Fat Loss and Hormonal Health – Estro Benefits for Women and Men

To continue our discussion on weight and metabolism from our last weight loss blog I would like to focus attention to an exciting new formula in the Divinci Benefits line called Estro Benefits. This new formula incorporates much of the latest research and clinical experience combined with many of the best ingredients for nutritional support and specifically liver support for enhanced estrogen metabolism in both women and men. Estro Benefits is a blend of DIM, Calcium D-Glucarate, Indol -3- Carbinol, Green Tea Extract (high in EGCG), HMRlignan, Trans-Resveratrol Vitamin E and Vitamin D. Supplementation of DIM promotes the effective … [Read more...]

Guest post: Selenium in the Body: Selenoproteins: By Jesse Davis, DC

From Dr. Charles: Modern physiology research is showing Selenium to be a vitally important mineral to thyroid and immune function. Yet most individuals are deficient in this critical mineral. More importantly though the FORM of selenium taken in supplemental form is critical to its uptake and utilization. Today we feature Dr. Jesse Davis who has a must read blog for you.   Posted with permission Selenium in the Body: Selenoproteins: By Jesse Davis, DC Selenium is a micronutrient that plays a key role in proper immune system functioning. The function of selenium in the body is largely brought about by its incorporation … [Read more...]

DaVinci NEXT Generation “Benefits” Line

Every so many years a few professional nutraceutical oriented companies that embrace evidence based formulating revamp their product lines. They do this to IMPROVE clinical outcomes for patients. HAPPIER patients mean more clinical satisfaction and referrals for practitioners. These leading companies accomplish this product RENEWAL by funding practitioner oriented research and unveiling NEW product formulations with advanced  ingredient technologies. After years of pouring over clinical research studies and ingredient science, observing evidence based findings, and field testing new formulas, they finally unveil their NEW Labels and shiny new … [Read more...]

Expanding Your Clinical Effectiveness with Biological Medicine – NEW UNDA Numbered Compounds Class

The Naturopathic Physician believes in Vis Medicatrix Naturae or the vitalistic innate healer within each human being that knows how to heal the body without intervention. True natural cure systems prioritize an approach to help heal both body and mind by removing interferences and supporting this vital life force. There are many advanced systems including Oriental Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine and European Biological Terrain Medicine that that have made or are now making their way into the U.S. The new flow of European Medicine methodologies into the United States adds a much needed dimension to Functional Medicine and  is being embraced … [Read more...]

News Flash: Our Top Selling Product of 2015

Our top selling supplement in 2015 was AvinoCort which was also our top selling supplement in 2014. AvinoCort seems to be a favorite, being utilized by nutritional, functional and biological medicine practitioners alike. AvinoCort has once again outsold every other supplement we carry and I wanted to try and explain why this product has continued to impress practitioners and patients in a major way. AvinoCort affects the whole body and multiple body systems in such positive and meaningful ways that 70% of patients feel its positive influence within 2-5 days. Obtained from fertilized chicken embryos between the the 9th and 10th days of … [Read more...]

The Best for Cold and Flu Season Support

This is the season where your patients begin looking for highly effective support for cold and flu issues. Discussing their options now is critical to effective resolution of acute issues before they move deeper. It is best that they be prepared ahead of time for acute issues and have several remedies in their home apothecary. I personally love the combination of Argentyn 23, Immuno-DMG from DaVinci Labs, and King Bio's SafeCareRx Cold and Flu formula or UNDA Muco Coccinum. In essence my approach is to reduce the microbial load, support the modulation of the immune system and provide homeopathic stimulation and drainage support. Many … [Read more...]

How Much Molecular Hydrogen is in your Water?

An increasing number of your patients are concerned about drinking purified clean water as a foundational health practice. Science is now validating that the PROPERTIES of water matter and have a profound impact on health. Water that is found in lakes and streams that moves over rocks and is constantly absorbing lightning strikes contain molecular hydrogen, perhaps the most important of all water properties. The healthiest and most economical way to get truly healthy water is to treat your own tap water. While many people today consume various types of bottled waters and chemical laden spring waters, I believe they are getting seriously … [Read more...]

My Favorite Leaky Gut Trio

I promised I would highlight some powerful technologies for leaky gut that work well together when we introduced Anova Health MBM a few weeks ago. In the past two months we have attended two conferences including the Gut Brain and Microbiome conferences in Florida. While much information on various aspects  of complex interactions were presented there were few innovative or outstanding products or protocols that excite me as much as the ones I will discuss here. Our favorite technologies for the reinoculate and repair steps of the 4R program of remove, replace, reinoculate and repair that most of you know are: 1. Pharmax HLC or … [Read more...]

Our Liposomal Line Up for Brain Health

Liposomal forms of nutrients are in many cases now the preferred method of oral delivery of metabolic nutrients such as Melatonin, B-12, Glutathione, Anti-Microbials, DHEA and more. There are many reasons for this increasingly popular delivery system particulary in the field of Immune and Neurological Health issues. A liposome is an extremely small (1/2 the width of a human hair), multi-layered bubble (called a vesicle). Liposomes have a fat-soluble exterior and an interior that is watery. They are made from the same type of material as our cell membranes, phospholipids. The unique structure of liposomes allows them to encapsulate … [Read more...]

Feature Blog: Digestive Health During Seasonal Transitions

by Erin Stokes, ND, Medical Director at FoodState® Autumn is the season of harvest, as well as a time of transition. We see evidence of this transition everywhere, as the days become shorter and the nights grow longer. Leaves change color and fall from the trees, and animals prepare for the upcoming winter by gathering food. What are humans doing to adapt to the seasonal change? Usually, not much. At this time of year, our bodies need more sleep (but we often don’t get it), and it’s also an ideal time to focus on optimizing digestive function. Between 60-80% of immune cells are located in and around the gastrointestinal tract. So, it … [Read more...]