The gut microbiome as a contributor to the pandemic

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

  Those of us at the forefront of the fight against COVID -19 have suspected since the beginning of the pandemic that "Long COVID" appeared to be linked to Imbalances of Gut bacteria. An impressive array of studies has now proven that the microbiome, which reflects the variety and volume of bacteria in the gut, is indeed implicated in the severity of COVID and immune system response to the infection. According to a study published online in the journal Gut, imbalances in the microbiome may contribute to persisting inflammatory symptoms, dubbed “long COVID.”   The gut, the second largest organ in the body...

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Green Powders: Why use them?

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

by Dr. Edison de Mello We all know that that the more greens we eat, the less likely we are to develop chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. However, sadly most Americans do not eat nearly enough nutrient-packed dark-green vegetables – and thus cannot take advantage of their rich health benefits, such as decreasing inflammation, enhancing detoxification, and maintaining an optimal acid-base balance in the body.  Our nutritional needs should be met primarily through diet. Greens, or any other supplements, are not intended to be a food substitute. For some people however greens may be a useful way...

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Reduce Bloating & Gas

Posted on by Edison de Mello

If you are having bloating & gas, you are not alone One of my most significant and rewarding accomplishments as a physician has been to help patients who suffer from bloating to get their lives back, by helping them feel healthy, vital, and sexy again.

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