From: Guy R. Schenker, D.C. April, 2000 Dear Doctor, What is the third most valuable service you can offer your patients interested in nutrition? YOUR NUTRI-SPEC ANALYTICAL SYSTEM OF CLINICAL NUTRITION. Is there any patient in your practice you cannot help with NUTRI-SPEC? The answer, quite simply is, "No ... YOU CAN DELIVER RESULTS TO EVERY PATIENT ... whether they suffer from migraines, colitis, allergies, high cholesterol, low energy -- or whatever." Furthermore ... YOU CAN GUARANTEE RESULTS ... in advance of initiating treatment. And you can do so with complete confidence because you know you are not about to partake on a wild chase after this patient's symptoms. Rather, you are going to shun the old trial-and-error, hit-or-miss, disease-specific approach. You've got a far superior system -- a means of balancing five metabolic control systems -- the five systems that regulate the four essential functions: - maintaining glycemic control - maintaining normal oxidative metabolism - maintaining ideal pH - maintaining ideal concentrations of electrolytes and biologically active water Your Nutri-Spec patient-specific approach will always give your patient important health benefits. And what's more ... YOU CAN PROVE THE RESULTS ... after initiating treatment. You can show the patient quite clearly with objective test results how they have progressed from a condition of severe metabolic imbalance to a state of balance and strength -- from which they can effectively build a new level of health. Sound good? A NUTRI-SPEC nutrition regimen is only the third best thing you can give your patients. The second best thing you can do for your patients is give them ... THE NUTRI-SPEC FUNDAMENTAL DIET. The NUTRI-SPEC Fundamental Diet is the foundation upon which you can build the specific dietary regimen for each patient you test and treat. Nothing works consistently and over the long term without this foundation to stand upon. Given a choice between a NUTRI-SPEC supplement regimen without the fundamental diet, and the fundamental diet without specific supplementation, you would chose the NUTRI-SPEC Fundamental Diet every time. While the fundamental diet does not have the "curative" power of specific nutrition, it will prevent the development of most future health problems while still giving some therapeutic benefit. What (by now you are certainly wondering) is the absolute number one most important piece of nutrition you can give your patients? Why, of course ... THE GOLD STANDARD -- OXYGENIC B. You could probably sue me for negligence over my failure to keep you properly informed (and excited) about your most special NUTRI-SPEC product. Though it seems like only yesterday -- I just checked back issues of this Letter to find that it has been 10 years since I last did a write-up in these pages on the amazing qualities of Oxy B. Ten years ago I offered those of you who were with us a quiz and a challenge. Here is a similar quiz to see if you really understand the difference between NUTRI-SPEC products (and Oxy B in particular) and most of the trash that masquerades as professional supplementation. Test yourself: Question 1) Thiamin Pyrosphate differs from common thiamin hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) in that: A) It is the biologically active co-enzyme form of Vitamin B1. B) It demonstrates potent vitamin activity at much smaller dosages. C) It is much more expensive. D) It is found in Oxygenic B and not in other "professional" vitamin-mineral-trace-mineral products. E) All of the above. Question 2) Pyridoxal-5 phosphate differs from common pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) in that: Question 3) Ascorbyl Palmitate differs from common ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) in that: Question 4) Chromium as Polynicotinate differs from chromium as the amino acid chelate in that: Question 5) Do you see that we could go through nearly the entire list of ingredients in Oxygenic B paraphrasing choices A, B, C, and D in Question 1, and that the correct answer would always be E) All of the above? Have you actually read the label of Oxygenic B? Have you ever challenged it in an ingredient-by-ingredient confrontation with other products that claim to offer a broad base of nutritional support? NO CONTEST. You see -- other companies take the opposite approach from NUTRI-SPEC. They offer you an "el cheapo" multiple so that if you want the "good stuff" you've got to buy a heap of not so cheap specialty products. For instance, there are a few companies who will sell you the co-enzyme form of some B vitamins -- but you won't find such goodies in their multiple. No, no -- if you want these pretty babies you will pay a pretty penny -- and that's in addition to the cost of their multiple. Ascorbyl Palmitate? By far the most effective way to supplement with Vitamin C -- strictly a specialty item, to be purchased only at great expense (unless you use NUTRI-SPEC). Chromium Polynicotinate? Every pill peddler worth his salt has a chromium polynicotinate (or, more likely, the inferior chromium picolinate) product to sell you -- at an outrageous cost to you (and your patients). So you see, your NUTRI-SPEC Oxygenic B is not only nutritionally superior, but strikingly more cost effective as well. Along with the quiz, I offered you 10 years ago an unprecedented offer which I called ... THE NUTRI-SPEC CHALLENGE: If you can show me a multiple formulation that can beat Oxygenic B ... I'LL GIVE YOU $500 ... worth of NUTRI-SPEC products. I realize that if you and the rest of the doctors reading this letter can meet my challenge I'll be out over a half million dollars -- and I'm not losing any sleep over it. No one has beaten your Oxygenic B in the last 10 years -- nor will they ever. Is this merely some ... THEATRICAL STUNT ... to grab your attention? Well, I've never shown an aversion to dramatics -- and it is certainly my intention to rivet your focus on my point -- but I am absolutely sincere. You are offering your patients a product that is without equal. I know it, and I want you and your patients to know it as well. "The Oxy B challenge" was for real ten years ago, and it still stands. To state the Oxy B story thoroughly and convincingly, for your benefit and for your patients' benefit ... WE ARE PUTTING TOGETHER AN OXY B BROCHURE ANALOGOUS TO THE ONE YOU ARE NOW USING FOR MIGHTY MINS. Most of you are doctors who do NUTRI-SPEC testing on only a minority of your patients. The rest of your practice consists of patients whom you treat chiropractically or medically, with scarcely any meaningful discussion of nutrition. Yet, you may or may not realize, the vast majority of these patients are taking nutrition supplements, and almost all of them are taking a multiple of some kind. Every one of your patients needs to know, (a) that they need supplementation, and (b) that you can offer them the highest quality and most cost effective supplement they will find anywhere. The Oxy B brochure will tell your patients precisely what special advantages Oxy B will give them. You and your patients get two unique benefits from Oxygenic B. The first benefit is the broad diversity of nutrients. No less than 37 nutritional factors are found in Oxygenic B. Furthermore, none of these nutrients are in the forms, or in the excess quantities that have been shown to cause the biochemical damage and metabolic imbalances that results from typical supplements. The second special benefit you get from Oxygenic B relates to the high biological activity of the nutrients. This means that the nutrients are provided in forms that are easily absorbed and participate most efficiently in your body's metabolic processes. This quality distinction between Oxygenic B and other sources of nutrients is so important that the brochure gives many specific examples so that you and your patients understand that ... OXYGENIC B IS AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT APPROACH TO SUPPLYING YOUR NUTRIENT NEEDS. Only with Oxy B can you give your patients a full compliment of vitamins, minerals and trace minerals -- in their most bio-available and bio-active forms plus other aids in defense against noxious environmental influences -- in proportions that will not alter the five fundamental metabolic control systems. Take a closer look at your Oxy B label. Glutathione? Histidine? Carnitine? Co-enzyme Q10? Methionine? Taurine? Pantethine? Vanadium (as BMOV)? IN A "MULTIPLE?!" YOU BET. Glutathione and histidine are two of the most powerful free-radical scavangers known. And Carnitine is essential in promoting normal oxidative energy production and fatty acid metabolism. You and your patients get these special substances every day in your Oxy B. You are thus preventing the degenerative changes that occur much more readily in those not so fortunate as to have the benefit of your expertise. And there is even more in Oxy B. Look at the mineral aspartates. We have written over and over again through the years on the amazing benefits of combining minerals with aspartic acid -- increased GI absorption -- increased cellular assimilation and utilization -- improved cell membrane integrity immune function enhancement -- better bone density -- dramatic increase in both skeletal and heart muscle stamina. What about the methionine? This is one of the most important, yet most heat labile of the amino acids since it is denatured at normal cooking temperatures. Methionine's sulfhydril groups are our most primary anti-oxidant. Oxy B provides all of us with a reliable source of sulfhydril anti-oxidant activity, every day. Convinced? If you had the time, resources and knowledge, isn't this the kind of multiple you would create for yourself and your patients? If you do nothing more for your patients than replacing the random assortment of junk they are swallowing with Oxygenic B -- to be taken every day, the rest of their lives -- you will have done them more good than you ever could -- even with a truckload of this year's most popular health food industry specialty products -- and at a fraction of the cost. Now you know, and you can make your patients know, you've got the very best ... SO USE IT! Sincerely, Guy R. Schenker, D.C.