Fall Foundational Foods

It’s time to start getting into the Autumn groove! Fall is a favorite season because it’s crisp, colorful, and comfy. The cooler weather sets in, and it’s time to break out the sweaters, take long walks, enjoy warm drinks, and treat those tastebuds to some special Fall flavors. Wonderful fall foods aren’t only rich with flavor but can also be …

Vaccinated or Not…Enhance your Immune System!

By Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN The various organs and cells of the immune system (e.g., spleen, lymph nodes, immune cells) protect against disease, defend against foreign particles, and repair constantly. The key players in the immune system are the white blood cells. They travel throughout the body via blood vessels, searching for microbes and foreign particles. Simply put, once an …

Dr. Jaffe to be featured in Reinvent Yourself Mentor Series

Join Dr. Russell Jaffe free for the Reinvent Yourself mentor series. This mentor series is for leaders, influencers and high performers whose intuition is calling you to take the next big leap in your life. 21 fellow experts: doctors, spiritual leaders, business experts, financial & money experts behind companies you’ve heard of, transformation experts, relationship experts, self-love experts, entrepreneurs, professional …

Nutritional Supplementation for Children (and the Whole Family)

Written By: Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN Most parents know that children need vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. Many also realize that since the body doesn’t make many of these nutrients, they must be derived from outside. Is good food enough? Eating foods that can be digested, assimilated, and eliminated without immune burden is the foremost goal because foods are …

Strengthening Viral Immunity: An Interview With Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD

This article first appeared on Natural Medicine Journal. This article is part of NMJ’s May 2021 special issue. Download the full issue here. An integrative approach can help enhance the immune response against viruses and provide additional protection. In this interview, Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, who is a respected researcher, pathologist, immunologist, and biochemist, gives clinicians advice on how to …

COVID Vax LRA Panel Now Available

Over 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the US, however a sizeable percentage of Americans have not received one. While some have decided they will not be vaccinated, others are still weighing the benefits and risks, including immune hypersensitivity. The new test available from ELISA/ACT Biotechnologies (EAB) offers individuals information about how their immune system reacts to …

Antioxidants vs. Free Radicals: Plant Power for the win!

By Melissa Crispell, ND, CNS, CNHP The word antioxidant is a general term to describe something that can neutralize the damaging effects of free radicals. Antioxidants could be considered “cell defenders.” Free radicals are unstable molecules that can potentially damage DNA, cell membranes, and other parts of the cells. Free radicals lack a complete set of electrons, so they steal the …

Is It Allergies or COVID?

It’s that time of year again. Many of us are coughing, snorting, sneezing and generally not feeling our best. Even if you deal with this every year – or multiple times per year – this year, thanks to COVID many of us are wondering, is it allergies or COVID? Either way, there are two nutrients that should be part of …

Golden Goodness Spread – Turmeric and Honey Super Boost

Turmeric and local honey are a great duo in the fight against seasonal allergies. Avocado makes this a delightful sweet and savory spread, smoothie booster, or just by the spoonful. Ingredients 3 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 Tablespoons raw local honey 2 Tablespoons organic avocado, mashed 1 Tablespoon raw organic apple cider vinegar 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground organic black pepper corns …