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Zinc Deficiency
Non GMO Foods
September Sale
eNews Updates
Well Connect
Nutritional Update
Smart Menopause

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September 16, 2013
Dear Valued Subscriber,   


Did you know that according to a new report, Americans are using more than 10 percent more supplements than they were in 2009? In the new 2013 Nutritional Supplement/OTC/Rx Consumer Insight and Market Opportunity Report, supplement usage among U.S. adults increased from 62 percent in 2009 to 73 percent in 2013.


Have a happy, healthy week. Bonnie and Steve Minsky


Zinc Deficiency Is a Serious Matter.

Immune system support, prostate health, preventing copper toxicity, and attention deficit prevention, are just a few of the important roles zinc plays in human health. Myriad lifestyle and dietary choices, medications, and environmental substances can easily deplete zinc stores.


According to new research published in FASEB Journal, a drop in blood zinc levels regulates the production of a small molecular compound, which circulates in the blood and causes harmful blood vessel cell effects. Additionally, not only will having adequate amounts of zinc prevent the creation of this compound, but it can protect you when the compound is circulating in your blood.

The researchers state that zinc deficiency afflicts two billion people worldwide. Measurement of this compound in blood may prove very valuable, not only in assessing, for example, the risk of developing heart attack or stroke, but also as a diagnostic test for zinc status.

Dramatic changes in some gene activities were found when comparing blood plasma treatments from low and adequate zinc subjects. Then the scientists removed the zinc from the zinc-adequate blood plasma and saw that it had no effect on gene activity, suggesting that that there was a harmful compound produced in response to zinc deficiency and that its effects on blood vessel cells is abolished by zinc.

According to the lead researcher, "Zinc deficiency is a serious matter. Understanding how zinc deficiency affects the body is important, not just because it can help us how to treat this deficiency, but also because it presents a new way to detect low zinc in the body that is faster and easier than current methods."


Steve: There is an even easier way to tell if you have a zinc deficiency. Swishing with a tablespoon of Zinc Sulfate solution (Zinc Status by Ethical Nutrients or Zinc Tally by Metagenics) for 20 seconds. Based upon what you taste (or not) allows us to discern your level of deficiency. Come by our office any time and we will help you with the test.

The War for Food Transparency
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Why NCI Well Connect?

Do you feel overwhelmed by the avalanche of diet and lifestyle information you are exposed to? Do you feel like there is never enough time to read up on all of it? NCI Well Connect can do it for you. 


Utilizing our decades of clinical experience to discern what is fact or fiction, we pore over 400 journals and media weekly to find the ideal nutrition and lifestyle tips that will motivate you to adhere to, or improve upon, your wellness goals.


NCI Well Connect is your weekly nutritionist and wellness companion. 


This Week's Topics Are:

  • Managing Cold Sores.
  • Benefits of Fructooligosaccharides.
  • Cancer Update.
  • Does Chiropractic Raise Stroke Risk?
  • Black Rice and Chia Tortillas
  • Rice and Rice Pasta Entree Medleys
  • Organic Summer Sausage
  • Exercise and Increased Cancer Survival Rate?
  • This Makes Healthier Milk.
  • When Do Children Understand Competition?
  • eInspire

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You May Need a Nutritional Update. 

updateHas it been a while since your last visit? Have you had major trauma or changes in your life that have altered your optimal balance? Or, do you just feel there is one something missing from you feeling ideal? Chances are that you are due for a nutritional update with Bonnie.


If you have had a physical with bloodwork performed within the last 6-8 months, set up a consultation. Bring a copy of the bloodwork and be ready to discuss any diet, supplement, medication, health status, and major life changes since your last visit.


To set up an appointment, please contact us at 847-498-3422.

Smart Menopause

One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect subscriber is that you are granted monthly access to our Action Plan Library (27 plans with a total value over $200) and Special Reports. 


The perk comes in handy when you about to enter, going through, or are post-menopause. Our Smart Menopause Action Plan addresses all three phases of pre, peri, and post menopause.


If you are not an NCI Well Connect subscriber, you can purchase the Action Plans here. For NCI Well Connect subscribers, it is free by email request.

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