Wellness & Healthy Aging

 An Ounce of Prevention  There is now substantial information in the scientific literature addressing nutritional deficiencies that are linked to poor health and poor COVID outcomes.  The most common conditions affecting North American adults include cardiovascular...
Prebiotics

Prebiotics

Prebiotics are types of dietary fiber that promote the growth of beneficial bacteria like Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus in the intestines. Improving the balance of health-promoting bacteria can help prevent disease and alleviate symptoms. Oregano, black pepper,...
Cannabis, COVID, & Immune Response

Cannabis, COVID, & Immune Response

Here I discuss the role the endocannabinoid system and compounds in the cannabis plant interact with our immune system. Learn about the chronic conditions that negatively impact our immune system and what we can do to help it function in a balanced and effective...
Mind-Body: Reducing Stress and Anxiety

Mind-Body: Reducing Stress and Anxiety

We are facing a rather stressful time, with uncertainty about both our physical and financial health. It may surprise you to learn that emotions like anxiety and stress can have a negative impact on our immune system. This happens because they cause chemical changes...