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

that coffee may protect against DNA damage done by some carcinogens? Of course, we are referring to black coffee, no cream or sweetener!

Have a happy, healthy day. Steve and Bonnie
Today's NCI Well Connect
Steve Minsky
From Editor Steve Minsky
  • Nutritional Therapy for Those With Malignancies
  • Allergy/Asthma Update
  • This Fruit Takes the Pressure Off
  • Do Infants Recall Pain From Shots?
  • Strategies to Help Younger People Eat Better
  • Chemicals Doing Major Economic Damage
  • Unlikely Remedy for Chronic Neck Pain
  • New Unsweetened Nut Milk 
  • Grass-Fed Ghee
  • Natural Pest Control
  • eInspire

Read stories like these twice weekly from our award-winning eNewsletter, access two titles per month from our Action Plan Library, and book free wellness coaching sessions on topics such asImmune System, Detox, and Shedding Weight, all for one dollar per week! Become a NCI Well Connect member here.

Probiotic, Vitamin C for Preschoolers
In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study with children aged 3-6 years, half received a probiotic complex that contained two strains of Lactobacillus acidophilus and two strains of Bifidobacterium plus vitamin C or a placebo daily for 6 months.


Researchers found significant reductions in the incidence rate of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), the number of days with URTI symptoms, and the incidence rate of absence from preschool were observed in the active group compared with the placebo.


The number of days of use of antibiotics, painkillers, cough medicine or nasal sprays was lower in the active group and reached significance for use of cough medicine.


The researchers in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition study conclude that supplementation with a probiotic/vitamin C combination may be beneficial in the prevention and management of URTIs.


Steve: While these results should not surprise, we never get tired of seeing them in prestigious medical journals.

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.


A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine found that increased frequency of sauna bathing reduced the risk of sudden cardiac death, coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality.

Contact us to schedule a session.

eNews Briefs
Action Plan of the Month
Spring Cleanse 3-Day Challenge

One of the perks of being a NCI Well Connect subscriber is that you have monthly access to our Action Plan Library (37 plans: total value over $275). 


The perk comes in handy when you want a short-term, smart cleanse. Our Spring Cleanse 3-Day Challenge has been a favorite of our clients since we came out with it two years ago.


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.

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Get Back to Wellness

We have a multitude of options for simple fine-tuning or the toughest cases.

  • Balanced Eating 101 (focus on eating style only)
  • Full Wellness Evaluation (with bloodwork)
  • NCI Well Connect Membership
  • Food/Med/Supplement Interaction Evaluation
  • Food Intolerance Screening (with menu plan only)
  • Dietary Supplement Update
  • Wellness and Lifestyle Coaching Sessions
  • Far Infrared Sauna Treatment
  • Grocery Shopping Tours and Pantry Raids
  • Workplace Wellness Evaluations
  • Chiropractic and Acupuncture

Consulting prices range from $45 to $225. Contact us at 847-498-3422 or email for details.

Movement Videos
Qi Gong
Tai Chi
Natural Food Shopping List
Are you completely overwhelmed with finding trustworthy foods that fit your individualized eating style? Don't fret. Natural Foods Shopping List does the work for you.

Natural Foods Shopping List consists of food items that meet our strict criteria for safety, clean ingredients, and of course, palatability.

We are always open to your recommendations. As long as it meets our criteria, we will add it to the list.

Natural Foods Shopping List is revised quarterly and updates are available online to NCI Well Connect Members. The latest update is from March 1, 2015.
Snowbirds & Out-of-Towners
Whether you leave Chicago for the winter or live out of state, don't be a stranger. Stay connected!
  • If you need Bonnie's guidance, she is only a phone call away.
  • Read our eNewsletters to reinforce your wellness plan.
  • If you need to order supplements, we ship anywhere in the United States. We use green and recycled shipping materials. We ship probiotics that require refrigeration.

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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