Dietary Supplements vs Medical Foods and Nutraceuticals

Discover the difference between dietary supplements, medical foods and nutraceuticals. In this blog post we’ll analyse: Why Nutraceuticals go beyond Dietary Supplements. What is the difference between nutraceutical and functional (medical) foods? What are examples of nutraceuticals? Why Nutraceuticals go beyond Dietary Supplements. Medical foods and nutraceuticals are different from supplements because nutraceuticals are uniquely […]

How mental health can impact your physical health

Mental health issues can impact your physical health, leading to symptoms such as chronic pain, fatigue, and inflammation. Depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder can all cause physical symptoms that can lead to other health issues if left untreated. Functional medicine can help by addressing the root causes of symptoms and promoting whole-body healing, without relying […]

The Health Benefits of Imperfect Fruits: Why Bruised Fruits are Better Than Pretty Ones

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Are Perfect Fruits Always Better Than The Bruised Ones With Imperfections? Are bruised fruits better than perfect-looking ones? Science says “yes”! Polyphenols, a type of micronutrient found in plant-based foods, have been shown to have a range of health benefits, including reducing the risk of chronic diseases and promoting gut health. One type of polyphenol […]

Help for Fatty Liver

  Did you know that one in every three adults in the United States has fatty liver disease? This condition, also known as steatosis, is a growing health concern that can lead to serious liver problems if left untreated. Introduction Fatty liver disease, also known as steatosis, is a condition in which excess fat accumulates […]

Gut Healthy Bacteria Without the Bloating

Summary: Probiotics, fibers, and even some prebiotics can  get you healthy gut bacteria. The problem is that they can cause bloating. They can also make the condition of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO worse. PomBioX gets you good gut bacteria without the bloating or making SIBO worse.   SIBO Do you feel bloated and […]

AFH Stress Recovery Part 1

Introduction: We all have stress Hi it’s doctor Jeffrey mark. Today I’d like to talk to you about stress and our stress recovery program. Many people have stress because change always happens around us either changing the seasons, workplace changes, or changes in our families. All these can be positive or negative stressors, but we […]

KPV for Yeast, Autoimmune Inflammation, and Accelerated Healing

Introduction Many people took a questionnaire that we made available in our blog “Fatigue, muscle aches, forgetful? Candida Overgrowth and a Helpful Diet.” If you haven’t seen this blog yet you can view it here with this link. If the scores were consistent with probable or likely overgrowth, an anti-candida diet was recommended.  The diet […]

Probiotics and Diverticulitis

Probiotics and Diverticulitis Video Summary: Many people have diverticulosis. Some have experienced an infection called diverticulitis. There is new information on how probiotics, the balance of gut bacteria, and the integrity of the gut immune system can help with prevention and treatment. Introduction Many people after having had a screening colonoscopy were told that “weak […]

Fatigue, muscle aches, forgetful? Candida Overgrowth and a Helpful Diet

    Introduction Hello this is Dr. Jeffrey Mark. Do you have fatigue, muscle aches or forgetfulness? You might think that these are separate symptoms in and of themselves with different causes, but these can be part of a yeast overgrowth or candida overgrowth syndrome. It’s been difficult in the past to make a diagnosis […]

Infrared Therapy Can Reduce Inflammation in Viral Infections

Hi, it’s Dr. Jeffrey mark. Today I’d like to talk to you about infrared therapies that can reduce inflammation in viral infections. There is a study out on infrared light, reducing inflammation as represented by Toll-like receptor number four in patients with COVID-19. As you know, some people with COVID-19 have a cytokine storm which […]