Thursday, 29 August 2019
Reading Time: 28 minutes | Todd A. Born is a naturopathic physician, certified nutrition specialist (CNS), and co-owner and medical director of Born Integrative Medicine Specialists, PLLC. His roles at Allergy Research Group include Product Manager, Head of New Product Development, Scientific Advisor, and Editor-in-Chief of their science-based FOCUS Newsletter. Dr. Born is also Lead Advisor and President of the
Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Reading Time: 2 minutes | There are two types of nutrient deficiencies, frank deficiencies (such as scurvy from ascorbic acid deficiency or goitre from iodine deficiency) and subclinical deficiencies (a clinically silent reduction in physiological, cellular and/or biochemical functions). It is the latter that is most concerning as it is hard to diagnose and predisposes to numerous chronic diseases. Because
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Reading Time: 2 minutes | The relationships between magnesium deficiency and human health are extensive. Whilst this is an animal model the possibility that some of the benefits seen from magnesium supplementation may be mediated through its effects on the gut microbiota is an interesting twist. The paper published in Acta Neuropsychiatry in Feb 2015 sheds some light on the
Wednesday, 04 July 2012
Reading Time: 18 minutes | Michael Ash BSc DO ND Dip ION reviews the use of magnesium stearate in food supplements and discusses the science and chemistry in terms of alleged risk and its benefits.