Lowering Glutamate | Bee Pollen

Update: I've had several questions as to where we've sourced our bee pollen.  While we have historically purchased ours from our local health food store, here is a link for a great organic Amazon option, Greenbow Organic Bee Pollen. Bee Pollen-  There has been a recent article out indicating the neuroprotective benefits of bee pollen on excess glutamate. The article shows that bee pollen effectively reduced the neurotoxic effects of methylmercury by improving neurotransmitter defects, inflammation, apoptosis, and glutamate excitotoxicity.  This study also confirms that mice treated with methylmercury exhibited increased levels of glutamate and low [...]

Lowering Glutamate | Bee Pollen2019-10-25T09:23:05-04:00

Phenols & Salicylates

Phenols (salicylates are a type of phenol) are a chemical compound naturally found in foods. Typically the brighter/more colorful the food, the higher in phenols. Some Foods/Herbs Highest in Phenols & Salicylate Food coloring/dyes Apricots Dates Cherries Berries Bananas Soy Buckwheat Symptoms Associated with Phenols & Salicylate overly giggly red ears or flushed cheeks aggression defiance irritability night waking tics emotional dark circles under eyes hyperactivity Testing Phenol Sulfotransferase Deficiency (PST) which should be indicated on a 23 & me SNP’s test What Would Cause You To Be Sensitive To Phenols & Salicylate? PST SNP Clostrida A [...]

Phenols & Salicylates2019-06-28T08:51:50-04:00
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