Your mucus membranes LOVE Vitamin A rich foods. Beta-carotene is one type of carotenoid. It’s a pigment found in plants that helps produce the vivid colors of certain fruits and vegetables, such as cantaloupe and carrots. When ingested, beta- carotene is converted by the body into vitamin A (retinol), which can then be used by the body. ... See MoreSee Less
by PAUL FASSA “Given the high costs, both direct and indirect, associated with COPD, there is an urgent need to identify novel approaches to treat the disease,” said Avrum Spira, MD, MSc, professor of medicine at Boston University Medical Center.  The COPD Epidemic Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary D...
The medical term for "leaky gut" is intestinal permeability. The fundamental belief underlying naturopathic practice is all disease begins in the digestive tract. This article briefly discusses leaky gut and steps you can take to ensure a better functioning digestive tract. :-) ... See MoreSee Less
This is for my recent pregnant clients who have asked about the effects of taking placenta encapsulated capsules after birth. This is written by a lactation consult with extensive experience who has noticed a trend of reduced milk supply in women who are taking progesterone rich placenta capsules. ... See MoreSee Less
Guest blog by Sarah Hollister, RN, PHN, IBCLC: As a nurse and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I have the opportunity to work with nearly every pregnant woman and new mom and baby at a group of four primary care health centers in Northern California. I would lik
Paula McLeod GeraghtyIt may sound disgusting but those I've been with who've had even a small amount of their own placenta straight after placenta delivery when weak, have made amazing recoveries. Not been a fan of encapsulation though