NCI Well Connect
December 18, 2017
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that turbulence strong enough to catapult unbuckled passengers and crew around the aircraft cabin could become twice or even three times as common because of climate change, according to a new study from Advances in Atmospheric Sciences?

The study is the first ever to examine the future of severe turbulence, which causes planes to undergo random up-and-down motions that are stronger than gravity.

The study examines several different turbulence strength levels, to investigate how they will each change in future. The results show that the average amount of light turbulence in the atmosphere will increase by 59%, with light-to-moderate turbulence increasing by 75%, moderate by 94%, moderate-to-severe by 127%, and severe by 149%.

The reason for the increases is that climate change is generating stronger wind shears within the jet stream. The wind shears can become unstable and are a major cause of turbulence.

CARLSON OPENS STATE-OF-THE-ART BOTTLING FACILITY
Carlson Labs recently opened of Carlson Healthy Oils, its new bottling facility in Norway. Carlson has always closely managed its omega-3 fish oils from sea to store, sourcing sustainable, high quality, deep, cold-water fish using traditional methods and gently processing them using molecular distillation.

Its oils are nitrogen or argon flushed throughout the entire bottling process to prevent oxygen-induced oxidation, and they contain just a touch of antioxidants to make sure that the last spoonful tastes just as good as the first.

Carlson Healthy Oils is a state-of-the-art facility certified by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) and located near Ålesund, Norway, one of the busiest and most important fishing harbors in the north Atlantic - ensuring that only the finest, freshest fish oils are delivered to the Carlson Norway location for refining, distillation, and bottling.
 
LOYALTY WELL REWARDS RESET SOON, SO STOCK UP
You may have forgotten that we keep track of your purchases throughout the year and apply discounts as you hit certain purchase benchmarks. Your yearly totals reset at the end of the year. There are only two weeks left in 2017, so if you need to stock up to get your next well reward discount, here is your reminder!

HSA, FSA FOR SUPPLEMENTS AND SERVICES
Did you know that if you have an HSA or FSA debit/credit card, you can use it at Nutritional Concepts? While we cannot guarantee it because every account is different, we are able to process most HSA or FSA credit card transactions.

Have a happy, healthy day! Steve and Bonnie
 
NCI Well Connect Highlights
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Removing Toxins From the Environment Does Work!
Bonnie and Steve: When public health experts declare war on a toxic substance, it can years, sometime decades to get that substance removed from the environment. One perfect example are trans fats.

It took 30 years to finally get our government to remove them from the food supply. We have seen very positive results since. Many scientists believe a drop in overall heart issues are partially driven by the removal of trans fats.

Another prime example is the removal of PFOA, or perfluorooctanoic acid. This was the substance used in nonstick coating of pots and pans until 2006, when they realized it was a carcinogen and among other things, was causing low birthweight infants.

A study that just appeared in International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Healthfound that since the removal of PFOA from use in any form, the rates of low birthweight infants have been reduced dramatically. Moreover, the estimated savings from adverse effects from PFOA exposure was two billion dollars in 2013-2014 alone!

With two shining examples such as these, is terribly disconcerting that many governmental agencies whose job it is to protect the public are at risk of being handcuffed or dismantled. Trans fats and PFOAs would still be ubiquitous in our environment if these agencies had been marginalized.
Genetics
Genetic Wellness Testing & Analysis
Cognition & Mental Health

Bonnie and Steve:It only takes a few simple steps to get individualized genetic nutritional support. Test your genome. We translate the results in a way you can understand. We target your individualized needs with nutritional support that can be easily implemented.

Pure Genomics helps the patient with:
  1. Reaffirmation for why existing patients should continue to adhere to their optimal diet and lifestyle. Genes are the deepest layer of individualization. When a patient is doing incredibly well despite horrible genetic deficiencies, it is a strong deterrent to fall off the wagon.
  2. Creates the last thrust of motivation for a patient who is having trouble adhering to their diet and lifestyle protocol.
  3. Provides incredible proof for prevention of family disease history. Connects the dots for many of our patients.
  4. Is a strong component for new patient screenings, especially for methylation, detoxification, antioxidant defense, weight management, metabolic health, memory and cognition, mental health, and essential fatty acid, vitamin A, and vitamin D absorption.
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Video: The 4 Minute Workout
 
Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
Steve: Traditional saunas emit direct heat. Far Infrared uses light to create heat. Far infrared run at much milder temperatures, but travels much deeper into the body, which is why you sweat more vigorously.

Far Infrared Therapy offers numerous therapeutic benefits, most importantly enhanced detoxification. Many of our clients use it to relieve painful joints, rev up metabolism, and remove buildup of heavy metals.

Far Infrared has shown to draw out 15 to 20% more heavy metals (i.e., mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic), hormone-disrupting chemicals, sulfuric acid, ammonia, uric-acid, and fat-soluble toxins than traditional saunas.

A recent study from Age and Ageing, showed that healthy subjects whose sauna use averaged 4 to 7 times per week were 66% less likely to develop dementia at 20-year follow-up than those who used a sauna once a week. In addition, they had a 65% risk reduction for Alzheimer's Disease.

Recent studies in JAMA Internal Medicine and American Journal of Hypertension found that increased frequency of sauna bathing reduced the risk of sudden cardiac death, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and all-cause mortality.

Contact us to schedule a session.
 
Well Connect Coaching Sessions
One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect Member is that you have one free 45 minute wellness coaching session. Analyzing your Pure Genomics' genetic profile is one of your options.
 
To schedule your free appointment with Steve, email or phone 847-498-3422.
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Action Plan of the Month:
Recipes to Live By
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 during the holidays if you are looking for holiday recipes. Our Recipes to Live By Action Plan is vast to say the least! 

Action Plans are free by email request for NCI Well Connect Members or can be ordered separately. To activate your NCI Well Connect Membership, 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. 45 Minute Free Wellness Coaching Session (visits with Bonnie are separate) for Pure Genomics genetic results or any topic of your choosing.

Activate Your 1 Year Membership Here!

 
Care's Corner Video
Food Intolerance: the Silent Assassin
Food Intolerance: the Silent Assassin
 
Be Your Own Medical Advocate
 
Aspirin-Like Substances in My Food
Salicylates in My Food? What Are Those?
 
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, and Sharron
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