NCI Well Connect Mid-Week Brief
June 28, 2017
Dear Steve, 

DID YOU KNOW that the more active you are, the less pain you'll have? Movement, sitting less, even something as simple as standing up every 20 minutes, have immeasurable effects on pain reduction.

Not only does movement help keep synovial fluid nourished, which lubricates the joints, but in a new study in journal Pain, older adults who did more moderate to vigorous physical activity perceived less facilitation of pain. Even those who did at least some activity were better able to block pain perceptions.

There's a reason why our retention rate is 85% for NCI Well Connect members. The cutting-edge newsletters, Action Plan Library access, and Pure Genomics Genetic reports make it the best deal in wellness (59.99 from 79.99 for a one year membership). Become a member today!


We will be closed Monday July 3rd and Tuesday July 4th. 


Happy Fourth of July! Steve and Bonnie

Official Stress-O-Meter

Bonnie and Steve:
 Did you know that you get an official stress diagnosis? It is based upon a term called Allostatic load.

Allostatic load is the measurement of how stress affects each of us. Allostatic load can tell us what our health situation is today, but can also predict what our health might be like in 3 to 5 years. The higher our allostatic load, the more damage stress is doing to us.

Researchers created the Allostatic Load Index (ALI) to measure stress and health-related outcomes in the workforce. The index is based upon 10 physiological or physical measurements:

-Systolic and diastolic blood pressure
-Total cholesterol (TC)
-High-density-lipoprotein (HDL)
-Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
-Waist-to-hip ratio (WHR)
-Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S)
-Urinary epinephrine

If high, myriad lifestyle choices and resilient behaviors can bring down your allostatic load, such as social support, exercise, a sense of meaning and purpose, diet, stress management techniques, supplements, and much more.
Acne Update
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One Year Membership Includes:
  1. Award-Winning eNewsletters. We publish our long-form issue on Monday and a mid-week brief on Wednesday. Recent preview issue here.
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  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.
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Have a happy, healthy day,

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