Celebrating 30 Years
Bringing the Wellness of Tomorrow, Today. January 19, 2015
Dear Steve,

Did you know 
that Kalettes, a hybrid of kale and Brussels sprouts and Kaniwa, a gluten-free grain high in protein and fiber, are the next hot superfoods? Keep an eye out for them at your supermarket.

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Substitutions for Refined Carbs to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk
No Place for Refined Carbs in Our Diet Anymore.
Both genetics and lifestyle contribute to type 2 diabetes (T2D), a condition of elevated circulating glucose induced by a collection of metabolic defects including peripheral insulin resistance, elevated hepatic glucose output, and impaired pancreatic insulin secretion.

It is increasingly recognized that lifestyle interventions aimed at encouraging physical activity and reducing body weight can improve insulin sensitivity. Nutritional modifications are a must. 

A study from this month's The Journal of Nutrition states that diets rich in refined dietary carbohydrate (particularly those with a high glycemic index and glycemic load) elevates T2D risk. How do we combat this? Replace refined carbs with low-glycemic index/load carbohydrates, soluble and insoluble fibers, resistant starch, healthy fat sources, and lean sources of protein.

Steve: A complete list of high glycemic index/load carbs can be found in our Blood Sugar Balance Action Plan, free to NCI Well Connect subscribers or at our website for purchase.
Today's NCI Well Connect
Steve Minsky
From Editor Steve Minsky
  • The Perfect Smoothie
  • Alternatives to BPA Aren't Safe Either. Here's What You Can Do.
  • New Discovery for Reducing Inflammation.
  • Lower Your Risk of Getting a Gout Attack.
  • All Organic Eggs and Milk Are Created Equal?
  • Facial Injections May Jeopardize Vision.
  • This Lifestyle Choice Is Directly Related To School Performance.
  • Egg Replacement
  • Lactose-Free Cream Cheese
  • Crunchy Bean Snack
  • eInspire

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Why Is Yawning Contagious?
Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
One way to thaw out from the deep freeze is to experience Far Infrared Sauna Therapy. We have had one in our office for several years and it does not disappoint.


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.


Contact us to schedule a session.

eNews Updates
Action Plan of the Month
PaleoMediterranean Eating Style Delivers

One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect subscriber is that you have monthly access to our Action Plan Library (36 plans: total value over $250). 


The perk comes in handy when you want to begin 2015 with most the optimal, intelligent eating style: Jump-Start PaleoMediterranean Diet Action Plan.


Action Plans are free by email request for NCI Well Connect subscribers as part of their subscription or can be ordered separately. To subscribe to NCI Well Connect, click here.

Food Intolerance: Silent Assassin
New Year, New You
Get Back to Wellness

We have a multitude of options for simple fine-tuning or the toughest cases.

  • Balanced Eating 101 (focus on eating style only)
  • Full Wellness Evaluation (with bloodwork)
  • Food/Med/Supplement Interaction Evaluation
  • Food Intolerance Screening (with menu plan only)
  • Dietary Supplement Update
  • Reboot/Jump-Start Mini Lifestyle Coaching
  • Far Infrared Sauna Treatment
  • Grocery Shopping Tours and Pantry Raids
  • Workplace Wellness Evaluations
  • Chiropractic and Acupuncture

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

Snowbirds & Out-of-Towners
Whether you leave Chicago for the winter or live out of state, don't be a stranger. Stay connected!
  • If you need Bonnie's guidance, she is only a phone call away.
  • Read our eNewsletters to reinforce your wellness plan.
  • If you need to order supplements, we ship anywhere in the United States. We use green and recycled shipping materials. We ship probiotics that require refrigeration.

Do not hesitate to contact us to serve all of your out-of town needs.

Thirty years of serving your wellness needs. We appreciate your continued patronage and support.

Have a happy, healthy day,
Bonnie, Steve, and all of us at Nutritional Concepts

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