Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - June 2012

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WEBINAR: Correlating Micronutrient Testing with Common Pathologies

Presented by: Ron Grabowski, R.D., D.C.Topics of Discussion: How do these results relate to the peer reviewed literature? Correlating nutrient deficiencies with scientific evidence Back to BioChemistry: Linking medications with deficiencies Case Study Review: Addressing patient concerns Diabetes Mellitus Headaches Inflammatory Bowel Thyroid Function Listen to the webinar or download the slidesAlso, visit our Webinar Library in our Clinical Education Centerto listen to all of our archived ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Sunday, June 24, 2012

Success Story for Micronutrient & Telomere Testing

Recently, Dr. Walter Gaman of the Executive Medicine of Texas, recommended to a renowned supermodel, who recently overcame cancer, to start taking care of her body from the inside out.  He recommended some “cutting edge tests” within their Platinum Executive Physical which includes, “exams from micronutrient testing to telomere analysis which reveals your real age on a cellular level.”  This is a great example of a physician and patient taking charge of their... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Case Study: 25 Year Old Female with History of Infertility

Previously treated for ogilomenorrhea, acne, menorrhaggia, cold intolerance, obesity with gradual weight gain and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome In September 2003, the patient was very interested in becoming pregnant. She was counseled in and utilized Basal Body Temperature charting with adjunctive use of the LH ovulation kit. She and her husband were counseled on focused sex for five days before and three days after ovulation. After more than a year and a half of unsuccessful attempts at pregna... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, June 11, 2012

Autoimmune Update: CoQ10, A New Biomarker for Parkinson's Disease?

Guest Blog by: Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson (D.C.) As I have explained in another post, my father, grandfather and grandmother all had Parkinson's disease. This study shows promise for current sufferers and adds credence to the concept of why cell membranes need adequate antioxidant protection.You can be sure I take several different antioxidants in addition to eating a large variety of vegetables and fruits known to be rich in antioxidants. It's easy to obtain antioxidants if you eat a lot of col... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Importance of Nutrition on Weight Loss

Below is a list of various nutrients that affect a person's ability to gain or lose weight. Zinc - reduces leptin, a beneficial hormone that regulates appetite, which is reversed by zinc repletion. Asparagine - this amino acid increases insulin sensitivity which helps the body store energy in muscle instead of storing it as body fat. Biotin - boosts metabolism by improving glycemic control (stabilizes blood sugar) and lowering insulin, a hormone that promotes fat formation. Carnitine - carri... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Sunday, June 3, 2012