Celebrating 30 Years of
Bringing the Wellness of Tomorrow, Today
February 23, 2015
Dear Steve, 

Did you know 
that the last McDonald's cheeseburger to be sold in Iceland before the chain abandoned the country in 2009 has been on open display at the National Museum of Iceland and was recently moved to the Bus Hostel in Reykjavik, "still in good condition," according to the Hostel manager. "Some people have even stolen some of the fries".

Speaking of processed food, our soon-to-be 34 year-old cupcake (pictured above) is still in pretty good condition. Gotta love "Best used by March 19, 1981" on the label!

Have a happy, healthy day. Steve and Bonnie
Today's NCI Well Connect
Steve Minsky
From Editor Steve Minsky
  • The Haters Have Egg on Their Face
  • Cancer Research Update
  • Foundation for a Healthy Workplace
  • Two Food Families I Want on My Side
  • Are Kids or Adults Better at Managing Cravings?
  • Cosmetics Deal-Breaker
  • Teen and College Drinking
  • Avocado Mayo
  • Paste for Paleos
  • GF Pasta Side Dishes
  • eInspire

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Foods With a Pharmacologic Effect
Cancer Prevention Is More Important Than Ever
British Study Says One of Two Born in 1960 Will Get Cancer.

A new study from British Journal of Cancer says that for people born in 1960, the lifetime risk of developing cancer is 53.5% for men and 47.5% for women. The new estimate replaces the previous figure, which predicted that more than one in three people would develop cancer at some point in their lives.


The researchers state that the increase in lifetime risk is primarily because more people are surviving into old age, when cancer is more common. However, compared with people born in 1930, that is an increase of 15% for men and 11% for women.


Bonnie: "If people live long enough, then most will get cancer". It does not have to be that way. The truth is, we all have rogue cells in our body. The trick is to keep them from proliferating. We're not doing a good job of it as the numbers show. There's A LOT more we can do to collectively lower cancer risk.


Public health measures can and have made a difference, but you need to continue to make your voices heard to lower the toxic load in the environment, be it air, water, or food. More importantly, we need to take care of ourselves first. The researchers said that more than four in ten cancers diagnosed each year can be prevented by changes in lifestyle. We control our own destiny. If we cannot practice better prevention, the cancer percentages will continue to rise for each generation.


Here is a lovely piece written by Board-Certified Radiologist Margaret Cuomo, MD.

Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
One way to thaw out from the deep freeze is to experience Far Infrared Sauna Therapy. We have had one in our office for several years and it does not disappoint.


Aside from the fact that you are taking one hour out of your busy lives to relax, Far Infrared Therapy offers numerous therapeutic benefits, most importantly enhanced detoxification. Many clients use it to relieve painful joints, rev up metabolism, and remove buildup of heavy metals.


Contact us to schedule a session.

eNews Briefs
Action Plan of the Month
Salicylates...The Most Universally Ignored Food Intolerance

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The perk comes in handy when you need information or support on how to live with salicylate intolerance. Our Salicylate Action Plan is is the most complete protocol for incorporating a salicylate-free lifestyle. If salicylate are an issue for you, this Action Plan is a must-have.


Action Plans are free by email request for NCI Well Connect Members or can be ordered separately. To activate your NCI Well Connect Membership, click here.

All Star Award
We are excited to announce that for the seventh year in a row, we have been named a Constant Contact All Star by the largest eNewsletter service in the world!


We are particularly proud of this accomplishment because each year, more companies join Constant Contact, making  it that much more competitive. Only 10% of the more than 250,000 businesses with Constant Contact win this award.


Obviously, we could not achieve this without your participation. Our eNewsletter exists because of your consistent interest and passion for the content we provide. Hopefully, we can keep the streak going, with your help of course!

New Year, New You
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Food Intolerance: Silent Assassin
Snowbirds & Out-of-Towners
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  • If you need Bonnie's guidance, she is only a phone call away.
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Do not hesitate to contact us to serve all of your out-of town needs.

Thirty years of serving your wellness needs. We appreciate your continued patronage and support.

Have a happy, healthy day,
Bonnie, Steve, and all of us at Nutritional Concepts

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