In this issue:
- A Note From Lorna
- New Products Active Collagen, Brainsmart, Cala-Q Plus, and Immunosmart
- 3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Brain Fog, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
We have an exciting fall schedule planned and I wanted you to know I may be visiting your area for a lecture or in-store event. Check out the locations and times by clicking here. Back by popular demand I am re-launching my radio show with Voice America called Ask Lorna Live. The first show airs on October 3rd, 2012 and a new show will air every Wednesday until Christmas. The show airs at 6:00am Pacific Standard Time and 9:00am Eastern Standard Time and again at 6:00pm PST and 9:00pm EST 24 hours later the show will be available to listen to as well. Go to www.voiceamerica.com.
We are growing and we were recognized by Profit Magazine as one of the top fastest growing companies in Canada. We were ranked 30 out of 200. We could not have achieved this without the support from all of you after my product line was re-launched in 2010. Please tell your friends that all my products are now called SMART, for example, Estrosmart, Menosmart Plus, Thyrosmart and Adrenasmart. Remember if the product does not have my name and face on the bottle it is not a Lorna product. My formulas are all new and improved. We use the highest quality raw materials, no soy or other common allergens are found in my supplements. We do not use irradiated rice flour and the products are also gluten-free. And I choose the most absorbable nutrients backed by human research so you know they work. Thank you again for attending my lectures and sharing the message of health with all your friends and family. Our company motto is "Women Helping Women" and you are making that happen.
We now have a forum on the website where women are sharing their stories of success and asking questions. So please go check it out and take part if you want to share your story or you can help teach women how you solved your health issues. There is only one of me so if you let other women know about how you solved your hormone and health issues we will be able to help more women.Kind regards, Lorna
We have many new and exciting products such as
This is the first time in history that we have had more women over the age of 50 in North America. And this group of women has more personal income than women of past generations. These women are more educated and they want to look fabulous and feel even better. With the challenges in the economy we also know that women are taking charge of their health and practicing preventive medicine. This is especially true in the United States where health insurance may be something families cannot afford. I do believe we can prevent most diseases with nutritional medicine. This past winter a close family member started developing dementia (memory decline). To watch a strong, smart woman forget how to do simple tasks is heart breaking. When I was at university I used many smart nutrients and cutting edge smart drugs to improve memory and cognition with great success to get through the years of doing pre-med. Knowing that dementia can run in families and is more common in women, I realized I should start a brain protection program now. Better to prevent dementia than try to gain back what we have lost. I designed a clinically researched product to protect brain cells, improve memory, and prevent Alzheimer's and slow its progression. The research for these nutrients is outstanding. One of the researchers for Acetyl-L-carnitine advised to take it with food at breakfast to increase energy and it truly makes you energized and your brain feel clear. If you are already noticing a decline in memory recall or you are suffering with brain fog these nutrients are for you.
Did You Know?
With Acetyl-L-carnitine, Alpha and R-Lipoic Acid, Curcumin
Take 1 to 3 capsules per day with food. Start by taking one capsule with breakfast to boost brain power.
Nutrients, foods and mental exercises to keep your brain bright and healthy
The human brain is the most complex organ in the body. It produces our every thought, action, memory, feeling and experience. Until recently, it was thought that if those nerve cells were damaged, they could not be repaired. Now we now know the brain has a remarkable capacity to regenerate. More than 15 percent of those living with Alzheimer's in North America are under the age of 65, so we no longer see this as simply a disease of aging. Women make up more than 72 percent of those with Alzheimer's disease, and one in 10 adults will develop dementia.
According to the Alzheimer's Association, "Dementia is not a specific disease. It's an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of cases. Vascular dementia, which occurs after a stroke, is the second most common dementia type. But there are many other conditions that can cause symptoms of dementia, including some that are reversible, such as thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies." One of the most promising areas of research in the improvement of dementia is in the area of nutritional supplements.
1: Super Brain Nutrients found in Brainsmart
This is the first time in history that we have seen more people over the age of 50 than under 50 years old and we need to start early to improve brain function. We are living longer but dementia and Alzheimer's disease are common. Fifteen percent of those suffering dementia are under the age of 65 so we need to start taking brain nutrients today. The following "super brain nutrients" can help fight the effects of dementia and keep the brain healthy.
Acetyl-L-carnitine: Acetyl-L-carnitine is a powerful memory booster. Extensive research
shows it can protect brain cells, restore flagging energy, stimulate brain cells and prompt them to grow
new connections to other neurons. But where acetyl-L-carnitine is most important is in combating brain
aging and dementia. Studies of Alzheimer's sufferers have reported improvements in memory compared to
patients receiving placebo. One study showed that when acetyl-L-carnitine was added to the typical drugs
for Alzheimer's, a variety of functional and behavioral parameters were improved by over 50 percent when
compared to the drugs alone. Stanford University researchers stated that acetyl-L-carnitine slows the
progression of Alzheimer's disease. Double-blind, placebo controlled studies using acetyl-L-carnitine
in 500 mg to 2000 mg doses for three months showed a significant improvement in symptoms and the longer
the nutrient was taken, the better the improvements. Other studies showed acetyl-L-carnitine improved
hearing, increased energy, improved age-related macular degeneration of the eyes, improved heart
function and reduction of fatigue. Acetyl-L-carnitine is also an important nutrient in the treatment
of stroke victims, improving memory, task performance and cognition during recovery especially when
combined with blueberry extract. A 500 mg dose with breakfast in the morning can 'jumpstart' the brain,
improving mental clarity, spatial learning and energy.
Alpha-lipoic acid: Acetyl-L-carnitine and alpha lipoic acid in combination are known as the dynamic duo in anti-aging compounds today. Found in every cell in the body, alpha lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants help fight off infection and disease, protect organs from damage, and prevent premature aging. Alpha lipoic acid also helps turn glucose into energy in the cells, making it an important treatment for diabetes and pre-diabetes. It is also the only recognized natural treatment to relieve painful diabetic neuropathy. Alpha lipoic acid has also been studied for post-stroke treatment due to its protective effect on brain and nervous tissue. Diabetes type 3 is a newly discovered form of brain diabetes causing increased brain aging. The combination of acetyl-L-carnitine and alpha lipoic acid are superstars at improving overall brain function, thereby reducing memory decline.
Blueberry extract: Blueberries became news when old rats that were fed blueberries became
young again. Now, scientists have found that blueberry extract improves memory in humans as well.
Research showed that the group taking blueberry had a significant improvement in learning and memory tests.
Twelve weeks of daily blueberry consumption improved the scores of two different cognitive tests involving
memory in older adults. The study's authors suggested that blueberries could slow or postpone the onset of
age-related memory problems. In another study involving 48 obese participants with pre-diabetes, the
consumption of blueberries for eight weeks lowered blood pressure and reduced bad LDL cholesterol.
Curcumin is the "brain protector." The yellow pigment in turmeric, curcumin was originally researched for
Alzheimer's disease after studies showed a much lower prevalence of Alzheimer's in India than in North America.
Researchers investigated the association between curry consumption and cognitive level in 1010 Asians between
60 and 93 years of age. They found that those who ate curried foods performed better on a standard test (MMSE)
of cognitive function than those who never or rarely ate curry. The process by which Alzheimer's disease degrades
the nerve cells in the brain is through inflammation in glial cells in the brain plus the formation of beta-amyloid
plaques, metal toxicity and oxidative damage. Several studies have found that curcumin is a powerful anti-inflammatory
in the brain and that it can break down plaques, improve memory and memory decline and is a powerful antioxidant.
The research will continue, but it is compelling enough at this point to add curcumin to your brain-protecting program.
2: Super Brain Foods
What we eat also plays a role in our overall brain power. Some foods just stand out when it comes to their powerful brain effects.
3: Brain Games
"Use it or lose it" is a very important adage when it comes to brain health. Play games like Scrabble, chess or cards, or learn a new language. Download the "Words with Friends" app on your iPhone or iPad or play through Facebook. Playing games that require you to remember words, spell, do calculations or perform new thought patterns keeps those neural networks strong. Start a brain-boosting program today, and incorporate super brain nutrients and foods into your daily diet to enjoy the later years of your long life with wellness and mental clarity.