If you are transitioning into a fully plant based diet, congratulations! There are so many health benefits in doing so. You’ll notice that a lot of dairy products like cheese and milk are replaced with much healthier options that are made out of nuts such as Nut-based milks, cultured butter, sweets and cheeses.
Grow a pair of ovaries why dontcha?! Ladies! In 2003 to 2009 “The Sister Study” enrolled 50,884 women in the United States and Puerto Rico who had a sister diagnosed with breast cancer. The cancer researchers have followed these women since 2003 & have published 90 scientific papers in well respected journals. This one
Hey everyone! I’ve been a little MIA with blogging, I’ve been taking an intensive immunology class – and boy is it fascinating! This week, our immunology professor Dr. Zwickey has us researching all different strains of bacteria and their effect on the chemical messengers (called cytokines) and exactly what areas of the immune system they
Autism & Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are neuro-developmental disorders characterized by impaired social communication, abnormal social interactions, communication deficits and repetitive behaviors and/or restricted interests. Numerous immune system abnormalities have been described in individuals with autism including abnormalities in the ratio of Th1/Th2/Th17 cells. Two studies came out in August and September of 2017 evaluating the treatment
Wheat, Eggs & Dairy Can Worsen Symptoms in Autistic Children I am a huge advocate of eliminating gluten from the diet. Especially for those suffering from a neurological disorder or cognitive issues. Aristo Vojdani is the immunologist who developed the complex testing from Cyrex Labs. He conducted a very interesting study showing that the cerebellar proteins
Over the past decade interest in Vitamin D has exploded. The reason for this increase in interest is partly due to the re-emergence of the bone disease rickets, but also due to a better understanding of the many biological roles of this vitamin…well, it’s actually not a vitamin. It is a “pre-hormone.” A growing body
Monolaurin & HIV Monolaurin can inhibit the transmission of HIV #1 – The International Weekly Journal of Science carried out studies with monkeys infected with the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), to see what affect the use of Monolaurin (antimicrobial property in coconut) would have on the virus. SIV is the same as
In 1982, Melvin Ball hypothesized that Herpes Simpex Virus 1 (HSV-1) was causative in Alzheimer’s Disease. He proposed that HSV-1 located in the 5th cranial nerve, (called Trigeminal ganglia) could travel up the cranial nerve when reactivated, and ascend along known nerve pathways into the Limbic system and areas of the brain most affected in