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EMAIL UPDATE - October 2006
-- Aging Gracefully.
-- Fall is Upon us. Ramp Up the Immune System!
-- Make This Year a Happy Halloween :)
-- October Sale!
-- Holiday Wellness Tour


Dear Valued Client

Welcome to our new and improved email newsletter. Once a month, we like to keep you informed about what's new with Bonnie & Nutritional Concepts.

We take your comments seriously. Please reply to this email and let us know how you like the new layout or how we can make it better. And as always, have a happy, healthy day!

Aging Gracefully.
Bonnie spoke last week at the 25th Annual National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners. Nutrition in the elderly is usually an afterthought. Treating nutritional deficiency in the elderly and taking preventative steps in middle-age are crucial to aging gracefully.

We have summarized Bonnie's presentation in the following piece. Feel free to forward to friends and family. Enjoy!

Aging Gracefully and the Importance of Geriatric Nutrition

Fall is Upon us. Ramp Up the Immune System!
October brings in the chill as well as infection! Optimize your immune system with the following nutrients:
  • Zinc Sulfate (liquid)
  • Cod Liver Oil
  • Vitamin C (low acid/allergy)
  • Monolaurin
  • Nutribiotic (Grapefruit Seed Extract)
  • Schedule an appointment for an immune-boosting diet!

Ask us about high quality, trusted brands or find them at our website.

Immune Boosting Nutrients

Make This Year a Happy Halloween :)
Do you cringe around Halloween time? Weeks of parties, school events, and trick-or-treating increase your child's (and sometimes your) candy/sweet consumption ten-fold over any other time of the year. Do you find your child's attention span off, emotional and physical highs and lows more pronounced? More immune-depressed than usual? All the excess sugar and chemicals help to create these symptoms.

October is also Eat Better, Eat Together Month, Health Education Week, and Child Health Day. So here are some ideas to make Halloween a bit healthier:

  1. Trick-or-treating: what to do with all the candy! If you are an enterprising parent or child, turn that candy into cash! We have used the following method for two generations of Minsky children. Tell your child that for every piece of candy, they will receive a nickel or dime (your choice). When you explain to them what it can add up to, and they can use the $ to spend as they wish, they usually jump at the chance. Don't forget to let them know that they can still eat a piece or two of their spoils (if interested).
  2. School Parties or Events: we always recommend kids eating healthy snacks instead of candy. Although, if your child is going to eat candy, try to accompany them with their own candy (free of artificial ingredients and hydrogenated fats) and always, ALWAYS accompany it with a healthy fat (like nuts/seeds) or lean protein (jerky, deli turkey, etc.). This will protect against blood sugar highs and lows.
  3. Handing Out Candy: do your visiting trick-or-treaters a favor. If you are going to pass out candy, try to offer the best of the worst (free of artificial sweetners, artificial flavors, artificial colors, hydrogenated or partially-hydrogenated fats).
For more information on child health, read our:


School Age-Child, Optimized Action Plan

October Sale!
15% OFF Metagenics Cal Apatite!
  • Cal Apatite 90 & 270 tablets
  • Cal Apatite with boron 90 & 270 tablets
  • Cal Apatite Plus 270 tablets
  • Cal Apatite Forte 90 caps

15% OFF Twinlab Allergy Fighters 60 caps!

Order here...

Holiday Wellness Tour
Already stressed out about preparing for Thanksgiving and Christmas/Hanukkah? Let us help you make your holiday preparation less stressful and much healthier! On Monday Evening, November 6th at Sunset Foods Northbrook, Bonnie Minsky and her associates Carolyn Martinelli and Elana Ostrovsky will conduct a shopping tour and follow-up discussion to help make your holidays bountiful!

Space is limited so the earlier you sign up, the better. The event is $50.00 (take-home materials included). Highlights include: Recipes, Menu Ideas, Brand Awareness, Stress-Reducing and Organizational Tips, and of course, answers to any questions you might have. Reply to this email or contact us at 847-498-3422 to pre-register for this once-a-year event!





BRAND BUZZ - Bonnie-Approved Foodstuffs!

Nutritional Concepts, Inc.
phone: (847) 498-3422