A strong immune system is important for protecting you against a range of pathogens from viruses to fungi to bacteria. In addition, it helps keep you healthy and robust as you grow older. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on. As the more virulent variants keep the pandemic fire smoldering, now is an opportune … Continue reading Want a strong immune system? This is where you start!
In this podcast I cover basic energy metabolism within the cell, with particular emphasis on how the mitochondria play a role. I also discuss the NAD+/NADH and things that lead to the age-related decline in the NAD+ pool and how circadian rhythms fit in to the picture. Below are the pictures and outline for … Continue reading Podcast #3-Cellular energy metabolism and the mitochondria
"It's all in your head." "There's nothing wrong with you." "All tests come back negative." If you're someone battling a chronic illness, statements like these from your healthcare provider likely cut at you like a finely sharpened razor. Then, of course, come the subtle remarks from your friends and family. It's not that they don't … Continue reading Stopping the cycle of chronic disease
For people with disorders of the gut, inflammation is a buzzword thrown about as much as the name Tom Brady is thrown about for football fans in New England. This is for good reason, chronic inflammation can cause some pretty nasty problems in any tissue you find it, especially the gut. However, for most people, … Continue reading The hidden source of gut inflammation nobody is talking about…