42017Aug
Candidiasis: Often Overlooked, This Chronic, Low-Grade Fungal Infection Is Pervasive Among Americans

Candidiasis: Often Overlooked, This Chronic, Low-Grade Fungal Infection Is Pervasive Among Americans

Candida albicans is a common fungus (yeast) found to inhabit the intestines, mouth, throat, and skin. While once presumed to be relatively harmless, Candida is now being considered a significant health concern, even in people with strong immune systems. Not only does Candida affect the superficial (topical) layers of the skin, but research shows that it can…

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262017Jun
Infections: Everything You Need to Know

Infections: Everything You Need to Know

Infections: Everything You Need to Know An infection occurs when microorganisms such as bacteria, parasites, fungi, or viruses invade and multiply in the body’s cells. There are three common types of infections: Acute: May last for only a few days. Chronic: May last for several weeks, months, or years. Latent: May not result in immediate…

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262017Jun
Can Bovine Colostrum Help Win the Battle Against Sepsis?

Can Bovine Colostrum Help Win the Battle Against Sepsis?

1. Introduction The incidence of sepsis is rising in the United States due in part to increases in the aging population, drug-resistant bacteria (“superbugs”), and weakened immune systems. However, bovine colostrum supplementation may help an individual reduce the risk of bacterial, fungal, or viral infections that can otherwise lead to sepsis. Can Bovine Colostrum Help…

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152017May

Colostrum: The Alternative or Adjunct to Breastmilk

Bovine colostrum may provide the best substitute and/or complement to breastmilk for mothers who cannot breastfeed, have adopted a baby, or need to supplement their baby’s formula. Colostrum was designed by nature as the first food for infants and contains critical nutritional factors that help fortify a baby’s immune system and put him or her…

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82017May

Combating the Obesity Epidemic With Colostrum

Obesity is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States. However, few people understand what it means to be “obese” or “overweight,” along with the most effective ways to drive weight loss, increase physical activity, and follow a healthy diet. What Is Obesity? Obesity involves the storage of an excess amount of body…

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82017May

Anti-Aging Skin Care Benefits of Colostrum

Many costly and time-intensive skin care remedies that claim to slow down the signs of aging are available to consumers. Now, bovine colostrum supplementation may help individuals reduce the need for these skin care remedies or compliment the ones they’re already using. Bovine colostrum contains hyaluronic acid, vitamin K2, vitamin D, vitamin C, silica, probiotics,…

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32017Apr

Bovine Colostrum Helps Maintain Performance & Decrease Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage in Soccer Players.

Researchers published online (March 11, 2017) the results of their clinical trial involving competitive soccer players who supplemented with either bovine colostrum or whey protein. In this double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study, participants received 3.2 grams per day of either whey protein or colostrum for six weeks. Bovine Colostrum Helps Maintain Performance & Decrease Exercise-Induced Muscle…

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202017Mar
Testing for Leaky Gut

Testing for Leaky Gut

Leaky gut, also referred to as intestinal hyperpermeability, is a primary cause of chronic disease. It has been linked to asthma, allergies, autoimmune conditions, Crohn’s, inflammatory bowel syndrome, and other assorted gastrointestinal (GI) conditions. However, those who understand the implications of leaky gut and pursue diagnostic testing for it can properly identify and address this…

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152017Mar

The Top 5 Anti-Aging Properties of Colostrum

Bovine colostrum contains many growth and immune factors that have been shown to help delay the effects associated with the aging process. The good news for consumers is that colostrum supplements are natural alternatives to many expensive, time-intensive, and painful anti-aging treatments.  The most common signs of aging include loss of muscle mass, bone density, and skin…

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152017Mar

What Is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that affects the large intestine. It can cause the colon to become inflamed, resulting in ulcers that produce pus and mucus. It also causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract. Most UC symptoms gradually develop over time, and some of the most common UC symptoms include: Diarrhea…

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