Fight Seasonal Allergies: Kirkman’s Top Probiotics are 25% Off


By Hailee Vance, M.A.
Copywriter
Kirkman Group, Inc.   

 

It’s the beginning of  spring and pollen is in the air! To help our customers fight off seasonal allergies Kirkman® is having a probiotics sale. We will be offering 25 percent off our top selling probiotics, Multi-Flora Spectrum (0485-060),Pro-Bio Gold™ 120 Count Capsules (0442-120), Saccharomyces boulardii (0240-060) and Super Pro-Bio™ 75 Billion (0345-060). The sale begins Friday, March 21 and ends Monday, March 24 at 11:59 pm PST. 
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Kirkman Family Environmental Health Newswatch March 2014

At Kirkman® we closely follow news about environmental toxins and their effects. We know you deserve the latest news, so we include this column of recent stories in each Kirkman Family Newsletter. 
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Early Intervention Decreases Heart Disease Risk in Infants

Nora Tarte

 

By Nora Tarte
Contributing Writer
Kirkman Group, Inc.

 
In recent years more attention is being paid to preconception and prenatal health. Research has led experts to believe that habits and actions taken during pregnancy — and even in the months beforehand — can have a direct effect on the newborn’s health.

A new study published in the British Medical Journal reported a link between prenatal health and heart health in offspring, suggesting heart health is determined early in pregnancy.[1] Some experts say that proper preconception and prenatal care could reduce the risk of heart disease in children as well as other childhood illnesses, and if a fetus does show signs of a complication, early intervention is key.
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Industrial Chemicals Linked to Autism, Developmental Disorders

 

By AnnElise Hatjakes, M.A.
Contributing Writer
Kirkman Group, Inc.


The prevalence of autism, attention deficit disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders has increased exponentially in the last several decades. According to a review published by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Southern Denmark, industrial chemicals may be to blame.  
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Autism and Vitamin D Deficiency: New Study Explores Possible Link

 

By Teri Arranga
Contributing Writer
Kirkman Group, Inc.

 
A groundbreaking study was just published that highlighted the importance of vitamin D in relation to childhood health, with a particular focus on mitigating symptoms often associated with autism.   

The new study in the FASEB Journal provides, “a unifying mechanistic hypothesis” linking vitamin D, serotonin concentrations, observations in autism and the rise in autism. It also gives evidence that the vitamin D hormone is integral in a mechanism that, “explains 4 major characteristics associated with autism.” Those include, “the low concentrations of serotonin in the brain and its elevated concentrations in tissues outside the blood-brain barrier; the low concentrations of the vitamin D hormone precursor 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D3]; the high male prevalence of autism; and the 
maternal antibodies against fetal brain tissue.” [1] 
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Iron Plays a Huge Role in Enzymatic Function and Brain Development

 

By Larry Newman
Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Kirkman Group, Inc.
 

Iron is an important mineral in the body; it is important in the production of hemoglobin and myoglobin and in the formation and oxygenation of red blood cells. Iron is also essential for many enzymatic functions and is important for human growth, such as brain development in childhood. 
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Take Heart! Vitamin D May Decrease the Risk of Heart Disease

 

By Hailee Vance, M.A.
Copywriter
Kirkman Group, Inc. 

 

The heart beats 100,000 times a day, 35 million times a year and an average of 2.5 billion times in a lifetime. It starts to beat in the womb and does not stop until the final breath of life. This life-sustaining muscle pumps blood through the blood vessels to all parts of the human body. Continue reading

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