October 2021 Vol. 13 Issue 10

A Review of the Use of N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) in Clinical Practice

by Timothy Schwaiger, ND
With its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticarcinogenic properties, NAC can play a role in the treatment of respiratory, hepatological, neurological, and psychiatric conditions.

Kiwifruit, Psyllium, or Prunes: Which Works Better for Treating Chronic Constipation?

by Jaclyn Chasse-Smeaton, ND
Although all 3 relieved constipation, kiwifruit was better tolerated, though, in this study, its effects seemed to decline after 2 weeks.

L-Theanine Research Update and Clinical Applications Review

by Natural Medicine Journal
L-theanine is a powerful amino acid that has several important clinical applications. In this interview, Derek Timm, PhD, and Michael Lelah, PhD, discuss the latest research and clinical uses of a special form of L-theanine. They also cover contraindications, dosage, and other clinical information.

Is Chocolate Good for You? It Might Depend on When You Eat It.

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
A recent study finds benefits to consuming chocolate in the morning but reminds us our best guess when it comes to chocolate and health is still only a guess.

A Review of the Use of N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) in Clinical Practice

by Timothy Schwaiger, ND
With its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticarcinogenic properties, NAC can play a role in the treatment of respiratory, hepatological, neurological, and psychiatric conditions.