Nucleotides – Speed Healers

Nucleotides are a somewhat new product. They are the building blocks for DNA and RNA – the nucleic acids that are found in every cell of the body.
Nucleotides can promote an instantaneous boost in both immunity and energy. They are credited with helping our bodies repair themselves, creating new tissue, maintaining a strong immune system and conducting many other important functions. They are found in high concentrations in breast milk and are now routinely added to infant formula – but adults need them too.
Nucleotides are added to the diet of astronauts to help prevent the physical problems that occur as a result of space travel such as immune suppression, physical exhaustion and bone and muscle loss.
Nucleotides are stored in a limited quantity in your liver. Trauma, surgery, infection and other stresses can rapidly deplete the body’s stores of nucleotides. For people whose immune systems are impaired by conditions such as age, illness, chemotherapy, surgery and malnutrition, supplemental nucleotides can help the body have the materials it needs to repair itself. One study published in the Journal of Critical Care Medicine found that giving critically ill patients nucleotides reduced the overall length of their hospital stays by almost three days.
Ongoing research is looking at the role of nucleotides in inhibiting tumor cells, improving circulation and peripheral nerve function, and stimulating neurotransmitters production for memory and brain function.
On colds and flus, research shows that nucleotides can diminish the symptoms and duration of both. In research trials, nearly all patients on a therapeutic course of nucleotides reported significantly less discomfort associated with the symptoms of colds and flu and experienced a substantially accelerated recovery. I have used nucleotides in my practice on both acute and chronic immune issues with remarkable success.
Nucleotides are found not only in supplements, but in certain foods such as brewers yeast, sardines, seafood, radishes, asparagus, mushrooms and onions. These foods are recommended in anti-aging diets based on the research of Dr. Benjamin Frank who found that the people who followed his anti-aging diet of nucleotide rich foods seemed to literally reverse symptoms of aging – their wrinkles disappeared, their gray hair began turning dark and their skin appeared more youthful.
Consider adding nucleotides to your diet if you need an immune or energy boost.

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About NaturalCowgirl

Margaret Durst has been involved with natural health for over 20 years. In her early 30s, she was faced with a medical diagnosis that recommended a lifetime of prescription drugs. In her heart, she knew that there must be an alternative way to healing and health and thus began her journey into natural health. Along the way, Margaret has trained with many different natural health practitioners and earned a degree in Naturopathy. She established her nutritional consulting practice and opened The Green House in 2003 to enable her mission of helping people navigate the natural health maze. People have praised Margaret for intuitive ability to help people address their health issues and goals with diet and lifestyle choices and successfully take responsibility for their health and wellbeing. This comes from Margaret’s deeply held beliefs in the body’s innate ability to heal and in the tools nature provides for health and healing.
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