From eNewsletter 1/21/2019
DID YOU KNOW it's rare that a continuing education course brings new and exciting information that we can pass along to you?
A recent vitamin D course Bonnie attended did just that. When it is en vogue to vilify vitamin D in the media, we're going to bring you a bunch of fascinating "Did You Knows" stemming from this course.
The National Osteoporosis Society defines a serum vitamin D3 level below 30 as deficient, 30-49 as inadequate, and above 50 as optimal for almost the entire population. NOS suggests a large loading dose for a rapid correction, administered by a knowledgeable health professional.
NEW PURE GENOMICS PANEL IS HERE!
We are so excited to bring you the newest genetic panel from Pure Genomics: Cardiovascular Health. There are numerous, exciting genetic clues we can now glean, including susceptibility to CoQ10 deficiency, C-Reactive Protein-related inflammation, caffeine-related heart risk, blood pressure risk, cholesterol risk, and stroke risk.
Can Eggs Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk?
Steve: Consumption of one egg every day seems to associate with a blood metabolite profile that is related to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study conducted from Molecular Nutrition and Food Research.
While eggs remain one of the most controversial food items, we do not. Eggs are a rich source of numerous bioactive compounds that can have beneficial effects on health.
The purpose of the current study was to explore potential compounds that could explain the lower diabetes association using non-targeted metabolomics, a technique that enables a broad profiling of chemicals in a sample.
The study found that the blood samples of men who ate more eggs included certain lipid molecules that positively correlated with the blood profile of men who remained free of type 2 diabetes.
Of course, we only recommend organic and omega-3 infused when available!
Varicose Veins Update
Steve: If left untreated, varicose veins can ulcerate, which occurs when skin breaks down over an area where stagnant blood is not drained away completely...This article is reserved for NCI Well Connect Members. You can get this article by signing up here.
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