Balance Your Gut to Promote Health and Optimal Weight

Without healthy bacteria living in your gut you can experience all kinds of health problems.  But did you know that there are roughly 100 TRILLION living bacteria living within your gut right now? And researchers are finally realizing that maintaining the ideal ratio of “good bacteria” (known as probiotics) to “bad bacteria” might be the […]

Zinc and Geographic Tongue

Zinc is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, such as oysters, red meat and poultry. It is also found in beans, nuts, brown rice and some types of seafood—such as lobster and crab, whole grains, fortified breakfast cereals and dairy products. The zinc that is found in whole-grain breads, cereals and […]

Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) and Geographic Tongue

Folic Acid deficiency during pregnancy and prior has been tied to birth defects like cleft palate and Autism. For those who are not pregnant, it has been associated with Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and geographic tongue. Folic acid (also known as vitamin B9, vitamin Bc or folacin) and folate, which is the naturally occurring form, as well as […]