Iron: The Body's Balancing Act

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 11:34:46 AM America/Los_Angeles

ironWhile many companies are promoting iron supplements as an essential mineral, there are some important considerations one must take before beginning iron supplementation. Iron can be both essential and toxic to the body, the proper balance of iron is a tightly regulated activity in the body. Many factors can tip the scales one way or the other. Understanding which direction your scales tip is critical to acheiving optimum health and supplementing safely and effectively. Learn our recommendations in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Zinc; An Immune System Essential

Sunday, June 23, 2013 10:59:07 AM America/Los_Angeles

strengthZinc is an essential mineral that is extremely important for the proper function of the immune system, as well as production of certain hormones. But is it right or everyone? Which people need the most zinc? Is it safe in higher dosages? Find out in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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CoQ10: The Ubiquitous Guardian

Saturday, April 13, 2013 4:30:26 AM America/Los_Angeles

heart diseaseCoQ10 is a biological nutrient that has a well-deserved reputation for helping to prevent heart disease, but the truth is that this nutrient might hold the key to powerful anti-aging and energy producing chemistry. Learn about some of the recent exciting research in this latest article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Triglycerides; Cut The Fat!

Friday, March 1, 2013 5:44:52 PM America/Los_Angeles

Triglycerides levels are one of the strongest indicators of heart disease risk. What are triglycerides and how do you control their levels to protect yourself from these illnesses that affect millions of people? Find out in this new article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Blood Pressure Got You Stressed Out?

Friday, February 22, 2013 3:03:14 PM America/Los_Angeles

One of the most common ailments that affect the elderly and the lower income populations of the world is chronic high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Approximately, 35% of the American adult population has hypertension, around 80 million people. This is nearly double the number from ten years ago, and there is no sign that this statistic is slowing down.

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Diabetes: Obesity is Not the Cause

Friday, November 2, 2012 10:32:29 PM America/Los_Angeles

Obesity and its correlative disease, Type II Diabetes are already at pandemic levels in the United States. Roughly 1 in every 12 people in the US, including men, women, and children of all ages have diabetes. Diabetes, and its related symptoms and co-morbidities, is now the 7th leading cause of death and as if that is not alarming enough, there are currently 80 million people who are considered prediabetic, which means that they have elevated or abnormal blood sugar levels, but they don't yet have all the symptoms to be formally diagnosed with diabetes. These people are expected to become fully diabetic within the next 3-10 years. This is a crisis, and something must be done about it.

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ITP: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Friday, February 17, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

ITP is the acronym for a rare blood disorder called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. “Idiopathic” means that the cause is unknown. “thrombocytopenic” means an abnormally low platelet count. “Purpura” means bruising, which is one of the most common symptoms of this blood disorder. 

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