NCI Well Connect: May 1, 2017
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that sounds of nature affect your brain, lowering your fight-or-flight instinct and activating your rest-and-digest autonomic nervous system?

Listening to nature sounds also helps you recover faster after a stressful event. Many of you have experienced our nature sound machine in the Rejuvenating Room. It's wonderful!

SCHOOL IS OUT. DO YOUR KIDS NEED WELLNESS VISITS?
From kindergarten to college, we address the needs of young people of all age groups and lifestyles. There are so many new and exciting ways in which we can help them achieve or maintain optimal wellness. Schedule today.

ADULTERATED, EXPIRED METAGENICS AND PURE ENCAPSULATIONS SUPPLEMENTS BOUGHT ON THE INTERNET
Metagenics sent a memo alerting us of a problem customers have had purchasing counterfeit and adulterated products from third party sources on the Internet. Pure Encapsulations alerted us to similar occurrences with their products. Overheated products, expired products, labels removed, QR codes removed, and label tampering are all major issues. Read the memo here.

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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Can Stress Be Inherited?

Bonnie and Steve: Epigenetics, which are the messages that go to and from our genes, but not directly coded in our DNA, may be passed on to our children and our children's children, based upon positive or negative life experiences. 

Studies on survivors of traumatic events have suggested that exposure to stress may indeed have lasting effects on subsequent generations. But how exactly are these genetic "memories" passed on?

A study from last March's journal Cell pinpoints the precise mechanism that turns the inheritance of environmental influences "on" and "off." The research reveals there are rules that dictate which epigenetic responses will be inherited, and for how long.

We inherit small RNA messages following stressful events such as starvation and viral infections. This information helps prepare our offspring for similar hardships. The response keeps going in subsequent generations.

Of course, we cannot avoid catastrophic events such as famine. However, we can control the day-to-day choices that dictate our diet and lifestyle. By providing the right fuel and managing stressors, we can create positive, harmonious messages to our genes that will be passed along from generation to generation!
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Myriad Benefits to Buying Organic

 
Well Connect Coaching Sessions
 
One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect Member is that you have one free 30 minute wellness coaching session.

This includes analyzing your Pure Genomics' genetic methylation, vitamin A, D, and essential fatty acids, detoxification and antioxidant pathways, weight management, and metabolic health from your 23andMe raw data.
 
To schedule your free appointment, email or phone 847-498-3422.

We are so excited to announce that Pure Genomics released their newest panel,"Weight Management and Metabolic Health".

The three genes pictured above, as well as one for essential fatty acids, address numerous questions you may have about which eating plan and lifestyle choices are right for your individual needs.

Current Pure Genomics Users
Request by email that we send your updated results. This is free for NCI Well Connect Members.

No, you do not have to send us your 23andMe data again. In fact, you never have to! Once it is in our database, it stays there. And one thing about your genetic data...it does not change. The only thing that changes is how your diet and lifestyle choices affect the expression of your genes.

Not a Pure Genomics User?
If you have never used Pure Genomics before, please refer to this document which will answer all your questions about how to provide us with your genetic data and get started.
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Action Plan of the Month:
Eye-Mazing Vision Protection
 
One of the benefits of being a NCI Well Connect Member is that you can request two titles monthly from our our Action Plan Library (43 plans: total value $300). 

This comes in handy when you are looking for a comprehensive wellness approach to eye health. Our Eye-Mazing Vision Protection Action Plan has been put into practice by many of our clients with great success! 

Action Plans are free by email request for NCI Well Connect Members or can be ordered separately. To activate your NCI Well Connect Membership and get your free copy, click here.
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NCI Well Connect Member Benefits
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NCI Well Connect Membership is open to clients and non-clients of our practice!

One Year Membership Includes:
  1. Weekly eNewsletters (84 issues). We publish our long-form issue on Monday and mid-week brief on Wednesday. Our eNewsletter has been a Constant Contact All Star 10 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 43 Action Plan titles to date on all aspects of wellness, including the new Heal Your Headache 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.

Click here and activate your membership today!

 
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Food Intolerance: the Silent Assassin
Food Intolerance: the Silent Assassin
 
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Wellness Services Menu
We have a multitude of options for simple fine-tuning or the toughest cases.
  • Full Wellness Evaluation (with bloodwork)
  • NCI Well Connect Membership
  • Genetic Wellness Evaluation
  • Balanced Eating 101 (focus on eating only)
  • Food Intolerance Screening and Menu Plan Implementation (separate fees)
  • Memory Loss Protocol
  • Dietary Supplement Evaluation
  • Wellness and Lifestyle Coaching Sessions
  • Far Infrared Sauna Treatment
  • Grocery Shopping Tours and Pantry Advice
  • Workplace Wellness Evaluations
  • Chiropractic and Acupuncture

Consulting prices range from $45 to $225. Contact us at 847-498-3422 or email for details.

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Have a happy, healthy day,
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Bonnie, Steve, Carolyn, Lilo, Elizabeth, Sharron, and Jeannie
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