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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...

Nutrition Supplements and Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy: Can dietary supplements help? (from the Mayo Clinic) A healthy diet is a critical factor in controlling blood sugar, which is key in managing diabetes and preventing or slowing the progression of diabetes complications such as diabetic neuropathy. Dietary supplements also may play a role. Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can happen if you have diabetes. This condition can cause pain and...

Diabetes + the Microbiota

Did you know that researchers believe that an imbalance of the gut microbiome is the underlying root cause for the onset of diabetes? Here’s a simplified explanation of how diabetes can develop: Chronic inflammation in the gut from microbial dysbiosis and lack of microbial diversity leads to damage to the gut mucosal barrier. Eventually this inflammation leads to gaps in the intestinal lining, known as leaky gut....

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes

Did You Know That Your Gut Microbes Affect Your Susceptibility? If researchers from Israel are correct, artificial sweeteners like aspartame, sucralose and saccharine may raise blood sugar levels. But not in everyone! Why are some people vulnerable and not others? Published in Nature, their study indicated that it’s the difference in individuals’ gut microbes which may provide the explanation. Depending on the...