Improving the Regulation of Energy Expenditure May Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases and Avoid Pre-Mature Cellular Aging (amazon) (shopzilla)

Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2012

A newly published study suggests, in animal models, an increased activity (expression) of a regulator of metabolism, PGC-1 Alpha, may improve pre-mature cellular aging. Nutri-Med Logic Corp, agreeing with this notable study, adds that credible research and evidence has pointed to R-Alpha Lipoic, a nutrient and a vital co-enzyme in the production of energy, as a viable mean to improve the activities of this regulator.

According to this study, by Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, aging increases our vulnerability to muscle degeneration (Sarcopenia), as well as cardiovascular diseases and that the accumulated alteration (mutation) in mitochondrial (cellular energy plant) DNA caused its dysfunction leading to potentially shorter lifespan.

According to the University of Miami study, the increased expression of PGC-1 Alpha, a regulator of metabolism, while improved the mitochondrial function but did not reverse the accumulated mutation in mitochondrial DNA, rather it caused a small increase in its mutation. Nonetheless, the increased expression of muscle PGC-1 Alpha improved some premature aging phenotypes.

Suffices to say that increasing the function or capacity of mitochondria (biogenesis) results in the production of additional reactive oxygen species (oxidative stress) and the increased oxidative stress would be a contributing factor for the added mutation, in the abundance of mitochondria, as well as the copy number and integrity of mitochondrial DNA in human cells. (1)

Amongst mitochondrial anti-oxidant molecules, mitochondrial glutathione not only acts as key anti-oxidant defense against reactive oxygen species but also acts as a detoxifying enzyme, counteracting a variety of free radicals such as hydrogen peroxide, lipid hydroperoxides and xenobiotics, as well as being a co-factor for enzymes glutathione peroxidase or glutathione-S-transferase. (2)

In addition and according to The Department of Internal Medicine of University of Miami, the cellular Reduction-Oxidation (redox) is regulated by three systems, two of which are also regulated by glutathione. (3)

Overwhelming number of institutes, including the prestigious Linus Pauling Institute, have determined that Lipoic Acid (also known as R-Alpha Lipoic Acid) increases the synthesis of glutathione in the human cells.

Moreover and according to USDA/ARS Childrens Nutrition Research Center, in aged animals, the metabolic action of R-Alpha Lipoic is mediated through activating a cellular energy sensor (AMPK) that can regulate PGC-1 Alpha, a metabolic regulator. (4)

The USDA/ARS study suggests that, in animal studies, R-Alpha Lipoic Acid improves skeletal muscle energy metabolism (PGC-1 Alpha).

In conclusion, Nutri-Med Logic Corp agrees with this study and adds that R-Alpha Lipoic Acid, a nutrient and a vital co-enzyme in the production of cellular energy, offers unique health benefits such as being a potent anti-oxidant by itself, increasing the glutathione levels and most importantly improving the energy homeostasis.

Nutri-Med Logic Corp is a producer of dietary supplements such as a Pharmaceutical Grade R-Alpha Lipoic Acid, a potent anti-oxidant and the dietary supplement of choice for the Diabetics, in Germany for decades.

Nutri-Med Logic Corp is also the producer of the Natural, Deodorized and Concentrated Omega-3, which is also a Pharmaceutical Grade Omega-3;

Producer of PolyEnylPhosphatidylCholine (PPC 425mg), an extract of soy, a pure and effective dietary source of choline and the recommended dietary supplement for those with Fatty Liver and Alcoholic Liver Disease, in Europe for decades.

Nutri-Med Logic Corp invites you to visit its News Archives and Review other News Releases on other potential benefits of R-Alpha Lipoic Acid and anti-inflammatory nutrients such as Omega-3 and What Is Omega-3.

Nutri-Med Logic’s products are Formulated Based on Nutritional Logic, made from the highest quality raw materials that are manufactured in pharmaceutical facilities, encapsulated in pharmaceutical facilities and packaged in pharmaceutical facilities.

It must be noted that the studies, sources or statements above or below have not been evaluated by The FDA and, thus, one should not relate the cause of any diseases, stated herein, to lack of the dietary supplements, stated herein, nor equate their supplementation to prevention, treatment or cure.

1. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2005 Apr;37(4):822-34.

2. Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, Volume 11, Number 11, 2009

3. Drugs. 2011 Jul 30;71(11):1385-96

4. Metabolism. 2010 July; 59(7): 967976.

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    Liberty Health Network Says National Cancer Institute Linkage of Obesity to Cancer Risk Motivates Company to Put People Before Profits with New Promotion (amazon) (shopzilla)


    Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 09, 2012

    Liberty Health Network, along with most of society knows that losing fat is healthy. According to the National Cancer Institute, obesity is associated with increased risks of the following cancer types, and possibly others as well:

    Esophagus

    Pancreas

    Colon and rectum

    Breast (after menopause)

    Endometrium (lining of the uterus)

    Kidney

    Thyroid

    Gallbladder

    One study, using NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data, estimated that in 2007 in the United States, about 34,000 new cases of cancer in men (4 percent) and 50,500 in women (7 percent) were due to obesity. The percentage of cases attributed to obesity varied widely for different cancer types but was as high as 40 percent for some cancers, particularly endometrial cancer and esophageal adenocarcinoma

    Taking supplements to lose weight, generally not so healthy. At least until recently. Liberty Health Network, LLC (LHN) is expanding the brand awareness of their popular Antioxidant weight loss supplement Slim-EZ by offering the product exclusively on the worlds largest eCommerce retailer Amazon.Com as a lost-leader promotion.

    We’ve heard of so many stories about people desperate to lose weight, including taking untested and sometimes dangerous supplements. Says LHN Chief Operating Officer Russell Bly. We have a niche product in our Slim-EZ. This is a premium Antioxidant weight loss supplement that quite frankly has been priced out of the market for many consumers. We wanted to do our part to get this powerful and potentially healthy supplement into the marketplace at a price-point the average person could afford. If we can help just one person reduce or eliminate their cancer risk through weight-loss, it’s worth giving up some profits

    Amazon allows us to take advantage of massive exposure, improved credibility, and an excellent customer buying experience with their eCommerce platform. Because the cost of selling products through the Amazon channel is so attractive, we have been able to pass on savings to end users that we just could not do through our traditional channels. Compared to other methods, there is a very minimal cost of acquisition for new customers with Amazon, said Chief Financial Officer Tracy Grevert.

    Recently, LHN has positioned their Slim-EZ product to be sold exclusively through Amazon. What’s more, the company has held fast in providing their solid performance guarantee to all Amazon purchases. Simply stated, if the product does not perform to the customers total satisfaction, LHN will refund the product purchase price. And yes, the guarantee does apply if the purchaser does not lose the weight desired! Purchasing Antioxidant Slim-EZ on Amazon may be one of the most risk-free decisions a consumer can make.

    Liberty Health Network is one of the nations leading Direct and Internet Marketing companies with a state-of-the-art Global Distribution facility in Tampa Bay, Fl. For 12 Years, the Liberty Health Network name has been synonymous with high quality Mortechem-Free Nutritional Supplements, Anti Aging Skin Care, and Internet Web Applications. The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat, or cure any disease.

    Businesses or Individuals interested in distributing Liberty Products or requiring more information on this topic should contact Chief Operating Officer Russell Bly at (813) 774-8191 or e-mail at office(at)libertyhealthbiz(dot)com.

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      Study: EBV Mononucleosis Risk Increased by Smoking and Family Size; polyDNA Recommends Gene-Eden-VIR Against the Latent EBV (amazon) (shopzilla)


      Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2013

      A new study has shown that people living in large households or in families with smokers are at a significantly higher risk of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) infection. EBV is well-known as the virus that can cause Mononucleosis, also known as the kissing disease.(1)

      This rise in the risk of infection is due to the fact that smoking harms the immune system, allowing the EBV to attack the body and infect it more effectively. Further, people living in crowded homes have a higher chance of coming into contact with someone already infected with the virus. These crowded conditions can also lead to infectious mononucleosis since Persons with infectious mononucleosis may be able to spread the infection to others for a period of weeks. (CDC) (2)

      The researchers wrote that Environmental factors associated with socioeconomic status, such as household crowding or use of public transportation, could contribute directly to exposure risk. Suppressed immune function as a result of stress, poor nutrition, smoking, or other environmental exposures could increase susceptibility to infections given equal levels of exposure. (1)

      The CDC notes that In the United States, as many as 95% of adults between 35 and 40 years of age have been infected. And, When infection with EBV occurs during adolescence or young adulthood, it causes infectious mononucleosis 35% to 50% of the time. (2)

      EBV establishes a lifelong dormant (latent) infection in some cells of the body’s immune system and can lead to various diseases over time. How can an infected person help prevent the latent EBV from causing problems later in life?

      polyDNA recommends that individuals concerned about the risk of EBV infection stop smoking. In addition, because EBV is so common, everyone should consider using Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural anti-EBV remedy, to boost the immune system against the latent virus.

      Gene-Eden-VIR recently underwent a post marketing clinical study in which 70% of Gene-Eden-VIR users reported a reduction in viral symptoms.(3) The results of this study can seen here: http://www.cbcd.net/Gene-Eden-VIR-Clinical-Study.php

      The key to your health is to reduce the level of latent viruses in your body to harmless levels. Dr. Hanan Polansky

      To learn more about Gene-Eden-VIR and the Epstein Barr Virus, visit: http://gene-eden-kill-virus.com/EBV.php

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        Bel Marra Health Reports on Recent Research: Dietary Intake of Calcium Should Be Reviewed Again After Discussions of Heightened Heart Attack Risk. (amazon) (shopzilla)


        Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 18, 2013

        Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on recent research that outlines how the dietary intake of calcium should be reviewed again due to the potential of side effects.

        As Bel Marra Health reports in its article (http://www.belmarrahealth.com/anti-aging/strontium-and-why-your-calcium-information-is-wrong/), while calcium supplements are commonly prescribed to post-menopausal women at risk of osteoporosis, possible side effects do exist when taking this supplement.

        As the Bel Marra Health article reads, the role of calcium has been given much attention in the past few decades, resulting in the establishment of specific guidelines for its daily requirement. For instance, in the United States, the recommended calcium intake is 1,000 milligrams each day for younger adults, whereas in Europe, 800 mg per day is the suggested daily requirement for women within the age range of 50 to 65 years of age.

        According to a recent medical report, the use of calcium supplements should be again reviewed because there is a possibility that its administration may result in calcium side effects. Based on the findings of the study published in Clinical Cases in Mineral and Bone Metabolism, calcium side effects may include a higher risk of heart attack, as well as an increased susceptibility for stroke or sudden death. These findings were summarized from 26 clinical trials involving adults who were taking 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day.

        The medical report also described the findings of another study involving approximately 36,282 postmenopausal women who were taking 1,000 milligrams of calcium and 400 IU of vitamin D per day. In this study, a higher risk for heart attack was associated with the intake of calcium supplements in combination with vitamin D. To determine whether these calcium side effects were due to the use of two dietary supplements, the study examined the incidence of heart attack in a group that was given only vitamin D or calcium. Interestingly, the study showed that taking calcium by itself was associated with a higher risk of heart attack.

        Spokesperson for Bel Marra Health Dr. Victor Marchione says, The findings of the medical report have emphasized the need to assess the use of calcium as a preventive measure against osteoporosis among the elderly. Although the use of calcium may lower the risk of hip fractures and other bone injuries among older adults, it is also important to consider other calcium side effects that may also develop at a later time.

        The report also pointed out that the use of calcium is now widespread across the world and this is simply based on earlier knowledge that this mineral helps in strengthening bones and teeth. However, there is also a need to examine its interactions with other components of the body, including the activities of specific tissues and cells. The report thus presented the question of whether changes in dietary patterns are sufficient in improving the amount of calcium that enters the body.

        The findings of this recent medical report have expressed the need to do further research on the benefits and risks of taking calcium pills on a daily basis.

        (SOURCE: Nuti R. Calcium supplementation and risk of cardiovascular disease. Clin Cases Miner Bone Metab. 2012 Sep;9(3):133-4. Epub 2012 Dec 20)

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          Research Proves Consuming Omega-3 Fatty Acids From Fish Oil Cuts Risk of Alzheimers and Dementia by 50% (amazon) (shopzilla)

          Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) August 25, 2012

          It is estimated that caring for the chronic diseases of the aging baby boomers (born 1946 to 1964) will cost in excess of $ 52 trillion. Expensive new medications for treatment will further increase this cost. About 14 million will develop Alzheimers disease, a cost that threatens to bankrupt the government, necessitating an overhaul in how healthcare is delivered. A fresh approach based on cost-effective preventative measures is mandatory. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses how natural interventions such as consuming omega-3 fatty acids could lower these costs with less side-effects.

          The British Medical Journal published a study on the effects of omega-3 fatty acids in ones diet. Of 1674 study participants aged 68 or older with no signs of dementia, 170 developed dementia in the next 7 years. Those who ate fish or seafood at least once a week showed significantly less cases of dementia compared to those who did not include fish or seafood in their diet.

          Many of the risk factors for development of Alzheimers disease are the same as those that lead to strokes and heart disease. The inflammatory processes that cause atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and thrombosis (blood clotting), are also closely linked to the development of -amyloid protein and the tau entanglements that cause the brain destruction seen in Alzheimers. Research done at the University of California, Los Angeles Departments of Medicine and Neurology by Cole, Ma, and Frautschy was published in Nutrition Reviews of December 2010. They found that the increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, not only reduces death by strokes and heart attacks by 19 to 45%, it also reduces the risk of dementia by 40 to 50%.

          A research paper by Gu, Schupf, Cosentino, et al. published in the May 2, 2012 edition of Neurology stated that the increased dietary consumption of omega-3 fatty acids reduce the production of -amyloid proteins by 37%. An earlier research study done at Boston University School of Medicine by Tan, Harris, Beiser, et al. published in the February 28, 2012 edition of Neurology established that increased omega-3 levels in the blood limits the formation of tau entanglements in the brain, improves synaptic membrane fluidity (affecting how nerves function), promotes nerve growth and repair, and has been shown to improve cognition (ability to perceive, think, and remember).

          Omega-3 fatty acids are relatively inexpensive as a supplement, and have shown no known side-effects. Along with omega-3 fatty acids, benefits have been shown in also taking anti-oxidants such as CoQ10 and vitamins C and E. Vitamin B-complex has also been shown to exert a strong protective effect on the brain in preventing dementia.

          Another critical factor that has been shown to slow the progression of dementia is keeping active. Often, the difficulty in the elderly staying active is that they ache all over or just dont feel good. When there is chronic stress on the joints, chronic inflammation is present which can lead to arthritis. When the stress is on the spinal joints due to old injuries or chronic poor posture, not only are the spinal joints affected, but the spinal nerves also become irritated. This can lead to many bodily conditions of not feeling right depending on what body systems the irritated nerves control.

          Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. focuses on correcting joint dysfunctions, specializing in the spine, nerve function, and nutritional optimization for healing. By realigning the joints, stress is removed, the joints can function normally again, and irritated nerves can once again work properly. The patient can in turn return to normal activities, enjoying life as it was meant to be enjoyed.

          Additional information about Chiropractic and other forms of natural health care can be found at http://www.all-about-wellness.com/.

          About: Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP

          Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP attended the University of WisconsinSuperior where he majored in Physics and Mathematics, with a minor in art photography. While attending the University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, he assisted in research on ribosomal proteins. Completing his Chiropractic studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, he graduated Cum Laude (with high honors) in 1983. He started Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1983. In 1996, Dr. Moellendorf was awarded his Doctorate in Naturopathy from Trinity School of Natural Health. In 2001, he received Chiropractics most prestigious award, the honorary Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers degree, for his thesis The Workings of Innate Intelligence in Obsessive/Compulsive and Addictive Behaviors. This paper was chosen for publishing in the book Philosophic Contemplations vol. 2 in 2002. In June of 2012, Dr. Moellendorf authored his first book titled Healthcares Best Kept Secret. Dr. Moellendorf can be contacted by phone (920) 493-2126, fax (920) 743-1145, email jgmoellendorf(at)itol(dot)com, his website at http://www.all-about-wellness.com/, or send a carrier pigeon to 44.84722N and 87.36416W.








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            Dr. J G Moellendorf Offers 6 Dietary and Alternative Therapy Tips to Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer?s and Parkinson?s Diseases (amazon) (shopzilla)

            Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) November 06, 2012

            Over 5.4 million Americans are affected by Alzheimer?s disease. The incidence doubles with every 5 years beyond age 65. An additional 1.5 million people are affected by Parkinson?s, along with nearly 1 million with other dementias. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath, Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that this has a huge financial cost on society for treatment and nursing home care, along with the emotional toll on the victim and his or her family. These tragic diseases threaten to bankrupt not only the family, but the nation itself.

            There are many genetic and environmental risks that lead to Alzheimer?s, Parkinson?s and the other dementias, but early recognition and natural preventative measures have been shown to delay and even halt their progression. Following are 6 tips that can be used to reduce the risks of dementias based on research from the past few years.

            1) Increase vitamin D

            Macrophages need to remove amyloid-? protein from the brain to avoid tau entanglement formations according to research published in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of Alzheimer?s Disease, Volume 29, Number 1. This process is dependant on an adequate supply of vitamin D. While the minimum recommended daily allotment has recently been increased to 400 IU, this should probably be increased to 1000 to 2000 IU daily to achieve this purpose.

            2) Increase omega-3 consumption

            The increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids not only reduced death by strokes and heart attacks by 19% to 45%, it reduced the risk of dementia by 40 to 50% according to research published in the December 2010 issue of Nutrition Reviews, Volume 68. In addition, the May 2, 2012 edition of Neurology reports that the consumption of omega-3s reduces the production of ?-amyloid proteins of Alzheimer?s by 37%. The safest form of omega-3s is from molecularly distilled cold water fish oil as most fish have become contaminated with mercury and dioxins from pollution. Most adults need to consume 2000 to 3000 milligrams per day of combined EPA and DHA.

            3) Take a quality, food-based multi-vitamin/mineral supplement

            Many vital nutrients are missing due to food processing and growing food in depleted soils. A quality supplement can help replace these lost nutrients.

            4) Keep active

            There is truth in the old adage: move it or lose it. Keeping active has been shown to slow the progression of dementia. This often becomes difficult in the elderly because they ?ache all over? or ?just don?t feel good?. Chronic stress on spinal joints from poor posture and old injuries leads to chronic inflammation, which can result in arthritis. As the spinal joints become stiffer and misaligned, they can also irritate the spinal nerves, causing other problems depending on what body systems the nerves control. Spinal adjustments by a Doctor of Chiropractic can increase the spinal movement, decrease the aches and pains, and allow the nerves to work properly.

            5) Cold laser

            Brain aging is related to the accumulation of inflammation, oxidative damage to the cells, reduced metabolism, and possibly mitochondrial failure. Those with Alzheimer?s show decreased levels of the enzymes superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase in the plasma. This causes inadequate anti-oxidant enzymatic activity to counteract the production of free radicals in the cellular mitochondria. Research has shown that Low Level Laser Therapy(cold laser) increases the production of these critical enzymes.

            6) Lose the extra weight

            A study was published in Neurology on March 26, 2008 showing that central obesity (in the abdomen) during midlife increased the incidence of dementia by three times 30 years later. This dementia was independent of the increased cardiovascular and diabetes symptoms that also appeared. Obesity was defined as a caliper measurement from the front of the abdomen to the back exceeding 25 centimeters. Peripheral obesity (in the arms and legs) had no effect on the risk of dementia.

            Additional information about Chiropractic, Naturopathy, and other forms of natural health care has been provided by Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. at http://www.all-about-wellness.com.

            About: Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP

            Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP attended the University of Wisconsin?Superior where he majored in Physics and Mathematics, with a minor in art photography. While attending the University of Minnesota?Minneapolis, he assisted in research on ribosomal proteins. Completing his Chiropractic studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, he graduated Cum Laude (with high honors) in 1983. He started Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1983. In 1996, Dr. Moellendorf was awarded his Doctorate in Naturopathy from Trinity School of Natural Health. In 2001, he received Chiropractic?s most prestigious award, the honorary Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers degree, for his thesis ?The Workings of Innate Intelligence in Obsessive/Compulsive and Addictive Behaviors.? This paper was chosen for publishing in the book Philosophic Contemplations vol. 2 in 2002. In June of 2012, Dr. Moellendorf authored his first book titled Healthcare?s Best Kept Secret. Dr. Moellendorf can be contacted by phone (920) 493-2126, fax (920) 743-1145, email jgmoellendorf (at) itol (dot) com, his website at http://www.all-about-wellness.com, or send a carrier pigeon to 44.84722N and 87.36416W.







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              Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

              Alzheimer?s disease affects over 5.4 million Americans, with the incidence doubling every 5 years beyond age 65. Parkinson?s affects an additional 1.5 million people, along with nearly 1 million with other dementias. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath, Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that this has a huge financial cost on society for treatment and nursing home care, along with the emotional toll on the victim and his or her family. These tragic diseases threaten to bankrupt not only the family, but the nation itself.

              Many genetic and environmental risks lead to the dementias such as Alzheimer?s and Parkinson?s Diseases, but early recognition and natural preventative measures have been shown to delay and even halt their progression. Following are 6 tips to reduce the risks of dementias based on research from the past few years.

              1) Decrease (or eliminate) NSAIDs

              According to research published in the April 22, 2009 edition of Neurology, patients taking one NSAID daily (such as ibuprofen or naproxen) for at least 16 months, had a 66% increased risk of dementia, and a 57% increased risk of Alzheimer?s. While early studies suggested that NSAIDs may possibly delay the onset, they do not prevent and have no benefit in established dementias. The conclusion is that NSAIDs may reduce some of the chronic systemic inflammation that leads to dementia, but at the expense of liver and kidney damage. The reduction of inflammation is the key factor in decreasing the risk of getting Parkinson?s, Alzheimer?s, or the other dementias. This leads into the next several tips.

              2) Eliminate gluten consumption

              The gluten protein is difficult to digest. More than 40% of Caucasians have a genetic tendency toward gluten sensitivity, because they do not have the enzymes to fully break down gluten. As people age, enzyme production also decreases. The cytokines in the immune system then react to the undigested gluten amino acid chains as if they were bacterial invaders, resulting in inflammation. Avoidance of wheat, barley, and rye, such as in the Paleolithic diet, can stop this inflammatory process. Oats are often contaminated with wheat gluten in processing, and should be avoided unless guaranteed to be gluten free.

              3) Decrease copper intake

              The February 15, 2010 issue of Chemical Research in Toxicology pointed out that excessive copper becomes toxic to the cells by producing excess free radicals and inflammation. When rabbits were fed a diet to induce Alzheimer?s, the rabbits only did so when drinking tap water containing over 0.12 parts per million of copper, less than 10% the allowance of the Environmental Protection Agency. Since over 80% of American homes have copper pipes, alternatives such as reverse osmosis should be considered. Bottled water may or may not contain copper depending on its source. Since there is no copper deficiency in a balanced diet, multiple vitamin-mineral supplements containing copper may potentially also cause problems.

              4) Increase dietary cysteine

              The amino acid cysteine has also been found effective in binding copper to remove it from the brain. Common food sources of cysteine are red peppers, garlic, onions, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. At least one meal per day should contain one or more servings of these foods.

              5) Increase zinc consumption

              The American Journal of Alzheimer?s Disease and Other Dementias, September 14, 2010, Volume 25, Number 7 reported that Alzheimer?s and Parkinson?s patients have significantly lower zinc in their blood. Zinc competes with copper in the brain, helping to eliminate excess copper. The report highlighted a 1992 study that demonstrated cognitive improvements of 80% when taking zinc for 6 months. The study suggested 25 to 50 milligrams of zinc daily.

              6) Increase dietary anti-oxidants

              The July 2004 issue of Neurological Research, Volume 26 reported that a high level of anti-oxidants were beneficial in slowing the progression of Alzheimer?s. Large doses of vitamin E were protective for the brain and nerves, and were even more effective when vitamin C and flavonoids were added. The study also reported that 600 milligrams daily of alpha-lipoic acid stabilized cognitive function in Alzheimer?s and dementia patients when taken for 11 months. Mitochondrial anti-oxidants such as CoQ10 (up to 1200 milligrams daily), ginkgo biloba, and vitamins B12, thiamine, and folate were also beneficial. Many of these anti-oxidants can be found in blueberries and cranberries.

              Additional information about Chiropractic, Naturopathy, and other forms of natural health care has been provided by Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. at http://www.all-about-wellness.com.

              About: Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP

              Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP attended the University of Wisconsin?Superior where he majored in Physics and Mathematics, with a minor in art photography. While attending the University of Minnesota?Minneapolis, he assisted in research on ribosomal proteins. Completing his Chiropractic studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, he graduated Cum Laude (with high honors) in 1983. He started Moellendorf Chiropractic Office, Ltd. in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1983. In 1996, Dr. Moellendorf was awarded his Doctorate in Naturopathy from Trinity School of Natural Health. In 2001, he received Chiropractic?s most prestigious award, the honorary Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers degree, for his thesis ?The Workings of Innate Intelligence in Obsessive/Compulsive and Addictive Behaviors.? This paper was chosen for publishing in the book Philosophic Contemplations vol. 2 in 2002. In June of 2012, Dr. Moellendorf authored his first book titled Healthcare?s Best Kept Secret. Dr. Moellendorf can be contacted by phone (920) 493-2126, fax (920) 743-1145, email jgmoellendorf@itol.com, his website at http://www.all-about-wellness.com, or send a carrier pigeon to 44.84722N and 87.36416W.








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