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Author: Marina MacDonald, MS, PhD

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Pregnancy

Supplemental DHA may improve fertility Infertility is an increasing problem, especially among women in their 30’s or 40’s.[1],[2] Fortunately, diet and nutrition can help those seeking to become pregnant.[3],[4] Remarkably, a recent study suggests that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids (“omega-3s”) may improve the chance of natural conception in women aged 30 to 44…

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Combating ‘Long COVID’

How mitochondrial nutrients may help with lingering effects of the virus Viral infections can produce long-range symptoms well after the virus has passed through the body. Just ask the millions of people suffering from “long COVID” who are still struggling from fatigue and brain fog for months after contracting COVID-19.[1],[2] Remarkably, long COVID doesn’t…

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GI Health

NSAIDs: A Pain in the Gut

The gut-protective effects of curcumin and probiotics Millions of people use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to alleviate the pain of arthritis, headaches, and other painful conditions.[1] Well-known NSAIDs include ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) naproxen (Aleve), and aspirin. Many other NSAIDs (diclofenac, etc.) are available by prescription. Although NSAIDs may relieve pain, their use is associated…

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