Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - August 2012

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The Thyroid: What, Where and How

Excerpt from Eva Cwynar, M.D.'s new book, "The Fatigue Solution" The simplest way to describe your thyroid and its function is to compare it to a furnace that is run by a thermostat (the pituitary gland). Together, they regulate how much energy and stamina you have on a daily basis. The amount of thyroid hormone you have affects how well you have slept, how you feel when you get up in the morning, and how effectively you will make it through your day. Thyroid function affects every cell in th... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, August 30, 2012

Nutritional Considerations of Weight Management

Presented by: Ron Grabowski, R.D., D.C.Topics of Discussion: How does inflammation play a role with weight loss? Learn why a high protein diet may be detrimental in a long-term weight loss program. Why should we focus on the micronutrients during weight loss? Case Study Review Listen to the archived webinar presentation as well as download the presentation slides!   Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, August 21, 2012

SpectraCell's Clinical Updates - Volume 6, Issue 7

CLINICAL UPDATE - Omega 3s Can Replace Ibuprofen for PMS PainIn this trial, a group of women were given either placebo or omega3 fatty acids for three months, followed by three months of the opposite regimen.  Symptoms of PMS, especially pain, were monitored. After 3 months of treatment, women who took the omega 3 capsules every day decreased their ibuprofen usage by 19% (first group) and by 53% (second group). (International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, April 2012) LINK to ABS... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, August 8, 2012