The Fertility Diet: Foods and Supplements That Support Fertility
A healthy diet is important throughout the lifecycle. For women of childbearing age, optimizing nutrition supports reproductive health and can significantly improve their chances of conception.
Vitamin D Helps Allergic Asthma
A study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that children and adults who took vitamin D had less severe allergy symptoms.
Research Backed Ingredients to Support Mood and Health
The Mindful Microbiota Trillions of microorganisms—bacteria, viruses, fungi, and others—create the microbiota. The vast majority, around 70%, of these bugs reside in our intestines and are vital to the development of our immune system, influence our metabolism, and protect us from pathogens. Interestingly, the gut microbiota also affects our cognitiveRead
Study Finds that Majority of Prenatal Supplements Fall Short
A study in the April 2023 issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that 99 percent of prenatal supplements don’t provide adequate doses of the nutrients pregnant women need.
The Treatment Protocol I Used to Lower My BP: A Personal Case Report by Robert Lamberton, BSc, FNTP
Recently I decided to check my blood pressure which I had not done for a while. My BP has always been pretty good throughout my life: Typically systolic would be 115 to 120 over diastolic of 70 to 80. I was shocked to find that my systolic reading was betweenRead
Benefits of Bitters
You may have noticed cocktail bitters listed on the drink menu at your favorite restaurant, or maybe you’ve seen a bottle of them while walking down the aisles at the local liquor store. Maybe you heard about them and you’re wondering “what are bitters anyway?” There are many benefits toRead
Extra Magnesium May Help Prevent Dementia
An abundant mineral in the body that’s also naturally present in many foods, magnesium is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate biochemical reactions in the body. It plays a key role in protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation, asRead
Integration of Pharmaceuticals and Natural Products in Cardiometabolic Care
Available now! This self-guided 60-90 minute mini-course reviews evidence-based therapies for obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and hypertension. Access the course here. Presenter: Kelly Heim, Ph.D. Kelly Heim, Ph.D. is a pharmacologist specializing in integrative therapies and interactions. He serves as Senior Scientific Director, Pharmacology & Genomics for the health care professional brandsRead
Vitamin B12 Insufficiency Resulting from Long-Term Metformin Therapy
Long term use of Metformin shown to negatively impact Vitamin B12 levels due to malabsorption
B Vitamins & Metabolic Syndrome
Results of a longitudinal prospective cohort study were recently published in JAMA Network, detailing the associations between total B vitamin intake and incidence of metabolic syndrome (Met-S). This analysis used data from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study, comprised of an approximately equal number of black and whiteRead