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Atherosclerosis and Aging — Insights Into the Role...

I like this article (from Today’s Geriatric Medicine, by Joel Kahn, MD), because it explains why the health of the endothelial glycocalyx is so essential to vascular health, how nutrition and plant foods play an important role, and how Arterosil (glycocalyx regenerating compounds supplement) can be used help restore and maintain a healthy endothelial glycocalyx. Two important excerpts from this article:...

Glycocalyx: Breakthrough in Cardiovascular Medicin...

The focus of cardiovascular medicine is shifting from the contents of the lumen of the blood vessels to the condition of the arterial wall. The condition of the arterial wall is directly dependent on the glycocalyx, a microscopic anti-adhesive lining of the arterial wall, recently discovered by scientists. The endothelial glycocalyx is a micro-thin protective gel lining on interior of our blood vessels. It’s...

Chia Seed Pudding — Be Good to Your Gut!

Did you know that chia seeds can be very soothing for the intestines? Watch my intern Josh Edelstein, a culinary nutrition student at Johnson and Wales University, whip up a Chia Seed Pudding in a jar. It makes a great easy to make snack that your body will thank you for. Chia seeds are a demulcent, and help to build and repair the mucosal layer in your gut. We need this gel-like layer in the gut for immune defense —...

Umbrellux DAO Now Available (120 count and 60 coun...

Umbrellux DAO, the nutrition supplement that supports the healthy degradation of food-derived histamine, and provides relief to many, is now available under the Histamine Digest label (pictured to the left). Histamine Digest has enhanced potency with 20,000 HDUs (histamine digesting units) per capsule. Pricing remains the same.  Click link below to purchase DAO. Click to buy UMBRELLUX DAO2 (Histamine Digest) 60 or 120 count....

Clinical Application of Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)...

I’ve added the highest potency bergamot supplement — Bergamet Pro+ — to my supplement dispensary for cardiovascular health. Bergamet Pro+ contains the extract of the “super fruit,” bergamot, a citrus fruit grown in Southern Italy. Integrative cardiologists are using Bergamet Pro+ with patients, sometimes as a standalone supplement, other times in conjunction with statins, often enabling them to...

Matcha Loaf Bread made with MegaSporeBiotic

Looking for a festive, yet healthy (and easy!) recipe for a St. Patrick’s day dessert? My nutrition intern Josh shows you how to make a Matcha Loaf Bread. He added MegaSporeBiotic for the #CookMoreSpores challenge, showcasing how you can utilize this great probiotic addition to any recipe —cold or hot (stable up to 450ºF). The spore form ensures that spore-based probiotics effectively colonize the gut to maintain total-body...