Vision Protection Action Plan. You can view the list here.
  3. Natural Foods Shopping List. Updated quarterly, our Natural Foods Shopping List includes only the most meticulously vetted, highest quality food and beverage products that we recommend to our clients. These include gluten-free, corn-free, and kosher pareve items.
  4. 30 Minute Free Wellness Coaching Session (visits with Bonnie are separate) for Pure Genomics genetic results or any topic of your choosing.

The approximate cost for all of this? One dollar a week! Quite a bargain for this volume of expert wellness advice.


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