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Autoimmune Update: CoQ10, A New Biomarker for Parkinson's Disease?

Guest Blog by: Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson (D.C.) As I have explained in another post, my father, grandfather and grandmother all had Parkinson's disease. This study shows promise for current sufferers and adds credence to the concept of why cell membranes need adequate antioxidant protection.You can be sure I take several different antioxidants in addition to eating a large variety of vegetables and fruits known to be rich in antioxidants. It's easy to obtain antioxidants if you eat a lot... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Nutritional Deficiencies From Gluten Intolerance Worsens Autoimmunity

Guest Blog by: Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson (D.C.) If you have gluten intolerance like I do, you will have nutritional deficiencies. Nutritional deficiencies can lead to a wind up of the immune system thereby worsening autoimmunity and/or the devlopment of additional diseases. Often only iron, sodium and postasium levels are checked on routine blood tests. You Owe It To Yourself To Get Your Nutrient Levels Checked Many researchers feel this paltry testing is not comprehensive enough.... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, April 3, 2012