Have you heard of the term “methylfolate”? And if you have, do you know what it is? It also goes by other names, such as folic acid, folate, folinic acid, methylfolate, 5-MTHF, L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate… but what are the differences? Well, I am here to clear things up for you! Continue reading What is Methylfolate?
Infant development Maternal DHA levels tend to significantly decline during the third trimester of pregnancy. Maternal DHA supplementation seems to decrease the DHA decline during the third trimester. Some evidence suggests that infants that do not obtain DHA from … Continue reading DHA and Pregnancy
Why does the body need to be alkaline? The human body functions properly when it’s slightly alkaline because the blood can absorb more oxygen, a good supply of which is vital to the cells in producing energy. Alkalinity is expressed … Continue reading Charcoal, the pH Scale & Cellulite
Vitamin K is a term that encompasses several K vitamers or structurally related compounds for similar cofactor activity. Vitamin K2 (or menaquinones) has two well known forms: MK-4, which has been used in many studies relating to osteoporosis and rheumatoid … Continue reading Vitamin K2 is crucial for your Heart and Bones
What is polycystic ovarian syndrome? Polycystic ovarian syndrome is the condition where typically, small cysts form on a woman’s ovaries. As cysts aren’t always present, it is a condition in which hormonal dysregulation causes a variety of symptoms. It is … Continue reading PCOS and Insulin: The Basics