New Study Highlights How to Boost Immunity With Diet and Supplements

By PR Newswire

A peer-reviewed study, performed at Cell Science Systems, Corp., has reported that simple blood tests can determine micronutrients and antioxidants that boost immunity and protect the body’s cells. The study highlights new research on how food sensitivities, as well as nutrient deficiencies, may play a vital role in keeping people healthy. Further, it reports that people with more food sensitivities and an unhealthy diet and…

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Personalized blood tests can aid immunity by revealing nutritional deficiencies, notes study

By Nutrition Insight

Blood tests can reveal micronutrient and antioxidant deficiencies and allow a personalized way to bolster immunity and protect the body’s cells. This is according to a new study from Cell Science Systems, a device manufacturer specializing in preventive medical lab tests that measure how the immune system responds to foods, nutrients and other substances to create a personalized diet and health plan. This “great news…

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International conference on Ayurveda, Herbal & Natural Remedies for Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders

By Pierluigi Pompei

Insulin-resistance (IR) is defined as the inability of a known quantity of exogenous or endogenous insulin to increase glucose uptake and utilization. Several mechanisms have been proposed as possible causes underlying the development of IR and the insulin resistance syndrome. Ir occurs as part of a cluster of cardiovascular-metabolic abnormalities commonly referred to as “the metabolic syndrome”. This may lead to the development of type…

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Medical Researchers Find a Biomarker for Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

By Business Wire

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Although only an estimated 1% of the US population has celiac disease, millions more, 11% of US households, eat gluten free. Celiac is an autoimmune disease whereby the immune cells attack the lining of the small intestine, resulting in malabsorption and greater risk of diabetes and other autoimmune disorders. Strict avoidance of gluten is mandatory for people with celiac disease. But, millions…

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Implementing the 5R program using the Alcat Test

By Cell Science Systems

While using the 5R program (remove, replace, reinoculate, repair, rebalance) to restore and maintain GI health, one size does not fit all. By telling you what foods, phytonutrients, and botanicals are reactive and those that are not, the Alcat Test provides a good foundation to design your patient’s 5R program. Below are four components of the 5R program that the Alcat test can address: What…

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Alcat vs. IgG Testing

By Cell Science Systems

Overwhelmed by the plethora of food sensitivity tests your patients ask about? The Alcat Test  for Food and Chemical Sensitivities is the most reliable.  But is it an IgG test? Nutrition is biochemistry and one size does not fit all When it comes to achieving good nutrition and being on the path to optimal health, individualization is crucial.   As described by Roger Williams, author of…

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Vitamin B-12 Deficiency: The Serious Health Problem That’s Easy To Miss

By Dana Hawkins-Simons

One woman’s health saga sheds light on a condition that is all too common and often goes undiagnosed by doctors It began with occasional tiredness, dizziness and tinnitus. I later developed heart palpitations, odd sensations in my extremities, and shortness of breath. As time went on, I also experienced anxiety, feeling faint and brain fog. Add to the list insomnia, as I became afraid to…

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Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase breast cancer risk

By National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don’t use these products. The study published online Dec. 4 in the International Journal of Cancer and suggests that breast cancer risk increased with more frequent use of these chemical hair products. Using data from…

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We May Not Have to Age So Fast

By David A. Sinclair and Matthew D. LaPlante

We all age chronologically with the passage of time, but what about our bodies? Is physiological aging inevitable too? A growing cadre of biologists is starting to say no, thanks to developments in the field of epigenetics, which studies not our DNA itself but the processes that determine how our genes “express” themselves in directing our cells throughout our lives. If you think of your…

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The Link Between Diet, Exercise and Alzheimer’s

By Sumathi Reddy

In his 40s and a self-described fitness nut, Stephen Chambers doesn’t seem like someone who would be worrying about Alzheimer’s. But when his father was diagnosed with the disease about five years ago, he went to the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic in New York to see what he could do. Continue reading at The Wall Street Journal

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