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Vitamin C – Not Just for Seasonal Ailments
"Vitamin C has received a great deal of attention lately, and with good reason. Higher blood levels of Vitamin C may be the ideal nutrition marker for overall health," says study researcher Mark Moyad, MD, MPH, of the University of Michigan. “The more we study Vitamin C, the better our understanding of how diverse it is in protecting our health, from cardiovascular, cancer, stroke, eye health and immunity to living longer. And the ideal dosage may be higher than the recommended daily allowance.”

Dr. Moyad and his colleagues found that 500 daily milligrams of Vitamin C was needed to achieve the desired health results.

In addition to many other herbal immune system boosters, Conklin's Life Track Seasonal Support™ has 500 mg of Vitamin C = 833% of the RDA (recommended daily allowance) and Twin Tabs™ has 330 mg of Vitamin C = 550% RDA. Improve your health and purchase your Seasonal Support and Twin Tabs today!

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Prevention is the Key
Last year, the Health & Home division received many inquiries regarding the influx of H1N1. As we prepare for another school year, the following is a list of recommendations to help prevent this and other seasonal ailments.
  • There is a reason we call the products in the His & Her Essentials Pack and the Essential Nutrition Auto Order Pack our "daily health insurance". These products will lay the foundation for good health all year. Order yours today!
  • Wash your hands frequently. Why not keep Citrus Care® Waterless Hand Cleaner handy in the garage, car and locker?
  • Use Sanox II® Disinfectant Cleaner regularly at the home and office; don't wait until after a member of your family is already under the weather!
  • If you do feel yourself coming down with something, consider taking Seasonal Support™, Cellular Energy™ and Vital HF™ to support your immune system.
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Probiotics Help Support Babies With Colic
On a recent segment of CBS' The Early Show, CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton reported on a study published by The Journal of Pediatric Healthcare. The study focused on the effects of using probiotics as a treatment of colic in infants.

The study examined nearly 50 colicky infants who were given either a probiotic or a placebo for three weeks. The researchers found that the probiotic helped reduce the infant's daily crying compared to the babies who didn't take it.

Pass on this valuable information to your customers and purchase your Probiotic Support™ today!

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Why Probiotic Supplements Are Important
Even with the influx of available probiotic-fortified food sources, some experts believe that supplements are a better route to obtaining a beneficial number of probiotic organisms. Dr. Leo Galland, MD and Director of the Foundation for Integrated Medicine in New York City, explains that "acid naturally present in most probiotic-containing foods suppresses many of the helpful bacteria at least partially, so it is impossible to know how many cultures survive and are of benefit".

Our Probiotic Support™ has five probiotic strains with billions of organisms and five enzymes that not only aid in digestion, but help to support the immune system. Order Probiotic Support today!

Back to School with Seasonal Support™
Many nutritionists and dieticians will recommend Vitamin C, Echinacea, Vitamin A, and Zinc as the top natural boosters to take when you're feeling "run down" or "under the weather." You will find all of these ingredients in our Seasonal Support formula – but we didn't stop there! We also added the natural boosters found in Garlic, Grape Root, Ginger Root, and Licorice Root to provide even more benefits for you, especially during the school year.

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Vital HF™
Even though the research on humic and fulvic acid remains limited in the United States, many of our IBOs have done their own research and have experienced a variety of health benefits. As with our Probiotic Support™ and Cellular Energy™ Next Generation, Conklin continues to be ahead of the times with our Life Track® nutritional supplements. Talk to Senior Director Nate Shenk, National Director Don Benson or other Vital HF users, and you will understand why it is our most purchased product after Cellular Energy Next Generation.

Do You Know the Benefits of Vital HF™?
Many of us have health issues which are compounded when our immune system is challenged during the fall and winter seasons.*

Senior Director Nate Shenk is happy to share how important Vital HF can be to your health from his own personal experience with an e-coli infection. He has asked us many times, "Do you know what you have in these products?"

If you are unsure as to the benefits of this compound, the attached link can provide you with multiple resources to research the humic/fulvic acid that is in our Vital HF.

Do you know what we have in Vital HF? Purchase your case for this winter now!

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Why Vital HF™ Next Generation Formula is Even Better!
When we experience health challenges, our immune system often gets compromised. Conklin's Vital HF Next Generation formula has added vitamins, minerals and herbs to further enhance the immune system. Kelly Goyen, an Herbalist and formulator for this product, states that "these additions are complementary and will not work against the humic acid, since the humic acid is originally derived from plants. We have not added any chemicals or fillers that would interact with the efficiency of this product – this formula is unquestionably more effective!"

For several years now our IBOs have seen positive support with many health challenges by using the Vital HF formula. Our COO and President Judy Herbster has shared multiple testimonials of her own on this product. Purchase your Vital HF Next Generation Formula today!

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His Defense®
Many of you have heard the buzz or viewed the 60 Minutes program last year about the multiple benefits of resveratrol, the compound found in the skin of red grapes. But did you know that raspberries also contain resveratrol, and that our proprietary blend of His Defense contains black raspberries?

At the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, the use of resveratrol was tested in humans dealing with pancreatic cancer. The lead investigator for this study, Dr. Paul Okunieff, stated that, "While additional studies are needed, this research indicates that resveratrol has a promising future as part of the treatment for cancer."
Articles of Health, April 2008.

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Twin Tabs™ Multi-Vitamin Multi-Mineral
Our bodies do not create vitamins - we have to rely on getting the vitamins and minerals we need from the food we eat. But with today's busy lifestyles, skipped meals and vitamin-depleted foods, we need daily help to fill in the nutritional gaps.

According to the 2009 Healthcare Professionals Health Consumer Powerhouse Impact Study, 80 percent of Registered Dieticians believe that the nutritional gaps of the typical American diet can be filled with vitamins and other supplements.

Not only do our Life Track Twin Tabs have the necessary daily vitamins and minerals you need, but this highly bio-available formula is produced by a supplier that holds a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certification, and is physician-utilized. Purchase Twin Tabs today!
Life Track Multi-Vitamin and Mineral Supplement® and Vitamin D
According to results from a recent survey conducted on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), sales of dietary supplements are increasing. The big push in 2010 came from growing interest in Vitamin D. Twenty-seven percent of supplement users claimed to take Vitamin D supplements compared to only 19% and 16% in 2009 and 2008, respectively.

Judy Blatman, CRN Senior Vice-President of Communications states, "Given that optimal levels of Vitamin D are difficult to get from diet and adequate sun exposure alone, a Vitamin D supplement is the right option for many people." In the fall of 2008, our supplier for Life Track Multi-Vitamin and Mineral Supplement recognized the importance of Vitamin D, and increased it in this Life Track product. So in addition to the extensive list of vitamins and minerals in this supplement, you will get the added benefit of this important vitamin. Order today!
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Probiotic Support - Next Generation
According to a recent report published by the Mayo Clinic, there is growing public and scientific interest in probiotics. Researchers are studying whether probiotics taken as foods or supplements can help treat or prevent illness. At this point, there is encouraging evidence that probiotics may help:
  • Treat diarrhea, especially following treatment with certain antibiotics
  • Prevent and treat yeast infections and urinary tract infections
  • Treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Reduce bladder cancer recurrence
  • Shorten the duration of intestinal infections
  • Prevent and treat inflammation following colon surgery
  • Prevent eczema in children
Some researchers believe probiotics may improve general health. For many of you this is not surprising because you have experienced these results and more. Have you tried our Probiotic Support™?

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Cellular Energy - Next Generation: CoQ10?
Coenzyme Q-10, sometimes referred to as CoQ10, is a strong antioxidant. Like vitamins, it is a nutrient your body must take in to feed you cells so your body can operate at an optimum level. Coenzymes are vital participants in many of the ongoing chemical reactions in our bodies that are the very essence of life. These chemical reactions provide our body’s cells with energy from food. These reactions also allow cells to grow and divide, promoting tissue repair and infection-fighting immune cells. They also allow our bodies to quickly build up a supply of infection-fighting immune cells when necessary.

CoQ10 is one of the newest ingredients in our reformulated powder formula of Cellular Energy, which is available for purchase now!

Cellular Energy™ and d-Ribose
Many of you have asked why we added the ingredient, d-Ribose, to our new Cellular EnergyTM formula.

Dr. Robert Rowen, graduate of John Hopkins University and writer for many newsletters including Women's Health Newsletter and Second Opinion Newsletter has done extensive research on d-Ribose. He writes:

"When glucose is burned in your body it is converted into energy. This energy is then stored in your cells as the molecule ATP. In order to produce ATP, your body also needs ribose, but unlike glucose, your cells do not burn ribose. Ribose is an important component of the ATP molecules. If ATP production fails, your cells will be starved for energy, could become diseased, disabled and even die. No ribose, No ATP. No ATP, no energy".

Rowen also believes that it is unfortunate that few doctors recommend ribose or CoQ10, because both offer many benefits without toxicity or known side effects.

Now that you know about the importance of d-ribose, why not take advantage of this wonderful ingredient by purchasing our Life Track Cellular Energy Next Generation formula! Order today!

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Her Defense
Cranberry seed protein is an all-natural extract that delivers essential and branded chain amino acids, essential fatty acids, soluble and insoluble fiber, sterols and several antioxidants. In fact, cold-pressed cranberry seed protein contains 46% more powerful antioxidants than cranberries in their organic state and is almost twice as powerful as Vitamin C, eight times more powerful than beta-carotene and four times more powerful than Vitamin E. Did you know that Life Track’s Her Defense® is a cold-pressed cranberry seed formula that supports urinary tract infections, among many other health challenges?

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Orchard Omegas
Many of you already know about the heart health benefits of adding Omega-3 Fish oil to your daily supplement regime, but did you know that the bioavailability of fish oil is only estimated to be around 10 percent?

Did you know that the bioavailability of encapsulated cranberry oil in Conklin’s Orchard Omegas™ is four to five times that of fish oil, is easier to digest and does not contain any potentially harmful toxins? Plus it contains Omegas 3-6 & 9, and has a longer shelf life than fish oil. Orchard Omegas is also known to support:
  • Cardiovascular Systems
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Blood Sugar Support
  • Joint Support
  • Memory
  • Hormonal System
  • Skin Health
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His & Her Defense and Orchard Omegas: Allergies and Fruit-Based Products
Did you know that the major reason for allergies comes from the release of histamines in response to an unknown substance in our body? Research has indicated that some bioflavonoids (antioxidant compounds) act as a natural inhibitor of this histamine release. Our fruit-based products His and Her Defense® and Orchard Omegas™ provide an excellent source of bioflavonoids.

Join the many IBOs who combine one of the above Life Track® products with Cellular Energy™ and find relief from allergy symptoms – because all of these products strengthen the immune system’s response to allergies.

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LifeTrack Products Support Insulin Resistance – Part I
Researchers in Japan recently completed a 15-year study which concluded that the insulin resistance that precedes Type 2 Diabetes is likely to produce plaques in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer's disease (Reuters- Hong King, Aug. 5, 2010).

Dr. Suzanne Craft, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound and the University of Washington's School of Medicine, states that insulin resistance is "associated with accelerated decline in cognitive abilities during aging, as well as an elevated risk of Alzheimer's disease." And according to Dr. Joseph Mercola of Illinois, insulin resistance is related to an insufficient level of Omega 3 fats.

LifeTrack®'s Orchard Omegas™ has a therapeutic grade (the highest, purest grade & ingredient stability) of Omegas 3, 6 and 9. Protect yourself and your family by purchasing this quality supplement today!

This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Cellular Energy™
LifeTrack® Products Support Insulin Resistance – Part II
In our last Health Tip Corner (Dec. 1, 2010) we discussed how Orchard OmegasTM can help to support the insulin resistance that can cause Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer's disease by providing therapeutic grade levels of Omegas 3, 6 and 9.

In an article written by Dr. Ryan Bradley in the February 2007 issue of Diabetes Action, research is available that directly evaluates the effects of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) on blood sugar or insulin sensitivity. We learned in the March 3, 2010 issue of eVision that CoQ10 is an important nutrient in the human body and serves as a cofactor for the production of cellular energy in most human cells.

Although only a few studies exist, the largest, best-designed study of CoQ10 in diabetes was performed by Hodgson et al. and published in 2002. In that study, it was found that that CoQ10 acts as an antioxidant by limiting the speed at which glucose is processed into energy by the cell. Without CoQ10, this energy gets misdirected and causes oxidation inside of the mitochondria, which can lead to insulin resistance, and diabetes.

Our Cellular Energy Next Generation formula includes both CoQ10 and d-ribose, and many IBOs have shared testimonials about how this product has improved their quality of life. You can hear their personal testimonials by dialing the replay line at (507) 726-3906 and choosing prompt #1. Protect yourself and your family by purchasing this quality supplement today!

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Essential Nutrition
Isn’t your health worth the price of a cup of coffee each day?

Conklin’s Life Track nutritional products have the essentials you need to protect and promote your health on a daily basis. You may already know that these three products provide the daily health insurance that you need, but did you know that there are two ways you can order them and save money? Purchase the His or Her Essential Pack, which provide a 30-day supply of these necessary supplements, or the Essential Nutrition Auto Order Pack, which is automatically delivered to your door each month in a 30-day supply. Either way, Ben Franklin was right when he stated that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!”

Joint Support
The Next Generation
As stated in the February 2011 Mayo Clinic Health Manager Newsletter, the use of complementary therapies such as Glucosamine and Chondroitin is common in patients with osteoarthritis, and "may allow for reduced doses of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents." As with our old formula, the new Joint Support Next Generation includes Glucosamine and Chondroitin, as well as additional ingredients that support inflamed joints.

Many IBOs, including National Director Don Benson and Director Tim Mast, have shared the multiple benefits they have derived from our Joint Support formula. And this new formula is even better-rounded with the addition of an increased amount of Bromelain to aid digestion.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 69.9 million ( that’s one in three!) U.S. adults suffer from arthritis and other chronic joint problems. This past February the Mayo Clinic published information stating that “several human studies and animal experiments report benefits from the anti-inflammatory effect of glucosamine in treating osteoarthritis of various joints in the body, some of which include pain relief and improved joint function.”

Did you know that Conklin’s pharmaceutical grade (a standard of purity for use as medicine) glucosamine, combined with a patented form of chrondrotin sulfate, can be found in Joint Support™, one of our Life Track® products. Purchase yours today and start feeling better soon!

Bone Support
Did you know that Osteoporosis does not affect just women or people over the age of 55? The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) reports that 10 million individuals in the world today are estimated to have Osteoporosis, and approximately 34 million have low bone mass, placing them at high risk for Osteoporosis. This is where calcium comes in.

The NOF states that “Calcium is a mineral that is essential for life, yet the majority of Americans do not get adequate calcium on a daily basis.” Of the two types of calcium, Carbonate and Citrate, Calcium Citrate is reported to be highly bioavailable, and 4 to 5% more absorbable than Calcium Carbonate – especially when combined with Vitamin D. Life Track’s Bone Support™ combines the unique Calcium Citrate formula with vitamins C, D, and K, maximizing calcium absorption and optimal supplement results.

Osteoporosis is non-discriminating, but you should be. Order your Bone Support today.

Bone Support™ Helps Support a Better Night's Sleep!
Dr. Robert Rowen, graduate of John Hopkins University and writer for many newsletters, including Women's Health Newsletter and Second Opinion Newsletter, states that millions of Americans feel exhausted during the day because poor sleep interferes with their daily activities. Not only does poor sleep raise your risk for many chronic conditions, it is often an unfortunate factor in more than 100,000 car crashes each year.

Many of our Independent Business Owners report that sore muscles and leg cramps affect their sleep. Dr. Rowen reports that magnesium is a "natural muscle relaxer and sedative. In fact, magnesium often helps cramping in both your legs and feet."

Did you know that Life Track's Bone Support contains magnesium? In addition to many other benefits, Bone Support will help support a better nights rest. Purchase your Bone Support today, and rest better tonight!

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This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Both kids and adults like our VitaBuddies. Many people already know that it is made from 20 fruits and vegetables and contains our Cellular Energy™ and no junk additives. But did you know though that it also contains Xylitol, a natural sugar that can be found in many sugarless gums, mints and toothpaste. The benefits of Xylitol include:
  • Tooth Friendly – Helps prevent caries (tooth decay and cavities) - British Dental Journal 2003
  • Promotes and supports bone density - Helps to prevent weakening of bones: Mattila, Svanberg, Jamsa, Knuuttila, online abstract, 2002
  • Supports increased activity in white blood cells and fights bacteria - BMC Microbiology, 2008
Listen to the testimonials regarding Vitabuddies on the replay line at (507)726-3906 and remember – VitaBuddies are not just for kids anymore. Purchase today!

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