Effects of Toxicity on Digestive Health

October is Non-GMO Awareness Month which brings to mind the harmful effects of not only genetically modified organisms but more importantly glyphosate.  Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the pesticide Round Up and is very harmful to our beneficial gut flora.  When our gut flora is out of balance, it is called gut dysbiosis and Read More

CBD Oil Benefits

What is CBD Oil? CBD stands for Cannabidiol and is a key compound in cannabis (hemp).  It is a different compound than tetrahydrocannabinol (THC – which is the active ingredient in marijuana) and does not have the psychoactive side effects that THC does (another words it does not get you high).  Unlike THC, CBD oil Read More

Health Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal mushroom extracts have been used in Chinese Medicine for centuries with restoring immune competency and improving health from a variety of serious health conditions.  Some of the most commonly used medicinal mushrooms include:  Reishi, Cordyceps, Turkey Tail, and Chaga.  Clinical research shows that the best results come from mushroom supplements that are prepared using Read More

Could the MTHFR Gene Mutation be affecting my Health?

A Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) gene mutation (also called a SNP) impedes your ability to convert folate into a usable form.  In a nut shell, this affects how well and efficiently you’re able to methylate, but does not impair the pathway itself. Methylation is the beginning of phase II detoxification which occurs in the liver.  There Read More