Since the EpiCor Rural Senior Health Project's October launch, Embria(R) Health Sciences, along with Project partners, Nourish America and the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL), has successfully distributed 20,000 bottles of Embria's immune-balancing supplement EpiCor to 4,000 senior citizens living in select rural areas in Iowa and Idaho. Embria president, Paul Faganel, was invited to speak about the Project at the 70th Annual NFWL Conference last month.
Faganel updated conference-goers on the following Project-related highlights:
-The immense positive feedback already received from the communities served; -The active role Nourish America played in the Project's organization and publicity; -How the tracking of health care claims and premiums brought about the discovery of EpiCor; -Ways that non-profit and commercial organizations alike can get involved; and -Plans for the Project's 2009 expansion to reach additional rural senior populations in select regions nationwide.
About Embria Health Sciences and EpiCor:
Embria Health Sciences, www.embriahealth.com, combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Embria's flagship ingredient, EpiCor, is an all-natural product designed to modulate and balance the human immune system and is manufactured using a proprietary technology, which produces vital metabolites, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that deliver nutritional benefits and support increased bioavailability. Recent clinical studies show EpiCor significantly decreases the incidence and duration of cold and flu symptoms, reduces allergy symptoms, possesses anti-inflammatory activity and activates crucial defense cells (Natural Killer, T-, and B-cells).
About Nourish America:
Nourish America (www.nourishamerica.org) is an award-winning charity that provides nutrient-rich foods and nutritional supplements to those in need. In addition to its programs aiding children, moms and babies, teens, members of the National Guard and disaster victims, Nourish America's Senior Support Program currently assists more than 30,000 low-income seniors across the United States.
About National Foundation for Women Legislators, Inc. (NFWL):
Through annual educational and networking events, The National Foundation for Women Legislators supports women legislators from all levels of governance. As a non-profit, non-partisan organization, NFWL does not take ideological positions on public policy issues, but rather serves as a forum for women legislators to be empowered through information and experience. For more information, visit www.womenlegislators.org