A Probiotic Troika | Booster Shot Confusion

From eNewsletter 9/6/2021

DID YOU KNOW that three newly published studies laud the versatility of probiotics for mitigating myriad maladies? The British Society of Gastroenterology now recommends probiotics as a first line treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. In its updated guidelines appearing in last month's Gut, the verbiage suggests taking probiotics for up to 12 weeks and then reevaluate their effect. A study in Nutrients states that a mixed strain of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium can effectively reduce the incidence of eczema in infants under three years old. In an upcoming study from Food and Chemical Toxicology, researchers suggest that probiotics are multimodal detoxifiers. Specifically, probiotics degrade and remove food contaminants, modulate the gut microbial capability to metabolize xenobiotics, alleviate the adverse health effects induced by food contaminants, and are effective strategies for protection against xenobiotics exposure.


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Are You Fully Vaccinated Without the Booster? A number of clients were concerned that they will not be considered fully vaccinated if they don't get the booster. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy stated that people who received two Moderna or Pfizer shots are considered fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, even though federal officials will encourage third shots to bolster immunity to the disease.

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Food Intolerance Blood Draw Update Our next available Saturday blood draw date for the Biotrition food intolerance test is October 23rd.

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MAJOR UPDATE! Our COVID-19 Vaccine Opinion The document at this link was updated September 6th.

Virus Prevention And Treatment Vaccines will minimize COVID-19 related mortality and hospitalizations, but SARS-CoV-2 is not going away. Moreover, SARS-CoV-2 is not the only virus we fight. There are influenza (flu), norovirus (stomach flu), adenovirus (common cold), and four other coronaviruses (common cold), among others. We highly recommend continuing your immune support. See our Prevent and Fight Viruses 2.0