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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 demulcents, and help to build and repair the mucosal layer in your gut. We need this gel-like layer in the gut for immune defense — to...

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:...

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 (up to 450ºF). The spore form ensures that spore-based probiotics effectively colonize the gut to maintain total-body health...

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...

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...