NCI Well Connect Mid-Week Brief
June 27, 2018
4th of July Double Sale!
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that in a recent study in Diabetes Care, 40-50% of participants had inadequate magnesium intake? After incremental supplementation, the risk of type 2 diabetes was reduced by 4% with each additional 50 mg per day of magnesium.

Supplemental magnesium intake during chemotherapy was significantly associated with lower prevalence of Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), a common and severe side-effect in colorectal cancer patients. Furthermore, the Nutrients study found higher intake of magnesium during and after chemotherapy was associated with less severe CIPN.

We thought you might want to celebrate early! From now until the end of day on July 4th, get 20% OFF all June and July sale items. See below.

Our newest action plan, Toxin-Free Home, is publishing today!

The EPA says that indoor pollution is often a bigger issue than outdoor pollution for most Americans. Whether you are building, renovating, moving, or staying put, there's a treasure trove of ideas to reduce toxicity in our unique action plan.

Order your copy for 6.95 here, or get it FREE with a NCI Well Connect Membership at 25% OFF here. As soon as you sign up, we will email your copy of Toxin-Free Home Action Plan.

We are offering a one year NCI Well Connect Membership at 25% OFF at this link! This includes a free Pure Genomics screening. For more details about NCI Well Connect Membership, see below. Expires July 4th!

Have a happy, healthy day! Steve and Bonnie
Is Sitting the New Smoking?
Bonnie and Steve: "Sitting is the new smoking" has become a catch-phrase in the wellness lexicon. Whether most of us believe it is anyone's guess.
What we can tell you is that if you sit all day and do not move around, especially in middle age, you are at higher risk for brain atrophy, new research from PLOS Oneshows.

Using MRI, investigators found sedentary behavior is a significant predictor of medial temporal lobe (MTL) thinning and its substructures and that physical activity, even at high levels, does not offset the harmful effects of sitting for extended periods. The brain effect of sitting affects a critical memory center of the brain.

Our hope is that these findings inspire healthy brain habits, at home and work.

We vociferously urge you to adhere to one, or preferably all, of these daily lifestyle pearls to keep you from sitting for prolonged periods of time.
  • Stand up every 20 minutes, minimum. Walk around, stand in place, or do whatever you need to do for a few minutes to loosen up the synovial fluid in your joints and get your blood flowing.
  • Incorporate Exercise Snacks into your schedule up to three times daily.
  • Exercise a minimum of 30 minutes daily, five days per week (as low impact as walking or Tai Chi, to more rigorous running or HIIT).
For the binge watchers out there, stand up for at least half of each episode of the show you're binging!
4th of July Recipe 
This article is reserved for NCI Well Connect Members. You can get this article by signing up for NCI Well Connect here today!
Toxin-Free Home Action Plan 
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 (44 plans: total value $300). 

This comes in handy when you're are moving into a new or old domicile, renovating, or need ideas for making your existing domicile less toxic. Our Toxin-Free Home Action Plan covers just about everything you can think of! 

Action Plans are free by email request for NCI Well Connect Members or can be ordered separately. To activate your NCI Well Connect Membership this month at 25% OFF, click here.
Genetic Wellness Screening 

Pure Genomics, our genetic wellness screening, covers 32 impeccably well-researched genes in seven categories:
  1. Methylation
  2. Vitamins and Minerals
  3. Detoxification
  4. Weight Management
  5. Cognitive Health and Memory
  6. Blood Sugar Balance
  7. Immune Health
Pure Genomics tips the balance toward optimal wellness. It only takes four simple steps to get started:
  1. Order a genetic kit from or
  2. Send your saliva sample back to 23andMe or Ancestry. They will email you when your results are ready.
  3. Download your raw genetic data file to your computer. Email us the data file.
  4. We generate your Pure Genomics report and contact you with the next step.
Email Steve for further questions or clarification.
NCI Well Connect Member Benefits 

One Year Membership Is Open to Clients and Non-Clients.
Membership Includes:
  1. Free 45 Minute Pure Genomics Screening & Consultation
  2. Twice Weekly eNewsletters. Long-form issue on Monday and mid-week brief on Wednesday.
  3. Self-Help Action Plans. Access to two titles per month from our 44 title self-help Action Plan Library. Full library of titles here.
  4. Natural Foods Shopping List. Meticulously vetted, high quality food and beverages we recommend to our clients. Gluten-free, corn-free, and kosher pareve items included. Updated quarterly.
We appreciate your continued patronage and support.

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Have a happy, healthy day,

Bonnie, Steve, Carolyn, Lilo, Elizabeth, Sharron, and Lori (not pictured)
(847) 498 3422

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