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Berry Layered Overnight Oats with MegaSporeBiotic ...

Looking for creative ways to incorporate healthy probiotics into your and your family’s diet without taking capsules? Here is a recipe video created by my intern Josh for Berry Layered Overnight Oats, a microbiome-friendly recipe. In this recipe, which part of  the #CookMoreSpores challenge, he added two capsules of MegaSporebiotic. You can add this probiotic to any cold recipe. (And by the way, the spores are also...

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...

Clinical Research Behind BCM-95 – Highly Abs...

“Clinical research conducted with various curcumin preparations indicate therapeutic benefits for a multitude of inflammatory-based disorders (e.g., arthritis), wound healing, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. This monograph covers only those clinical studies conducted on BCM-95, an ingredient which was developed with the goal of improving the bioavailability of curcumin. BCM-95 has...

Functional Medicine-Based Dentistry and Nutrition

Taking care of your mouth, gums and teeth is a really important part of maintaining good health. As an integrative and functional nutritionist, I look for underlying root causes for symptoms and illnesses….and that includes your oral health. While still not typically part of conventional dentistry, more and more dentists are looking at the connection between oral health and the health of the rest of the body. Oral...

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), Diet and...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs when body fat excessively accumulates in liver cells of people who don’t abuse alcohol. If addressed early the accumulation of this fat (and hence NAFLD) can be reversed. If not addressed, it can lead to a more serious liver condition (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH). Though not always the case, most people with a fatty liver are also overweight or obese and tend to...