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Probiotics that kill Candida
November 14, 2016

The SOD2 A16V Gene – Understanding Mutations, Health Risks, and Nutrition

Superoxide dismutase (SOD2) is an enzyme that rids the body of superoxide, a harmful free radical thought to cause oxidative stress. SOD2 processes “bad” superoxide into “better” hydrogen peroxide and… Read More

November 11, 2016

Do I have an MTHFR mutation? Here’s how to find out

Of all the genes in the world of nutrigenomics, MTHFR is probably the best known. And with a whole range of diseases being blamed on MTHFR “mutations,” people are anxious… Read More

MCT oil side effects
July 21, 2016

My Experience With MCT Oil: Benefits vs. Side Effects

I originally wrote this post to highlight side effects of MCT oil that weren’t frequently discussed in other forums. Reading this post will give you all of that information, as… Read More

Apples Nutrition
July 20, 2016

Apples and Nutrition: the Fruit that Prevents Disease?

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” We’ve all heard it from our Mothers, but is it true? Like so many topics in nutrition, who knows what to believe… Read More

Added Sunflower Oil to Products
May 26, 2016

Why is there sunflower oil on my cherries?

I grew up in Michigan, a state well known for the auto industry, but also famous for its delicious cherries. Michigan goes to great lengths to preserve their dominance as… Read More

glutathione dosage
May 25, 2016

Are Glutathione Supplements Healthy?

A couple years ago now, I attended the Institute for Functional Medicine annual conference in San Diego, close to where I used to live in La Jolla. One of the… Read More

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