Gut Bacteria And The Brain

Maybe what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas, but what happens in your gut doesn’t stay in your gut, the place we think of as the processing plant that makes nutrients available for use by the…

Hey Cowboy, Is It Roundup Time?

We hope not. Good old Fred Nietzsche said, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Since we’re quoting people, check out Will Rogers’ aphorism, “It isn't what we don't know that gives us…

AGE’s and Curcumin

The title of this may be misleading because, although it’s about AGE, it isn’t actually about age. The two—the acronym and the word—are related, however. AGE is the acronym for Advanced Glycation…

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Solvents In The Home And Workplace

There are too many things we take for granted. When it comes to health, if it doesn’t hurt, we don’t pay attention to it. This is the case with the solvents we use around the house, including the…

Blood-Brain Barrier – What Is It?

“Homeostasis” is not a topic commonly discussed at parties or at the dinner table. Nobody pays attention to it unless it’s severely out of order. That’s because few of us know what it is. Your body…

Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

Have you ever had the feeling that your body, mind and spirit were in three separate places, and that you needed the better part of the day to call them to a serious get-together? How about the…

Pantothenic Acid—Vitamin B5

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is essential to the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, as well as for the synthesis of hormones and cholesterol. Deficiency is rare and likely to occur in…

Glutathione: It’s Your Gut

It has already been accepted that plant phenols are beneficial compounds. Because of increasingly sophisticated testing techniques, those in olives are receiving more and more attention as…