No. 4 Systemic Booster

Dear Friends                                                                                                                                                      WL Low Cropped Jpeg

Weight-Less is a smart formula for less weight and more energy.

Weight-Less is Wild Crafted (seaweeds), Organic (seaweeds), Vegan, Kosher, Non GMO, and Gluten Free. Take 1-2 capsules a half hour before meals.

Food Science

Marine algae, in particular, wild brown seaweed such as kelp and bladderwrack are shown to lower the glycemic load of complex and simple carbohydrates for better insulin management, as well as offer a power-filled phenolic activity for antioxidant and anti-inflammation effect (Roy et al., 2011). 7-Keto has been used for many years to turn on fat burning mechanism and offer an effective and safe way to lose weight (Bobyleva et al., 1997). Together, Weight-Less promotes a sustained energy level throughout the day as it modulates carbohydrate digestion and absorption for better weight management and metabolic health (Gabbia et al., 2017; Catarino et al., 2017).*

Weight management is essential to our health, yet difficult to achieve. Research has correlated excess body fat with metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood sugar, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglycerides. These metabolic syndrome factors are found to increase the risk for cardiovascular issues, obesity, diabetes, and cancer (American Heart Association, 2017; National Cancer Institute, 2017). In fact, metabolic syndrome is now a growing public health concern worldwide (Wright et al., 2017; Calton et al., 2014).*

Inflammation is also shown in research to link obesity and cardio–metabolic risks for obese and non-obese individuals (Phillips & Perry, 2013). Hence, a diet of whole plants rich in phenols is shown in research to offer anti-inflammatory benefits (Wright et al., 2017; McAnulty et al., 2014). Weight-Less is comprised of wildcrafted brown seaweeds shown in research to offer potent phenols with high total antioxidant potency, antidiabetic properties, and anti-inflammatory potential (Gabbia et al., 2017; Catarino et al., 2017; Pantidos et al., 2014; Bahar et al., 2012).*

Studies have linked low glycemic index to improved cardiovascular health, blood sugar control, weight control, and even skin health (McMillan-Price et al., 2006, Barclay et al., 2008, Hare-Bruun et al., 2006; Smith et al., 2007, respectively). For this reason, 250 mg of brown seaweed extracts of kelp and bladderwrack is used half an hour before meals to aid carbohydrate digestion and assimilation; shifting high glycemic index food to one typical of a low glycemic index food (Paradis et al., 2011; Roy et al., 2011; Bérubé et al., 2014). Studies find supplementing with brown seaweed before meals to help slow down the digestion of whole or simple carbs to significantly reduce blood glucose for overall glycemic control (Gabbia et al., 2017; Bérubé et al., 2014; Kim et al., 2014; Lamarche et al., 2010). Glycemic control supports a consistent metabolic health and weight management.*

7-Keto DHEA, or 7-oxo DHEA is named after the compound 3-acetyl-7-oxo dehydroepiandrosterone, a substance found naturally in the body that is metabolized from the hormone DHEA (Marwah et al., 2002). Studies have indicated that 7-Keto is stable (does not convert to testosterone or estrogens), safe and effective as part of a weight loss program (Lardy et al., 1995, Davidson et al., 2000; Humanetics Corps, 2005, respectively). In fact, 7-Keto has shown in studies to activate 3 thermogenic enzymes, known to help the body convert stored fat to energy (Zenk et al., 2007, 2004). But since levels of DHEA and 7-oxo decline in our body with age, supplementation with 7-Keto helps maintain healthy levels for weight management (Lardy et al., 1998; 1995).*

In the pre-clinical development (see Bobyleva et al., 1993), 7-Keto was found to behave similarly to the thyroid hormone which also activates the thermogenic enzymes in our body. 7-oxo DHEA showed similar ability to restore mitochondrial function (Bobyleva et al., 1997) and support weight loss by enhancing thermogenic enzyme activity.*

Clinical trials have been ongoing since 1999, in specific, two randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled (“RDBPC”) in 1999 and 2000 have shown that 7-keto significantly increased weight loss over a period of eight weeks compared to the placebo group (Zenk et al., 2002; see also Kaiman et al., 2000; Bobyleva et al., 1997).*

Thermogenesis is the creation of heat in the body; a form of energy that is produced when we eat and metabolize food. Kaiman et al. (2000; see also Zenk et al., 2002) conducted a RDBPC study of 30 healthy overweight adults for 8 weeks. The group taking the supplement of 7-Keto showed a significantly reduced body weight. The study included exercise (three times a week) and a reduced caloric diet for both placebo and 7-Keto groups. Zenk et al. (2004; 2007) similarly found that 7-Keto increased metabolism, which is shown in research to promote weight loss and support the management of weight overall. By up-regulating the activity of fat burning enzymes (the thermogenic effect), energy expenditure is increased, enhancing the process of weight loss (Gomez et al., 2002).*

Moreover, 7-oxo DHEA is also shown in research to enhance memory in young and old rats (Shi et al., 2000), immune modulation in older men (Hampl et al., 2000), and significantly enhance depressive symptoms and hypo-immunity of mice when induced by chronic mild stress (Liu et al., 2003).*

Weight-Less combines brown seaweed extracts of kelp and bladderwrack with 7-Keto to support weight loss. The formula enhances the body’s ability to burn fat more efficiently, create energy, and promote metabolic health. Together with a primarily whole food plant-based diet (see green facts below) and reasonable exercise, managing weight is healthy and even joyful. *

References:

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  • Bahar, B., O’Doherty, J. V., Hayes, M., & Sweeney, T. (2012). Extracts of brown seaweeds can attenuate the bacterial lipopolysaccharide-induced pro-inflammatory response in the porcine colon ex vivo. Journal of animal science, 90(Supplement_4), 46-48. Abstract
  • Bobyleva, V., Bellei, M., Kneer, N., & Lardy, H. (1997). The effects of the ergosteroid 7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone on mitochondrial membrane potential: possible relationship to thermogenesis. Archives of biochemistry and biophysics, 341(1), 122-128. https://doi.org/10.1006/abbi.1997.9955
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  • Catarino, M. D., Silva, A., & Cardoso, S. M. (2017). Fucaceae: A source of bioactive phlorotannins. International journal of molecular sciences, 18(6), 1327. Article
  • Chai, W., Morimoto, Y., Cooney, R. V., Franke, A. A., Shvetsov, Y. B., Le Marchand, L., … & Maskarinec, G. (2017). Dietary Red and Processed Meat Intake and Markers of Adiposity and Inflammation: The Multiethnic Cohort Study. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 36(5), 378-385. DOI:10.1080/07315724.2017.1318317
  • Davidson, M., Marwah, A., Sawchuk, R. J., & Maki, K. (2000). Safety and pharmacokinetic study with escalating doses of 3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone in healthy male volunteers. Clinical and investigative medicine, 23(5), 300. Abstract
  • Gabbia, D., Dall’Acqua, S., Di Gangi, I. M., Bogialli, S., Caputi, V., Albertoni, L., … & De Martin, S. (2017). The Phytocomplex from Fucus vesiculosus and Ascophyllum nodosum Controls Postprandial Plasma Glucose Levels: An In Vitro and In Vivo Study in a Mouse Model of NASH. Marine drugs, 15(2), 41. DOI:10.3390/md15020041
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  • Gomez, F. E., Miyazaki, M., Kim, Y. C., Marwah, P., Lardy, H. A., Ntambi, J. M., & Fox, B. G. (2002). Molecular differences caused by differentiation of 3T3-L1 preadipocytes in the presence of either dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or 7-oxo-DHEA. Biochemistry, 41(17), 5473-5482. Abstract
  • Hare-Bruun, H., Flint, A., & Heitmann, B. L. (2006). Glycemic index and glycemic load in relation to changes in body weight, body fat distribution, and body composition in adult Danes. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 84(4), 871-879. Abstract
  • Hampl, R., Lapcik, O., Hill, M., Klak, J., Kasal, A., Novacek, A., … & Starka, L. (2000). 7-Hydroxydehydroepiandrosterone-a natural antiglucocorticoid and a candidate for steroid replacement therapy?. Physiological Research, 49, S107-S112. Article
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  • Kahleova, H., Levin, S., & Barnard, N. (2017). Cardio-Metabolic Benefits of Plant-Based Diets. Nutrients, 9(8), 848. DOI:10.3390/nu9080848
  • Kaiman, D. S., Colker, C. M., Swain, M. A., Torina, G. C., & Shi, Q. (2000). A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone in healthy overweight adults. Current therapeutic research, 61(7), 435-442. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0011-393X(00)80026-0
  • Kim, K. T., Rioux, L. E., & Turgeon, S. L. (2014). Alpha-amylase and alpha-glucosidase inhibition is differentially modulated by fucoidan obtained from Fucus vesiculosus and Ascophyllum nodosum. Phytochemistry, 98, 27-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2013.12.003
  • Lamarche, B., Paradis, M. È., & Couture, P. (2010). Study of the acute impact of polyphenols from brown seaweeds on glucose control in healthy men and women. The FASEB Journal, 24(1 Supplement), 209-4. Abstract
  • Lamont, B. J., Waters, M. F., & Andrikopoulos, S. (2016). A low-carbohydrate high-fat diet increases weight gain and does not improve glucose tolerance, insulin secretion or β-cell mass in NZO mice. Nutrition & diabetes, 6(2), e194. DOI: 10.1038/nutd.2016.2
  • Lardy, H., Partridge, B., Kneer, N., & Wei, Y. (1995). Ergosteroids: induction of thermogenic enzymes in liver of rats treated with steroids derived from dehydroepiandrosterone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 92(14), 6617-6619. Abstract
  • Lardy, H., Kneer, N., Wei, Y., Partridge, B., & Marwah, P. (1998). Ergosteroids II: biologically active metabolites and synthetic derivatives of dehydroepiandrosterone. Steroids, 63(3), 158-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0039-128X(97)00159-1
  • Liu, Y. Y., Yang, N., Kong, L. N., & Zuo, P. P. (2003). Effects of 7-oxo-DHEA treatment on the immunoreactivity of BALB/c mice subjected to chronic mild stress. Yao xue xue bao= Acta pharmaceutica Sinica, 38(12), 881-884. Abstract
  • Lutsey, P. L., Steffen, L. M., & Stevens, J. (2008). Dietary intake and the development of the metabolic syndrome. The Atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Circulation, 117(6), 754-761. DOI:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.71615
  • Marwah, A., Marwah, P., & Lardy, H. (2002). Ergosteroids: VI. Metabolism of dehydroepiandrosterone by rat liver in vitro: a liquid chromatographic–mass spectrometric study. Journal of Chromatography B, 767(2), 285-299. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1570-0232(01)00570-0
  • McAnulty, L.S., Collier, S.R., Landram, M.J., Whittaker, D.S., Isaacs, S.E., Klemka, J.M… McAnulty, S.R. (2014). Six weeks daily ingestion of whole blueberry powder increases natural killer cell counts and reduces arterial stiffness in sedentary males and females. Nutr Res, 34 (7), 577-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.nutres.2014.07.002
  • McMillan-Price, J., Petocz, P., Atkinson, F., O’Neill, K., Samman, S., Steinbeck, K., … & Brand-Miller, J. (2006). Comparison of 4 diets of varying glycemic load on weight loss and cardiovascular risk reduction in overweight and obese young adults: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of internal medicine, 166(14), 1466-1475. Article
  • Pantidos, N., Boath, A., Lund, V., Conner, S., & McDougall, G. J. (2014). Phenolic-rich extracts from the edible seaweed, ascophyllum nodosum, inhibit α-amylase and α-glucosidase: Potential anti-hyperglycemic effects. Journal of Functional Foods, 10, 201-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jff.2014.06.018
  • Paradis, M. E., Couture, P., & Lamarche, B. (2011). A randomised crossover placebo-controlled trial investigating the effect of brown seaweed (Ascophyllum nodosum and Fucus vesiculosus) on postchallenge plasma glucose and insulin levels in men and women. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 36(6), 913-919. DOI:10.1139/h11-115
  • Phillips, C. M., & Perry, I. J. (2013). Does inflammation determine metabolic health status in obese and nonobese adults?. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 98(10), E1610-E1619. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2013-2038
  • Roy, M. C., Anguenot, R., Fillion, C., Beaulieu, M., Bérubé, J., & Richard, D. (2011). Effect of a commercially-available algal phlorotannins extract on digestive enzymes and carbohydrate absorption in vivo. Food research international, 44(9), 3026-3029. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2011.07.023
  • Satija, A., Bhupathiraju, S. N., Spiegelman, D., Chiuve, S. E., Manson, J. E., Willett, W., … & Hu, F. B. (2017). Healthful and unhealthful plant-based diets and the risk of coronary heart disease in US adults. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 70(4), 411-422. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.05.047
  • Shi, J., Schulze, S., & Lardy, H. A. (2000). The effect of 7-oxo-DHEA acetate on memory in young and old C57BL/6 mice. Steroids, 65(3), 124-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0039-128X(99)00094-X
  • Smith, R. N., Mann, N. J., Braue, A., Mäkeläinen, H., & Varigos, G. A. (2007). A low-glycemic-load diet improves symptoms in acne vulgaris patients: a randomized controlled trial. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 86(1), 107-115. Abstract
  • Šulcová, J., Hill, M., Mašek, Z., Češka, R., Nováček, A., Hampl, R., & Starka, L. (2001). Effects of transdermal application of 7-oxo-DHEA on the levels of steroid hormones, gonadotropins and lipids in healthy men. Physiol Res, 50, 9-18. Article
  • Tilman, D., & Clark, M. (2014). Global diets link environmental sustainability and human health. Nature, 515(7528), 518-522. Article
  • Turner, K. M., Keogh, J. B., Meikle, P. J., & Clifton, P. M. (2017). Changes in Lipids and Inflammatory Markers after Consuming Diets High in Red Meat or Dairy for Four Weeks. Nutrients, 9(8). DOI:  10.3390/nu9080886
  • United Nation News Centre. (2016). UN study urges governments to develop guidelines that promote ‘win-win’ diets. Article
  • Wang, F., Zheng, J., Yang, B., Jiang, J., Fu, Y., & Li, D. (2015). Effects of vegetarian diets on blood lipids: a systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of the American Heart Association, 4(10), e002408. DOI:10.1161/JAHA.115.002408
  • Wright, N., Wilson, L., Smith, M., Duncan, B., & McHugh, P. (2017). The BROAD study: A randomised controlled trial using a whole food plant-based diet in the community for obesity, ischaemic heart disease or diabetes. Nutrition & diabetes, 7(3), e256. DOI:10.1038/nutd.2017.3
  • Yokoyama, Y., Levin, S. M., & Barnard, N. D. (2017). Association between plant-based diets and plasma lipids: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition Reviews, 75(9), 683-698. https://doi.org/10.1093/nutrit/nux030
  • Zenk, J. L., Helmer, T. R., Kassen, L. J., & Kuskowski, M. A. (2002). The effect of 7-Keto Naturalean™ on weight loss: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Current therapeutic research, 63(4), 263-272. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0011-393X(02)80031-5
  • Zenk, J. L., Helmer, T. R., & Kuskowski, M. A. (2004, March). The use of 3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone for augmenting immune response in the elderly. In FASEB JOURNAL (Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. A794-A794). 9650 ROCKVILLE PIKE, BETHESDA, MD 20814-3998 USA: FEDERATION AMER SOC EXP BIOL.
  • Zenk, J. L., Frestedt, J. L., & Kuskowski, M. A. (2007). HUM5007, a novel combination of thermogenic compounds, and 3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone: each increases the resting metabolic rate of overweight adults. The Journal of nutritional biochemistry, 18(9), 629-634. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnutbio.2006.11.008

Article by Dohrea Bardell PhD

Sincerely yours,

Seann

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners. There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3Choosing a healthy diet: Research studies link the emerging global pattern of metabolic syndrome and weight gain to the prevalence of Westernized diet of daily meats, dairy, eggs, simple and processed carbohydrates, and too much sugar (Chai et al., 2017; Azadbakht & Esmaillzadeh, 2009; Lutsey et al., 2008). Although there are conflicting views on dietary guidelines, many scientists and health organizations agree that a focus on whole food plant-based diet is the healthiest guideline for metabolic syndrome and weight loss (Yokoyama et al., 2017; Satija et al., 2017; Kahleova et al., 2017; Hever et al., 2017; Turner et al., 2017; UN Report, 2016; Wang et al., 2015; Tilman & Clark, 2014; WHO/FAO, 2003).*

The Plates, Pyramids, Planet report, compiled in collaboration with the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) at the University of Oxford, concludes that a plant-based diet has many advantages for health and the environment (UN Report, 2016).*

The type and nature of carbohydrates that improve our metabolic health (obesity, cardiovascular, and diabetes) are comprised of whole plants with fiber (Wright et al., 2017). Whereas low carbs diets with high fat content is shown to increase metabolic syndrome (Lamont et al., 2017; UN Report, 2016).*

A diet that is 80-90% whole food plant-based is highly recommeded by many health organizations and medical universities around the world.

 

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Weight-Less

September 22, 2017

Dear Friends                                                                                                                                                      WL Low Cropped Jpeg

Recent research has shown the link between chronic hyperglycemia, oxidative stress, and weight gain. Hyperglycemia puts our body into a state of oxidative stress, which leads to many pathologies such as diabetes mellitus, obesity, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases (Domingueti et al., 2016).

Ingredients of Weight-Less per capsule

  • 7-Keto DHEA- 25mg (helps to burn fat)
  • 2 Brown Seaweed extracts- 200mg (help to lower and prevent high blood sugar levels, offers a strong anti-inflammatory, and supports weight loss)

Take 1 – 2 capsules of Weight-less one-half hour before meals, especially important before your carbohydrate (or meat) laden meals.* (See Green Facts on meat and diabetes)

Food Science

The ingredients in Weight-less have been shown to reduce both the states of hyperglycemia and oxidative stress. The Kelp and Bladderwrack polyphenol extracts (phlorotannins) offer organic-certified bioactive ingredients that (1) act on amylase and glucosidase enzymes to optimize post-meal blood glucose and insulin responses and (2) demonstrate that they have a high total antioxidant activity as verified by the Total ORAC 6.0 assay.

The phenols in the kelp and bladderwrack have superior antioxidant activity – a neutralizing effect – on the primary free radical superoxide anion. Superoxide  anion is known as the “mother of  free radicals” because  it also can become a hydroxyl ROS, a nitrogen RNS and a hydrogen peroxide ROS.

Thus, Weight-Less helps prevent post-meal hyperglycemia and has a direct scavenging action on excess free radical generation.  The key is not to totally neutralize all free radical activity but to bring about a healthy redox homeostasis.

References:

  • Domingueti, C. P., Dusse, L. M. S. A., das Graças Carvalho, M., de Sousa, L. P., Gomes, K. B., & Fernandes, A. P. (2016). Diabetes mellitus: The linkage between oxidative stress, inflammation, hypercoagulability and vascular complications. Journal of diabetes and its complications, 30(4), 738-745.
  • Hulsmans, M., & Holvoet, P. (2010). The vicious circle between oxidative stress and inflammation in atherosclerosis. Journal of cellular and molecular medicine, 14(1‐2), 70-78.
  • InterAct Consortium. (2013). Association between dietary meat consumption and incident type 2 diabetes: the EPIC-InterAct study. Diabetologia, 56(1), 47-59
  • Gutowski, M., & Kowalczyk, S. (2013). A study of free radical chemistry: their role and pathophysiological significance. Acta Biochimica Polonica, 60(1), 1-16.
  • Valko, M., Rhodes, C., Moncol, J., Izakovic, M. M., & Mazur, M. (2006). Free radicals, metals and antioxidants in oxidative stress-induced cancer. Chemico-biological interactions, 160(1), 1-40.

Sincerely yours,

Seann

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners. There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health. Please use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3High meat intake is also shown in research to generate oxidatative stress and hyperglacemia. We will discuss this in another email but meanwhile, see Dr. Greger’s informative video on Why is meat a risk factor for diabetes?
 

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Weight-less: the new No. 4

January 18, 2016

Dear Friends

To lose weight one needs to reduce the glycemic load within their diet and turn on their fat burning metabolic pathways for energy production.

Weight – Less, the enriched No. 4 Systemic Booster beautifully supports the goals to balance our metabolism and burn fat (Roy et al., 2011; Paradis et al., 2011; Zenk et al., 2007). The formula is intelligent, effective, and energizing, a winning combination for weight loss.
Weight-less jpeg

The research on the ingredients in this product is down right exciting for blood sugar regulation and weight loss.  It also increases energy, cognition, and immune function.

Take 1 capsule twice daily before your two largest meals. You may take one cap in the morning (upon waking up) to energize your day.

The Weight – Less No. 4 Booster is comprised of two wildcrafted brown seaweed polyphenol extracts, shown to reduce the post-meal blood sugar levels by almost 50%. This mechanism supports the reduction of the risks of prediabetes, diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome.  It reduces insulin levels and increases insulin sensitivity.

7-Keta is a powerful hormonal metabolite which activates three thermogenic enzymes that turn on fat burning pathways in the mitochondria.  In clinical trials is enabled three times more weight loss that diet and exercise alone.

A Therapeutic Food whole protocol to support weight loss:

  • Weight-less– one cap daily before two largest meals.
  • Be Regular – 1-2 heaping tablespoons daily.
  • Beta Glucan Synbiotic – 1 heaping tablespoon daily
  • Phyto Power – 1-2 caps daily
Scientific References:
  • Roy et al. (2011). The effect of commercially-available algal phlorotannins extract on digestive enzymes and carbohydrate absorption in vivo.  Published by Research International.
  • Paradis et al. (2011). A randomized crossover placebo-controlled trial investigating the effect of brown seaweed (Ascophyllum nodosum) and Fucus vesiculosus) on postchallenge plasma glucose and insulin levels in men and wormen. Appl Physio Nut & Metab; 36(6):913-918.
  • Zenk et al. (2007). HUM 5007, a novel combination of thermogenic compounds, and 3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone: each increases the resting metabolic rate in overweight adults. Jrnl of Nut Bio; 18(9):629-634.

Yours,

Seann Bardell

We have developed our products based on scientific research and/or the practical experience of many healthcare practitioners.  There is a growing body of literature on food based nutrition and supplements and their application in support of our health.  Please  use our products under the advisement of your doctor.

Green Facts:

Globe_Home 3Fed Up exposes the bitter truth about sugar and American’s obesity problem.

The typical North American diet brings over 130 pounds of added sugars every year.  Recommended annual intake from the American Heart Association is 22 pounds.

Dear Friends

The complex beauty of globalization is that we are all connected! Yet China’s pollution is our pollution; Africa’s pathogens are our pathogens, and our fast food epidemic has become the world’s fast food pandemic problem.

Green Facts below will take you to an important up and coming documentary—Fed Up—that totally hits the nail on the head.

No. 4 Systemic Booster: Metabolic Balance— The research on this product is down right exciting for blood sugar regulation and weight loss.  It also increases energy, cognition, and immune function (see more).  Take one cap. twice daily 1/2 hour before your two largest meals.

Here are some quotes that illustrate the dangers of sugar:

The message has been pushed on us, it’s your fault that you are fat. (Mark Hyman MD- Chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine)

There are 600,000 food items in America and 80% of them have added sugar … Your brain lights up with sugar just like cocaine or heroin. You are going to become an addict. (Robert Lustig MD- Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco)

You end up with one of the great public health epidemics of our time … We are toast. (David Kessler MD- Former FDA Commissioner)

Junk food companies are acting very much like tobacco companies acted in the early 60s. (Mark Bittman- Opinion Columnist for the New York Times)

There are four more important Therapeutic Foods we use synergetically with the No. 4 Metabolic Balance: Our Beta Glucan, Energy Sustain, Chromium and the Ultra Minerals.

Sincerely yours,

Seann Bardell

Clinical Notes:

No. 4 Systemic Booster: Metabolic Balance—is made up of two basic components: 7-Keto- DHEA which is a downstream metabolite of DHEA, and seaweed extract from two different species of wild brown seaweeds- kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum ) and bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus). Regarding weight loss, 7-Keto promotes thermogenesis, the process of burning stored body fat for energy. The two wild seaweed extracts slow down the absorption of carbohydrates, while providing powerful antioxidant strength systemically. The No. 4 Systemic Booster: Metabolic Balance offers a powerful new tool in the arsenal to battle weight gain, and can be the perfect addition to weight management programs.

On Wednesday and Friday of this week I’ll present two different Therapeutic Food’s sugar-managing formulas. Stay tuned for their Forward Thinking presentation.

 

The Last Quiz Answer:

Smooching in the dark.  During the day you don’t see rhinos gathering so much, but at night some times they come together.  Pound for pound there is nothing quite as freight train like, like a black rhino.

The World Wildlife Fund, one of my favorite groups, lauched an international effort rescuing the black rhinos form the brink of extinction.  Conservation efforts have helped the total number of black rhinos grow from 2,410 in 1995 to 4,880 in 2010.  Today there is over 5,000.

 

 

In Super Size ME, Americans learned about the health risks of McDonalds. In Food Inc. we saw the nutritional and environmental devastation brought on by industrial agriculture.  Now, a new documentary promises to lay bare what Dr. David Kessler, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, calls one of the greatest public health epidemics of our time:  junk food and the obesity crisis.    See the documentary:  Fed Up.

 

 

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Dear Friends

Several of the Therapeutic Food products help to prevent high blood sugar levels and the resultant development of insulin resistance?  See the Clinical Notes below.

A global estimate for diabetes in 1997 was 124 million people world wide.  By the year 2010 the total number of people with diabetes was projected to reach 221 million. (Amos AF et al. The rising global burden of diabetes and its complications 1997 Diabetic Medicine).

It’s 2014 and the total is 284 million with diabetes worldwide!

More that 20 million people worldwide suffer from dementia, and this number is expected to exceed 80 million by 2040 because of the rapid increase in the numbers of elderly (ferri et al. 2005).

Several recent studies have indicated effects of insulin and glucose metabolism on the risk of developing dementia, especially Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).  In fact, people that have insulin resistance, in particular those with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of suffering from Alzheimer’s disease estimated to be between 50% and 65% higher.

Researchers have discovered that many type 2 diabetics have deposits of a protein called amyloid beta in their pancreas which is similiar to the protein deposits found in the brain tissue of Alzheimer’s sufferers.  Hence, Alzheimer’s is being proposed as type 3 diabetes.

Bottomline, we need to control the rate of sugar infusion from our diet into our bloodstream.

Sincerely yours,

Seann Bardell

Clinical Notes:

Therapeutic Foods that help maintain healthy blood sugar levels:

  • Beta Glucan Synbiotic Formula– take one tablespoon before your largest carbohydrate meal of the day.  The beta glucan soluble fibers are highly viscous and slow down the absorption of the carbohydrates.
  • Number 4 Systemic Booster– take 1 capsule 1/2 hour before your two largest meals of the day.  The flavonoid extracts from the two seaweeds extend the absorption time of carbohydrate from a meal into the blood stream by an hour.
  • Chromium with Beet– take one capsule twice a day to lower blood sugar levels.

Bon Appetit

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