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Archive | February, 2012

The Magic of Green Tea

Feb 11, 2012  |   1 Comment

Green tea fields in Japan.

Full disclosure:  I am not a morning person.  At all.  I wish I were and I have this fantasy that one day (one day!) I will, indeed, become someone who bounds out of bed at 6 in morning, ready to take on the world, or at least a couple-mile jog.  Until that day arrives, I am content to ease into the morning at a more civilized hour.  As an O-type Explorer, I can’t drink coffee—what the rest of the world depends on to kickstart a new day. 

Immunity: It’s a Gut Thing

Feb 01, 2012  |   Comments Off on Immunity: It’s a Gut Thing

As the latest round of flu has me knocked out (yes, even doctors get sick on occasion), I decided it was worth reposting an abbreviated version of one of my favorite blogs from my med school days about preventively treating my mom for the dreadful flu with one of the best and most powerful supplements around:  ARA 6.  Why does it work?  It supports the gut, where the body’s immune defense begins.  Read on to discover why and how it works.