The Promise in Probiotics: Part II

Most research that has been conducted and published on the microbiome has been within the past five years! That is not much time at all, meaning we actually understand very little about it and there is much more to be found out. Some of the research that has been...

The Promise In Probiotics: Part I

In recent years probiotics have been gaining a lot of attention as scientists are finding that they may be instrumental to the prevention of certain infectious diseases, chronic inflammatory non-communicable diseases (NCDs), metabolic conditions, immune disorders, as...

Counterfeit Products Being Sold on Consumer Websites

A recent study done by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that many major online retail sites are selling counterfeit products that pose potential risks to consumers. The popular online distributors involved in the study were Amazon, Walmart, Sears...

Nutritional Supplements: When to Take and With What

As clinicians, we always ask our clients what nutritional supplements they take, or we often recommend them.  An important aspect of taking supplements is knowing when and with what to take them.  For example, B vitamins on an empty stomach can cause nausea, or some...

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is cervical cancer awareness month.  What can we do to prevent this disease?   It was estimated that nearly 12,820 women would be diagnosed with cervical cancer in the US in 2017 with an estimated 4,210 deaths. As a percentage, this number has been declining...

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