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

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

How Inositol Regulates Hormones

Image by bigfatcat from Pixabay  Inositol has far-reaching effects upon hormones, because of its position as one of three major classes of second messengers in cells. Think of second messengers as the second string of relay runners: the first runner hands off the baton and the second messenger takes it from there, carrying [...]

By |2021-04-30T16:46:10-07:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Vitamin D

Guest post by Dr Laura Villa Did you know that vitamin D deficiency is prevalent? It is estimated that about 1 billion people worldwide have low levels. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, meaning it is absorbed along with fats in the diet and stored in the body's fatty tissue [...]

By |2021-03-05T13:30:57-07:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Best Anti-Aging Vitamins: 5 Supplements to Help Turn Back the Clock

This guest article was originally published at with some minor edits.; Photo by Michał Parzuchowski on Unsplash What if someone told you there are ways to stop, or at least limit, the symptoms of aging? With help from specific vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, we can help rewind our body’s biological clock by replenishing valuable nutrients that we [...]

By |2020-12-04T11:40:33-07:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Oxaloacetate and Excitotoxicity

Image by Comfreak from Pixabay  The body produces energy from food and oxygen, in simplest terms. “Energy,” in this case, is ATP, or adenosine triphosphate. The vast majority of this is produced in the mitochondria via two processes: the Tricarboxylic acid cycle (TCA), and the Electron Transport Chain. Oxaloacetate (OAA) is one of the [...]

By |2020-11-06T08:52:58-07:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Potential Molybdenum Side Effects

Image by klimkin from Pixabay  I wrote here on Hydrogen Sulfide SIBO, a third kind of SIBO that I am finding in many of my patients. Since molybdenum is a cofactor for the sulfite oxidase enzyme that requires support, it is usually included in the protocol. However, I’ve found that a small handful [...]

By |2020-09-23T08:25:33-07:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

The Redox (Oxidation / Reduction) Pathways

Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay  The prevailing theory of aging, and of many chronic diseases, has to do with oxidative damage. The idea is that matter likes to be both electrically and magnetically neutral: positive charges balanced with negative charges, and electrons (which are electronegative) like to be paired “spin up” and [...]

By |2020-08-14T09:40:43-07:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Detox, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments
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