Dr. Jaffe comments on article published in Heart journal online on May 23rd, 2012

Calcium supplements should be taken ”with caution,” Swiss researchers warn, as they may raise your risk of heart attack. Calcium supplementation recently came under attack when Swiss researchers came out with a study that says taking calcium supplements can raise risk of heart attack. At face value this research raises doubt if not concern. The context of research is important …

High Dose Intravenous Vitamin C (Ascorbate) Found to Be Remarkably Safe

A study was conducted recently by the Molecular and Clinical Nutrition Section at the NIDDK on Vitamin C. It was designed to assess the use and safety of high-dose intravenous (IV) vitamin C administration by complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners. The authors found that a) high-dose IV vitamin C is widely used by CAM practitioners, most commonly in the …

On the Importance of Balanced Minerals

Why do PERQUE formulations use a balance of minerals? Supplementation of single, individual minerals is definitely not natural and can be unhealthy. A recent meta-analysis of 15 clinical studies showed that calcium supplementation (without the coadministration of vitamin D) for the treatment of osteoporosis was associated with a 30% increased incidence of myocardial infarction. Most people above the age of …

L-Carnitine for Vitality! PERQUE MDP Guard for Transport-Enhanced, 100% Bioavailable L-Carnitine!

Study Shows L-Carnitine is an Important Contributor to Cellular Energy Metabolism The benefits of carnitine for extending life-span has recently been reconfirmed in a well done European study. Centenarians are characterized by weakness, decreasing mental health, impaired mobility, and poor endurance. L-Carnitine is an important contributor to cellular energy metabolism. This study suggests that supplementation with the amino acid L-carnitine …

Essential Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids such as those found in fish oil supplements may reduce the risk of breast cancer by almost 32%, as determined by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle. They followed 35,016 post-menopausal women who had no history of breast cancer. Each woman was asked to fill out a pre-study questionnaire about their use of non-vitamin, …

Help Your Patients Reach Optimal Immune Function

For over 20 years, PERQUE and ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies (EAB) have been your partners in Integrative Healthcare. The Well Guard Program supports you as you lead your patients down the path to wellness through: Alkalinization Targeted Supplementation & Delayed Allergy Testing This week’s Clinical Pearl focuses on Delayed Allergy Testing with the LRA by ELISA/ACT test from EAB. Today, at least …

Importance of Knowing the Glycemic Load

For Effective Metabolic Management – Know the Glycemic Load: The term “glycemic index” is commonly used by healthcare professionals and patients alike. In contrast, the term “glycemic load” is heard much less often. Most patients, and many practitioners, are not familiar with the term or don’t fully understand the difference between the two. When helping guide patients through the various …

Osteoporosis Treatment Linked to Increased Risk of Fractures

Bone Drugs May Cause Fractures, FDA Warns A class of osteoporosis drugs appears to increase the risk of bone fracture, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned doctors and patients Wednesday. Click here to read Saftey Announcement The agency has requested a labeling change in the Warnings and Precautions section of all bisphosphonate products used to treat the disease that makes …

PERQUE D3 Cell Guard is conveniently dosed for children at 500IU of Vitamin D3 per drop.

The Start of a New School Year Brings a Flood of Cold/Flu PERQUE Double Zinc Guard has 25mg of 100% bioavailable elemental zinc in the citrate and picolinate forms. PERQUE Zinc & Throat Guard Lozenges provides 15 mg zinc in 3 ionized, elemental, and soluble forms. PLUS L-Ascorbate for optimal absorption, Slippery Elm to sooth throat irritation, 100% active & …