Antioxidants And Immunity

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Antioxidants And Immunity

  1. 1. Welcome to Web Nutrition Seminar <ul><li>Dr. Capoferri has been a Doctor of Chiropractic for 26 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilized Nutrition in his practice </li></ul><ul><li>Has taught nutrition principles for 14 year all over the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>None of this information is intended to promise a cure or result for any person or disease. Only to present current important helpful information. </li></ul>
  2. 2. MANY STUDIES SHOW IMPROVED IMMUNE RESPONSES WITH ANTIOXIDANTS VITAMIN C VITAMIN E BETA-CAROTENE WHEN TAKEN ABOVE RDA LEVELS IMMUNE SYSTEM AND ANTIOXIDANTS
  3. 3. Study <ul><li>STUDIES WITH THE ELDERLY REVEAL: </li></ul><ul><li>SMALL DOSES OF VIT E, BETA-CAROTENE; ONE YEAR ONLY, RESULTED IN A 50% REDUCTION OF: COLDS, FLU AND INFECTIONS –COMPARED TO PLACEBO </li></ul><ul><li>IF SICK-RECOVERED TWICE AS FAST </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2 Studies <ul><li>2 STUDIES HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY RECEIVED VITAMINS A, C, and E RESULTING IN: </li></ul><ul><li>IMPROVED IMMUNE RESPONSES </li></ul><ul><li>MICE FED DIETS WITH VITAMIN E INCREASED IMMUNE RESPONSES </li></ul>
  5. 5. Study <ul><li>STUDY PEROXIDE FORMATION –A SIGN OF FREE RADICAL DAMAGE TO THE BODY. ELDERLY PEOPLE GIVEN 200 IU VITAMIN E PER DAY AFTER 4 MONTHS -BLOOD PEROXIDE LEVELS DECREASED14% </li></ul><ul><li>AFTER 1 YEAR -BY 26% </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>VITAMIN C COMBINED WITH VITAMIN E </li></ul><ul><li>PEROXIDES DECREASED AT 4 MONTHS –BY 20% AT 1 YEAR –BY 25% </li></ul><ul><li>OTHER STUDIES HAVE SHOWN SIMILAR FINDINGS </li></ul>Study
  7. 7. <ul><li>400mg PER DAY DECREASED PEROXIDE LEVELS AT 4 MONTHS - BY 8% AT 1 YEAR - BY 13% </li></ul>Vitamin C
  8. 8. Study <ul><li>MARATHON RUNNERS: 1 GRAM OF VITAMIN C PER DAY OR PLACEBO </li></ul><ul><li>THE VITAMIN C GROUP HAD HALF THE POST-RACE INFECTIONS COMPARED TO THOSE CONSUMING THE PLACEBO </li></ul>
  9. 9. ANTIOXIDANTS AND HEART DISEASE <ul><li>(CVD)#1 US KILLER -MEN AND WOMEN EVERY YEAR SINCE 1900 -EXCEPT 1918. OVER 60,800,000 AMERICANS ONE IN FIVE MALES AND FEMALES 2,600 AMERICANS DIE PER YEAR 40% OF ALL DEATHS IN U.S. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>LOW PLASMA LEVELS OF ANTIOXIDANTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH AN INCREASED RISK OF AND SUBSEQUENT DEATH FROM HEART DISEASE </li></ul>
  11. 11. VITAMIN C <ul><li>THE MORE VITAMIN C A PERSON TAKES -THE LESS RISK OF DEATH FROM HEART DISEASE AND ALL OTHER CAUSES </li></ul>
  12. 12. VITAMIN C STUDY <ul><li>FINNISH STUDY </li></ul><ul><li>WITH MEN > 60 years of age. </li></ul><ul><li>VITAMIN C DEFICIENCY = A MAJOR RISK FACTOR FOR HEART DISEASE </li></ul>
  13. 13. VITAMIN C STUDY <ul><li>3,000 PEOPLE FOLLOWED FOR OVER 12 YEARS: </li></ul><ul><li>THOSE WITH LOW VITAMIN C LEVELS GREATER RISK OF HEART DISEASE </li></ul>
  14. 14. VITAMIN C STUDY <ul><li>11,000 people MEN TAKING > 300mg OF VITAMIN C per day: </li></ul><ul><li>45% LOWER RISK OF DEATH FROM CVD COMPARED TO THOSE CONSUMING LESS THAN 50mg per day WOMEN -25% LOWERED RISK </li></ul>Nutrilite Bio C plus provides 250 mgs per tablet of bio available vitamin C
  15. 15. Natural Acerola Concentrate
  16. 16. <ul><li>VITAMIN E </li></ul><ul><li>INHIBITS OXIDATION OF LDL-CHOLESTROL </li></ul><ul><li>DECREASES PLATELET ADHESIVENESS </li></ul><ul><li>REDUCES ARTERIAL STIFFNESS </li></ul><ul><li>STABILIZES FREE RADICALS ALL ARE BENEFICIAL IN PREVENTING HEART DISEASE </li></ul>VITAMIN E
  17. 17. VITAMIN E <ul><li>HIGH BLOOD LEVELS OF VIT E AND HIGH DIETARY INTAKES OF VIT E ARE BOTH ASSOCIATED WITH: </li></ul><ul><li>A DECREASED RISK OF HEART DISEASE STROKE ARTERIAL PLAQUING </li></ul>Natural food sources of this vitamin include whole grains and eggs, fresh vegetable oils and leafy greens
  18. 18. VITAMIN E -STUDY <ul><li>OLDER PEOPLE WHO SUPPLEMENT VITAMIN E ARE 40% LESS LIKELY TO DIE FROM HEART DISEASE COMPARED TO THOSE NOT TAKING THE VITAMIN </li></ul>
  19. 19. STUDIES <ul><li>STRONG RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LOW BLOOD LEVELS OF VITAMIN E AND HEART DISEASE MORE DIETARY VITAMIN E CONSUMED -LESS RISK OF DEATH FROM CVD </li></ul>
  20. 20. 2 STUDIES <ul><li>STUDY-100mg OF VITAMIN E PER DAY 2 YEARS DECREASE IN HEART DISEASE </li></ul><ul><li>STUDY-121,000 U.S. FEMALES HIGHER VITAMIN E LEVELS = LOWER HEART DISEASE RISK </li></ul>
  21. 21. VITAMIN E <ul><li>- STUDY 5,000 MEN AND WOMEN 30 TO 69 YEARS OLD OVER A 14-YEAR PERIOD </li></ul><ul><li>MORE DIETARY VITAMIN E TAKEN LOWER DEATH FROM HEART DISEASE </li></ul>
  22. 22. SELENIUM <ul><li>Garlic, onion, broccoli, whole grains, nuts WORKS WITH VITAMIN E NECESSARY FOR GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE </li></ul><ul><li>IN US-WHERE SOIL LEVELS ARE LOW IN SELENIUM PEOPLE ARE 3 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE OF HEART DISEASE </li></ul><ul><li>50-200mcg PER DAY RECOMMENDED </li></ul>Selenium deficiency has been associated with increased cancer risk and increased risk of complications or death from certain infectious diseases (Double X twice per day provides 100mcgs )
  23. 23. Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) <ul><li>PRODUCES ENERGY(ATP) IN MITOCHONDRIA </li></ul><ul><li>LIPID SOLUBLE ANTIOXIDANT </li></ul><ul><li>PREVENTS OXIDATION OF LDL CHOLESTEROL BETTER THAN VIT E </li></ul><ul><li>RESTORES VITAMIN E LOW LEVELS HAVE BEEN FOUND IN PEOPLE WITH HEART DISEASE </li></ul><ul><li>STATIN DRUGS CAN REDUCE CoQ10 50% IN ONLY 2 WEEKS </li></ul>
  24. 24. Why Nutrilite ? ? <ul><li>History: Carl Rehnborg began research in 1927, California Vitamin Co. 1939 </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities: 5 agriculture facilities in Calif. Washington St., Mexico & Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrates: patented 10 step process </li></ul><ul><li>Research: 100 top scientists, PhD’s, MA’s, Diet Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Quality: 900 quality checks prior to shipping </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized Health </li></ul>
  25. 26. Coenzyme Q10 Help keep your heart young Our bodies use an enzyme – CoQ10 – to make energy for our heart cells to do their work. As we age, enzyme levels drop. Supplements can help. Nutrilite ® CoEnzyme Q10 Complex Normal Adult Dose 60 – 100 mgs/day Statin Drug user: 200 – 1000 mgs/day
  26. 27. Antioxidants SIMPLY NUTRILITE™ Twist Tube – Blueberry Flavor with Antioxidants NUTRILITE ® Natural E Complete Nutrilite ® Bio C Plus Item #:104150 Item #:A-8603 Item #:A-4211 Nutrilite ® Antioxidant Complex Item #:100648 Nutrilite Concentrated Fruits and Vegetables Item #:105484
  27. 28. Knowledge + Discipline = Results <ul><li>Quixtar’s Ditto Delivery Service and Personalized Health Packets make it simple to maintain good health habits! </li></ul>

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