From eNewsletter 7/26/2023
DID YOU KNOW that a new study from Nutrients found a large number of adverse health events in children and adolescents younger than 18 years of age associated with energy drink consumption? Of those adverse events, 45% affected the cardiovascular system, 33% the neuropsychological system, and 22% other organ systems. In 33% of cases, additional triggers were reported. The authors state that to prevent adverse health events in the future, children and adolescents should be informed about risk factors and responsible consumption behaviors.
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Steve Shines at Masters Championship This past weekend in Greensboro NC, Steve competed against the best in the world in the 400 meter dash and 200 meter dash in the 50-54 age division at the USATF Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Steve represented Illinois well by taking 10th in both the 400 (61.5 seconds) and 200 (26.51 seconds matching a personal best). Congrats Steve! Student Supplement First Aid Kit Whether going away to school or not, students need support for myriad viruses and bacteria, as well as options to minimize the damage if they develop an infection. Bold items taken daily, others as needed (if tolerated), based upon individual needs. Magnesium Glycinate (anxiety and stress) Monolaurin (viral preventive) Vitamin D3 1000-5000 IU (immune system support) Vitamin C 500-1000 mg (immune system support) Probiotic (one day per week to to balance microflora) Andrographis root (fight infection when it first appears) Elderberry Zinc Lozenges (soothe sore throat, respiratory issue) Zinc Sulfate Solution (soothe sore throat, respiratory issue) Melatonin 0.5 - 3 mg. (sleep support) Alka Support (sour, upset stomach) Steve Minsky MS, HWC As a Health and Wellness Counselor, Steve analyzes and offer solutions to optimize human functioning not only with food, but every aspect of your lifestyle, whether for prevention or healing. More info on Steve's services.
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Upcoming Wellness Screenings
Food Intolerance Blood Draw Options to set up a Biotrition food intolerance test blood draw. By appointment only:
One Saturday per month at Biotrition in Glenview - next date September 9th
MON-FRI 9AM-3PM at NICL Labs in Northbrook
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Prevention or During Infection Year-round infection is the new normal. We are exposed to many endemic viruses including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), influenza (flu), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), norovirus (stomach flu), adenovirus (common cold), monkeypox, and four other coronaviruses (common cold), among others. Support your immune system with our Free Prevent and Fight Viruses 2.0 Protocol here.
Have a happy, healthy day! Steve and Bonnie Minsky
In Today's Issue...
WC Feature* Anorexia Nervosa
It's in the Water
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It's in the Water Steve: There's been a heightened focus on our water supply in recent weeks. Most highlighted has been polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), or "forever chemicals". The substances stay in the environment long after their intended use and have been associated with long-term illnesses including cancer and other health problems. They are praised by some for their use in nonstick cookware and waterproof or stain-resistant products. Others fear them for their potential toxicity. 3M is among the world's largest manufacturers of PFAS, and just agreed to pay up to $10.3 billion over a 13-year period to public water suppliers that have detected the substances in drinking water across the nation. The company plans to exit all PFAS manufacturing by the end of 2025. Avoiding PFAS in Water Soon after the 3M settlement, a study released by the well respected Environmental Working Group found that luckily, your standard carbon water filter (like Brita or Pur), and reverse osmosis filter, remove PFAS from the water. Needed more convincing to filter your water? A JAMA Network Open study found exposure to higher concentrations of fluoride in water and having higher plasma levels of fluoride were associated with a greater risk of dental fluorosis.