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GABA and The Blood Brain Barrier

Occasionally we get a question about a supplement and the blood brain barrier (BBB). The BBB is a protective system that helps control the type of substances that can go from the general blood supply to the brain itself.  Things that pass readily through the BBB are either small, lipophilic (non-polar) and/or a gas. By […]

Do Antiviral Supplements Work?

People taking their health into their own hands have questions about what they can do about general virus protection. Fortunately, there is a lot you can do to help your body fight off viral infections or at least dramatically minimize the effects. We have talked about this before in previous blogs but this is an […]

How Safe Are My Vitamins During The Pandemic?

I am writing this in May of 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have had numerous questions about whether any of the ingredients in this or that product comes from China or not.The short answer is usually we don’t know but with quality supplements, it doesn’t matter because of extensive assays. Let […]