August 3, 2015

Been ‘Glutened’ From Cross-Contamination? New Gluten-Digestive Enzymes Can Help

If you’ve read beyond the pamphlets in your rheumatologist’s office, you know that gluten is an autoimmune “no-no”. You probably also know that you do not […]
August 7, 2014

Parenting My Way Through a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

As a mom, there are certain characteristics you don’t want to encounter—fatigue, mental fog, and loss of energy are just a few.  Unfortunately, all those things […]
March 28, 2013

Should You Know Your Magnesium Level If You Have Autoimmune Conditions?

There are many elements that are important to proper functioning of the human body, but magnesium resides in the top tier of relevant minerals, along with […]
February 23, 2013

Should I Take the Supplement Selenium?

Selenium is a trace element similar to the chemical copper and is found in foods, water, and in dietary supplements.  Whether you should take selenium as […]
September 15, 2012

Omega 3 & Omega 6 Benefits for Autoimmune Symptoms

Omega-3 and omega-6 are different types of essential fatty acids.  They are referred to as “essential” because your body cannot make them on its own, and […]
September 1, 2012

Top Five Herbs to Treat Autoimmune

Autoimmune disease is a difficult-to-understand phenomenon that involves your immune system seemingly attacking your own tissue, organs and joints.  Consequently, symptoms that are widespread among all […]
September 1, 2012
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Vitamin + Supplement Tips: Buy & Store

Attaining vitamins and minerals from nutritious foods is obviously the best dietary strategy, but knowing how much is in your food is often difficult for the […]
August 27, 2012

Effects of Vitamin D on Autoimmune Conditions

Are there scientific studies showing that vitamin D exerts any short- or long-term effects (positive or negative) on autoimmune conditions? For the past two decades researchers […]
June 17, 2012

Vitamin + Supplement Tips: Absorption for Maximum Levels

For best absorption, is it better to take vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids alone or in combination with other vitamins or supplements? (For example, vitamin […]