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Clinical Tool
Link between Gut Microbiome Health and    Congestive Heart Failure 
 
Inflammation, pathogenic gut bacteria, and Candida species  and markers of disease severity were analyzed in adults with stable mild, and moderate to severe congestive heart failure (CHF). High levels of pathogenic bacteria including  Campylobacter, Shigella, Salmonella, Yersinia enterocolitica,  and  Candida  species were discovered in CHF patients when compared to normal control ...
 

   
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has been studied for the treatment of many different conditions including lipid reduction, muscle pain, oxidative stress, and even HBa1c levels.Just what is CoQ10 and what does research say about it's effectiveness? CoQ10, is an enzyme and antioxidant found in cells of animals, plants, and bacteria that supports cellular function...
 

Insights into Methylation
Betty Murray, CN

From cardiovascular disease to obesity, memory loss to mood changes- methlyation can affect many processes in the body. Betty Murray, CN discusses methylation pathways, including the effects on neurotransmitters, and how health care providers may soon use genetic testing to optimize the health of an individual using nutrition and supplementation
 

Podcast
The Epidemic of Obesity: How Did We Get Here? 
   
In this podcast series Kirti Salunkhe, MD and Christopher Keroack, MD discuss the epidemic of obesity and the underlying factors that have led to the increase in the number of individuals affected by this disease state. Their discussion also covers the current healthcare landscape and the role of the physician in managing their patients with obesity, as well as individual lifestyle changes that can help bring about improved outcomes in patients 
  

Registered Dietitians and Functional Nutrition Specialists interested in continuing education can receive 1 IFNA continuing education credit by listening to this or any podcast on Metagenics Institute
 
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