From the Desk of Spencer Thornton, MD
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
In studying nutritional therapy for the eyes I’ve learned a few things about the body and stress. The first thing I’ve learned is that fatigue is in the mind. I’m not talking about tiredness. Tiredness is the feeling you have after prolonged or stressful activity of any kind. I’m talking about the attitude of fatigue. You know, the “I just don’t have the energy for it” kind of attitude. It’s a type of depression.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Peace does not fair well where poverty and deprivation reign. It does not flourish where there is ignorance and a lack of education and information. —FW de Klerk, Former South Africa President
Friday, March 18, 2016
I’m an octogenarian and enjoying it. As I grew from childhood into adulthood I thought people were “old” who were 20 years older than I. That age kept advancing as I got older.
Friday, May 27, 2016
If we assigned a gender to nutrients, the water and fat soluble nutrient, alpha lipoic acid (LA) would be the multitasking mother of them all. She has the ability to focus on a target like a sharp shooter and neutralize free radicals and oxidative stress while also being absorbed and transported into multiple organs and body systems at the same time including the eye, brain, liver and nerves, just to name a few.
Friday, May 20, 2016
We started writing tear film mucin Friday Pearls back in 2004, as seen in the one below titled “MUC4 Does Not Mean the Speed of Sound.” We included that 2004 Friday Pearl in today's Pearl, plus information from an interesting new article in The Ocular Surface by Anna Ablamowicz, OD, and Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, from the School of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham. It's titled "Ocular Surface Membrane-Associated Mucins."
Friday, May 13, 2016
Therapeutic nutritional supplements can exert a powerful influence on the body by accelerating the processes of detoxification and regeneration. This can sometimes make us feel worse before we feel better.
Biosyntrx Sunday Morning
Sunday, May 22, 2016
I had the honor of being invited to attend the Colorado College (CC) May 16, 2016, Commencement, with the esteemed speaker, Marcia McNutt, PhD. Since graduating summa cum laude from CC in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree in physics, McNutt has become one of the leading scientists in the world.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Dvorak was a champion of folk music in his native Bohemia (in what is now the Czech Republic). He felt a strong sense of nationalism, seeking out the indigenous music everywhere he went.
Sunday, May 08, 2016
"I was coming out of Pirates Alley and turning onto Royal Street when I heard the note that lasts forever. Without hesitation I walked hypnotically toward the note and joined a gathering crowd moving in and out of sync with the rhythms of the note-maker.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Bone broth is really hot right now. It’s being called the multifaceted superfood by many. It's now available in bone broth shops in New York and even available for home delivery in San Diego.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
In keeping with our long-term Tasty Tuesday commitment to educate the public about the importance of consuming a healthy diet, as well as taking a well-formulated full-spectrum multiple to offset clinically proven nutritional deficiencies in the general public, we will always provide seasonal nutrient-dense recipes for our valued readers. The recipe below is a favorite dish that’s...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
This article in TIME magazine got our attention since some of the Biosyntrx team are prone to developing blisters when we hike."Whether you’ve walked miles in hiking boots or a new pair of high heels, you know the pain of a blister. “People have been getting blisters as long as we’ve been outside,” says Dr. Grant Lipman, clinical associate professor of emergency medi...
Saturday, September 12, 2015
The before and after photo is of the Biosyntrx COO, David Amess (center) and team at the September 2015 Tough Mudder event in Snowmass, Colorado. For those of you who don't know, Touch Mudder is considered the ...
Saturday, September 12, 2015
“I know I’m going to get older. I can handle that. I even know that I am going to die. What bothers me the most, though, is the thought of becoming irrelevant.” Older people are becoming less and less a minority in our country. Quite to the contrary; today, approximately 18 per cent of people living in the United States are 60 years old and older. By 2050,...