The Most Common Drugs Are the Most Dangerous

We all are aware of the many potential side effects of most prescription drugs but what many may not be aware of is just how dangerous long term use of these popular drugs really are.

The first is available both as a prescription and as an over-the-counter variety. These drugs are the ant-acids. When you use ant-acids they effectively destroy all the natural stomach acids in the body, make the digestion of proteins and the absorption of minerals almost impossible. What is the result of this? Protein deficiency results in loss of collagen and premature aging just for starters. Mineral mal-absorption can lead to a host of health problems not the least of which is bone loss from a lack of calcium.

A much better alternative would be to use a broad spectrum digestive support formula that balances the acid and alkaline tide of the digestion, thus ensuring the maximum digestion and absorption of all foods and nutrients. The one we developed here at our Research Center is offered through Phoenix Nutritionals 1-800-440-2390. It’s called Digest-Eze. This formula will relieve all the symptoms of indigestion in just a few days by properly supporting a healthy digestive system.

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World Class Athletes Use This Formula

Here at our Research Institute we formulate products based on copious research into the clinical science available. Our formulas are often designed for the more sedentary and middle aged and old group, but we have world class athletes that also use our formulas for training, energy, and recovery from exercise.

In the cycling world there is a name that has been in the forefront of the sport for many decades and that’s John Howard. John has won virtually every major cycling race in the world – sometimes multiple times. Currently he continues to train and compete in his 60’s, winning over others half his age. One of the major factors in his ability to continue to perform at these levels past age 60 is his nutrient intake.

He has been using our formulas for over 20+ years and he states that due to properly replenishing his body he can continue the fast and strenuous pace that competition requires. If world class athletes like John Howard can benefit from taking a Full Spectrum of Nutrients daily, just think what such a system can do for you!!

The formula that John and all of his students use every day is called High Vitality Liquid. The benefits of this formula can be yours as well. Take the formula of champions – High Vitality. You can get it from a company in California called Phoenix Nutritionals. You can reach them at 1-800-440-2390.
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Dr Whiting & John Howard on Staying Active

John Howard Sets World Landspeed Record

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Confused About Fats?

With so much misinformation everywhere regarding fats I thought it might be a good idea to cut to the chase and give you all a simple guideline as to what fats are safe and when to best use them.

For Cooking, especially high heat cooking:
Butter
Beef tallow
Lard
Fowl Fats from chickens and geese
Coconut and/or palm kernel oils
For Salads and other cold uses:
Olive Oil (note this oil is also good for cooking a lower temperatures)
Peanut Oil

All other vegetable oils are unsaturated and as such as subject to oxidation and rancidity, especially when heated. Vegetable oils other than those listed above are the single greatest dietary cause of heart disease.

How much fat is good? Unless you have specific dietary needs your diet should be made up of roughly 30% fat. Just be sure that the fats you choose are from the list above.

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The Most Dangerous Widespread Prescription Drug is?

While we are all aware that most prescription drugs can have serious side effects, the one that wins my vote as one of the most dangerous is not only because of the serious side effects but also because it is so widely and indiscriminately prescribed.

I am referring to the group of drugs for forcibly lowering cholesterol called the Statins. These drugs have many potentially serious side effects due to their action on the liver. Statins can really mess up your chemistry on many levels. Aches and pains, joint pain, cramps, dizziness, neuropathy due to vitamin B12 depletion, cognitive decline due to very low cholesterol levels, and lastly and perhaps the most frightening heart failure!

In fact, rates of heart failure have more than doubled since the widespread use of statins in the population.

You may be surprised to know that your body produced up to 80% of all the cholesterol you have at any given time. The best way to control cholesterol levels naturally would therefore be to nourish and support the liver rather than damage it with statin drugs.

A few years ago I developed a targeted formula for both nourishing and supporting the liver and its job of manufacturing lipids of which cholesterol is just one. This formula can support the body and liver so that it can better do its job of regulating these necessary fats and keep them in an ideal healthy range.

This formula is called Cholest EZE

CholestEze and is available from phoenix Nutritionals 1-800-440-2390

You can learn more about cholesterol management from my video at the link below:
Cholesterol Management

Cholesterol Management

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New!!! Nutrient Evaluation Test Now Available

I am pleased to announce my new updated Nutrient Test, designed to determine potential nutrients deficiencies. This gives us the information that we need to put together a custom supplement program to meet your body’s specific needs. The evaluation is based on your body’s symptoms, which is the language it speaks to us but most of us don’t listen or pay much attention. The test is designed to pinpoint early deficiencies so that they may be corrected before the imbalance they cause leads to a more serious deficiency and ultimately a chronic disease.

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Once we receive the test results from you we call you personally to discuss any issues identified and set you up with a supplement program that will eliminate your deficiencies. Call us at 1-888-454-8464

 

Harvard Scientist Urges Us to Stop Drinking Low-Fat Milk!

Well I have been saying for many years that milk is not the best choice of food for adults, especially when it is pasteurized and homogenized. These processes alter the molecular structure of the milk and can contribute too many digestive problems.

Now new light is being shed on another milk problem – low fat milk and products made with low fat milk. Why isn’t low fat good? Healthy even?

David Ludwig of Harvard says no also. We all are aware of the problems connected with high sugar drinks and the effect this elevated sugar intake can cause in the body at many levels. What has not been exposed is the level of sugars in low fat milk. When the fat is removed so is most of the flavor. In order to solve that problem the food industry adds powdered milk to the mix, which contains very high amounts of sugars. According to Ludwig, low fat milk is as bad for us as the sugary soft drinks.

Instead always use a full fat milk, yogurt or other dairy products.

The fat makes the food taste better and they contain far less sugar, which in the case of milk sugars, can be at the root of allergies, digestive disorders, and the dozens of health risks of a high sugar diet.

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It’s Still Weight Loss Season!

For many of you who started a weight management program at the New Year you may have been very successful already this far. For many others you may be finding yourselves struggling and getting frustrated about now with less than hoped for results. If you fall into that last group why not try a more scientific way towards weight management? It’s pretty easy as we will take the guesswork out of everything for you.

Step one – Click here to take the Weight Management Test.

Step Two – Once we receive it we will evaluate your answers and call you with our recommendations for a diet, exercise, and supplement plan that supports your body’s metabolism and will likely give you the best results.

Step Three – Once your goal weight has been achieved we will set up guidelines for maintaining your new healthier body weight for life!

See I told you it was as easy as 1 2 3!!

So what are you waiting for? Using science in your favor and applying the three core principles of weight management, diet, exercise, and key supplements, you can find a faster track to your healthier goals.

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Health Conditions That Can Increase Risk of Yeast Overgrowth

We know that yeast overgrowth or systemic candida can be a greater risk in those with a depressed immune system but there are other health conditions that can increase the chances of repeated candida or yeast overgrowth.

During pregnancy hormonal changes associated with this period, especially the increase in estrogen, can lead to a yeast infection. It is estimated that about 10 percent of all women will develop a yeast infection during pregnancy. Yeast infections during pregnancy can be more difficult to control because the chemical changes that pregnancy induces also weaken the immune system. Since many anti-fungal drugs cannot be used during pregnancy natural oxygen supplements are often helpful especially during this time.

Another strong link with repeated yeast infections in both women and men is uncontrolled diabetes. Since most yeast organisms, candida included, feed off of excess sugar, once a yeast overgrowth is present the higher levels of glucose in the blood of diabetics can cause a much faster overgrowth of candida. While excess sugar does NOT cause a yeast overgrowth or a systemic candida situation, once this problem exists the higher levels of sugar in the uncontrolled diabetic can make matters much worse. We use a natural oxygen supplement made by Phoenix Nutritionals.

If you have a health condition that puts you at a greater risk for a yeast infection it is essential to keep that condition under as good a control as possible. I In addition to that it would be a good idea to take extra precautions such as ensuring that you stay dry. Use panty liners if necessary. Do not wear overly tight fitting clothes, which can restrict air flow. Avoid douching with chemical products. Use natural soap and warm water only. Don’t soak for long periods in the bath tub.

Taking extra precautions if you have higher risk health conditions can prevent repeated yeast infections. If you are at greater risk you should consider taking an oxygen supplement on a daily basis to strengthen the body and support a healthy immune system. Since yeast is basically an anaerobic organism, the use of oxygen enhancing supplements provides an environment that also helps prevent excess yeast overgrowth.

 

Autism – New Uses For Oxy Aloe

Recently we have been hearing great success stories from parents of children suffering from various forms of autism. Many of these parents are giving their children small amounts of our oxygenated Aloe Vera and are seeing benefits at many different levels.

It seems that a common factor in children with autism is that they frequently have excess candida or human yeast overgrowth. By using the oxygenated Aloe Vera the extra oxygen may be helping them to better control the yeast overgrowth and hence the behavior changes for the better.

We have long known that this formula greatly helps those with COPD and Asthma as it increases the oxygen levels of the body and takes some of the stress off of already compromised lungs.

Athletes routinely use this formula to assist in the recovery from exercise.

These are just some of the ways increasing the oxygen of the body can benefit a variety of health situations. Oxy Aloe is not just for candida anymore but remains one of the most effective methods of supporting the body in the elimination of excess yeast.

Candida Can Prevent Weight Loss!

Yeast infections are common, especially among women. They can be localized such as in the vaginal area or they may become systemic throughout the body. If the candida organism does become systemic it has a metabolic-suppressing ability sufficient enough to make weight loss extremely difficult.

How do you get a systemic yeast infection? The most common ways are antibiotic use/abuse, steroid drugs, and birth control medications. It can also be sexually transmitted. If any of these situations have been in your life you may wish to find out if you have a systemic yeast situation. Go to the following link:

Candida Test

Take this test and call my office at 1-888-454-8464 to discuss your situation with us. If you score over 150 on our test and you have been having difficulty losing weight or any of the many other symptoms of candida overgrowth, we can help your body to safely eliminate this organism through our all – natural program.

For more information on candida and its potential complications click on the link below to watch my video on the subject:

Dr Whiting On The Dr Oz Show

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Calcium & Magnesium miracle minerals

Two essential minerals necessary for a wide variety of internal functions are also two of the most difficult for the body to absorb, especially after age 50. These two minerals, calcium and magnesium, have so many benefits but I thought I would highlight two of these that very few people are aware of:

Calcium –Helps you lose weight! In a study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association it was found that you could have an easier time of losing weight if you increased your intake of absorbable calcium. This study evaluated the intake of calcium over a 10-year period in women whose age average 45 to 60 years. Those who took at least 500 mg o9f chelated absorbable calcium had a significantly lower 10-year weight gain than those not taking calcium.

Magnesium – A factor in Syndrome X – Syndrome X is a cluster of symptoms and problems associated with Metabolic Syndrome, or excess insulin production. These include hypoglycemia, type II Diabetes, PCOS, obesity, hypertension, elevated triglycerides, and many other factors. Studies indicate that syndrome X may be brought on or made worse by a long-term deficiency of magnesium. In a study evaluating those with syndrome X it was found that 49% of these people had clinically low levels of magnesium. We know that trace minerals like chromium and vanadium are beneficial for those suffering from syndrome X but now we may want to add magnesium as well.

Since these two minerals are very difficult to absorb as we age, a supplement that provides them must have several factors built in to enhance that potential such as the pH- it must be acidic, the presence of key vitamins such as vitamin D, and the supporting trace minerals such as boron, copper, manganese and even zinc all play a role in the uptake of these minerals. Recent studies have also shown the micro trace element strontium can increase calcium and magnesium absorption by as much as 60%!!

Check out my calcium formula at Phoenix Nutritionals it’s called Bio-Complete Calcium and it has all the known co-factors for the maximum absorption of both calcium and magnesium.

Why Juicing is Bad

I have been saying for years that the habit of juicing is not the healthy factor that people think. A recent study has finally shed some more light on the reasons why this practice is not healthy. Concentrated juicing of veggies can rapidly raise the level of vitamin K in the body. Vitamin K is the coagulating vitamin and if someone is taking a blood thinner for medical reasons the vitamin, to excess, can prevent the blood thinner from working.

Diabetes: Drinking juices from excessive amounts of fruit raises the blood sugar and can contribute to developing diabetes or making an existing problem worse.

Thyroid: Excessive amounts of certain veggies such as kale, bok coy, cauliflower, collards and spinach are rich in compounds that can depress thyroid hormone production leading to an under active thyroid.

Excess calories: Those watching their weight often think that a juice drink is a great way to cut calories. Not so. Many juice concentrates are very high in calories. The average juice smoothie can add over 600 calories to your daily intake!

Other potential problems connected with juicing can be a lack of fiber since most juicers extract the fluid and leave the solid fiber behind. Lastly there is the oxidation factor. The juicing process forces oxygen into the juice. If the juice is not consumed very quickly the oxygen breaks down the nutrients in the juice and oxidizes the fruit sugars.

It has always been and will always be that the best way to consume veggies and fruits are in their natural state. That way you get all the health factors present the way nature intended it.

Eggs are Safe Again

Well as I have said many times before that if you live long enough you will get proven right! New guidelines soon to be published by the industry now will say that watching cholesterol as we have been taught is no longer necessary. In fact the guidelines will say that the cholesterol levels in and of them, are not a major risk factor for heart disease! That means that eggs, the most perfect food for humans, all of a sudden are good for you again.

Back in 1982 I wrote a paper on the health benefits of eggs and other fat & cholesterol containing foods. In 1992 I wrote a booklet on heart disease, illustrating that cholesterol does not cause heart disease. In fact, the vast majority of those undergoing the bypass operation for blocked arteries had normal cholesterol levels for years! In 2002 we published a review on dietary fats, illustrating the dangers of concentrated polyunsaturated vegetable oils and the benefits of monounsaturated and saturated fats.

This war on fat and cholesterol has been raging for over 30+ years and in spite of these misplaced efforts heart disease is still the number one cause of death, followed by obesity induced type II diabetes, which has increased over 357% in the same period!

If you have elevated cholesterol it is due to a liver problem, detoxifying and nourishing the liver best address this.

Richard Passwater, in his wonderful book Super Nutrition For Healthy Hearts, published in the 1970’s, cited over 50 double blind studies proving that cholesterol is not a significant cause of heart disease, yet for nearly 40 years the dietetics and medical industry has been singing the cholesterol song – with virtually no beneficial health results.

For the facts about cholesterol and heart disease you can download my Special Reports on here.

These Reports explain why nutrients are essential in maintaining a healthy liver and which combination of nutrients you should consider. These may be found in the Institute’s formulas called CholestEze and Slim Cleanse. These may be obtained from Phoenix Nutritionals

 

Stress can be worse than what’s causing It

We live in a stressful world – one of our own making but nonetheless a stress filled life. It has been said that stress is the cardinal cause of most all illnesses and current research tends to bear this out. An example of this is recent research that points to the fact that excess stress may be a greater factor in heart disease than atherosclerosis!

Consider these negative effects from stress:

It makes you exhausted – Stress produces anxiety, which in turn, over time, produces depression. These states wreck havoc with our adrenal glands and eventually your immune system.

It can mess with your libido – When your head is preoccupied with excess stress, it’s harder to “get in the mood” for intimacy.

Stress can impair digestion – Stress interferes with the production of vital stomach acids, which in turn prevent the production of enzymes necessary for further digestion. Gas, bloating, heartburn and bowel disturbances are often the result.

Stress Makes Your Skin Explode – Excess stress causes imbalances in sex hormones. When the androgens in your body spike, acne and other skin problems are often the result.
The point is that stress can affect virtually every aspect of human biochemistry, making any existing conditions that much worse. This means that managing stress if present, should be an integral p[art of any health building support program.

Some time ago we developed a stress formula that supports both the central nervous system and nourishes the adrenal glands, which are your stress glands. This formula helps the body to chemically manage stress more effectively and may support the body in reducing the many side effects of excess stress.

You can obtain this formula from Phoenix Nutritionals or by calling them at 1-800-440-2390.

If you should have any questions about this or any other nutrition subject you can reach our Research Office at 1-888-454-8464.

 

Yeast overgrowth can affect everyone

We often think of yeast issues as being primarily a women’s issue but this is certainly not the case. While women tend to get localized yeast infections more often, men can easily get systemic yeast overgrowth from the same causes as women such as antibiotic use, steroids, and of course sexual transmission. The problem is that often men do not have a lot of overt external symptoms as women do and hence feel that they do not have this problem. Typical symptoms of systemic candida in men would include jock itch; nail fungus, digestive disorders, penile discharge, fatigue, and fuzzy thinking.
In recent months we have seen a rapid rise in candida overgrowth in some children. It seems that certain conditions such as autism, immune disorders and compromised digestive issues as examples, can predispose children to both local and systemic yeast overgrowth. It is also possible that a child can pick up the yeast problem during birth if the mother had significant yeast overgrowth in the birth canal. While children most often “outgrow” their yeast problems as their immune system develops, some other conditions, if present, can reduce or even prevent the body from dealing with candida on its own.

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These are reasons why if one member of a family has yeast issues, all members of the family should take our evaluation test, which you can find the link to on our home page. Parents should be easily able to complete the test for their younger children and see the results.

If the yeast symptoms seem to be isolated exclusively in the digestive area, it is likely that the overgrowth may still be confined to this local area. Classic symptoms of a systemic candida situation include, fatigue, sinus irritation and infections, fuzzy thinking, poor memory, skin rashes, nail fungus, and headaches for no other reason. By taking our evaluation test it not only gives you an idea of the possible severity of the yeast issues but also can help us to better advise you as to how long it may be necessary to use our liquid oxygen formula to assist the body in this elimination.

If your candida has become systemic in nature one of the only means of eliminating it is by increasing the oxygen level of the blood and soft tissues of the body. Oxygen has a clear benefit since it reaches every cell of the body so can address the yeast overgrowth no matter where it may be hiding. Not all oxygen products are the same however. Many products that claim to be “oxygen products” do not actually provide any oxygen to the body at all and hence would be of little benefit in helping to arrest yeast overgrowth. The formula we developed over 26 years ago directly increases the oxygen level of the body in a clearly measurable way.

Gout: No Excuse for Controlling Weight

Recent topics in the news regarding diet contain both helpful and misinformation. During this “diet season” the Internet is filled with advice. One concept being touted right now is that the very effective low carbohydrate diet program causes gout. In most cases this is not the case.

Gout is a metabolic disorder and a form of arthritis, which occurs when levels of uric acid build up in the body and eventually deposit as crystals in select joints, often causing debilitating pain and inflammation. The most common site for gout to occur is in the feet, specifically in the joint of the big toe. Other areas of attack can include the ankle, elbow and wrist joints. Gout occurs most often for the first time, between the ages of 30 and 50. It occurs most frequently in males.

As uric acid levels rise, crystals form that resemble sharp needles, which literally impale the joint and cause acute pain and inflammation. While there is no official “cure” for this condition, there are dietary and supplement methods can help control uric acid levels and prevent or reduce the severity of gout attacks.

The low carbohydrate, higher protein diet has been implicated as a negative factor to gout. In general this is not the case with a few specific exceptions. If the body is functioning properly and has the right nutrients present, protein is not going to be a factor. There are some foods that you should avoid if you are a gout sufferer:

Foods to Avoid:   Anchovies, herring and sardines, mushrooms, asparagus, peas and beans, mussels, organ meats, broths and consumes.

Alcohol to excess should also be avoided as it increases the production of uric acid and interferes with its elimination.

Supplements to help better manage Gout:

Vitamin C. Increases fluid/urine output, assisting in eliminating uric acid faster.

Take 1000 mg 3 times per day and increase if needed.

B-Complex Vitamins:   This group is important in helping to regulate key hormone levels. Take 50 mg of the whole complex once or twice per day with meals.

Natural Anti-inflammatory Nutrients: These supplements can assist in controlling inflammation and hence the severity of gout attacks.

Broad Spectrum Enzymes:   By taking a well-rounded enzyme formula, you can increase the digestive factors of your system, reducing the formation of many undesirable by-products of incomplete digestion.

By implementing these simple procedures, you can help your body to better manage uric acid production and elimination while consuming the diet plan that’s right for your body type.

 

New York AG Targets Herbal Supplements At Major Retailers

For many years I have been educating people about the difference between a quality dietary supplement and the inexpensive “bargain brands”. In spite of the fact that most of these cheap supplements, often sold by discount and “warehouse” stores, never provide the Full Spectrum of the 100+ nutrients needed by your body on a daily basis, they are also often offered in hard tablet forms, which can be very difficult to break down and absorb.

I have also been saying that the quality control on many of these bargain brands is probably virtually non-existent. Let’s face it, it you’re getting a multi-vitamin/mineral product for $6.00 at a discount store do you really think it has everything that you need in a form that will be bio-available to your body? Think again, you get what you pay for!!

Large discount stores such as Wal-Mart, Target, and even GNC have been notified by the FDA to cease selling specific supplements because their testing has shown that the products do not match the claims on the labels.

In many cases certain nutrients were not only deficient but totally absent from the products altogether!! Now you can begin to see more clearly why it is important to know the source and science behind the supplements you take. Remember it’s your body – be selective with what you put in it!!

Just a small sample of what was missing from some best selling products:

GNC Herbal Plus Brand:

Gingko Biloba – Completely missing

St. John’s Wort – Completely missing

Ginseng – Completely missing

Echinacea – Completely missing

Target’s Up & Up brand:

Gingko Biloba –None found

St. John’s Wort – None Found

Valerian Root –None Found

Echinacea, Saw Palmetto & Garlic – Present but in a fraction of the potency listed

There have been similar findings with many products sold at Wal-Mart stores as well.

By this I hope you can see why it’s important to know your supplement company and who is behind it. All of our formulas are tested several times along the way. Retention samples are kept and tested every few months.

All of the formulas I have developed are deeply rooted in clinical science and not the result of some marketing department!

For more information on what makes up a quality dietary supplement check out the videos below:

Manufacturing Policies
Dr Whiting on Quality Control
Dr Whiting on Full Spectrum Nutrition and Mulit-Vitamins

Should you have any questions you can reach my office at 1-888-454-8464

To order Supplements that actually are properly balanced, complete, in the right ratios and that actually provide what the label says call Phoenix Nutritionals at 1-800-440-2390

Liquid vitamins provide maximum absorption

People often ask what are the benefits, if any, from using a multi vitamin formula in liquid form. Well the delivery system is one of a few factors involved in achieving maximum absorption of the nutrients into the bloodstream and subsequently into the cells. Liquids tend to absorb more rapidly as they have the ability to pass through the stomach wall if the pH of the product is acidic.

Another benefit from a liquid delivery system is our ability as formulators, to pack higher amounts of nutrients, in greater potencies, into one convenient formula. Our liquid Full Spectrum formula has recently been re-evaluated and reformulated slightly to bring it up to the very latest in supplement research findings. We have also elected to change the name of the formula from Liquid Supreme to High Vitality. We feel this new name better reflects the overall benefit people repeatedly express when using it on a regular basis. Nothing major has changed same nutrients, same great taste, same convenience and the same Full Spectrum range of nutrients – just a new name.

By using a liquid delivery system we can get a wider range of nutrients into one formula making it not only convenient but much more economical. There is no other liquid supplement on the market that provides more nutrients in these potencies than High Vitality. Each ounce provides:

16 Vitamins
3 Fatty Acids
72 Major and Trace Minerals
8 Powerful Antioxidants
32 phytonutrients
8 Essential Amino Acids

This range of nutrients is rarely found in capsule or tablet formulas let alone liquids. Our formulation is indeed unique and from the response we receive from our users – well worth it. We have hundreds of people who have been using this product for well over 15 years and would never think of quitting.

If you haven’t tried the High Vitality just visit www.phoenixnutritionals.com to see what you are missing.

Eliminate toxins in the body’s soft tissues

A New Weight Loss Formula Developed by the Institute of Nutritional Science is proving to be another excellent tool in the battle against overweight. We tested this formula and reviewed the clinical studies on the active ingredients before releasing it to the public and the data we impressive. So far the first run of the formula has nearly sold out just since December. If you have it on order, it will ship the first week of January – just in time for the biggest weight loss season of the year.

The formula is being offered by Phoenix Nutritionals and its called Slim Cleanse. This formula addresses two of the ten major factors involved in weight loss failure, namely excess toxins and a sluggish metabolism.

We know that when excess toxins build up in the body’s soft tissues it can negatively affect many processes internally. These toxins can increase silent and chronic inflammation in the body, leading to the production of excess starvation hormones such as cortisol. This in turn can slow the metabolism and reduce weight loss progress.

This formula replaces my previous version, which was called ToxiCleanse. This product can still be used the same way as the one before it for general detox or a fasting detox. The difference is that we added herbal concentrates that have shown to exercise a positive effect on resting metabolism, thereby helping to offset the effects of starvation hormones and increasing resting metabolism.

If you have struggled with your weight loss this product may be able to overcome two of the major factors involved in impeding progress, visit www.phoenixnutritionals.com for more information.

What is Full Spectrum Nutrition?

In the past, nutritionists behaved much like their medical counterparts I that they would routinely use one or two isolated nutrients in order to attempt to achieve a specific result. A classic example of this would be the use of vitamin C in large doses, to help prevent a cold or the flu. This can work very well and is well established however over time high doses of vitamin C can cause a depletion of other water soluble nutrients such as the B complex and minerals such as calcium, magnesium and others. Does this mean that we should not benefit from the effects of larger doses of vitamin C? No! But it is essential to balance all nutrient intakes, which prevents deficiencies in general. The concept of Full Spectrum Nutrition, as developed by The Institute of Nutritional Science, includes three essential factors necessary for optimal supplementation.

The first factor is potency. It only stands to reasons that if a dietary supplement is to be effective, it must provide enough of each nutrient to meet ideal bio-chemical needs. In the past many nutritionists relied on this concept of potency alone and it resulted in using higher and higher potencies because the other factors of supplementation were being ignored. Conversely, the so-called “Daily Value” for each nutrient is dangerously too low to produce the effects and benefits of those nutrients.

The next factor is the concept of totality or completeness. Presently, science has identified at least 100+ nutrients that have biological function in the human body. These include amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and specialized antioxidants. Sadly, so many “multiple vitamin” supplements on the market provide less than half of those 100+ nutrients. If you want to evaluate the benefit of a specific supplement formula simply count the number of nutrients in the supplement facts box on the label. You will find that most of these products provide between 40 and 50 nutrients, many far less.

The third concept in the Full Spectrum philosophy is that of ratio. This is not only a relatively new concept to the nutrition industry but also a very important one as well. Your body is made up of over 100 trillion cells. Each of these cells must gain nutrients from foods and supplements in order to survive. Around each cell is a covering called a cell membrane. This membrane is semi-permeable, in that it allows certain things such as nutrients to pass through while keeping unwanted substances out. Each nutrient in your body, be it a vitamin, mineral, amino acid or other must ‘compete’ for space within the cell. Cells regulate not only the type of substances crossing the membrane but how much via a process called electrical potential. This is especially the case with the minerals, which all have a natural electrical charge. Those minerals with a higher charge tend to cross the cell membrane in higher amounts. The potential problem with this is when the diet or the supplement is imbalanced and there is too much of one nutrient over others the dominant nutrient can actually prevent cellular absorption of those of lesser electrical potential. In order to overcome this, our formulas contain various ratios of these nutrients in order to balance cellular absorption.

While all of this can sound a bit overwhelming and complicated, we have taken care of all these issues in our two Full Spectrum Formulas. One is in a liquid delivery system and the other in a micro thin veggie capsule. Both are easily assimilated and taken up via the bloodstream. This way you don’t have to be a biochemists in order to try and figure out what nutrients your body needs. By covering the three major factors of supplementation potency, totality and ratios we can take the guess work out of supplements and you can focus on enjoying the health benefits of doing so!

Natural Cholesterol Management

Elevated cholesterol seems to be on virtually everyone’s mind, from health care professionals to the many millions of people who have been told their serum cholesterol is too high. While elevated cholesterol in and of itself, has never been proven to cause heart disease, it does signal a malfunction within the liver. Keep in mind that 80% of all the cholesterol in your body at any given time is produced in your liver. The liver is therefore responsible for regulating cholesterol production. If your cholesterol is significantly elevated it is a sign of a liver issue. The best way to address elevated cholesterol then is by supporting the liver.

Statin drugs, used to force cholesterol down actually accomplish this by damaging the liver. The many side effects, which continue to surface regularly, are indications of the severe action these drugs have on the body in general. Finding a way to support the health liver is far better than risking the damage that these drugs can cause. Remember that there is a reason why patients taking these drugs MUST have regular liver function blood tests!

Years of consuming the Standard American Diet (SAD) has led to “liver congestion” mostly due to rancid, hydrogenated or polyunsaturated fats and oils. These oils clog the liver and prevent it from performing many vital functions including regulating cholesterol production.

When considering a natural approach, we looked at the many nutrients and herbal extracts that have a clear history of liver support. By combining these nutrients together in the right ratios and potencies we have developed a dietary supplement that has helped many thousands to manage and regulate their cholesterol without the fear and dangers of statin drugs.

Dietary guidelines for natural cholesterol management would include avoiding rancid vegetable oils, hydrogenated fats and other ‘synthetic’ fat products. While exercise seems to have minimal effect on cholesterol levels, it is essential to be active for a wide variety of reasons. When it comes to diet we have been misinformed as to its role in the cholesterol problem. We have been told that it is dietary cholesterol, which is over-consumed that is causing this issue. Not totally true. While rancid fats are a big problem the cholesterol in foods presents only minimal issues since the majority of cholesterol is produced in the liver. Keep in mind too, that a pioneer study over 30 years ago at the University of Texas showed that dietary cholesterol is of minimal impact. Another study took 50 males, all over 50 years of age and all with significantly elevated cholesterol levels and fed them a diet of 18 eggs a day, I posted this report a couple of years ago on www.healthyinformation.com , After just a few weeks every participant had normal levels of cholesterol! Why? The egg is the most perfect food for humans. The cholesterol in the eggs signal the liver to slow production of internal cholesterol and the lecithin, also found in the egg, keeps the liver happy.

This formula is currently being offered through Phoenix Nutritionals, Inc. You can view our formula, which they call CholoestEze, at www.phoenixnutritionals.com

You can also phone them at 1-800-440-2390 for further information and to order.

Elevated cholesterol need not be the feared issue it has become. They body is very well equipped to manage cholesterol like it does with thousands of other functions in the body – but we must take care of it. Environmental toxins have been on the steady increase each year and when ingested, all of these must be broken down by the liver. This excess load has also contributed to the cholesterol problems, which is why we often recommend a liver cleanse in addition to the specific nutrients found in our cholesterol support formula.

Detoxification & Gentle Metabolic Enhancement For Better Weight Management!

Several years ago we did an evaluation of hundreds of clinical studies and then conducted our own surveys on over 4,000 participants as to the possible causes of weight loss failure. The results of these two projects produced our list of the top 10 reasons why people fail at ultimate weight loss. Two of those 10 reasons are excess toxins in the organs of elimination and an underactive metabolism.

Over twenty years ago I developed a formula called ToxiCleanse, designed to assist in the detoxification of the organs of elimination such as the liver, kidneys, bowel, bladder and the colon. People have used this formula over the years not only for detoxing the body but also to help them to lose excess weight. When the body stores too many toxins it can drastically affect weight loss and can actually cause weight gain!

Every couple of years I review all of our formulas and compare them to the latest scientific findings then compare them with mine on www.healthyinformation.com to ensure that our clients are receiving the very latest up to date formulas available. A couple of months ago I took a look at ToxiCleanse and while I didn’t find a lot of new research, it occurred to me that this formula might very well serve as not only a detoxification formula but as a vehicle for enhancing and stimulating the sluggish metabolism that often plagues dieters. The question was how to do this without using caffeine or any other central nervous system stimulants.

Research into herbal extracts that do not affect the nervous system produced several new extracts that have a strong clinical basis of effectiveness. The end result is my latest formula – offered by Phoenix Nutritionals. They call it Slim Cleanse – a dual function formula that can either be used as a detoxification support as before or as a metabolism enhancer, or both.

I have added rhubarb, fennel and cayenne pepper extract for their metabolic effects but by far the most important addition to the formula comes from an herbal extract called Irvingia Gaboesis or also known as African Mango.

Clinical studies have repeatedly shown the benefits to the metabolism with regards to weight management but the benefits do not stop there. A study published in the journal Lipids in Health and Disease, it was found that this herb also helps to lower cholesterol, leptin levels, c-reactive protein and even blood glucose.

What’s really good news is that African Mango can deliver these benefits with virtually no adverse side effects. Even when given at five times the recommended dose the only noticeable side effect was dry mouth.

Other notable benefits to the formula are that it acts as a mild analgesic, antioxidant and as an antimicrobial agent.

Who Should Use this formula?

Anyone wishing to detoxify their body of unwanted toxins as with the previous formula.

Those wishing to support their metabolism safely, assisting with weight loss support

Those who have hit a weight loss plateau

Those with fibromayalgia

Anyone living in an especially high toxic environment

Those working with potentially toxic substances

These are just a few examples of how this formula may assist the body’s internal environment, allowing it to function better and maintain health. By combining two concepts into one we not only have made these many benefits more convenient but also more economical as well since you no longer need two or more products to accomplish the same thing.

If you find yourself in one or more of the situations above consider giving this formula a try. Is it a miracle? No but clinical studies have shown the ingredients in this formula to be extremely effective if taken over several months. You can order this from www.phoenixnutritionals.com