Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - March 2013

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Nutrient Correlation Wheel on Estrogen

Choline - Estrogen stimulates the breakdown of phosphatidylcholine (cell membrane) so those with low estrogen (postmenopausal women) require more choline; Detoxifies excess estrogen via methylation pathway.1,32,33 Folate -  Deficiency reduces estrogen levels; Excess folate is linked to some types of estrogen-related breast cancer; Detoxifies excess estrogen via methylation pathway; Regulates estrogen’s effect on genes.1,2,3 Vitamin B6 - Protects genes from estrogen-induced damage thus l... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Nutritional Considerations of Weight Management

Presented by Dr. Ron GrabowskiDr. Grabowski lectures on an international level. He has over 25 years of clinical nutrition experience that encompasses topics such as diabetes, heart disease, sports nutrition, renal disease, immunology and gastrointestinal disorders. He received his clinical nutrition training at the New York hospital, an affiliate of the Cornell Medical Center located in New York City, and has worked in various prestigious hospitals in the Houston, Texas area. He was a profes... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Theories, Research and Treatment with Vitamins and Antioxidants

New theory on how vitamins work gains attention A group of researchers in Europe proposed a new theory on how vitamins work in the body, displacing the former accepted view that vitamin molecules work directly on cells in the body. Their research, which used radiation and electron pulse technology, led them to conclude that antioxidant vitamins emit dissolved electrons that quench free radicals. They concluded that the well-known vitamin effects are attributed to “vitamin free radicals rather... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, March 6, 2013