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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 plays 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: “Nutrition can play a key...

Umbrellux DAO2 Helps Clear Mosquito Bite Itching, ...

Mosquitos love me. If you want to avoid getting bitten by a mosquito, just sit next to me at a barbecue:) Recently I made the discovery that Umbrellux DAO2, one of the key histamine clearing enzymes (Diamine Oxidase), helps clear the itching and resolves the puffy bumps from my mosquito bites much more quickly. Here’s what happened: I got bitten by mosquitos, started to itch and the swelling presented. After being...

When Coronavirus “Quiets Down” –...

The coronavirus pandemic of winter/spring 2020 has been a life-changing event for most of us. And the full cycle of the virus has not ended. I hope you and your families are staying healthy and safe. At the very least, staying in place in your home for 2 plus months has been a challenge. Now that most States are opening up and the weather is warming, many of us are getting outside for some sunshine, exercise and social...

Mushrooms and the Immune System

This post from Fungi Perfecti, makers of Host Defense mushrooms, gives a great summary explanation of how mushrooms support the immune system. You can purchase Host Defense MyCommunity (17-species mushroom product) and Turkey Tail on my nutrition supplement web shop. (Note: With widespread concern about the coronavirus, there was a very high demand for medicinal mushrooms for immune support. This resulted in a backorder of...

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...

Coronavirus Infection and Gastrointestinal Tract

The coronavirus and COVID-19 weighs upon all of our minds. What concerns us most about getting COVID-19 is developing life threatening complications — like pneumonia and extreme difficulty breathing. But what does gut health have to do with COVID-19 and the respiratory complications? According to this recent editorial,”2019 Novel coronavirus infection and gastrointestinal tract,” in Journal of Digestive...

MyCommunity Mushrooms Are Back in Stock!

With all the concern about supporting the immune system during these COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) days, there has been a spiked interest in MyCommunity medicinal mushrooms from Host Defense. The popularity of MyCommunity as a strategy for defense against COVID-19 has led to a backorder situation which is now resolved. I have started to receive shipments of my wholesale orders for MyCommunity. I am gettin them to clients...

Coronavirus – Can Nutrition Help Protect You...

Good hygiene and hand scrubbing with soap is the commonsense first line of defense against coronavirus (COVID-19 infection). But, nutritionally speaking, is there anything you can do to protect yourself against coronavirus? In my view, for coronavirus as well as for other infections, using nutrition and healthy lifestyle are the best ways to support your immune system and build up your resistance. In response to many...

Sublingual Clinical Glutathione Back in Stock

Glutathione, the body’s master antioxidant produced by the liver, has been in the news a lot lately. It has been very popular and out of stock for a while, but is back in stock now. Even in healthy times every cell in the body needs glutathione to stay healthy. As an antioxidant glutathione fights the oxidative stress that can promote many chronic diseases and supports the immune system. Without antioxidants, free...