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Once again Seacure has shown itself to be a diverse product that is effective in many treatment.

HIV and Seacure

Once again Seacure has shown itself to be a diverse product that is effective in many treatments.

Clinical trials with HIV patients undergoing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have proven Seacure to be effective in reducing gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhea, which affects approximately 50 to 70 per cent of HIV patients on HAART. Such events can limit compliance to HAART, leading to subtherapeutic drug levels, viral mutations against HAART agents, and failure to maintain viral suppression. The management of GI issues in HIV patients relates to quality of life and may play a role in compliance with medications and treatment outcome.

Seacure is available at finer health food stores or from Practical Nutrition at 1-800-528-0791 and online at

Filtering Out Chlorine

As the pores in our skin open during a hot shower, we absorb up to four times as much chlorine as when drinking two litres of tap water. An August 2000 study by researchers at the IWK Grace Health Centre, Dalhousie University, and Queens University found a link between high levels of chlorine and miscarriages and stillbirths. Other studies have shown that chemicals released from chlorine by-products during a shower are both inhaled and absorbed through the skin, and have been linked to cancer and reproduction problems.

For the past 10 years, Aquasmart Technologies Inc. has been manufacturing shower filters that remove 98 per cent of the chlorine as well as heavy metals, mildew, mold, and algae. The filters withstand higher temperatures than carbon filters and turn chlorine into a harmless compound.

Don't ignore the health effects of chlorine in your shower. Contact Aquasmart Technologies Inc. at 1-888-294-3636 or

Partners In Success

It is with great pleasure that Essential Phytosterolins Inc. (EPI)/Moducare® announce that Lorna Vanderhaeghe will expand her role as company spokesperson and consumer education consultant. For the past five years, through her books, Web site, newsletter, and lectures, Ms. Vanderhaeghe has worked to educate retailers and the public on natural ways to help immune system health. Nancy Cheeseman, North American sales manager for EPI, says, "With Lorna's passion for health and our topnotch product, we make a great team. Her contribution to consumer awareness for Moducare® has been immeasurable, and her increased role in the future will be instrumental in ensuring Moducare® remains the leader in daily immune system health." Over the coming year, look for Lorna to take her popular lectures and retailer seminars "on the road" in Canada and into the United States to promote the health benefits of Moducare®.

A Powerful Light for the Dark Days of Winter

Winter may mean the excitement of the holiday season for most Canadians, but for some it signals the beginning of a very difficult and depressing struggle. People affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or its milder cousin "the winter blues," suffer through the months between December and March, until the longer, sunnier days of spring bring welcome relief. Fortunately a safe, practical, and nonintrusive solution is available. Light therapy has been shown to be the most effective means of dealing with SAD and the "winter blues." The made-in-Canada Litebook provides an extremely efficient and portable means for people to get the light they need every day, no matter where they happen to be. Call toll-free 877-723-5483 or visit to learn more on how A Little Lite Goes a Long Way. Dealer inquiries welcome.

Single Source Nutritional Powerhouse

SuperNatural is pleased to introduce its world-renowned probiotic super food Spectra 12?o Canadian consumers.

Spectra 12?s a benchmark single source payload of more than 17 certified organic whole foods, delivering more than 150 vitamins, minerals, amino acids, essential fatty acids, phytonutrients, glyconutrients, and antioxidants, plus 13 of the most potent probiotic strains ever developed.

The certified organic formula is made using a proprietary process called FloraFerm?Under development for 24 years, it "bio-potentiates" our live cell probiotic super food into a nutritional powerhouse that is rapidly assimilated by the body, even when health has been severely compromised. The formula is also Kosher and completely lactose- and gluten-free.

For more information, please call 1-866-424-4725 or visit



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