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Dr. Jewel Alfoure ND

Supplementing with pigments like lutins, zeaxanthin and astaxanthin can significantly delay the progression of macular degeneration. Studies also show an improvement of visual acuity upon a simple increase in the intake of dark leafy greens.
Do you ever wonder why starting a new high CFU probiotic supplement can provoke adverse side effects? Side effects may include bloating, gas, and even diarrhea. Probiotics are some of the most important promoters of overall health, why can their introduction be so harsh on the body?
Probiotics keep the integrity of the gut lining which in return makes it easier for the metabolites produced by the healthy gut bacteria to reach the brain. Discover the difference between prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics and what makes a good probiotic supplement.

Research shows that NAC can significantly alter neurotransmitter function to help with symptoms associated with brain trauma and mental health. NAC is strong enough to interfere with the process of fear-related memory formation, making it a very promising supplement for the treatment of OCD and PTSD

Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as the “Silver Apricot” or “Maidenhair” tree is a living fossil that remains a botanical scientific anomaly. With genes that help it stand out as one of the few trees that live well above 1000 years, ginkgo is the botanical symbol of longevity. Perhaps what is, even more, shocking about ginkgo is that it demonstrates resilience to maintain its exact same genetic blueprint from 300 million years ago.