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Research Update: Chromium, Selenium and Pea Protein

Compiled & edited by Kimberly Lord Stewart Most clinical studies focus on the role of drug efficacy for type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. However, there have been a number of recent studies using various supplements and foods commonly found in a holistic providers toolkit. The following is a (more…)

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Cessation of Breast Milk Alters Infant Microbiome

By Kimberly Lord Stewart It’s widely accepted that the delivery mode, whether vaginally or C-section, shapes the manner in which an infant’s healthy microbiota are established. Vaginal deliveries are preferred to help colonize an infant’s healthy bacteria. A new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, confirmed this understanding and (more…)

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Train the Brain to Eat Healthy

Can your patients learn to like healthy food? Or after years of making poor food choices, are they programmed to crave fatty, sugary foods forever? A small study by Tufts University shows that it may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthier foods over processed high caloric foods. (more…)

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