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From the Desk of Spencer Thornton, MD

An Idea Worth Spreading

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Sometimes I feel that I am behind the curve; that everyone knows more about a subject than I. But that is changing. A good friend of mine suggested that I add an app called TED to my iPhone and iPad a few months ago, and it changed my life.

Too Tired to Exercise?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

In studying nutritional therapy for the eyes I’ve learned a few things about the body and stress. 

Marketing Supplements

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Psychologists tell us that familiarity, not fact, is the main reason individuals use most products. Marketing gurus tell us that it takes half a dozen exposures to an advertisement before anyone will actually try a new product.

Friday Pearls

Multiple Vitamins: A Must for Most

Friday, February 06, 2015

According to recent information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Americans, on average, only eat about one serving of fruit and one or two servings of vegetables on a typical day.

Zinc & AMD: The Statisticians' Battle

Friday, January 30, 2015

Zinc supplementation continues to be controversial and Biosyntrx follows this science closely.

Bullseye For Dry Eye

Friday, January 23, 2015

In developing a second patented three layer tear-film-specific formula for oral administration, the female lead Biosyntrx science team included the nutrient co-factors suggested necessary to address dry eye syndrome by physiologic rather than pharmacological means.

Biosyntrx Sunday Morning

Music and Memories

Sunday, March 01, 2015

There was music and magic for a long time ...This Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities will focus on life's t...

The Science of Happiness

Monday, February 23, 2015

Today's Sunday Morning Stop at the Intersection of Science, Art, Music and Humanities will focus on social psychologist Professor Daniel Gilbert's Harvard research, which suggests that bad things don't affect us as profoundly as we ex...

On Poet, Rob McKuen

Sunday, February 15, 2015

I have loved reading and listening to beat poets most of my adult life, including Rod McKuen. He frequently sang his poems like other poets of note, including the 18th century seminal figure in the history of poetry, William Blake. ...

Tasty Tuesday

Joe's Special: Perfect Paleo Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Dr. Loren Cordain is one of my most favorite nutrition scientists and the foremost published authority on the evolutionary basis of diet, disease and Paleolithic nutrition.  

Après-Ski Lamb Shanks

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

This week’s Ophthalmic Women Leaders (OWL) annual board meeting in Steamboat Springs, CO brings back memories of the five years I spent living full-time in Tahoe C...

Chicken Curry Stew

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Watching the New England weather reports and thinking of our friends and colleagues in that area stimulated the Biosyntrx recipe team to pull together a quick and easy cold-weather stew guaranteed to stick to your ribs, as many of our grandmothers said of some stews.


Exercise For Strong Bones

Friday, February 13, 2015

There are two types of exercises that are important for building and maintaining bone density:  weight-bearing and muscle-strengthening exercises.Weight-bearing Exercises

Reaching the Summit

Thursday, September 18, 2014

David Amess, the Biosyntrx VP of Operations, summited Pikes Peak on September 6, 2014, along with eight other Colorado Springs asthmatics. They began the climb long before dawn at 6,600 feet and reached the 14,114 foot peak in six and one half hours. David’s passionate commitment to the three pillars of health: diet, nutritional compounds (supplements)...

One Way to Cope With Empty Nest

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  Janice Joy is one of our fabulous customer service representatives, as well as the accounting assistant to our VP of Operations.  Janice takes Alan Watts advice seriously about the only way to make sense out of change is by plunging in, moving with it, and joining the dance.