March 2010 Vol. 2 Issue 3

Community Profiles

Abstracts & Commentary

The Effects of Fish Oil on Aging

by Decker Weiss, NMD 

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Nutritional Protocol for the Treatment of Intestinal Permeability Defects and Related Conditions

by Corey Resnick, ND  Under healthy conditions, the intestinal mucosa permits the absorption of vital nutrients from the gut lumen while presenting a barrier against the passage of pathogenic substances into the body. Leaky gut syndrome describes a pathological increase in permeability of the intestinal mucosa that causes increased absorption of intestinally derived endotoxin, antigens, inflammatory mediators, and, in some cases, intact bacteria.

Healthcare Perspectives