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Metabolic Profile in Postmenopausal Women Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction  
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cognitive impairment are clinical issues characterized by lengthy and often progressive phases of development.  A recent study evaluated potential links between the risk factors of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and insulin resistance (IR) to cognitive dysfunction in older postmenopausal women...

Leaky Gut: Definition & Clinical Assessment Podcast
Bianca Garilli, ND and Jennifer Ryan, ND discuss leaky gut. Dr Ryan defines intestinal hyperpermeability (a.k.a. "leaky gut") in the context of normal and pathologic gut permeability on a cellular and molecular level. Also discussed are conditions associated with increased intestinal permeability and available laboratory assessment methods

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tea-cup-breakfast.jpg Moderate Tea Consumption Slows Coronary Artery Calcium Progression

Around the world, coffee and tea are two of the most frequently consumed drinks. However, how much these beverages impact cardiovascular function in general, and coronary artery calcium in particular, is not well understood. A recent study, which aimed to understand this relationship further, concluded that moderate tea consumption may have a potential protective effect on by slowing calcium progression in the coronary arteries...

The Gut, its Microbiota and Leaky Gut 
Mark Kaye, DC 

In this video Mark Kaye, DC discusses
important information on the development of the condition known as "leaky gut." Leaky gut results in the access of bacterial particles, food antigens, and other lumenal content usually excluded from the body and it has been associated with several chronic conditions, including food allergy, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, heart failure and others

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