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Friday Pearls

Excessive Fish Oil and Innate Viral Immunity

Friday, October 17, 2014

The excessive use of omega-3 fatty acid fish oil supplements and the increasing inclusion of omega-3 fatty acids in vast amounts of prepared foods dramatically add to the importance of understanding how the immunosuppressive properties of fish oil can impact human ability to respond to viral infection.  

Dry Eyes & Visual Acuity

Friday, October 10, 2014

Dry eyes can result in a decreased ability to perform daily activities that have an impact on the quality of life. The journal Eye published the Singapore Malay Eye Study that assessed symptoms of dry eye on a population-based survey of 3,280 adults aged 40 through 79.

Fast Company & Biosyntrx

Friday, October 03, 2014

The article below featuring Biosyntrx appeared this week in the bold and innovative business magazine called Fast Company. In keeping with our corporate commitment to encourage individuals to take more responsibility for their own health, Biosyntrx started providing all of our employees, their spouses or partners, and all of our consultants with Fitbits this past June.

Biosyntrx Core Values

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Biosyntrx subscribes to Simon Sinek's core values that "Start With Why." Identifying corporate Why, How and What commitment to the sustainability of life on a healthy planet is proving to be far more grounded in the biology of human decision-making than once thought. Our Why, How and What goals are to inspire individuals and organizat...

Eye & Brain Protection

Friday, September 19, 2014

Neurodegenerative disorders and diseases of the eye and brain are a rapidly growing cause of disability and death, characterized by progressive pathology and dysfunction. These diseases are an increasing health threat to the aging population and they represent a considerable public health concern and socioeconomic burden.

Iron: A Double Edged Sword

Friday, September 12, 2014

Iron is essential for cell survival and function, yet excess iron is toxic to cells. It plays a major role in hemoglobin function (moving oxygen around the body), cellular energy generation and destroying invading microorganisms. It also aids in biological function of enzymes.

Calling All Eye Doctors

Friday, September 05, 2014

Colorado, the leanest state in the nation, is proud to be hosting the 2014 American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, as well at the Ocular Nutrition Society Rocky Mountain Nutrition High six hour COPE approved nutrition education symposium on November 11.

Fish Consumption & Brain Health

Friday, August 29, 2014

An article in the Well blog section of last Sunday’s New York Times reported on a study published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Preventive Medicine that suggests eating fish is associated with a healthy increase in brain volume, but it is apparently not because of its omega-3 fatty acids content.

Ocular Surface Sags & Wrinkles

Friday, August 22, 2014

Just as eyelids, jowls, breasts, bellies and chins sag with the aging process, apparently so does our ocular surface tissue.The somewhat intimidating term used to describe yet another degenerative aging event is called conjunctivochalasis.

The Fabulous Flavonoids

Friday, August 15, 2014

Flavonoids, also called bioflavonoids and classified as phytochemicals, were once called vitamin P, based on the clinically suggested effect they have on the permeability of capillaries. Unfortunately, that name fell out of favor a number of years ago.

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