Vitamin D3 Review

Vitamin D stands out among the most critical and most researched nutrients.  The list below only scratches the surface of known and suspected benefits that we gain from maintaining adequate vitamin D.  It is actually more of a hormone than a vitamin in its mechanisms of action and is produced by humans from cholesterol metabolism.…

Fruit Microbiomes are Inherited

The scientific world has continued to reveal the effects of our microbiome on our health.  The bacteria, fungi, and even viruses living in our GI tract influence every other body system through various mechanisms.  This collection of internal microbial neighbors begins with ones provided by our mothers at birth.  Well, it seems that even fruits…

When the Pipes Cause Inflammation in the Fat

Researchers continue to search for the mechanistic connection between obesity and increased inflammation which all agree occurs in our epidemic of metabolic diseases.  UT Southwestern scientist believe they may have uncovered at least one connection.  Fibro inflammatory progenitor cells found in the walls of fat tissue blood vessels could link obesity and inflammation. Countless studies…