DISCOVERY: Atomic Portrait of Enzyme MnSOD Reveals Antioxidant’s Therapeutic Properties

One of the by products of mitochondrial energy process is reactive oxygen species (ROS), which can damage and in high enough concentrations can kill cells. An overabundance of ROS has been connected to various health issues, including cancers, neurological disorders, and heart disease. The enzyme manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) usesRead …

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Paper Suggests Vitamin B6 May Calm Cytokine Storms Linked to COVID-19

Studies have so far explored the benefits of vitamins D and C and minerals like zinc and magnesium in fortifying immune response against COVID-19 (read more on that here). But research on vitamin B6 has been mostly missing. Food scientist Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee hopes a paper published in Frontiers in NutritionRead …

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Case Report: Whole Foods Diet for Livedoid Vasculopathy

A whole foods, plant based diet may ease the painful skin blistering and scarring of livedoid vasculopathy, a baffling blood vessel disorder for which there is as yet no commonly accepted cure, and no known cause, suggest doctors in the journal BMJ Case Reports. The primary symptoms of livedoid vasculopathyRead …

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Dietary Measures for the Healing of Injury-induced Inflammation

Injuries induce the initiation of inflammation to control the damage. However, the resolution of the injury-induced inflammation leading to healing is not well characterized. This new article, published in Molecular Chemistry, by Dr Barry Sears and researchers at the Inflammation Research Foundation suggests that the resolution process is under significantRead …

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Part II: The French Paradox, Microbiota–Gut–Brain Axis–Heart Shunt, Prosaic Foods and the Brain–Heart Connection in AD

In second of a two-part series on the French Paradox, researchers researchers explore the concept of a heart shunt within the microbiota-gut-brain axis and underscore the close association between brain and heart health. The so-called French Paradox offers clues for understanding neurodegenerative and cerebrovascular such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). ReadRead …

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The Microbiota–Gut–Brain Axis Heart Shunt Part I: The French Paradox, Heart Disease and the Microbiota

French Paradox

“Part I, of a two-part series published in Microorganisms of concept papers, on the French Paradox, heart disease and the microbiota focuses on novel findings involving nutrition, biochemistry, microbiology and metabolism to suggest a heart shunt, as occurs when two organ systems are coupled and in this case within theRead …

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Webinar: Practical Implementation of Clinical Nutrition in 2020

Join Dr. Alex Vasquez as he updates his clinical nutrition and immune strategies for 2020, and provides practical tips for implementing this timely nutrition program with your patients. This video presentation combines a review of the latest scientific research with clinical pearls to help you achieve the best outcomes in yourRead …

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Diet Is the Single Most Important Predictor of Health, with David L. Katz, MD

David Katz, Designs for Health, CASI, Todays Practitioner

In conjunction with John Week’s column, Can the New American Nutrition Association Finally De-Rodney Dangerfield Nutrition in US Medicine?  – where he talks about five nutrition-related organizations have banded together to form the American Nutrition Association (ANA)  – we suggest you read David L. Katz, MD article first on theRead …

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Can the New American Nutrition Association Finally De-Rodney Dangerfield Nutrition in US Medicine?

What reform push to turn the medical industry toward health has been shouted from the white-papered roof tops as long as the call to dramatically increase the role of nutrition in professional education and practice? Food as medicine is both cornerstone and connective stratum across the naturopathic, functional, integrative, lifestyle,Read …

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