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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...

You Are Only As Young As Your Mitochondria!

Keeping Mitochondria Healthy Mitochondria are known as the organelles in our cells that produce energy from the food we eat and the oxygen we breathe. But what’s really exciting, is that scientists have discovered that healthy mitochondria are essential for healthy cellular aging! What does this mean for you? This means that supporting your mitochondria, keeping them healthy and generating a high density of them...

Clinical Glutathione

Glutathione, the body’s master antioxidant produced by the liver, has been in the news a lot lately. Many ICU’s caring for COVID-19 patients have incorporated intravenous glutathione into their medical therapy to help reduce run-away inflammation known as the cytokine storm that can lead to severe, sometimes irreversible damage to respiratory epithelium. But even in healthy times every cell in the body needs...

Research: MegaSporeBiotic & MegaPre Enhance S...

A recent study published in The International Journal of Pharmaceutics: X shows that taking MegaPreTM together with MegaSporeBioticTM both increases microbial diversity in the gut and increases total SCFA (short chain fatty acid) production by 80-140%. When testing MegaSporeBiotic alone (without MegaPre), there was a still significant (though less impressive) 24-70% increase in total SCFAs among donors. For this reason, it...

DIM Detox is Back in Stock

DIM Detox is a favorite supplement for supporting the liver’s natural detoxification process. In addition, its unique combination of ingredients are designed for promoting healthy cell cycle function and metabolism of hormones like estrogen. DIM Detox has been out of stock for many months and I’ve received quite a few inquiries about it. But now DIM Detox is back in stock and you can order DIM Detox on my...