BiomegaHeader (2).jpg
11 Jun

STRESS: THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

Stress is a condition that many (if not all) people encounter at least once in their life. Whether it’s because of school, work, or relationship, stress can take a toll on your mental, emotional, and even physical health. Although it can be tempting to simply ignore stress and go on with your...

Learn more...
04 Jun

Magnesium, the Master Mineral

Magnesium is one of the most abundant intracellular cations in the body, second only to potassium. Foods such as spinach, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate are loaded with magnesium, but more than half of the U.S. population’s diet does not meet the recommended allowance for magnesium. So, how...

Learn more...
28 May

Magnesium to Hack the Brain

The brain’s metabolism never stops. Even during a coma, the metabolism inside the brain only slows down by 50%. As such, the brain is a very resource-hungry organism that requires a great deal of nutrition and, in turn, creates a lot of metabolic waste.

The brain uses magnesium for hundreds of...

Learn more...
21 May

Why Am I Allergic to Meat?

This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer for many in the northern hemisphere. With summer, we get more glorious sunshine, but also pesky bugs. Although most bugs are harmless and even beneficial to our natural world, some have become synonymous with debilitating diseases.

Familiar...

Learn more...
14 May

Beet Your Way to Health

Red beetroot (Beta vulgaris rubra) has been gaining popularity as a functional food that has potential to prevent disease and promote health. Beets belong to the chenopod family along with other foods such as chard, spinach, and quinoa. They have been used throughout history as a treatment for...

Learn more...
07 May

Managing Inflammation through Gut Microbiota

Many factors influence one’s health and whether or not something supports or opposes a healthy inflammatory response is critical. While factors that may increase inflammation such as age and hereditary are out of our control, physical activity, dietary choices, and chemical exposures are within...

Learn more...
30 Apr

Neurological Benefits of Green Tea

Common knowledge tells us that green tea is a healthy beverage, but evidence suggests that it may in fact have more natural brain benefits than most people realize.

Aside from water, tea is the most popular beverage in the world. It’s consumed by two-thirds of the world’s population. And while...

Learn more...
23 Apr

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

During the past few decades we have been taught to be wary of the sun. For some reason, research that found sunburns to be linked to skin cancer morphed into warnings about any sun exposure. We are continually being told not to go out into the sun without SPF 99 sunblock and a UV ray-blocking...

Learn more...
17 Apr

D and K for Healthy Bones

We know a lot about vitamin D and bone health. Vitamin D is considered a “secosteroid hormone” essential for calcium absorption and bone mineralization, and is positively associated with bone mineral density (BMD). Without it, we cannot effectively absorb calcium, which we need to help maintain...

Learn more...
09 Apr

Abbreviated Topography of Major Landmarks in Our Knowledge of Vitamin D3, Cholecalciferol

The human nutrient vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is essential for life and—as is common with nutrients—plays important roles in many aspects of physiology, including the functioning of numerous cells and tissues in various organs and systems, including the immune system, nervous system,...

Learn more...

Subscribe via Email