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Why you may need Bio-D-Mulsion Forte®:
Vitamin D is an essential co-factor in bone health. Among several other properties, vitamin D promotes the absorption of calcium and phosphorus, both of which are needed for bone health. Additionally, vitamin D regulates blood serum levels of these two minerals to maintain adequate mineralization of bone, bone growth and bone remodeling. Researchers from the Harvard Medical School published results of a large-scale study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in February of 2003, confirming that there was a significantly lower risk of hip fractures only in individuals with a higher intake of calcium coupled with a higher intake of vitamin D. Vitamin D also plays several other important roles in human health including regulation of hormonal functions, modulation of neuromuscular and immune functions, reduction of inflammation, and proper gene encoding.
Why your healthcare practitioner recommends Bio-D-Mulsion Forte® from Biotics Research:
Vitamin D deficiency is common in the US, and more common in the elderly. It is known that the farther away from the equator you live the more at risk you are. Even worse, a recent study found that approximately 70% of the population of Phoenix AZ had sub-optimal levels of vitamin D. If you wear sunscreen of SPF 8 or more, it is very unlikely that your skin is able to convert sunlight into vitamin D at all. A report published by Danish researchers in March 2004 showed that daily supplementation of vitamin D can reduce the risk of bone fractures and osteoporosis. A recent study conducted at Children’s Hospital Boston, found that Bio-D-Mulsion Forte® was safe and effective for infants and toddlers. Bio-D-Mulsion Forte® was shown to be highly bio-available, as effective as the pharmaceutical preparations it was compared to, and easier to administer. Additionally, Bio-D-Mulsion Forte® is far more cost effective. Clinical studies have shown Bio-D-Mulsion Forte® to be safe and effective for healthy adults, infants and children, as well as for those suffering from prostate cancer. Bio-D-Mulsion Forte® employs Biotics Research’s unique, all natural micro-emulsification, which greatly enhances the uptake and utilization, and is especially important for those having impaired digestive function. This is another example of leading-edge innovation from Biotics Research Corporation, bringing you “The Best of Science and Nature”.
Click here to download the Patient FAQ on Bio-D-Mulsion Forte® from Biotics Research in a printable PDF.
The holiday season is a wonderful time to thank all of our friends and customers who make our jobs a pleasure all year long. Our business would not be possible without our dedicated employees and your continued support. We know that amidst the busy holiday season, you still have nutritional needs. During the holidays we will be here to assist you from now through the New Year. With the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Biotics Research’s corporate office will be open during normal hours of operation. Please check with your local Biotics Research Distributors for their holiday schedules.
We want to thank you for your trust, friendship and patronage and we look forward to continuing to develop our relationship with you. Everyone here at Biotics Research Corporation would like to take this moment to say thank you and to send our warmest wishes for good health and good cheer during the holiday season to each and every one of you. May your new year be filled with all the success and happiness you deserve. It is also important to thank those that protect and serve and recognize their roles and dedication that often prevent them from spending holidays with their families.
2013 will be an exciting year at Biotics Research and we look forward to sharing many new product and service introductions with all of you along with the results of clinical studies we’ve sponsored! Please look for your next Biotics Bulletin on January 8th, 2013 as well as our next webinar on Wednesday, January 2nd at 12:00pm CST, featuring Dr. Abbas Qutab on Step 1 of the Easy 3-Step Bio-Detoxification Program.
Happy Holidays from Biotics Research Corporation!
Why you may need Hydro-Zyme™:
Good health depends on adequate digestion. From a nutritional point of view, the level or quality of health can be traced to the level of digestive functioning. The stomach produces a variety of substances that promote digestion and assimilation; gastric juice contains hydrochloric acid and pepsinogens (precursors of the family of proteolytic enzymes called pepsins). Parietal cells produce both stomach acid and intrinsic factor, a protein required to bind vitamin B12 prior to its absorption in the small intestine. Not to solely single out vitamin B12, inadequate production of hydrochloric acid can result in impaired uptake or deficiency of all B-vitamins, potentially leading to muscle weakness and neurological deficit. Hydrochloric acid (HCl) is a strong mineral acid which functions to maintain gastric pH between 1.5 and 2.5. This acidity serves three important roles; low pH kills microorganisms in food, it activates pepsinogen, and it denatures proteins, making them more accessible to proteolytic degradation. While impaired digestion may result from mechanical means, such as improperly chewed food, it is far more likely to be the result of poor diet, nutritional deficiency (as a direct result of antacids and similar medications), or inadequate HCl production. Compounding this decline, the incidence of low stomach acid increases with age. Studies estimating it impacts 30-60% of people over the age of 50. Among other things, functional deficits of HCl have been associated with gas, bloating, indigestion, malodorous breath and sweat excretions, anemias resulting from nutrient deficiency, leaky gut, food allergies, joint inflammation, hair loss, and environmental sensitivities.
Why your healthcare practitioner recommends Hydro-Zyme™ from Biotics Research:
Hydro-Zyme™ is yet another unique product brought to you by Biotics Research Corporation. Hydro-Zyme™ was specifically formulated to support optimal digestive functioning. Each tablet of Hydro-Zyme™ supplies a balanced mixture of vitamin B6, Betaine Hydrochloride, Glutamic acid, Ammonium Chloride, Pancreatin 4X, and Pepsin in our proprietary biologically active vegetable culture tableting base. The low cost and simple ease of use of Hydro-Zyme™ makes it a natural choice for practitioners to recommend for the support of optimal digestive function. As always, Biotics Research Corporation brings you “The Best of Science and Nature”.
Click here to download the Patient FAQ on Hydro-Zyme™ from Biotics Research in a printable PDF.
Why you may need ADHS®:
The word stress, coined over seventy years ago by Hans Selye, is one word which has become synonymous with the American lifestyle. Americans lead “stressed out” lives as a result of increased daily demands, including job and lifestyle pressures. Dysregulation of the stress system, or a maladaptive neuroendocrine response, has the potential to negatively impact endocrine, metabolic and immune function, leaving patients vulnerable to numerous unwanted health consequences. Additionally, stress increases the need for many nutrients. An extensive body of research provides significant insights into the benefits of providing targeted nutritional support for healthy adrenal function.
Why your healthcare practitioner recommends ADHS® from Biotics Research:
ADHS®, could be an acronym for ADrenal HyperSecretion. ADHS® is a comprehensive and effective adaptogenic formula, providing selective botanical extracts, with pertinent vitamins and minerals. ADHS® serves to replenish nutrients depleted by the stress response, thereby positively supporting adrenal function. ADHS® is frequently used in combination with other Biotics Research products, including Optimal EFAs®, Cytozyme PT/HPT™, Bio-Glycozyme Forte™ or GlucoBalance®. As always, you can count on Biotics Research Corporation to offer superior nutritional products supplying “The Best of Science and Nature”.
Click here to download the Patient FAQ on ADHS® from Biotics Research in a printable PDF.
Why you may need B6 Phosphate:
Vitamin B6 is required for protein and essential fatty acid metabolism, for the liberation of glycogen stores, and for the production of various neurotransmitters. It is essential for the manufacture of the hemoglobin portion of red blood cells, and it is an important cofactor in over 60 different enzymatic reactions. Vitamin B6 deficiencies have been associated with a wide variety of issues including: carpal tunnel, trigger finger, joint pain, morning sickness of early pregnancy, burning or tingling in the extremities, joint nodules, apthous ulcers, cheilosis, depression, fatigue, sore tongue, flaky skin, and sensitivity to bright light. Low liver transamines and homocystinuria are two clinical findings which may indicate a need for additional B6 supplementation. Single B-vitamin deficiencies may not be the first thing that healthcare professionals consider when they have a patient that presents with any one of a number of neuromusculoskeletal complaints. However, it would be prudent for practitioners to evaluate their patients for B-vitamin deficiencies as they can initiate or exacerbate a plethora of health issues.
Why your healthcare practitioner recommends B6 Phosphate from Biotics Research:
B6 Phosphate from Biotics Research Corporation contains the pyridoxal 5-phosphate (P5P) of vitamin B6, the most biologically active form of the nutrient. Alcohol intake dramatically increases the need for vitamin B6, furthermore a wide variety of drugs are known to induce deficiencies including certain antidepressants, hormone replacement therapy, oral contraceptives, diuretics, corticosteroids, tuberculosis medications, and some drugs marketed for rheumatoid arthritis. Smoking is detrimental to B6 stores. Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble nutrient that is particularly susceptible to processing. It has been estimated that as much as 70% of the nutrient is lost by freezing vegetables, 50-90% is lost by processing meat, and 50-90% is lost from the milling of grains, therefore those consuming a diet high is processed foods are not likely meeting their dietary requirements for vitamin B6. Each tablet of B6 Phosphate supplies 20 mg of B6 as P5P along with our proprietary vegetable culture base providing 20 mcg each of superoxide dismutase and catalase. As always, you can count on Biotics Research Corporation to offer superior nutritional products supplying “The Best of Science and Nature”.
Click here to download the Patient FAQ on B6 Phosphate from Biotics Research in a printable PDF.
Why you may need Thyrostim™:
The thyroid gland is actually a collection of individual glands called follicles, where newly synthesized hormone is secreted prior to release into the bloodstream. In general, thyroid hormones refer to T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine). Though T4 is the main product, T3 is 3 to 4 times more active. T4 (with 4 atoms of iodine) is converted to T3 (with 3 atoms of iodine) via peripheral tissues, especially the liver and lung. Several factors, including low metabolic rate, falling blood pressure, and conditions that increase the need for energy such as a cold environment, hypoglycemia, pregnancy, or high altitude, stimulate the secretion of thyroid hormones. Varying degrees of low thyroid function are routinely detected by laboratory tests and other measures.
Why your healthcare practitioner recommends Thyrostim™ from Biotics Research:
The manufacture of thyroid hormones requires specific nutritional support. Thyrostim™’s broad spectrum formula was designed to provide these key nutrients. Take iodine for example; the common form of iodine in foods is iodide. At maximal activity, the thyroid can contain up to a 300-fold greater concentration of iodide than blood levels. Cells oxidize iodide to organically bound iodine, which is then chemically combined with tyrosine, an amino acid that is a protein building block. Each molecule of thyroid hormone contains the equivalent of two tyrosine molecules. Many other key nutrients are supplied by Thyrostim™ as well, such as selenium and magnesium, which are essential for healthy thyroid function. As always, you can count on Biotics Research Corporation to bring you “The Best of Science & Nature”.
Click here to download the Patient FAQ on Thyrostim™ from Biotics Research in a printable PDF.
Iodine is an essential trace mineral necessary for the production of thyroxine (T4). Although approximately 80% of the dietary intake of iodine is sequestered by the thyroid gland, other tissues concentrate iodine as well. They include salivary glands, the gastric mucosa, the choroid plexus, mammary glands, and the ovaries. Iodine is often found lacking in the typical western diet. Consequently, as a result of decreased iodine status, sufficient thyroxine cannot be produced by some, negatively impacting thyroid function.
Liquid Iodine Forte™ is an innovative product brought to you by Biotics Research Corporation.This highly bioavailable source of supplemental iodine (as potassium iodide) in an aqueous form, allows the practitioner ultimate flexibility in dosing titration. Suitable for all population groups, Liquid Iodine Forte™ contains 150 mcg of iodine per drop, and can be taken on its own or readily mixed into a beverage of choice.
Iodizyme-HP™ is another innovative product brought to you by Biotics Research Corporation. This highly bioavailable source of supplemental iodine in a user friendly, scored tablet, allows the practitioner optimal flexibility in accurate dosing. Each 1/2 tablet supplies 6.25 mg of total Iodine/Iodide (as 2.5 mg Iodine and 3.75 mg Iodide) and is both practical and cost-effective. Iodizyme-HP™ is made to the exacting standards you have come to expect from Biotics Research Corporation.
*Note: Iodizyme-HP™ is only offered for sale through healthcare professionals licensed to diagnose and treat.
Click here to download the Supplement FAQ about Iodine Supplements from Biotics Research in a printable PDF.
Why you may need B12-2000™ Lozenges:
Homocysteine is an amino acid found in the blood. It is an intermediate that occurs when the body is low in certain factors that convert one much needed amino acid (methionine) to another (cysteine). Studies have shown that too much homocysteine in the blood (plasma) is related to a higher risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease and potentially many other conditions of chronic inflammation. Other evidence suggests that homocysteine may have a serious effect on atherosclerosis (hardening or narrowing of the arteries) by damaging the inner lining of arteries and promoting blood clots. Homocysteine levels are strongly influenced by diet, as well as by genetic factors. The dietary components with the greatest effects are folate and vitamins B6 and B12. Folate, B6 and B12 vitamins help break down homocysteine in the body and complete its conversion to cysteine. Several studies have found that higher blood levels of B12 and folate correlate to lower concentrations of homocysteine. Other recent evidence shows that low blood levels of these essential vitamins are linked to a higher risk of fatal coronary heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Why your healthcare practitioner recommends B12-2000™ Lozenges from Biotics Research:
B12-2000™ Lozenges are a naturally flavored B12 lozenge that also contain synergistic levels of both vitamin B6 and folate, all of which are key cofactors needed to reduce homocysteine levels. B12-2000™ Lozengesare an oral B12 supplement designed to dissolve in the patient’s mouth. Do not chew them. Studies have demonstrated that, if allowed to dissolve in the mouth, oral forms of vitamin B12 are extremely effective. This allows the nutrients to by pass digestion and enter directly into the blood stream, similar to injections but without the needle. Biotics Research Corporation leads the industry in product quality and effectiveness bringing “The Best of Science and Nature” to the consumer.
Click here to download the Patient FAQ on B12-2000 Lozenges™ from Biotics Research in a printable PDF.
Just two years ago, the Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) and Florida Chiropractic Foundation (FCF) announced the creation of a Research Partnership with Biotics Research Corporation. Biotics Research made a multi-year commitment to increase its level of support of the chiropractic community, with an emphasis on research.
As a Corporate Sponsor of all FCA events, Biotics Research has offered top speakers/authors/researchers of all disciplines to augment its sponsorship support. Biotics Research has also contributed $70,000 to the Florida Chiropractic Foundation for directed research to clinically benefit the profession. An additional $10,000 donation will be conveyed during the upcoming FCA National Convention, August 23-26th in Orlando, bringing our contribution to $80,000 through the beginning of the third year of the Biotics Research, FCA, and FCF joint research partnership.
The second year of the Research Partnership has been completed with excellent results in terms of important clinical research initiated. One project already funded by the FCF studies the effects of emulsified vitamin D on elderly adults. It is jointly supported by the Florida Chiropractic Association, Biotics Research Corporation and Professional Co-op.
Principle Investigator Dr. John Lewis is the Director of Research for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Associate Director of the Medical Wellness Center and an Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. This research proposal has under gone the 1st round of regulatory reviews by the University of Miami Institutional Review Board and we are currently waiting on the responses in their second round of reviews. Dr. Lewis noted that “the key difference between this study and previous vitamin D studies is the number and type of assessments being performed”. Dr. Lewis has indicated that “the preliminary purpose of the study is to investigate the outcomes of a 3-month trial of vitamin D among elderly adults. Specifically, subjects will participate in a two-group, randomized intervention, where one group will take 4,000 IU per day served at one time (2 drops) and the other group will take a placebo to compare differences in outcomes between the two groups. We hypothesize that the vitamin D condition will demonstrate improvements in the primary outcomes of serum vitamin D levels, bone mineral density, and lower back/hamstring flexibility. These outcomes will be compared between those subjects enrolled in the two treatment groups from baseline to 45 and 90 days follow-up.”
This is just one example of the projects that will be undertaken, validating nutrition and chiropractic through the funding of research grants provided by Biotics Research at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, the Lincoln Eminent Scholar Chair at the University of South Florida, and/or other accredited research institution
Both the Florida Chiropractic Association and FCF have acknowledged the support of Biotics Research with appreciation and the Foundation has followed through on its stated commitment to implement this Research Partnership in a way that will benefit the entire chiropractic profession, the field of clinical nutrition and the millions of patients who benefit from chiropractic care.
In her recent recap of the partnership to date, FCA CEO Debbie Brown observed, “As we begin the third year of this important partnership, we thank you and the Biotics Research family for working so well with us and look forward to what will be accomplished in the years ahead. We appreciate your continued support of the FCA and research that will positively impact chiropractic and all health care.”
Denis DeLuca is the President and CEO of Biotics Research Corporation and is a member of the Board of Directors. As one of its founders, Denis has worked at Biotics Research for over thirty years. Representing Biotics Research, Denis is a voting member of the Fort Bend Economic Development Counsel.