Lisa Murray, RDN, LD & Meredith Murray, ND Great gut health is a key starting point for overall well-being and healthy body function. With that, it’s impossible to ignore the power of probiotics. You may be recommending them regularly, but how familiar are you with the strains included in many of the product your purchase? […]
Alan Gaby, MD Author: Irevall T, et al Reference: B12 deficiency is common in infants and is accompanied by serious neurological symptoms. Acta Paediatr 2017;106:101-104. Design: Laboratory analysis and open-label trial. Participants: One hundred twenty-one infants in Sweden who were hospitalized between 2004 and 2012 with severe neurological symptoms at less than one year of […]
Mainly found in contaminated soil that works its way into the food we eat (and ultimately our body tissue), cadmium is a persistent environmental toxin that also may be linked to increased risk of bone fracture. Subscribe to this exclusive audio series on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or TuneIn.
Tina Beaudoin, ND With detox has becoming much more popular in the last decade and it’s likely that some of your patients have come to you asking for a ‘good detox’, however it’s not generally advisable to have that be your starting point if you want to effectively detoxify the body and decrease one’s total […]
Stress – we all have it, but for some, it’s a persistent issue that can wreak havoc on multiple (and many) body systems. One system that often feels the brunt of the burden is the digestive tract. With proper stress management being a key to healing the gut before detox, we turned to our Aisle […]
By Tori Hudson, ND Author: Askari G, Nasiri M, Mozaffari-Khosravi M, et al. Reference: The effects of folic acid and pyridoxine supplementation on characteristics of migraine attacks in migraine patients with aura: A double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled, clinical trial. Nutrition 2017;38:4-79. Design: This was a parallel, double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled, clinical trial conducted in 95 patients with […]
This week, Emerson’s own Dr. Jaclyn Chasse was featured on WFEA 99.9 FM’s Health Matters, hosted by Emerson customer Dr. Heather Tallman Ruhm and author Quincy Whitney. Tune in to learn more about building the best foundations for a healthy child—and for a healthy family.
Reviewed by: Alan Gaby, M.D. Author: Dennis-Wall JC, et al Reference: Probiotics (Lactobacillus gasseri KS-13, Bifidobacterium bifidum G9-1, and Bifidobacterium longum MM-2) improve rhinoconjunctivitis-specific quality of life in individuals with seasonal allergies: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial. Am J Clin Nutr 2017;105:758-767. Design: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Participants: One hundred seventy-three otherwise healthy individuals (mean […]
Nettle (Urtica dioica) is a familiar and loved nourishing herb amongst herbalists and natural practitioners alike. Nettle leaves are specifically admired and utilized for their beneficial effects on symptoms of allergic rhinitis. It was only recently that the specific compounds associated with its anti-allergenic activity were fully identified. Surprisingly, the ancient use of nettle was […]
Alan Gaby, MD Author: Zhang YP, et al Reference: Effects of DHA supplementation on hippocampal volume and cognitive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a 12-month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Alzheimers Dis 2017;55:497-507. Design: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Participants: Two hundred forty Chinese individuals (mean age, 74.5 years) with mild cognitive impairment. Study […]