Monthly Archives: February 2011

Benefits of Zinc Supplementation

What Is It? Zinc is essential for a wide range of physiological functions, including support of the body’s defense system and tissue development and repair. Picolinate and citrate are both highly absorbable zinc chelates.* Uses For Zinc: Nutrient Metabolism: Zinc is a constituent of over two dozen enzymes involved in digestion and metabolism, including healthy […]

Could I Have Leaky Gut?

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Absolutely you could have leaky gut. It is estimated that approximately 80% of health challenged individuals are struggling with this, and very surprising that approximately 30% of what we would consider healthy individuals, are also struggling with leaky gut. This really grabbed my attention as I was researching this further […]

Toxic Effects of High Cortisol

by Glen DepkeAging ProcessExcessive production of Cortisol accelerates the Aging Process in the Skin. Cardiovascular SystemExcessive production/release of Cortisol can cause Hypertension. Immune SystemExcessive production/release of Cortisol weakens various aspects of the Immune System: – Excessive production/release of Cortisol inhibits the body’s production of Antibodies. – Excessive production/release of Cortisol reduces the number of circulating […]

The Sweet Truth about Your Sweet Tooth!

by Glen Depke and Sue Ingebretson We all know that too much dietary sugar contributes to chronic illness. Studies on excessive sugar intake show all sorts of negative health effects including poor digestive health (poor nutrient absorption), a weakened immune system, and development of conditions such as obesity and diabetes. So, it stands to reason […]

Pantothenic Acid/Vitamin B5

As a follower of Depke Wellness, you understand the importance of balanced adrenal function. Vitamin B5 is a major precursor to hormone production in the adrenals as well as supporting cellular energy production, cardiovascular health, and synthesis of vitamins, amino acids, fatty acids, and steroid hormones. Pantothenic acid is a precursor of coenzyme A (CoA), […]