Nutrition: Complementary And Alternative Choices
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Note: to have optimal response, all recommendations begin with Opti-Vites
(see A Basic protocol).
This information is intended for the use of health care professionals. It has not been evaluated by the FDA and isnot intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should consult a qualified health care providerfor advice before beginning any new health care program.
* Use a multi without Iron unless there is a known need for iron
It is fairly common for physicians to use C-
outlined in my cardiovascular protocols are
reactive protein (CRP) to evaluate risk factors
added to the lifestyle modifications, I would
for cardiovascular disease in older adults with
normal cholesterol. If the CRP is elevated,
Crestor (Rosuvastatin) is then used toimprove all cause mortality. A close look at
I believe it is necessary to perform a well
the study justifying this treatment (The Jupiter
modification and global cardiac riska ssessment to C-rea ctive p ro te in
It requires the treatment of 182 patients, for
measurement and treatment with Crestor. If
two years, with an overall estimated cost of
such a study proved the value and if it is cost
$800,000 to prevent one all-cause mortality.
effective, then routine high-sensitivity, C-
With the multiple potential bias in the study, in
all probability these figures would be much
higher. The figures would also be higher if thisdata were used to justify the treatment of
C-reactive protein is a measure ofinflammation - although it does not tell the
location in the body, or the cause of the
deaths by 50 to 60 per cent, while the Jupiter
infections, or inflammatory diseases, tissue
study reduced cardiac deaths by 44 per cent.
The current approach is more effective andmuch less expensive. If the supplements
All my protocols begin with a good multi which
has high levels of essential nutrients, such as
if C-reactive proteins are elevated, then you
Opti-Vites. These nutrients are almost always
could consider the use of Ultra-Monolaurin. It
deficient in the average Western diet, and
they are necessary to combat inflammation.
reactive proteins could be secondary to micro
Opti-PUFA is necessary to provide high levels
organism invasion of the arterial wall. These
of poly unsaturated, preformed, long chain
In addition, monolaurin has been shown to be
effective against pathogenic bacteria, viruses,
fungi and protozoas no matter where they are
AA - Arachidonic Acid(LC) PUFA - Long Chain ,
Start Ultra-Monolaurin at 1 scoop 4 times per
day and build the dose to 1 tsp 3 times per
day. Continue treatment until the C-reactive
DHA - Docosahexaenoic AcidSDA - Stearidonic Acid
EPA, DHA, and GLA modulate inflammationby regulating the Prostaglandin 1, 2, and 3series. In addition, high levels of essentialfatty acids decrease triglycerides, increaseHDL, decrease LDL, and total cholesterol.
ALA from Flax Seed Oil is the usual source ofomega 3 supplementation in vegetarians. This isnot a good source of EPA or DHA because lessthan 2 % of ALA is converted. The SDA in theBlack Currant seed oil in Opti-PUFA, on the otherhand is rapidly and efficiently converted to EPA. Opti-PUFA (and Ultra Omega Linic) contain highlevels of preformed
EPA, DHA and GLA.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or mitigate any disease.
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