The Nuances of Dietary Supplements

2021-04-06T14:56:16+00:00February 3rd, 2021|

Did you know the FDA regulates dietary supplements (often referred to as nutraceuticals) as food and not in the same way they regulate pharmaceuticals?  Why is that an important point to make?  Because you must rely on the supplement manufacturer to impose their own quality standards.  Choosing high quality, professional pharmaceutical grade supplements is [...]

Beyond Food Allergies: The Range of Food Reactions

2022-05-13T04:35:57+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Updated: 5/12/2022 One in 13 children in the United States has a food allergy, which equates to approximately 2 in every school classroom. What’s even more shocking is the dramatic increase in food allergies over recent years: according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), food allergies among children increased by about 50% between 1997 [...]

Colostrum for a Leaky Gut

2020-07-17T04:22:03+00:00February 6th, 2019|

Colostrum, one of the main ingredients in our leaky gut protocol, is truly a miraculous substance. Colostrum is the first milk that is produced by all mammals just before giving birth. Compared with milk that is produced later, colostrum contains a higher concentration of proteins, growth factors, and antibodies. When newborn babies drink colostrum, it [...]

Save Your Money, Save Your Health: The How-to Guide on Curating Your Vitamin Cabinet

2021-10-07T23:23:19+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Updated: Apr 26, 2019 Are you tired of spending a fortune on supplements that don’t improve your health? Adding more and more vitamins to your cabinet might feel like a quick fix for optimal health, but it can be overwhelming and expensive. Below is info on how to curate your medicine cabinet to save your [...]

Studies Suggest Calcium May Not Strengthen Bones

2020-07-20T17:18:26+00:00October 12th, 2017|

Older adults are currently advised to consume a total of 1000-1200 mg of calcium per day to prevent osteoporosis and bone fractures, but this recommendation has recently come under scrutiny. Two comprehensive reviews of the literature, published in the online version of the British Medical Journal, suggest that neither dietary calcium nor supplemental calcium [...]

Magnesium: An Underappreciated Nutrient for Brain Health

2021-06-17T23:15:33+00:00September 6th, 2017|

Updated: Apr 26 One of our top-selling supplements is a product called OptiMag® Neuro, a powder that provides several forms of highly absorbable magnesium. As the name implies, we have seen this product improve memory, focus, and mental clarity but also improve a wide variety of other conditions, including Raynaud’s disease, menstrual cramps, ringing [...]

Vitamin D

2022-01-07T00:15:08+00:00October 1st, 2015|

Vitamin D is sometimes referred to as “the sunshine vitamin” because our bodies synthesize vitamin D when our skin is exposed to ultraviolet rays from the sun. It is also categorized as a fat-soluble vitamin because it is found in a few fatty foods, including fish liver oil, beef liver, and egg yolks. More accurately, [...]

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