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SUNSHINE HORIZONS Apr2010

  1. 1. Vol. 35 No. 2 April 2010 HORIZONS® Get yourBrilliant Body Assessment inside
  2. 2. UP TO 40% Commissions! paying Now two M an additiona New SmartStart anage r level l s! Sponsoring Program! Check www.naturessunshine.com for complete details.Unveiling the All-New 2010Herbal Solutions CatalogW e’re excited to introduce the 2010 Herbal Solutions, a brand-new catalog thatwelcomes a new person to Nature’s Sunshineproducts as it highlights our exciting, new BrilliantBody education program. Each page in the HerbalSolutions features one of the 10 body systems—allof which you can learn more about in detail at ourNatural Health Education seminars (held all overthe country) and by participating in our free onlineWebinars this year. We hope that you’ll find the new HerbalSolutions informative and beneficial, and thatyou’ll share it with friends and customers who areinterested in natural health but don’t know whereto begin. Start sharing solutions today by usingthese stock numbers. ❧ Stock No. Product Direct Cost QV Mem. to Mem. 9760-4 Herbal Solutions (100) $36.50 0.00 $42.00 2740-4 Herbal Solutions (10) $3.95 0.00 $4.55This is a publication Sunshine Horizons, April 2010, Order Placement Services By Phone:of Nature’s Sunshine Vol. 35, No. 2. Sunshine Horizons By Internet: • Order Sales Department:Products, Inc., designed is a publication of Nature’s www.naturessunshine.com 1-800-453-1422 (English);especially for natural Sunshine Products, Inc., 75 East 1-800-321-0214 (Spanish).health enthusiasts. Also 1700 South, Provo, Utah 84606. By Mail: Hours are Monday–Friday fromavailable in Spanish. Copyright © 2010. Printed in the • Order Sales Department 6 a.m.–6:30 p.m. and Saturday For more information on USA. All rights reserved. Nature’s Sunshine Products from 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m.how to sign up as an NSP P.O. Box 19005 Mountain Time.Independent Distributor, Change of address: Order Sales Provo, Utah 84605-9005 • TTY for Hearing Impaired:call 1-800-223-8225. Dept., P.O. Box 19005, Provo, 1-800-892-6450 (English only). Utah 84605-9005.
  3. 3. New Krill Oil A Whale of a Product for Circulatory Support At Leaders Conference in February, NSP introduced new Krill Oil. Krill are tiny crustaceans that provide a critical food source for whales, penguins and other ocean animals. They naturally contain highly bioavailable omega-3 fatty acids, which support cardiovascular, brain and structural system health. Krill oil also provides phospholipids, which bind to the omega-3s, allowing for better absorption and utilization in the body. These phospholipids are an essential component of all cell membranes, keeping toxins out and letting nutrients and oxygen in. Krill oil also contains natural astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant. And we’ve added vitamin K2 to this formula for its cardiovascular benefits. Take one capsule with a meal one or two times daily for circulatory, joint and brain support. Stock Direct QV Mem. to Sugg. Product No. Cost Points Mem. Retail 1516-3 Krill Oil w/Vitamin K2 and Astaxanthin (60 softgel caps) $39.95 39.95 $45.95 $59.95A n n o u n ce m e n t sSunshine Friends Weight-Loss Contest Reminder Member earns 500 QV and has two new sign-ups each Don’t forget to sign up with your friends for our 2010 month, he/she qualifies! And, as long as you have at leastweight-loss contest. Get a free T-shirt, discounts on two Sunshine 500 qualifiers in a month, you can use allNSP weight-loss products and online support/tips when of your qualified S-500 Managers to boost your rank.you sign up before May 2. Sign up today! And follow See our website for complete rules and details, and getSunshine Friends on Facebook! ready to grow your business in the sunshine!New Sunshine 500 Program Is Simpler! Don’t Forget: Cancun Qualifications Are on Now Sunshine 500 has been one of NSP’s best sponsoring The qualification periodand Manager break-out programs in history. And now for our Cancun Conventionwe’re making it even easier to succeed with the program. March 8–12, 2011 runs Jan.Starting April 8, you can register your Members who 1–Oct. 31. Keep reachinghave never qualified for Sunshine 500 for our next out and growing yoursix-month program. But this time, they can qualify business so you can join uswithout being part of a team! As long as your registered in Cancun next year!E v e n t s C a l e n d a rJoin us for our all-new Natural Health and Education Seminars Business Training Webinar Product Trainingfor 2010, featuring four brand-new topics: April 12 Effective Home FREE NSP Webinars• he Brilliant Body—Digestive T Meetings Join the Product Focus• he Brilliant Body—Glandular T Webinar. Tune in live at• f Only I Had More Energy: the Adrenal–Thyroid Connection I Coming Events 11:00 a.m. on Monday,• arasites: The Uninvited Guests. Are you an unknowing host? P April 19–26 or watch the Webinar at Cost is just $35 for this all-day educational event and includes Education Week your convenience throughbrand-new training materials. Check the calendar on this page, or Friday of the samevisit our website for the latest seminar information and locations. May 18–21 week. Register at www.April May Rising Star NSPwebinars.com. Listen10 Arbor, Mich. Ann 1 Boise, Idaho Provo, Utah by phone: Dial 1-712-432- Oklahoma City, Okla. Greensburg, Pa. 0453, PIN#8626 (not a Phoenix, Ariz. Joplin, Mo. toll-free call).17 Baton Rouge, La. 15 Kansas City, Mo. May 10 Respiratory System Myerstown, Pa. Rochester, N.Y. June 14 Intestinal System Tulsa, Okla. San Ramon, Calif. For complete details, go to www.naturessunshine.com.24 Albuquerque, N.M. Wilmington, N.C. Call Customer Service at 1-800-223-8225 to register for a school or Green Bay, Wis. seminar. For information on seminars in Spanish, visit our website, or Leominster, Mass. call 1-800-321-4652. Dates and locations are subject to change.
  4. 4. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. Buy products and become a distributor of NSP P.O. Box 1000 USA: Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 http://www.naturessunshine.com/ CANADA: http://www.naturessunshine.ca/ Australia http://www.naturessunshine.com.au/ New Zealand: http://www.natsun.co.nz/ MALTA http://nspeuroplan.com/ Sponsors Country: Belarus; Sponsors Account Number: 1007815 It’s Your Thyme… Share your sunshine today!Thyme herb is found ineight NSP herbal formulas,including Fenugreek Thymefor the respiratory system.
  5. 5. Brilliant Body…by Brilliant Minds We’d like to recognize our Brilliant Body module authors and thank them for thetime and energy they invested in creating these resources so that you may learn andshare with your customers. Digestive Immune Jay Vanden Heuvel, Ph.D., ARCB, CFT, ACS, Hannah Pavick, CNHP, is a Regional Manager is a powerful advocate for natural healing and with NSP. She has 19 years of experience in the a talented consultant. Jay and his wife Tracy field of natural health. Hannah runs a consultation- are Regional Managers from Oneida, Wis. Since based business called the Health Link, the scope becoming a manager four months after joining of which includes body terrain assessment, NSP, Jay has continued to grow his business nutritional support, weight management, through quality education and dedication to his aromatherapy and Manager development. She is a team. firm believer in training and supporting her group Members. Hepatic Steven Horne is a professional member of Respiratory the American Herbalist Guild (AHG) and is the Rallie McAllister, M.D., is a board-certified family founder of the Tree of Light Publishing, which physician with masters’ degrees in both Public offers support and educational materials to NSP Health and Environmental Health. Her nationally Distributors and Managers. Steven is a past syndicated column, Your Health by Dr. Rallie president of AHG and has also served on the Board McAllister, is read weekly by millions of Americans of Directors of both AHG and the International in newspapers throughout the U.S. Rallie’s fitness Iridology Practitioner’s Association. He also sits on and nutrition tips for parents and kids have been NSP’s Scientific Advisory Board. featured in numerous publications, including USA Today, Parents Magazine, Prevention, Family Circle, Intestinal Better Homes and Gardens, WebMD and others. Brenda Montrella, N.D., CNHP, CNC, is a nutritional consultant who advocates traditional, Urinary naturopathic, non-invasive therapies in her work. Karen Stene Finch, CNC, CNHP, from Bozeman, Brenda earned a Bachelor of Science degree Montana has been a Nature’s Sunshine Manager from Pennsylvania State University in 1989 for 28 years. An herbalist, Karen says that raising and Doctor of Naturopathy Degree from Trinity healthy kids with Nature’s Sunshine herbs has College of Natural Health in 1998. She is devoted been very rewarding. She has personal experience to developing community awareness of natural with what it takes to detoxify the body of health through her weekly radio show, health chemicals and environmental pollutants. store, holistic center and through professional speaking engagements. Glandular Julie DeVisser, N.D., is a certified herbalist. Circulatory Overcoming immune system challenges led Julie Laurence Smith, BSW, CNHC. After overcoming to start a career with NSP that has lasted for 15 two heart attacks, Laurence became a years. She is a popular NSP instructor with nearly professional herbalist and speaker. As the owner a decade of teaching experience. of a health food store and a nutritional consulting practice in Boise, Idaho, he has been working with Structural clients for over 16 years. Sylvia Rogers is a Certified Biofeedback Specialist, Licensed Spiritual (Christian) Healer and Nervous holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She also is Joanne Mied is a traditional Naturopathic a Certified Nutritionist. Sylvia has been with NSP Doctor who has trained herbalists and iridologists for 27 years and is a Divisional Manager. She co- practicing in New York, Louisiana, the San owns the Herbal Health Center in Portland, Oregon Francisco Bay Area, Florida and Hawaii. She and is the author of The Pearl Box: Breaking the received her N.D. from Clayton School of Natural Bondage of Disease through Biblical Tools for Health. She has been doing health consultations Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Health. and training health consultants for 19 years. Joanne is currently a Regional Manager.
  6. 6. Make Brilliant Body Part ofYour Home Meeting Program Nature’s Sunshine managers have been holding in-home meetings for over three decades, sharing vital information and changing lives. The new Brilliant Body program provides a perfect vehicle for you to continue this vital behavior. We have created 10 all-new modules from which to study the 10 body systems. Use these modules in your weekly meetings to teach new customers and friends about their health and how to improve it. The new Brilliant Body Kit includes 11 booklets (10 body systems plus Brilliant Business), one DVD, one CD, plus assessments and order forms—all for only $29.95. Order extra kits for just $26.95 each! Use the materials to teach or host your own meetings. And make sure your guests know they can get their own copy of the training materials for the same low price at www. mynsptools.com. Body systems booklets are also sold in packs of 10 of the same system (e.g., 10 digestive system booklets) for use in your educational meetings. English and Spanish kits are available now. Also, be sure to attend the Natural Health Education Series seminar in your area this year for The Road to National program in-depth information on two of the Brilliant bodyis sweeping the country. Managers systems (Digestive and Glandular) plus two extra modules. The cost is just $35 and includes thein every region are advancing in complete Brilliant Body Kit! See our website orrank by adopting the three vital this magazine for more information.behaviors of this program. Thesecond of these is Mastering MyWeekly Meetings. People love tolearn, and they love to spend timewith friends. When you can combinelearning useful, health-orientedinformation in a fun, social setting,you’ve got something special.
  7. 7. December 2009 Ovations Rank AdvancementsNew Regional Managers New Area Manager “Praise God for all “NSP’s dedication to the people that have education empowers my and are currently clients, and the quality of their mentoring us in supplements keeps them safe. I Nature’s Sunshine. We am confident in these products are blessed to have a and am proud to share them. I team that puts helping am so grateful for the health, people first. Thank you, education, prosperity and people NSP, for the quality I have encountered with NSP.” products, support and educational opportunities to help Christine McGrew Blair, Va. us grow our business.” Dan Kelly Sandelius, Mich. Carol Robert Williams, Ga.New Area Manager New Area Manager “I never intended for my “Thank you to my respect for herbs to escalate into amazing upline, Bart and becoming an NSP manager! I Julia James, who have started out just taking care of mentored me so well and family and friends and NSP did to all who are a part of the rest. Helping as many women my incredible team! My as I could was my goal. Thank tip for success: Offer you, Nature’s Sunshine, for your HOPE to those you meet, excellent products. As a retiree, I and share with them these welcome the added income.” wonderful NSP herbs!” Gale Gravois, Fla. Leslie Shew, ND, CTN, CNC, Tenn. January 2010 Ovations Rank AdvancementsNew Regional Manager New Area Managers “My first vision with Nature’s “We’re glad to be part of a Sunshine was to improve the great company like Nature’s health of my family. As my Sunshine that provides us vision became a testimony, my with the support and quality enthusiasm grew a business. products that allow us to “My success is also based on be a blessing to others and the global opportunities NSP help them with their health has provided. Thank you to NSP needs. We look forward Canada, Mexico, Guatemala and to working with Nature’s the USA!” Sunshine for a long time.” Terry L. Wray, N.Y. Dustin Linda Miller, with Dakota, Alexis Makayla, Ohio
  8. 8. Top 25 Successline Top 25 QV Growth QV for Fourth Percentage for Quarter 2009 Fourth Quarter 2009 1. VJ Enterprises, Inc., Calif. 1. J. Rauch Co., Inc., Ind. 2. Wild Sage, Texas 2. iddle Tenn. Center for Alternative M 3. Frank Miesse Trust, Ohio Medicine, Tenn. 4. Denise Pasillas, Calif. 3. Name requested withheld, Tenn. 5. Herbal Rose, Nev. 4. Manna Plus, Mich. 6. Orgasol, Inc., Nev. 5. The Herb Basket, Va. 7. Rose Ann Miesse Trust, Ohio 6. Donna Philip Young, Ind. 8. Health Ministry, Inc., Texas 7. Lucille Lloyd Ernst, Okla. 9. Nature’s Paradise, Texas 8. Wellness Journey, Calif. 10. BLC Nevada, Inc., Va. 9. The Herbs Place, Va. 11. Dojac, Colo. 10. His-N-Herbs, N.J. 12. The Herb Shop, Fla. 11. Leslie Shew, Tenn. 13. Glenn Norma Whitney Trust, Calif. 12. Loring Hammer, Calif. 14. Chaney Distributors, Calif. 13. Ellen Rotolo, N.J. 15. Flora Farms, Inc., Ind. 14. Grandad’s Home Remedies, Ohio 16. The Herb House, Ariz. 15. Noelle Panske, Wis. 17. Jo-Ad Herb Shop, Ohio 16. Chizuye Koki, Calif. 18. The Sun Shack, Ohio 17. Herbs Etcetera, La. 19. Sereno, Inc., Utah 18. Herbs for Health of PG, Utah 20. Rolene Barnard or Ja Marshel, Calif. 19. Rose’s Herbal Garden, Mo. 21. Judy James, Tenn. 20. Swiss Village Bulk, Ohio 22. Jennifer Weiss, Calif. 21. John Susan Martin, S.D. 23. Charles Molitor, Ore. 22. Terry-Lynn Hall, S.C. 24. Herbs More, Neb. 23. Eileen Jones, Iowa 25. The Herb Works, Utah 24. Valentina Cantu, Texas 25. Thomas Janet Mather, Pa. Top 50 Group QV for Fourth Quarter 20091. BetterHerbs, Inc., Iowa 26. BF Russell or NJ Betz, Kan.2. Name requested withheld, Tenn. 27. Toni Robert Holland, Ariz.3. Healthy Sunshine, Inc., Tenn. 28. Misty Chaney, Ind.4. Terry-Lynn Hall, S.C. 29. VJ Enterprises, Inc., Calif.5. Manna Plus, Mich. 30. The Genesis Herb Garden, N.C.6. The Herbs Place, Va. 31. Thomas Janet Mather, Pa.7. Frank Miesse Trust, Ohio 32. Loring Hammer, Calif.8. Knight Enterprises, Colo. 33. Herbs for Health of PG, Inc., Utah9. Rhonda Phillip Dial, Ala. 34. Lou David Herron, Ohio10. Mary Ron Ward, Ill. 35. Diane Reed, Ind.11. Lizzie’s Herb Shop, N.C. 36. Ivy Bridge, Calif.12. Beverly Brown, Minn. 37. Ruby Lawler, Texas13. Grandad’s Home Remedies, Ohio 38. Nite or B. Elizabeth Baker, Mich.14. Darlene Haberer, N.C. 39. Donna Philip Young, Ind.15. Hannah Simmons, Pa. 40. Tonja Wells, Texas16. Crystal Tigers Eye, Texas 41. The Herb House, Inc., Fla.17. Dori Cranmore, Alaska 42. Charles Barbara Gawron, Mich.18. DN Operations, Inc., Calif. 43. Lillian Ronzio, Pa.19. J. Rauch Co., Ind. 44. The Herb Basket, Inc., Va.20. Jake Elizabeth Schwartz, Ind. 45. Laurence Debra Smith, Idaho21. Dottie Eggeman, Fla. 46. Jennifer Cheeseman, Ohio22. Jo-Ad Herb Shop, Ohio 47. Wellness Journey, Calif.23. Brenda Montrella, N.D., Pa. 48. Patricia or Cacie Parker, W.Va.24. Gwen Orman, Va. 49. Linda Lee Clark, Calif.25. Paul Sharon Tsui, Texas 50. R.L. Russell Enterprises, Ore.
  9. 9. Herbal Solutions 2010B r i l l i a n t B o dy Includes all-new Health Assessment
  10. 10. Dear Friend,Nature’s Sunshine believes that natural foods—specifically herbs—can help people enjoyoptimal health. Over the past 38 years, we’ve worked to provide our customers with thebest health supplements available. We have enjoyed tremendous growth and proudlyoffer over 600 terrific products that are sold around the globe!We hold that by living well, eating well and providing our bodies with the qualitysupplements they need, we can live life to the fullest. NSP takes a “body systemsapproach” to natural health, analyzing specific areas that may need support andformulating products to meet those needs.This year, we’re thrilled to introduce our Brilliant Body program—a merging of cutting-edge natural health education and the finest health supplements you can buy. We’vecreated 10 unique product packs—each one designed to support one of the 10 bodysystems. And we offer each pack at a 10% discount! It’s a convenient way to maketaking care of yourself a priority this year.This Herbal Solutions catalog includes a brand-new health assessment you can taketo get started. Or, take the assessment online at www.naturessunshine.com. Find outwhich of your systems need extra support. Then, just talk to the person who shared thiscatalog with you!I hope you’ll take a few moments to read about the body systems and identify someproducts to try. As a special offer, you’ll enjoy a free one-year membership (whichallows you to buy NSP products at Direct Cost) when you order $40 in products fromthis catalog. Ordering is easy—Nature’s Sunshine products are always just a phone callor mouse click away.Best wishes for a happier, healthier you!Sincerely,Greg Halliday,President, Nature’s Sunshine Products, U.S. Visit www.naturessunshine.com To order, conta c t your Nature’s Sunshine H erb Specialist.
  11. 11. The Digestive System: Giving Us the Energy to Go on The process of digestion begins in the mouth and is completed in the large intestine. It occurs as food is taken in, broken down, sorted and re-processed—all in an effort to convert it into a usable, absorbable form that can be circulated throughout the body to nourish cells and create energy. The major organs of the digestive system include the mouth, esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, small intestine and colon. Each of these organs works in a unique way, but they share a common purpose: to help digest food and absorb nutrients. These exist in the form of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Each nutrient type is handled by the digestive system differently, and each gets broken down at a different point during the digestive process; but all are aided by the presence of enzymes. Digestive enzymes are organic substances that speed up the chemical reactions that break food down into smaller, more usable particles. Without enzymes, body functions would happen too slowly to sustain life. Some enzymes are produced by the body, and others come from the foods we eat. This system is subject to many weaknesses and inadequacies. A Lot to Digest These include digestive transit times that may be too fast or too Did you know? Each slow, a lack of sufficient enzymes and probiotics, and a deficiency day, your digestive system of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Luckily, we can combat these processes approximately through diet, exercise, adequate water and fiber intake, regular detoxification and supplementation. 2.5 gallons of food, liquids Since there are more organs in your digestive system than in any and bodily secretions! other, it makes sense to support them with quality supplements. The Digestive Pack from Nature’s Sunshine combines one each of these products: Food Enzymes provides a blend of the enzymes needed to break down proteins, carbohydrates and fats, as well as hydrochloric acid Energy Hog and bile salts to aid the digestive process. These enzymes can also Up to two-thirds of the help prevent or relieve occasional indigestion. Bifidophilus Flora Force® is recommended for daily use to energy your body produces maintain a healthy balance of friendly flora within the intestinal daily is expended just to tract. These beneficial microorganisms help the body break down complete the process of food into easily absorbed nutrients and they promote immunity. digestion. It’s a big job! Gastro Health® Concentrate offers nutritional support for the stomach. The ingredients in this proprietary formula may help inhibit the growth of unwanted invaders. In addition, Gastro Health can help soothe stomach irritations and relieve occasional associated stomach discomfort. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 1836-9 Food Enzymes (120) $16.15 12.25 $24.25 4080-4 Bifidophilus (90) $18.35 18.35 $27.55 917-9 Gastro Health Conc. (60) $16.65 16.65 $25.00 9944-9 Digestive Pack $45.50 42.00 $75.95 Save 10% when you purchase the pack!for all of our product options. . nt any disease e, treat, cure or preve 1 are not intended to diagnos *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products
  12. 12. The Hepatic System:Love Your Liver The liver plays vital roles in digestion, metabolism and the elimination of toxins from the body. Our largest organ produces bile to aid in the digestion of fats. Bile also helps eliminate excess cholesterol and toxins. The liver stores and processes nutrients, including excess carbohydrates (as glycogen). When blood sugar levels drop, sugar is released by the liver to bring levels back up. Your liver also makes cholesterol to transport fats to and from body cells. The liver is the primary detoxification center, breaking down metabolic waste and environmental toxins so they can be eliminated. As it filters the blood (over a liter of it each minute), the liver removes toxins and microbes from the body before they can damage cells. Chemicals in the body attach to cholesterol and are transported to the liver. Toxins are then eliminated through normal waste-removal channels. A healthy liver can process heavy metals, cleaning solvents, gasoline fumes and toxic household cleaning products. But these can severely tax or overwhelm a dysfunctional liver. The Hepatic Pack includes one bottle each of these products: Milk Thistle Combination boasts liver-protecting and free-radical Did You Know? fighting ingredients, including milk thistle seed extract, N-Acetyl-Cysteine • he liver affects nearly every T (NAC), dandelion root, choline bitartrate and inositol. NAC optimizes the physiological process of the production of glutathione in the liver, which is used in the breakdown body and performs over 500 and elimination of toxins. NAC, a powerful antioxidant, protects against oxidative damage. Milk thistle contains silymarin, which has shown different chemical functions. remarkable ability to help liver cells regenerate and stabilize liver cell • ccording to Eastern A membranes. philosophies, anger, Chinese Liver Balance TCM is a “harmonizing” Chinese formula irritability, defensiveness, that helps cleanse the liver, nourish the blood, improve digestive function moodiness and and promote detoxification and elimination. It contains 12 Chinese herbs, discouragement are all including scute, peony, bupleurum and atractylodes—used traditionally to support both the nervous and digestive systems during tension and stress. associated with a congested Nature’s Three contains various forms of soluble and insoluble fiber— or sluggish liver. psyllium, oat fiber and apple fiber—to support digestive health, promote regularity and relieve occasional constipation. Increasing your dietary fiber can help the liver as fiber binds with toxins for removal. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 4076-5 Milk Thistle Combo. (90) $24.10 24.10 $36.15 1008-8 Chinese Liver Balance TCM Conc. (30) $17.75 17.75 $26.65 1345-0 Nature’s Three (12 oz.) $20.50 20.50 $30.75 9952-6 Hepatic Pack $55.75 55.75 $92.95 Save 10% when you purchase the pack! Visit www.naturessunshine.com 2 To order, conta c t your Nature’s Sunshine H erb Specialist.
  13. 13. The Intestinal System: Did You Know? Taking Out the Trash • he bowel is home to some T 700 species of bacteria. • he typical American T consumes 10–15 grams of The intestinal system features the colon (or bowel)—a muscular organ about five feet long. The colon extracts water from the waste matter fiber a day, but optimal bowel and sends it back into the bloodstream. Nerves and muscles in the colon function requires 30–35 regulate the time it takes waste matter to travel through the colon and out of grams. Add whole grains, the body. Friendly bacteria in the bowel aid in the breakdown of waste. bran, raw fruits, vegetables Colon health is largely affected by diet. We eat more sugar and processed and beans to your diet. foods than ever before, and we regularly abuse our bodies with various • ou should drink at least a Y stimulants and sedatives. In addition, we are all exposed to thousands of toxins and chemicals on a daily basis (air and water pollution, cleaning half-ounce of water per day products, cosmetics, etc.). All of this impacts bowel health and function. per pound of body weight. (A Stress and lack of muscle tone can also affect colon function. 120 lb. adult should drink at For health and well-being, it is essential that this “sewer system” of the least 60 fl. oz. of water daily, body receives regular cleaning and preventative care. roughly half a gallon.) • ating a diet with lots of red E Transit Time Too Long—Occasional constipation occurs when waste material stays in meats, cheeses, refined grain the colon too long and too much water is absorbed from it. Toxins can also products, foods high in sugar be reabsorbed into the bloodstream. and salt negatively impacts Too Short—Occasional diarrhea occurs when intestinal health. waste goes through the bowel too quickly and not enough water is absorbed. Beneficial gut bacteria may be lost. NSP’s Intestinal Pack includes one bottle each of these products: Bowel Detox provides digestive enzymes to aid digestion in the upper gastrointestinal tract, as well as ingredients to provide needed bulk to encourage proper flow of waste through the colon. Nature’s Three fiber supplement combines psyllium, oat fiber and apple fiber to support the normal function of the bowel. Fiber binds with cholesterol and bile salts and helps reduce the amount of cholesterol in the blood, which helps maintain cholesterol levels that are already within normal limits. It can also reduce transit time. Bifidophilus Flora Force® provides 4 billion friendly bacteria per capsule to help create favorable balance in the gut. These good guys help with digestion and promote immunity. Liquid Chlorophyll provides green energy and helps cleanse and freshen the bowel and body. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 3020-8 Bowel Detox (120) $15.95 16.55 $23.95 1345-0 Nature’s Three (12.3 oz.) $20.50 20.50 $30.75 4080-4 Bifidophilus Flora Force (90) $18.35 18.35 $27.55 1683-7 Liquid Chlorophyll (16 fl. oz.) $10.45 10.45 $15.70 9946-7 Intestinal Pack $58.25 58.90 $97.20 Save 10% when you purchase the pack!for all of our product options. . nt any disease e, treat, cure or preve 3 are not intended to diagnos *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products
  14. 14. The Circulatory System: Did You Know?Our Amazing Micro Super-Highway • eart disease is the leading H cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. The body’s cells require a continuous supply of food and oxygen. At the • n estimated 81 million A same time, carbon dioxide and other waste materials produced by the cells Americans have one or more must be picked up for removal from the body. forms of cardiovascular Enter the circulatory system—a vast network of 60,000 miles of blood disease. vessels, powered by a muscular heart that orchestrates this essential work. The smallest of these vessels, our capillaries, are only one cell thick, which • n the United States, someone I enables the interchange of water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients and waste has a heart attack every 34 products from the blood and surrounding tissues. seconds. • ardiovascular disease C Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health and stroke (both largely Lower your risk of heart disease by implementing lifestyle changes. preventable) will cost the • o what you can to maintain a healthy weight. D • onsume fresh fruits (especially those containing polyphenols— C United States $503 billion in pomegranates, blueberries, raspberries, green tea), vegetables, onions and 2010. garlic. • at cold-water fish to lower heart attack risk. E • rink more water and eat more fiber. D • ut out salt. C • xercise regularly; make sure you get aerobic exercise (walking). E • et sufficient sleep. Sleep can lower your risk of coronary artery calcification. G • top smoking. S • ower your stress. L The Circulatory Pack includes one bottle each of the following: Super Omega-3 EPA provides fatty acids that are especially good for the heart. Super Omega-3 EPA contains both EPA and DHA. Supportive but not conclusive research shows that these two fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. This product helps support the circulatory system and protects cell membranes. Cardio Assurance® blends heart-benefiting ingredients that are designed to support your heart and circulatory system. Hawthorn berries contain flavonoids, which help maintain blood vessels and promote blood flow in the heart arteries. Vitamin K2 may support blood vessel health. Studies show that resveratrol has promising heart-health benefits. Folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 work synergistically to metabolize homocysteine. Vitamin B6 also aids the synthesis of coenzyme-Q10, a heart-protecting compound. Co-Q10 50 mg helps produce cellular energy and acts as an antioxidant, scavenging free radicals. It may support cardiac function as it protects cells. Co-Q10 can also help maintain already-normal-range blood pressure levels. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 1515-7 Super Omega-3 EPA (60) $21.95 21.95 $32.95 553-2 Cardio Assurance (60) $18.95 18.95 $28.45 4109-8 Co-Q10 50 mg (30) $22.95 22.95 $34.45 9942-4 Circulatory Pack $57.25 57.25 $95.55 Save 10% when you purchase the pack! Visit www.naturessunshine.com 4 To order, conta c t your Nature’s Sunshine H erb Specialist.
  15. 15. The Nervous System: What Do Neurotransmitters Do? Good Brain Food = Better Brain Power • erotonin regulates mood and S helps control hunger, sleep and more. The nervous system is composed of the brain, the spinal cord • cetylcholine is involved in A and billions of nerve cells. The brain houses 98% of the neurons heart rate, memory and muscle in the body. It also uses about 25% of your body’s oxygen supply movement. and as much as 20% of the sugar! This active metabolism means • pinephrine and nor- E the brain is highly affected by what you eat. Good nutrition can epinephrine help control blood improve your brain function. Likewise, a poor diet can often lead pressure and blood sugar. to stress, moodiness, anxiety and occasional sleeplessness. Within the autonomic nervous system, which controls • opamine is associated D everything you don’t think about, we have the sympathetic and with pleasure and muscular parasympathetic nervous systems. The former gets us ready for coordination. activity—fight or flight (tenses muscles, raises blood pressure, • ABA helps prevent anxiety G slows digestion). The latter helps and increases mental clarity. the body unwind. Throughout the body, and especially Eat Better to Think Better in the brain, • he brain is 70% water. To T neurotransmitters think more clearly and protect or chemical your brain cells, drink at least messengers relay ½ ounce of pure water for every messages. These pound of body weight daily. specialized chemicals work • third of the fat in your A in a delicate brain is from omega-3 fatty balance. acids. Support brain health Shortages can by eating cold-water fish or lead to a variety supplementing with omega 3s. of health-related • ating complex carbohydrates, E issues. fruits, veggies and whole grains Nourishing the nervous system can make a huge difference in helps to stabilize l-tryptophan how you think and feel. The NSP Nervous Pack includes one levels in the brain, which can each of the following products: lead to increased serotonin Nutri-Calm® supports the nervous system, particularly when levels. it is under stress. It is a good source of B-complex vitamins, antioxidants and other essential nutrients. B vitamins help with the formation of dopamine, epinephrine and serotonin. Brain Protex with Huperzine A is designed to protect the brain against free radical damage. It may help prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine. It also may help fight free radicals. 5-HTP Power provides supportive adaptogenic herbs, 5-HTP, zinc and vitamin B6. This formula promotes the production of serotonin, an important neurotransmitter for improved mood, appetite and sleep. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 1617-3 Nutri-Calm (100) $22.25 22.25 $33.40 3114-1 Brain Protex w/Huperzine A (60) $22.95 22.95 $34.45 2806-4 5-HTP Power (60) $18.45 18.45 $27.70 9956-0 Nervous Pack $57.25 57.25 $95.55 Save 10% when you purchase the pack!for all of our product options. . nt any disease e, treat, cure or preve 5 are not intended to diagnos *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products
  16. 16. The Immune System:The War against Germs The body’s immune system is made up of lymph nodes, antibodies and specialized white blood cells, as well as the organs that produce these cells and the lymphatic vessels that transport them. Together, they act as an army—ready to fend off attacking microorganisms and invading pollutants. We may not even be aware of it, but our immune system is hard at work daily— protecting us from billions of foreign invaders anxious to wage war on our bodies. Our lymph nodes produce and house the “soldiers,” or immune cells, that defend the body. As lymph fluid passes through the lymph nodes, invading organisms are filtered out and destroyed. As the lymph fluid exits the lymph nodes, it picks up fresh immune cells that can be circulated throughout the body to where they are needed most via a network of lymph vessels. This elegant and efficient system of defending against unwanted invaders is truly amazing, but it requires care. The immune system can be likened to a bank account. Each day, we have the option to make deposits or withdrawals to this “account” based on our choices. Factors that can either deplete or fill this immunity account include stress management, food choices, sleep habits, water intake, mental attitudes, exercise and exposure to toxins. While making healthy diet and lifestyle choices is a surefire way to fortify the immune system, our imperfect diets can’t always supply every nutrient we need. Adding quality immune- boosting supplements can help. NSP’s Immune Pack combines three key products that make getting adequate daily immune support simple. The Immune Pack includes one bottle each of the following: Silver Shield with Aqua Sol® Technology provides 18 ppm of silver that stays suspended in purified, deionized water. Just one teaspoonful provides 90 mcg of pure silver without heavy metal contamination for powerful immune system support. Immune Stimulator protects the integrity of DNA while Eat Well, Stay Well stimulating the body’s natural defenses against a host of unfriendly “It has been proven beyond invaders. all doubt that the most VS-C® TCM Concentrate helps fight off biological stressors by important factor in immune creating a favorable environment for microbial balance and overall health. VS-C also supports detoxification, promotes a healthy health is good nutrition.” respiratory tract and nourishes the liver. —Russell L. Blaylock, M.D. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 4274-1 Silver Shield 18 ppm (4 fl. oz.) $21.95 21.95 $32.95 1839-3 Immune Stimulator (90) $31.65 31.65 $47.50 949-2 VS-C TCM Conc. (30) $19.95 19.95 $29.95 11910-6 Immune Pack $65.55 65.55 $109.35 Save 10% when you purchase the pack! Visit www.naturessunshine.com 6 To order, conta c t your Nature’s Sunshine H erb Specialist.
  17. 17. The Respiratory System: Every Breath You Take The respiratory system is responsible for the most basic and vital human instinct: breathing. This system supplies the blood with oxygen so energy can be created, and expels waste in the form of carbon dioxide. The respiratory system includes the nasal Healthy Habits passages, pharynx, larynx, trachea (windpipe), bronchi, bronchioles A single sneeze can send (airways), alveoli (air sacs) and lungs. more than 5,000 respiratory This system is susceptible to a variety of challenges, many of which occur during a change of season or when the immune droplets into the air at a system is challenged. A strong respiratory system works in tandem speed of 47 miles per hour. with the immune system as it helps clear airways of irritants and Cover your nose and mouth expel foreign bodies. when you sneeze, and wash Natural herbal supplements work synergistically with the your hands afterwards. respiratory system’s efforts to cleanse itself. By nourishing and soothing the tissues of the respiratory tract and leaving beneficial probiotics intact, herbal remedies can enhance this system’s ability to remain strong. A wholesome lifestyle and natural, high- quality herbal supplements can help keep your respiratory tract healthy in every season and at every stage of life. The Respiratory Pack includes the following products: ALJ® (two bottles) helps encourage gentle cleansing of the respiratory tract. It also aids the body in neutralizing allergens by providing nutritional support. Lung Support TCM Concentrate may act as a respiratory tonic—helping to maintain tissue surfaces, support the lungs and sinuses, and promote moist mucous membranes. Seasonal Defense combines andrographis with other immune- supporting herbs to strengthen the respiratory system, which can become stressed during seasonal changes. Tei-Fu® Essential Oil’s unique formula is based on years of Chinese wisdom and herbal knowledge, with mood-enhancing scents that invigorate the mind and stimulate the respiratory system. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 774-3 ALJ (100) $10.55 10.55 $15.85 1004-3 Lung Support TCM Conc. (30) $20.75 20.75 $31.15 806-6 Seasonal Defense (90) $13.85 13.85 $20.80 1618-7 Tei-Fu Essential Oil (0.17 fl. oz.) $8.95 8.95 $13.45 9962-7 Respiratory Pack $56.70 56.70 $94.60 Save 10% when you purchase the pack!for all of our product options. . nt any disease e, treat, cure or preve 7 are not intended to diagnos *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products
  18. 18. The Urinary System:Your Body’s Clean Team The urinary system’s anatomy includes two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, sphincter muscles and the urethra. The ureters connect the kidneys to the bladder. The bladder then connects to the urethra, which ultimately leads to an opening out of the body. The sphincter muscles are located where the bladder meets the urethra, and either tighten to prevent urine from leaking, or relax to allow urine into the urethra. The kidneys filter and purify the blood. Think of them as your body’s janitorial staff! Each kidney is composed of approximately one million microscopic filters, called nephrons, which absorb nutrients and then eliminate waste and toxins as blood circulates through the kidneys. The kidneys also help regulate body fluids— including the amount, pH balance and consistency of these fluids. Healthy cells need the proper concentration of salts and minerals, including potassium and sodium. The kidneys work constantly to maintain this ideal balance. The urinary system performs a delicate daily balancing act, leveling body fluids and filtering impurities. We can do much to help keep it performing—including sustaining a healthy lifestyle, eating plenty of raw foods, drinking adequate amounts of pure water each day and supplementing with quality products. The Urinary Pack from Nature’s Sunshine includes four key products designed to Eat, Drink and Be Wary assist and enhance urinary system function. Certain foods or ingredients The Urinary Pack includes one bottle each of these can dehydrate and stress products: the kidneys. These include Cranberry Buchu Concentrate combines cranberry juice carbonated drinks, coffee, concentrate, which supports a healthy balance in the urinary lining, caffeine, certain teas, table salt and buchu herb, which helps deodorize urine with its penetrating, and alcohol. The kidneys need peppermint-like aroma. Urinary Maintenance helps maintain the body’s delicate fluid pure water throughout the day and mineral balance, which is controlled by the kidneys. It also to help them flush toxins and promotes healthy urine flow. function efficiently. KB-C TCM Concentrate is used for kidney and bone support, eliminating water and providing nourishment to the joints. JP-X contains juniper and parsley along with five other herbs to nutritionally support the kidneys and help detoxify the bladder. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 834-5 Cranberry Buchu Conc. (100) $16.15 16.15 $24.25 2884-4 Urinary Maintenance (120) $13.45 13.85 $20.20 1016-0 KB-C TCM Conc. (30) $21.45 21.45 $32.20 1222-7 JP-X (100) $13.45 13.45 $20.20 9966-4 Urinary Pack $57.60 57.95 $96.10 Save 10% when you purchase the pack! Visit www.naturessunshine.com 8 To order, conta c t your Nature’s Sunshine H erb Specialist.
  19. 19. The Glandular System: Give Your Glands a Hand! Which Glands Do What? Major Exocrine glands include: tear, salivary The glandular system is a communication network that and sweat glands controls and regulates a vast range of things within our bodies— Endocrine glands including sleep, growth, sexual development, metabolism, body include: pituitary, pineal, temperature, tissue repair and the generation of energy. The human body has two types of glands. Exocrine glands thyroid, parathyroid, secrete fluids through a duct or a tube. Endocrine glands secrete thymus, hypothalamus, hormones into the bloodstream, where they are carried to specific pancreas, adrenal and tissues or organs to stimulate a particular reaction. sex glands The health of this system is necessary for our survival. When functioning properly, these glands ensure that our bodies are doing exactly what they should be. However, glands can become weakened by stress, poor diet or the presence of dangerous chemicals in our bodies. The supplements in NSP’s Glandular Pack provide the trace minerals and other nutrients this system needs to function at optimum levels. The Glandular Pack includes one bottle each of the following: Master Gland® helps bolster and nourish your glandular system with an exclusive blend of herbs, essential vitamins and easily assimilated trace minerals. Thyroid Activator® provides vital herbal nutrients that promote healthy thyroid gland function, and it supplies important trace minerals that may be missing from your diet. It may also help boost the activity of thyroid hormones. Adrenal Support combines vitamins, minerals, enzymes and adaptogenic herbs to help the body combat stress and aid the chemical processes that take place within the adrenal glands. Take Time for the Little Things SugarReg® is a formulation of eight key nutrients that support The adrenal glands may proper glandular function and may assist in the body’s effort to be small—each only about maintain blood sugar levels already within the normal range. the size of a grape. But when weakened, they can cause big problems, including occasional sleeplessness and low libido. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 3040-3 Master Gland Formula (120) $14.65 14.65 $22.00 1224-0 Thyroid Activator (100) $11.15 11.15 $16.75 1507-0 Adrenal Support (60) $16.30 16.30 $24.45 927-1 SugarReg (60) $21.15 21.15 $31.75 9948-2 Glandular Pack $56.90 56.90 $94.95 Save 10% when you purchase the pack!for all of our product options. . nt any disease e, treat, cure or preve 9 are not intended to diagnos *These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products
  20. 20. The Structural System:A Strong Framework for a Solid Foundation Did You Know? • arbonated drinks contain C phosphoric acid, which can severely deplete blood The structural (or musculoskeletal) system is the body’s supportive calcium levels. Calcium is a framework. It consists of bones and marrow, tendons, ligaments, joints, key component of the bones. cartilage and muscles. Bones serve many functions: they give structural support to the body, protect vital organs, provide an environment for This means that drinking marrow (where blood cells are produced) and store minerals. carbonated beverages increases Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Natural Support for the Structural your risk of osteoporosis. System • efined sugars, wheat R • Take vitamin D supplements. allergies, compromised • Eat a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables daily. intestinal function and lack • Exercise 30 minutes a day at least three times weekly. • Take high-quality nutritional supplements. of mineral absorption all • Eat fewer meat proteins and more vegetable proteins. contribute to the thinning of • Drink plenty of water. bones. • Detoxify your body. “It just doesn’t get easier, The Structural Pack includes one bottle of each of these products: clearer or any more ‘connected’ Skeletal Strength® provides materials that the body uses to manufacture bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and skin. A balanced than this…most doctors continue calcium–magnesium supplement, it contains vitamins, minerals, herbs and to prescribe NSAID type more for superior absorption and assimilation. drugs, which do nothing for the EverFlex® with Hyaluronic Acid combines glucosamine, chondroitin, underlying conditions.” MSM, hyaluronic acid and devil’s claw to support joint health and —Hugo Rodier, M.D. lubrication, to increase shock absorption and flexibility in the joints, and to support healthy cartilage. Super GLA Oil Blend provides generous amounts of essential omega-6 fatty acids from evening primrose, black currant and borage oils. In the body, these can be converted into eicosanoids. Three important eicosanoids are prostaglandins, thromboxanes and leukotrienes. This group of hormone-like compounds may help support joint and circulatory health. Stock/ Direct QV Sugg. Product Promo. No. Cost Points Retail 1806-7 Skeletal Strength (150) $14.25 14.25 $21.40 948-4 EverFlex w/Hyularonic Acid (60) $25.75 25.75 $38.65 1844-5 Super GLA Oil Blend (90) $21.95 21.95 $32.95 9964-1 Structural Pack $54.90 54.90 $91.65 Save 10% when you purchase the pack! ©2010 CONTACT YOUR NSP HERB SPECIALIST Nature’s Sunshine Products 75 East 1700 South Provo, Utah 84606 Sponsors Country: BELARUS; www.naturessunshine.com (ID): 1007815 Stock No. 2740-4 011032RU

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