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Author: Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

New Study: ALCAR Found Very Effective for Depression

New Study: ALCAR Found Very Effective for Depression

What is ALCAR? Acetyl L-Carnitine (ALCAR) is an absorbable form of the amino acid L-Carnitine, a naturally occurring amino acid that is synthesized in the liver and kidney. Like L-Carnitine, ALCAR produces energy in the mitochondria of the cell. Because it participates in energy metabolism, […]

Skin Care: It’s Not Just What We Put In, But It’s What We Keep Out

Skin Care: It’s Not Just What We Put In, But It’s What We Keep Out

You’ll notice this standardized statement on all of our Skin Care (and Baby Care) products – “Does not contain Parabens, Petroleum, Colorants, Fragrance, Sulfates or Benzoic Acid”. But what does that mean? Did you know that we absorb up to 60 percent of what we […]

Dairy and Soy-free, Non-GMO Healthy Bacteria by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph

Dairy and Soy-free, Non-GMO Healthy Bacteria by Jerry Hickey, R.Ph

Humans have about two pounds of bacteria in the intestines. Probiotic refers to the lactic acid producing strains required for overall health and digestion. The pressures of modern existence make it difficult to maintain a balanced population of normal, healthy microbes. Poor food choices, illness, […]

How the Immune System Functions by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

How the Immune System Functions by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

The purpose of the immune system is to keep infectious microbes such as dangerous bacteria, viruses, parasites and yeasts, out of the body, and to destroy any infectious microorganisms that do invade the body hopefully before they have time to cause infection and disease. Immune […]

New Study: Selenium, a Mineral, May Protect Us from Liver Cancer

New Study: Selenium, a Mineral, May Protect Us from Liver Cancer

The risk of developing liver cancer is significantly higher for people who have low levels of selenium in their blood, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Studies show that selenium has strong antioxidant properties due to it’s effect […]

The Importance of ALCAR with ALA by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

The Importance of ALCAR with ALA by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

Jerry Hickey is a pharmacist and radio personality and fills the esteemed role of Scientific Director and President of Invite Health. He has spent his professional life analyzing nutritional information and medical studies with the aim of creating the highest quality and most natural nutraceuticals […]