Quercetin Improves Athletic Training Recovery

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The researchers of this pilot study evaluated quercetin, which has marked antioxidant activity, for its effects on recovery for amateur triathlon athletes. Oxidative stress is associated with delayed recovery and higher risk of post-training pain in triathlon athletes. Therefore, supplementation with antioxidant compounds, like quercetin, may have a role in

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Interview with Alessio Fasano, MD on the Future of Finding a Cure for Celiac Disease

Alessio Fasano, MD is the world’s leading researcher and voice of science on the interplay between celiac disease, gluten and autoimmunity. He is dedicated to helping celiac patients improve their quality of life, as well as researching a cure for the autoimmune disease. In this interview with Craig Gustafson, fromRead

Lyn Patrick ND: The Burden of Organophosphates and Glyphosate

In recent weeks, glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller) has been in the news, including a jury ruling that Monsanto’s weedkiller was a substantial contributing factor in causing a groundskeeper DeWayne “Lee” Johnson’s cancer. This was followed by a timely report by the Environmental Working Group on glyphosates residues inRead

Practice Drift: Osher Team Explores Risks of MDs Exceeding Scope in Integrative Practices

The movement from the wild-west of “alternative” medical practices into mainstream respect and inclusion is typically a process of standard-setting, self-regulation, and then governmental action. Two principals in the Osher Collaborative for Integrative Medicine recently asked whether – with the chaotic and rapid expansion of the field — its timeRead

Medical Cannabis Podcast with Chris Meletis, ND on Immunomodulatory & Anti-inflammatory Properties

In this podcast Micheal Ruscio, DC interviews Chris Meletis, ND on how to safely and effectively utilize cannabidiol (CBD) and medical cannabis in your practice. Most recently Dr. Meletis was featured in the Townsend Letter on a new medical certification program for practitioners prescribing CBD and other active constituents ofRead

Pine Bark Extract Improves Mild Cognitive Impairment

The benefits of pine bark extract continue to evolve with emerging science. This most recent study examined the benefits of Pycnogenol® (Horphag) supplementation over a two-month-period in otherwise healthy individuals with minimal cognitive impairment and initial cognitive dysfunction selected on the basis of their Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score. ImpairmentsRead

Moderate Carbohydrate Diet Extends Longevity by Four Years, says Lancet Study

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Low or moderate carbohydrate intake, which is better for overall health? For the past decade, Americans have touted the benefits of a low-carbohydrate diet, among them the Atkins, Paleo and Ketogenic. While shunning highly processed carbohydrates is always recommended, strict adherence to these diets also snubbed certain complex carbohydrates suchRead