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As science continues to emerge in gut research, novel gut bacteria are discovered. Akkermansia muciniphila has emerged as the “sentinel of the gut” and has been shown to promote gut barrier integrity, modulate immune response and inhibit inflammation. Adequate levels...read more
I have to wonder how the government dietary guidelines still recommends consuming three glasses of milk a day. Where is their evidence? A 2020 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine by Walter C. Willett, M.D., Dr.P.H., and David S. Ludwig, M.D.,...read more
Did you know that strong muscles might boost your immunity? 💪 The key is in small proteins that are released when your muscles contract—proteins called myokines. 👉 Myokines boost natural killer cells (your first line of defense against infection) 👉 Myokines keep...read more
Online school means more time in front of screens. It’s necessary for learning but not so great for our kids’ metabolism. For reference—here are the latest obesity statistics for children from the CDC: 😢 14% of US preschool children are obese 😢 18% of US...read more
August is typically a month when families are enjoying the time remaining before kids go back to school, young adults return to college, or individuals are returning to work after summer vacation. Unfortunately, as we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, preparing...read more
Lots of people are talking about hand-washing and disinfectants and masks. These things are important! But what about your own individual immune response to infection? What if you had the power to strengthen your immune system by the foods you eat every day? Here are...read more