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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.

The Latest on Fats

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Recommendations from the US Department of Agriculture, FDA, and other “authorities” appear to change like the story line in the soap opera As the World Turns.

Brain Exercise

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The brain is not a muscle. Or is it? A recently published study from the University of California showed that a modest amount of mental activity could dramatically delay the progress of Alzheimer’s disease in mice. Mice that were given daily training sessions for a week every three months were able to hold the degenerative brain disease at bay during the year long study.

Friday Pearls

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.

Biosyntrx Sunday Morning

Music Is Medicine, Music Is Magic

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Robert Vijay Gupta is my musical activist hero. He is one of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's young lions, as is the conductor, Gustavo Dudamel, whose wildly passionate music-making continues to inspire audiences of all ages worldwide.

Legendary Streisand

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Barbra Streisand continues to prove with the September 16 release of her latest CD titled Partners that she has been blessed with one of the most amazing female recording voices of all time.

September Song

Sunday, September 14, 2014

"September Song" is always top of mind as we transition into the fall season, which seems to suddenly change in spite of our real and metaphoric preparations. The first snow of autumn 2014 fell on the Biosyntrx Colorado Springs office Fri...

Tasty Tuesday

Last Minute Gourmet Dinner from the Pantry

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Chicken with pasta, dark purple Kalamata olives, white wine, garlic, red pepper flakes to taste, fresh parsley, lemon juice and lemon zest is a fabulous last-minute, pull-together dinner for unexpected guests who drop by after a late afternoon autumn hike or stay for dinner after being invited for a drink. Preparation time is less than 30 minutes and most last-minute dinner guests are more than happy to participate in the kitchen. This serves four to six, depending on appetites.

Gluten-free Apple Fig Cake

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Luscious autumn apples are abundant right now. With R...

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

These quick and easy nutrient-dense, low-calorie crisps are perfect early-autumn cocktail hour finger food.  We made them in the Biosyntrx test kitchen late this afternoon and sent everyone home with a small bag to share with their families.

Lifestyles

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.

St. Mary's Falls Trail- Colorado Springs, CO

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  The Biosyntrx VP of Operations, David Amess, is an avid hiker, runner and advocate of staying physically fit at every age.  David and two of his friends did the gorgeous St. Mary's Falls trail on Sunday, July  20th.   David's co...