Friday Pearls

Friday Pearls

Eye & Body Mitochondriaal Health

Friday, October 20, 2017

Today we celebrate ever-growing awareness with a green ribbon mitochondria science refresher. Mitochondria are the organelles in energy-dependent cells, including those in ocular, brain, heart, and muscle tissues.

Flu and Fish Oil

Friday, October 13, 2017

It's that time again and flu shots are still controversial. At best, these vaccines are designed to protect us from a few viruses, which may or may not be the ones causing this or any given season's medical challenges.

Cognition Reserves Matter

Friday, October 06, 2017

Cognition stems from the brain and the sophisticated network made up of billions of neural connections responsible for brain adaptability all through the aging process, according to a newly published Harvard Medical School report.

Lifestyle Practices & Declining Eye Health

Friday, September 29, 2017

Given the US allopathic medicine concentration on body part specialization and pharmaceutical treatment of symptoms, is it not surprising that we most always look at the effects of poor lifestyle choices individually, rather than as a collective whole.

Nutrition Education: A New Requirement for Physicians

Friday, September 22, 2017

Recent studies report that nutrition education in American medical schools falls short of the suggested standards, and that only a small percentage of American resident physicians report feeling adequately trained to provide nutrition counseling.

Farmland Regeneration and Sustainability

Friday, September 15, 2017

Research estimates that if current crop acreage and pastureland shifted to regenerative organic practices, a large amount of annual global CO2 emissions could be sequestered through photosynthesis and biology.

Homocysteine Science Update

Friday, September 08, 2017

Homocysteine is an amino acid intermediate in the production of two other amino acids, methionine and cysteine. Although homocysteine is naturally present in our bodies, too much homocysteine in the blood has been thought to affect cardiovascular health, which is where the research focused for years.

I Alone Can Fix All of Your Problems

Friday, September 01, 2017

As we all know, no one person can fix all of our problems, no country nor company can be successful without expertise and encouraging input and commitment from a team of dedicated and passionate employees and advisors—and no one nutrient can fix our bodies, because the whole continues to be far greater than just the sum of its individual parts.

Science: Old Wounds & Behavioral Epigenetics

Friday, August 25, 2017

Epigenetic science now suggests that our ancestors' lousy childhoods, dietary deficiencies, and excellent adventures may have left a mark on our genes, which could help explain cultural and individual autosomal responses to stimuli.

Telomeres, Depression & Suicide

Friday, August 18, 2017

Evidence from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey suggests that depression and anxiety in young adults may affect telomere length.

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