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Glutathione, The Power Master of all Antioxidants

by Jesse Davis, DC Glutathione (GSH) is the most prominent endogenous antioxidant compound in the body. Due to the fact that it is created inside the body, it is not an essential nutrient. However, levels vary within tissues inside the body depending on the individual, and the various stresses and demands an individual is going […]

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Top 3 Botanicals for Healthy Inflammation

By Erin Stokes, ND Inflammation is on the radar for many of our patients. People often ask me, “What do you believe are the best plants that help maintain healthy inflammation?” Here are my Top 3 Botanicals: Turmeric has been widely utilized in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. A rhizome that is a staple […]

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Microbiome, the human ecosystem

By Jesse Davis, DC Twenty-five years ago, the role of microorganisms and health was dominated by the question of what pathogen caused a particular disease, and then how to kill it. While that is still the primary paradigm regarding microorganisms and health, there has been a massive growth and interest in another aspect of microbes […]

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Time to Talk Inflammation

By Erin Stokes, ND Inflammation has become a buzzword in the media. In fact, over a decade ago, inflammation appeared on the cover of TIME magazine, a sign that it has definitively found its way into the mainstream lexicon.[1] As practitioners, we understand the supreme importance of addressing healthy inflammation with all of our patients. […]

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Put Some Color on Your Plate for Better Health

The founder of Food+Spirit, Deanna Minich, Ph.D., shares her experiences as a functional nutritionist and detox specialist. Her most recent Detox Summit educated 70,000 practitioners and patients on the physiological and psychological value of restoring one’s body back to health by focusing on phytonutrient-rich foods. She has motivated thousands of people to get back on […]

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Micro-Flora: A Community of Wellness

By Erin Stokes, ND There is a reason words like culture and colonies are used to describe the human microbiome. It’s about community. As with any healthy community, our gut has certain requirements to remain healthy including diversity, communication, environment and nurturing. When one of these components falls away, our microbiome falls out of balance. […]

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How Are Your Supplements Dried?

by  Erin Stokes, ND This may sound like an odd question. Unless you are inquiring about whole food supplements, then asking about drying methods is a crucial question. The use of whole food supplements has increased significantly in the last decade. This is in large part due to the widespread recognition that phytonutrients, which are […]

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Addressing the B6 Status of your Patients

By Karen Raterman It’s no surprise that many Americans are overworked and highly stressed. A fast-paced lifestyle often leads to fast-paced eating which may include an overabundance of processed and refined foods. As a result, Americans are overweight and undernourished. Unfortunately, nutrient deficiencies are an increasingly common issue that has wide ranging implications for long-term […]

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