Health Benefits of Quercetin

Image by webvilla from Pixabay  Quercetin is a bioflavinoid found in a number of different common whole foods, including apples, cherries, dark berries, peppers, cruciferous veggies, leafy greens, green tea, citrus, tomatoes, cocoa, whole grains, asparagus, red wine, capers, and especially in onions. It’s also found in the herbs ginkgo, St John’s Wort, [...]

By |2021-09-14T13:57:14-07:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

What Is The Deal With Gluten?

Guest post by Andrew Graham, NP; Image by Sabine Schulte from Pixabay  Part 1: Celiac Disease Most people these days have at least heard about gluten, or have noticed the increasing popularity of gluten-free diets and gluten-free products. Gluten is a protein complex found in many cereal grains including wheat, barley and rye. [...]

By |2021-09-10T09:41:36-07:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Herbs To Help Relieve The Symptoms Of IBS

Guest post by Karissa Carrington of sibosurvivor.com; Image by congerdesign from Pixabay  Do you like to avoid prescription medicines for Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Herbs have the potential to keep up your gut health. The prescribed medicine might be effective and provide you with a good result within no time, but they come with [...]

By |2021-09-03T07:22:13-07:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Understanding LDL Particle Number, Concentration, and Size

Image by David Cortez from Pixabay  Most of us think of LDL as “bad” cholesterol, while HDL is the “good” cholesterol. This is an oversimplification, though.  LDL stands for Low Density Lipoprotein, while HDL stands for High Density Lipoprotein. These are carrier proteins for cholesterol and triglycerides. A standard lipid panel will not [...]

By |2021-08-20T13:12:05-07:00August 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments

The Toxic Effects of Glyphosate

Image by FelixMittermeier from Pixabay  Glyphosate, or N-phosphomethyl-glycine, has been the most common herbicide in use around the world for decades. It works by blocking a metabolic pathway which produces the amino acids phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan. Lacking these amino acids, the plant shrivels and dies.  Given a mechanism of action like that, [...]

By |2021-08-20T11:30:36-07:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Detox|0 Comments

Fiber and the Benefits of Butyrate

Image by Mircea Ploscar from Pixabay  We’ve all heard that fiber is good for us. Butyrate is one of the primary reasons why. Butyrate is a short chain fatty acid produced from dietary fibers by bacterial fermentation in your colon. It’s the preferred food source for the colon, so of course it’s necessary [...]

By |2021-08-13T07:07:24-07:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments

Health Benefits of Carnitine

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay  ATP, the energy currency your body needs to live, is produced from your food by your mitochondria. These organelles are present inside every cell of the body except for red blood cells. Remarkably, while mitochondria can convert one glucose molecule into 38 ATP molecules, each fatty acid can [...]

By |2021-08-06T07:15:04-07:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Are Soil-Based Probiotics Better than Traditional Probiotics?

Image by Alicia Harper from Pixabay  Soil-based organisms (SBO) or spore-forming probiotics are terms often used interchangeably, as most soil-based organisms do form spores. They get their names from their habitat: they tend to be found in the soil. Historically, our ancestors ate food right out of the ground, so many of these [...]

By |2021-07-23T09:43:13-07:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Are Nightshades Inflammatory?

Image by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay  Conventional wisdom holds that nightshades cause inflammation, and particularly joint pain. Unfortunately, there are no lab tests to confirm this, nor are there any clear studies linking the two; it seems the connection is entirely anecdotal. That’s doesn’t necessarily mean there’s nothing to it, though. What Nightshades [...]

By |2021-07-16T11:32:15-07:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Articles|0 Comments
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