Medical student Philip M. Carlucci from New York University Grossman School of Medicine, along with his colleagues, looked at the records of 932 COVID-19 patients admitted to the hospital from Mar. 2 to Apr. 5. They compared outcomes for patients using Zinc, see the findings here. And read more through the following links on both Zinc & Vitamin D in recent research.
Anxiety can be crippling and cause great discomfort. Thankfully there are countless natural products and lifestyle strategies that support calm and relaxation. This article will cover my favorite go-to items and lifestyle hacks for soothing anxiousness as well as my favorite products. This is not medical advice but rather a list of my favorites. Please talk with your provider before starting any new lifestyle or supplements.
Sleep – just consider a tired toddler, and it is so clear how much we need sleep to maintain balance. Having a regular sleep schedule may be just as important as the number of hours of sleep. Give this gift to yourself and support your immunity as well. Spend time outdoors – nature and green spaces increase parasympathetic activity (rest and digest). Nature has a way of slowing us down and getting us outside of ourselves and gives us a greater connection and sense of oneness with creation and humanity. Can you make this a regular habit during times of stress? Balance blood sugar – nothing causes anxiety like skipping meals and high sugar processed foods! If you’re consuming these foods, gradually back off them and include healthy fats and proteins with abundant greens to keep you feeling relaxed and calm. Green leaves– (lettuce, arugula, and etc.) are alkaline and reduce inflammation take down the burden of inflammation and acidity in our bodies. Less physical stress leads to less mental stress. Aim to have a large serving with at least two meals per day. Breath – take deep breaths or belly breathing to help focus, calm, and collect when thoughts, feelings or emotions lead, to overwhelm. Set aside time at the top of each hour or in between tasks to simply pause and breathe. Simple yet effective Hormone balance – if your a menstruating female and your hormones are out of balance due to estrogen dominance, PCOS, peri-menopause/menopause or luteal phase defects you’re less likely to have the calming protection of health progesterone levels. Talk with your doctor about supporting progesterone and get your levels checked. Sweat – amazing exercise will be a game-changer and support focus and increase feelings of strength and confidence. Startup gradually and do something you enjoy preferably outside! Get that tension out and move!
Theanine– an extract from green tea, the amino acid increase a sensation of calm and relaxation. Best taken away from meals. Effective and gentle calm support GABA – a neurochemical made by our own nervous system to support calm. This is a little strong and more direct-acting than theanine. I like the liposomal extracts. Kinder Calm – by Priority One – a chewable formula designed to support the body’s natural response to environmental stresses, great for sleep support.
Magnesium – threonate format crosses the blood-brain barrier and supports calm and sleep. Other forms are not strong. This could cause drowsiness. Citrate and Glycinate are other forms that I recommend for daily supplementation. Skullcap – This beautiful herb helps with focus and reducing the thoughts that just won’t stop. Also helpful for sleep. Chamomile and lavender tea- are wonderful for children and gentle enough to use regularly. You can even make these into popsicles or ice-cubes for the little ones. Ashwagandha – an herb that supports the endocrine system, especially adrenals and thyroid. Used for children and elderly this nourishing herb is a wonderful go-to keep you strong through periods of high stress.
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We are reaching out to update our clients on our operations amidst the developing Coronavirus outbreak. On March 23, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee issued an order requiring residents of Washington State to ‘Stay at home’.
We wish to assure you that Priority One Nutritional Supplements has been deemed an essential service by the Washington State Department of Agriculture as well as the Homeland Security emergency readiness programs.
We want you to know at Priority One we will continue to consistently serve you with high-quality safe products monitored by our strict GMP protocols. Our team is fully operational and ready to answer any questions you may have.
In order to ensure you, our valued customers, have a safe continuous supply of products, we will maintain our outstanding adherence to cGMP’s along with implementing the following additional steps:
1. We have transitioned our available staff to remote locations and equipped our teams with the appropriate resources to continue to provide uninterrupted service.
2. Implemented appropriate social distancing for staff in all of our facilities.
3. We have always maintained a strict visitor policy, but have restricted all visitors at this time.
4. Reemphasized our high standards of quality control with our amazing team and implemented additional coaching to assure their safety and yours.
These steps are in addition to our highly successful Environmental Testing Program . This program has been in place for the past ten years and has allowed us to monitor the effectiveness of our sanitation program throughout our facilities.
As for the availability of our Immunity Support Products, we are prioritizing as needed, with direct to clients like you as our primary focus. We are closely monitoring our MAP policies online so that your valued clients are not affected by third party marketers and pricing. If you are unable to find your preferred products with your distributor, please contact us directly.
We will continue to keep you informed as we navigate this situation together.
We extend our best wishes and wish you health and safety.
Hormone Clear is a unique combination of amino acids, antioxidants, and nutrients that support the liver’s detoxification pathways of endocrine disrupting chemicals, EDCs, and the body’s own production of hormones. This is an exclusive product formulated by Dr. Marianne Marchese designed to be used for both men and women’s health conditions as well as detoxification and cleansing plans. Dr. Marianne Marchese is a leader in both environmental medicine and women’s health.
Dr. Marchese formulated Hormone Clear by choosing ingredients that assist the liver in metabolizing the body’s own production of hormones and EDCs. The ingredients in Hormone Clear include: Vitamin B-12 (as methylcobalamin), Folate (as (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid), Calcium (as calcium d-glucarate), BioResponse DIM, Alpha Lipoic Acid, and N-Acetyl L-Cysteine.
Methylcobalamin and methyltetrahydrofolic acid both provide co-factor and methylation support for phase one and phase two liver metabolism of hormones and EDCs. Calcium d-glucarate (CDG) and Diindolylmethane (DIM) support multiple detoxification pathways and provide hormonal support. Both DIM and CDG support testosterone and estrogen balance and assist with metabolism of endocrine disrupting compounds. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) and N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) are powerful antioxidants that also support glutathione production in the body. These directly aid in the metabolism of chemicals that disrupt men’s and women’s hormonal health.
Both patients and practitioners are constantly seeking ways to restore balance and aid the body’s natural ability to clear hormones. Hormone Clear is designed for people interested in optimizing their hormonal system or for those who have known exposure to EDCs. It can be used as a stand-alone product or in conjunction with her other formulas from Priority One, Cofactors Support and Hepa Cleanse. This product is contraindicated in pregnancy and with lactation.
As a special offer to our loyal customers, we are offering 20% off of Hormone Clear in the month of February. Please use code “CLEAR20” to receive this offer on your website or phone order!
Valid for up to 12 bottles, this offer cannot be combined with other offers (such as a percentage off for a show special) and is not available for distributors. It can be combined with our premium specials.
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Priority One is excited to present our newest chewable formula, Kiwi Kleanse!
Kiwi Kleanse is a delicious natural kiwifruit-flavored chewable tablet containing Actazin & marshmallow root.
This new exclusive formula is designed to provide easy-to-administer relief for occasional constipation including in children and pregnant women. The active ingredient Actazin is a non-GMO, cold-pressed kiwifruit powder sourced from New Zealand. It contains a unique combination of bioactive nutrients that effectively and gently support the digestive and laxation processes.
These active components are clinically shown to increase bowel movements in healthy individuals. Additionally, Actazin contains polyphenols, which are micronutrients known for their wide range of health benefits, including the potential to reduce temporary mucusal inflammation caused by poor digestion. The kiwi enzyme, actanidin, is a proteolytic enzyme that breaks down proteins, which may help to reduce bloating and abdominal discomfort.
Kiwi Kleanse includes prebiotic properties, which support the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. These bacteria, when allowed to multiply, produce essential short chain fatty acids that provide metabolic fuel for the colon.
Research on the levels of vitamin A and C in the kiwi fiber have been shown to have an anti-inflammatory effect, which may contribute to the gut’s motility & ability to keep things moving. Kiwi fiber is a source of both soluble and insoluble fiber with the ability to increase water retention, which provides for softer and bulkier stools.
The ingredient of marshmallow root is noted for it’s ability to produce natural mucilage to support and soothe the digestive tract.
As a special offer to our loyal customers, we are offering 20% off of Kiwi Kleanse in the month of November. Please use code “kiwi20” to receive this offer on your website or phone order!
Designed by a naturopathic physician, Kinder Well is a combination of vitamins, minerals, and herbs formulated to help fortify and support healthy immune function.
It supplies specific ingredients to support the body’s natural production of white blood cells, including T-cells and neutrophils along with immune-supportive anthocyanins, flavonoids and polyphenols.
The immune system begins to develop from the moment we are born gradually maturing throughout infancy into adulthood. Immune antibodies (IgG) transfer from mother to baby during pregnancy and through breast milk, providing critical early protection against infectious diseases. As this fades away children become more vulnerable to certain infections as the innate and adaptive immunities mature. Children may still acquire bacterial, parasitic and viral infections that will be regulated and fought off with immune responses. Thus creating immunological memory and providing protection with increased immune responses.
Take advantage of this month’s special on Kinder Well by entering discount code “kinderwell20” at checkout for 20% off. Offer is valid on up to 12 bottles..
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B12 Rapid Shot is a great tasting high potency B12 supplying 5,000 mcg of methylcobalamin per nano tablet and it’s our special for the month of July: 20% off!
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) is a water-soluble vitamin responsible for the healthy production of red blood cells, DNA synthesis, cellular energy production and metabolism, and neurological function. B12 is found naturally occurring in many food sources including meat, poultry, eggs, fish, and dairy products. Vitamin B-12 is generally not present in plant foods, but is found in many products like fortified breakfast cereals and some studies suggest seaweed (nori) to be an adequate source.
Deficiency in B12 is thought to be one of the leading nutrients deficiencies around globe, it can lead to low energy, fatigue, and mood changes. Difficult absorption from our diets may be one of the leading factors. Especially for those with digestive imbalances and restrictive dietary patterns, also very commonly found in the elderly, children, vegetarians and women of reproductive age. Other long-term consequences of sub-clinical deficiency are not fully known but may include adverse effects on pregnancy outcomes, vascular, cognitive, eye and bone health.
Vitamin B12 has many positive benefits to the body. The active form methylcobalamin is known to be one of the most active forms in human metabolism. Methylcobalamin acts as a cofactor for methionine synthase in the normal conversion of homocysteine to methionine. It also acts as a methyl donor and participates in the synthesis of SAM-e (S-adenosylmethionine), a nutrient that is active in individuals with normal responses to occasional external stressors. Other benefits include improved cognitive function, energy and endurance as well as support to the cardiovascular system.
To receive monthly special, enter discount code “B12boost” at checkout. Purchase discount is valid for up to 12 bottles.
This special purchase cannot be combined with other offers (such as a percentage off for a show special) and is not available to distributors. It can be combined with our premium specials. Offer is valid July 1st – 31st 2019. More information is available here on our website.
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Presenting our special for the month of June: 20% offPriority Zyme– our proteolytic enzyme formula supporting a healthy inflammatory response!
Proteolytic enzymes, also called protease, are enzymes that break down proteins. First into smaller fragments called peptides and eventually down to their components, amino acids. There are different types of proteolytic enzymes classified according to the sites that they catalyse the cleavage of proteins. The best known proteolytic enzymes are found in the digestive tract.  Proteolytic enzymes are essential regulators and modulators of inflammatory responses in the body. In inflammation responses they have several important actions, which include taking part in the production of macrophages and natural killer cells, and the ability to act on pathogenic immune complexes. In some cases they have been known to prevent the formation at inception, which is regulatory or stimulating to the immune system.
In regards to modulation of the immune system, proteolytic enzymes work in several ways: one is the ability to reduce swelling of mucous membranes by decreasing capillary permeability. Another is improved circulation as enzymes reduce blood viscosity, which in turn increases the oxygen and nutrients in the bloodstream. Additionally, proteolytic enzymes also work to break down plasma proteins which enhance their flow into the lymphatic system, promoting a speedy resolution to pain and swelling from injuries.
To receive the monthly special, enter discount code “enzymes” at checkout. The purchase discount is valid for up to 12 bottles. Offer is valid June 1st – 30th 2019. More information is available here on our website.
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Our featured product Biofilm Phase-2 Advanced is 20% this month! This is an exclusive product formulated by Dr. Paul S. Anderson and is specifically designed for the disruption of advanced biofilms. This product was developed using the most recent scientific data on biofilm disruption. Dr. Anderson is on the leading forefront of biofilm research and education.
What are Biofilms?
Biofilms are little communities of microorganisms in your body that join forces and adhere to living or non-living surfaces. They form a protective coating called a polymer matrix, which is like a “force field” or barrier that prevents antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals or any other antimicrobials from being effective in removing them.
Biofilms are capable of adapting in many environments and thus can be found in all parts of the body, including the teeth, sinuses, tonsils, and intestines. Biofilms in the intestines can lead to chronic digestive and allergic responses. Our immune system is responsible for attacking, controlling and eliminating biofilms. In healthy individuals, this happens regularly, however, in susceptible individuals, biofilms can take hold and begin to wreak havoc on the whole body, and specifically the immune system.
Go to our website, enter discount code “dranderson” at checkout and get 20% off. Purchase discount is valid for up to 6 bottles.
This special purchase cannot be combined with other offers (such as a percentage off for a show special) and is not available to distributors. It can be combined with our premium specials. Offer is valid May 1st – 31st 2019.