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Restoring A Leaky Gut: A Plan, Not A Pill – Section 2

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Section 2 of a 2 Part Series.   (Click Here to Read Part 1) Our grandparents ate meat and dairy without ill effects. But, their diet was free from processed foods, furthermore, desserts and sweets were an occasional treat. They also ate lots of green leafy whole foods. This is no longer true today. Over the last 100 […]

Restoring A Leaky Gut: A Plan, Not A Pill

All disease begins in the gut

Section 1 of a 2 Part Series When it all works properly, your gut is the keystone of health. When it breaks down, watch out! What’s A Leaky Gut Got To Do With It?  Your gut is designed sort of like a scrunched up shag carpet. The carpet’s individual shags are covered with small protrusions called villi. […]

Glutathione, The Master Antioxidant

Gluta-What? Glutathione (pronounced gloo-tah-THIGH-ahn) is a tripeptide (three amino acids held together with peptide bonds), which is naturally occurring in your body’s cells, as well as the cells of all plants, animals and even bacteria. It is one of a number of the body’s antioxidants. While other antioxidants depend on glutathione to function properly, its […]

Nrf2 Pathway: The Body’s Emergency Response Team

The Nrf2 Pathway

What are pathways? A metabolic (biochemical) pathway is a set of chemical reactions that occur within the body’s cells. The reactions take place in a particular sequence, and accomplish one of metabolism’s three purposes. To convert fuel from nutrients into energy necessary to carry out cellular processes To convert fuel from nutrients into molecules suitable […]

MTHFR And Your Health

It can be hard enough to pitch a tent under normal conditions. Yes, some people can do it with ease. But what if one of the poles was missing? When the body tries to perform necessary chemical processes with missing or altered components, it can cause problems. As medical researchers work to better understand certain […]

Making Sense Of The Vitamin D3 – K2 Connection

There are several ways to make brick, but only one way to make a bone. We would never consent to using cheaply made bricks to construct our homes. Neither should we skimp when it comes to the structure of our bodies. Understanding what goes into the building blocks of a strong, healthy body helps in […]

Naturally Vegan Vitamin D3 + K2: Why it is Best for Everyone

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Vegan living is on the rise as a preferred, conscientious lifestyle. But, whether you are vegan or not, vegan vitamin D just makes good nutritional sense. Did you know that most Vitamin D3 comes from lanolin? The Nature of Lanolin Lanolin, also known as wool grease, is the waxy substance that naturally occurs on sheep’s […]

Stevia use is trending down, Monk Fruit on the rise

Stevia Use is Down - Monk Fruit On The Rise

Pure Therapeutics is one of the first supplement companies to completely eliminate all stevia/sugar based sweeteners from our formulas. When a sweetener is necessary (typically protein or other powders), we’ve chosen to replace Stevia with Monk Fruit. Other supplement companies are catching on and following our lead which is welcome to an industry filled with […]

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Kale, Cabbage? If You Don’t Eat Them…It’s Time!

While these members of the Brassicaceae family are, admittedly, not among everyone’s favorites (particularly children), the significant benefits they deliver make them well-worth eating. To start, cruciferous vegetables contain vitamin C, beta carotene, and plenty of fiber. But it’s the other compounds these plants provide that are responsible for their most notable benefits. Healthy Estrogen […]

The Disease Your Health Care Provider Doesn’t See

Intestinal Permeability (aka Leaky Gut) is a dangerous and hidden cause of chronic illness that, until recently, medical science hardly recognized. It can masquerade as fatigue, anxiety, depression, digestive symptoms, weight problems, and other serious conditions…It’s been found in association with chronic diseases including: asthma, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, irritable bowel, psoriasis, cancer, and heart failure… […]