Low Iron, Depression, and Anxiety – A Simple Solution.

2020-05-14T21:03:45+00:00September 9th, 2019|

Food containing natural iron. Fe: Liver, avocado, broccoli, spinach, parsley, beans, nuts, on a black stone background. Top view. I have noticed an increasing number of patients struggling with depression, anxiety, and other mood problems over my 30+ years of practice as a physician. Depression is on the rise in all age [...]

Why Vitamin D Might Cause Erectile Dysfunction and How to Fix It

2020-05-14T21:12:21+00:00August 24th, 2019|

I had a patient quit taking vitamin D because he thought that it caused erectile dysfunction (ED). I have now seen this happen in several men. This seems contradictory, as vitamin D is thought to improve cardiovascular and sexual health: studies actually show that the more depleted a man is in vitamin D, the [...]

Beyond Food Allergies: The Range of Food Reactions

2020-05-26T20:23:45+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Updated: Apr 26 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% [...]

Colostrum for a Leaky Gut

2020-06-11T16:34:16+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, [...]

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

2019-09-13T20:39:34+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

2019-08-08T17:51:26+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 strengthen [...]

Magnesium: An Underappreciated Nutrient for Brain Health

2020-02-07T18:58:02+00:00September 6th, 2017|

Updated: Apr 26 One of our top-selling supplements is a product called Brain Balance, 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 in [...]

Vitamin D

2019-08-08T17:40:41+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, [...]