NCI Well Connect Mid-Week Brief
March 28, 2018
Spring Break Sale 3/28-3/31
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that Rhodiola extract promotes a calm emotional state and supports strong mental performance, optimal immune function, and hormonal balance?

Rhodiola is a key adaptogen for reducing anxiety. This is especially true if you have a partial or full mutation of the dopamine (DRD2) gene.

Rhodiola improves mental and physical stamina, improves sleep, and reduces stress, burn out, and irritability. Dosage varies based upon individual needs. Avoid if you have bipolar depression with manic behavior.

Take advantage of both March and April sale items today until the end of the day on Saturday 3/31. See below for sale items.

Spring is the perfect time to let the body relax, repair, regenerate, and repopulate. OurSpring Cleanse 3-Day Challenge is a smart, low impact cleanse with nourishing foods and no harsh detoxifying agents. 3-day menu and shopping list is included.

Spring Cleanse 3-Day Challenge is free for NCI Well Connect Members. Simply email us your request for a copy. If you are not a NCI Well Connect Member, you can sign up for aone year membership here and get your free copy today!

Pure Genomics can now process results from raw genetic data through In the past, we could only process 23andMe raw data. For those of who have done but did not want to spend the money for 23andMe, it is your lucky day!

the FDA just approved 23andMe screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, commonly associated with breast and ovarian cancer? We applaud the fact that access to this information is available at a much more reasonable price. For those who have no interest in learning of your genetic risk to these genes, simply do not opt-in and you will not have to see them in your 23andMe profile.

Have a happy, healthy day! Steve and Bonnie
More Meds Equals Worse Health
Bonnie and Steve: A new study of 30 countries over 27 years found that medical expansion has improved overall health, with one major exception.

Researchers found that increased spending on health care and increases in specialized care were both associated with longer life expectancy and less mortality in the countries studied.

But pharmaceutical industry expansion was linked to negative health effects.

This study isn't the first to suggest prescription drugs can pose a health risk. But it is the first to find that the growth of the pharmaceutical industry itself may be associated with worse rather than better health.

The findings were published in the March issue of Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

In the United States, health care expenditures as a percentage of the gross domestic product increased from 5.1 percent in 1960 to 17.1 percent in 2014, which was the largest of the 30 countries evaluated. A large percentage of that jump was pharmaceutical expansion.

Two measures of expansion in the pharmaceutical industry, increased sales and more money spent on research and development, were linked to lower life expectancy among women aged 65 and older, and with increased mortality rates.

The authors could not explain why expansion in the pharmaceutical industry is leading to negative population health effects. However, they "suggested" toxic side effects of drugs, doctors' prescribing practices, patients' misuse of prescription drugs, reasons related to pharmaceutical industry's marketing strategies, or some combination of these factors were at play. Bingo!
Quercetin's Specialties Grow
This article is reserved for NCI Well Connect Members. You can get this article by signing up for NCI Well Connect here today!
Spring Cleanse 3-Day Challenge
NCI Well Connect Members, please email us a request for your free copy. Non-members, sign up here today to get your free copy.
Genetic Wellness Screening

Pure Genomics, our genetic wellness screening, covers 32 impeccably well-researched genes in seven categories:
  1. Methylation
  2. Vitamins and Minerals
  3. Detoxification
  4. Weight Management
  5. Cognitive Health and Memory
  6. Blood Sugar Balance
  7. Immune Health
Pure Genomics tips the balance toward optimal wellness. It only takes four simple steps to get started:
  1. Order a genetic kit from or
  2. Send your saliva sample back to 23andMe or Ancestry. They will email you when your results are ready.
  3. Download your raw genetic data file to your computer. Email us the data file.
  4. We generate your Pure Genomics report and contact you with the next step.
Email Steve for further questions or clarification.
NCI Well Connect Member Benefits
One Year Membership Is Open to Clients and Non-Clients.
Membership Includes:
  1. Free 45 Minute Pure Genomics Screening & Consultation
  2. Twice Weekly eNewsletters. Long-form issue on Monday and mid-week brief on Wednesday.
  3. Self-Help Action Plans. Access to two titles per month from our 43 title self-help Action Plan Library. Full library of titles here.
  4. Natural Foods Shopping List. Meticulously vetted, high quality food and beverages we recommend to our clients. Gluten-free, corn-free, and kosher pareve items included. Updated quarterly.
We appreciate your continued patronage and support.

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Have a happy, healthy day,

Bonnie, Steve, Carolyn, Lilo, Elizabeth, Sharron, and Lori (not pictured)
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