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The Ultimate Brain Food

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The Ultimate Brain Food

Did you know that omega-3 fatty acids are the ultimate brain food. The key is to find ways to ensure that patients are getting enough.  When it comes to omega-3 essential fatty acids, the human brain is like a sponge. These healthy fats are abundant in the cellular membranes of brain cells and help support brain cell formation and activity. By binding to brain cell membranes, these fats can help encourage fluidity, which is vital to healthy brain function. Omega-3s, specifically eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), also help support neurotransmitter receptors and brain cell-to-cell communication. They contribute...

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The B Vitamin Homocysteine Stress Connection

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The B Vitamin Homocysteine Stress Connection

Many studies have confirmed that the B vitamins folate, B6 and B12 can help lower homocysteine levels. Lower homocysteine level is an indicator of better health, including the potential for better stress management.   Homocysteine is an amino acid which occurs in the body as an intermediate in the metabolism of methionine and cysteine. Because B vitamins, specifically folate, B6 and B12, are involved in the breakdown of homocysteine, blood level of homocysteine is an indicator of these B vitamin deficiencies. It can also be an indicator of methylation efficiency.   One way that low intracellular homocysteine concentrations are maintained...

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Adaptogen-ing to Stress – Supplements for Stress Management

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Adaptogen-ing to Stress – Supplements for Stress Management

In today’s fast-paced world, many people complain of feeling stressed. Addressing stress is an important clinical goal to support better outcomes and there are several supplements can help people adapt better to stress. In today’s fast-paced, busy world, it’s common everyone complains of feeling “stressed out”. “Feeling stressed” is a general description for feeling concerned about activities of the day, feeling irritable and edgy for no reason, being unable to focus on one task at a time, feeling like there is too much to do and too little time to do it all. Feeling overwhelmed can interfere with the ability to prioritize and be...

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Are you prepared?

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Are you prepared?

Now you can nourish your immune system with an elegant daily regimen of the most advanced immune-potentiating botanicals ever discovered. Research shows that a comprehensive strategy administering immune targeting agents are highly recommended in addition to general immune essentials such as Vitamin D, Vitamin C, Zinc Sulfate heptahydrate, in clinically promoting the body’s natural defense mechanisms.* 1. N-ACETYL CYSTEINE (NAC) is an upper-respiratory powerhouse to help maintain healthy lung function during times of immune stress.* Scientific Research has demonstrated NAC’s immune-supporting properties that can be specific to supporting a healthy inflammatory response to oxidative stress that can potentially affect the lungs.* 2. BACILLUS...

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Vitamin C Overview

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Vitamin C Overview

Although it was not identified and isolated until the 1930s, vitamin C has been known to protect against and treat certain disease states since the 18th century. Ask any health care practitioner to recall the first nutrient deficiency they learned about, and vitamin C will likely top the list. Images of sailors in the 1700s returning to shore with bleeding gums, fatigue, and even death due to a deficiency in this potent, water-soluble, antioxidant micronutrient likely come to mind. Ask any consumers what nutrient they should take during cold and flu season to help minimize their risk of infection, and once...

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