Part 1: The Pervasive Misunderstanding of What The FODMAP Diet Does And Does Not Do

FODMAP diet

Editorial response to May 21, 2019 Today’s Practitioner article, Improved Anxiety Symptoms Over Just Probiotic. The article highlights a study that looked for evidence linking reduced anxiety symptoms with regulation of intestinal microbiota. The article stated, “(it is)…the benefits of non-probiotic food and supplements, such as a dietary FODMAP, thatRead

International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research Practice Releases Omega-3 Fatty Acids Clinical Guidelines for Major Depressive Disorder

Omega-3 fatty acids clinical guidelines

The subcommittee of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research recently released a literature review and a Delphi process of Omega-3 fatty acids clinical guidelines for major depressive disorder (MDD). The guidelines were published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Journal. The ISNPR developed the guidelines because though pharmacological treatments with theRead

Strong Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Mortality

vitamin D deficiency

The research was conducted by Dr. Rodrig Marculescu and colleagues at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. It analyzed the effects of low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25D) levels in the blood on overall and cause-specific mortality in a large study cohort covering all age groups and taken from a population withRead

Research Review Phytonutrients for Glutathione Support

In this review by Deanna M. Minich, Ph.D. and Benjamin I. Brown, ND, the two functional medicine experts look at the most recent research in the role of phytonutrients for glutathione support. As they note, glutathione status plays a significant role as a biomarker, and treatment option, for a numberRead