COVID-19: Everything but the Kitchen Sink

From eNewsletter 8/11/2021

DID YOU KNOW that a recent study in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition confirmed that two genes we screen for in our Pure Genomics profile are crucial for weight maintenance? The ADIPOQ and FTO genes were tested in women of reproductive age and were followed for six years. Women with one or both polymorphisms of these two genes had or developed higher body mass index (BMI) over that time period compared with those with no polymorphisms. The authors purport that monitoring women of reproductive age with ADIPOQ or FTO polymorphisms may be an important strategy to reduce maternal excess body weight and, consequently, the long-term public health burden of obesity.


Wellness First Aid Kit for College Students College students should have these on hand. These are general recommendations and should be individualized. For Every Day Use

  • Intestinal and Oral Probiotic (to balance gut and nasopharynx microflora)

  • Magnesium Glycinate (anxiety and stress)

  • Monolaurin 600 mg (infection preventive)

  • Vitamin D3 1000 - 5000IU (immune system support)

  • Vitamin C (with flavanoids optional)

  • Zinc (15-30 mg)

  • Targeted multivitamin

Take As Needed

  • Andrographis (to be taken at first hint of infection to limit severity and reduce duration of illness)

  • Grapefruit Seed Extract Throat Spray (soothe sore throat, respiratory issue)

  • Zinc Sulfate Solution (soothe sore throat, respiratory issue)

  • Melatonin 0.5 - 3 mg. (sleep support)