Reader says, “A cousin of mine who quit smoking only a few years ago now suffers from lung cancer, while another relative was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. What options do they have besides the conventional protocols of radiation, chemo,
Taurine is a powerful nutrient that is not widely publicized or understood among the general population. Nevertheless, its importance to our health and well-being should not be overlooked. Taurine is found in many foods and can be synthesized in the
Two interrelated amino acids known as cysteine and cystine play key roles in the health of our hair, skin, and nails. When you factor in that they are also used to produce glutathione – the powerful antioxidant that helps the
Reader asks, Why not take sulfur instead of MSM?
Methionine is a sulfur-containing essential amino acid that your body cannot synthesize – meaning, that it must be obtained from either a food source such as eggs, meat, or nuts or a dietary supplement. Working closely with cysteine, methionine functions
At your next doctor’s appointment, ask a couple of staff members to suggest a nutritional approach to correct a particular health condition. If they received their advanced degree in conventional medicine, chances are high that their knowledge about the role
Sulfur amino acids such as methionine, cysteine, homocysteine and taurine help with the flexibility of connective tissue and are absolutely essential for detoxification in the liver and elsewhere.
Reader asks, “I’ve been taking MSM supplements and they don’t seem to help very much. Is there a difference among brands?”