Immune Support Protocol

The Holiday Season is here, which means seasonal immune system challenges are ready to strike. Now is an optimal time to support your patients’ immune system function. Our evidence-based Immune Support Protocol outlines easy diet and lifestyle changes your patients can make — and key nutrients they can take toRead

TCM Outperforms Conventional Drug for Kids’ Respiratory Infections

A team of Chinese researchers found that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was more effective at treating recurrent respiratory tract infections (RRTIs) in children compared to a commonly used drug.  Study Details Published in a recent issue of Pediatric Investigation, the study focused on Yupingfeng (YPF), a patented Chinese herbal formulaRead

The Immune and Gastrointestinal Benefits of Colostrum

From Top-Notch Athletes to the Critically Ill, this Colostral “First Milk” Provides Nutritional Protection What’s the nutritional superfood almost all of us have had at some time in our life, and new mothers, dairy farmers, and Ob/Gyn’s know best? It’s colostrum, the first milk that comes at birth. Colostrum isRead

Effects of dietary selenium on immune function of spleen in mice

Journal of Functional Foods Xin Zhang, Liangliang Zhang, Kaide Xia, Jie Dai, Jiangtao Huang, Yun Wang, Guiming Zhu, Zuquan Hu, Zhu Zeng, Yi Jia ABSTRACT: The effects of selenium on serum cytokines, immune cell composition and spleen proteome in mice are still unclear. In this study, male mice were fed withRead

Inhibition of Group IIA Secretory Phospholipase A2 and its Inflammatory Reactions in Mice by Ethanolic Extract of Andrographis paniculata, a Well-known Medicinal Food

ABSTRACT/ Andrographis paniculata Nees is an important medicinal plant found in the tropical regions of the world, which has been traditionally used in Indian and Chinese medicinal systems. It is also used as medicinal food. A. paniculata is found to exhibit anti-inflammatory activities; however, its inhibitory potential on inflammatory GroupRead

Elderberry (Sambucus nigra): Setting the Record Straight

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By Jessie Hawkins, PhD/ Elderberries–dark purple berries from the Sambucus nigra plant–have become a universal natural remedy for respiratory complaints such as the common cold and seasonal influenza (Roxas, 2007; Blumenthal, 2003). Native to northern Europe, the elderberry has a centuries-long history of medicinal use. Since the onset of theRead

Major Boost in COVID-19 Protective Antibodies Seen in Breast Milk after Vaccination

COVID protective antibodies, nursing mothers

Nursing mothers who receive a COVID-19 vaccine may pass protective antibodies to their babies through breast milk for at least 80 days following vaccination, suggests new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Our study showed a huge boost in antibodies against the COVID-19 virus in breastRead