A Rude Awakening

 
As a child, were you covered in pink calamine lotion after proclaiming “it itches?” Did your mom soak you in a bath with oatmeal to soften and dissolve those scabs that came after a bout of chickenpox? Mine did.  Professor Ronald Goldsteinm, a member of the BIU’s Mina and Everand Goodman...

Hormones 101 Part 3: Insulin Resistance

 
Do you experience sugar cravings after meals? Are you prone to becoming ‘hangry’ when you need to eat? These are very common things, but they may actually be a sign of insulin resistance- a common trigger for autoimmune diseases. If you can remember from our previous blogs in this series, we...

What Can Your Poo Tell You?

 
Every human body is different in so many ways, but one thing we all have in common is poop! Pooping is something every living creature on this planet must do in order to stay alive and healthy. The process of defecation means the discharge of feces from the body. Poop...

In with Black Cumin Seed Oil, Out with Inflammation

 
Also known as black caraway and referenced in many scriptural texts, black cumin is a flowering plant found throughout Southwest Asia, parts of the Mediterranean and Africa. This magical oil has a long history of use in diverse culinary and medicinal traditions. Black seed oil is extracted from N. sativa...

HORMONES 101 Part 2: Estrogen Dominance

 
In Part 1 of this series we covered cortisol, progesterone, and their relationship. Though the vast majority of hormones are made of protein, both of these are steroid hormones made of cholesterol. Estrogen is another steroid hormone. It is the main female sex hormone, but it also plays an important...

HORMONES 101 Part 1: Cortisol & Progesterone

 
Welcome to our hormone series! We hear all the time that people are curious about hormones, but their complexity makes understanding them a bit difficult. Because of this, we wanted to do a multi-part series covering some of our major hormones and how they interact with each other. We'll start...

Caffeine Percolates Cortisol

 
Caffeine is the most widely used psychoactive stimulant drug on the planet. It is addictive, so the body and brain begin to rely on the feeling that caffeine can provide. Although there are some benefits to drinking caffeine (most actually come from the polyphenols found in coffee beans or tea...

Can Olive Oil Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients?

 
T-Regulatory Cells T-regulatory (Treg) cells are the police force of our immune system. As their name suggests, Treg cells regulate our body’s immune response by suppressing it when it isn’t needed. They are extremely important in preventing autoimmunity, which occurs when the immune system attacks the body’s own cells. FOXP3 is a...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Interplay Between Food, the Gut, and the Immune System

 
Over 1.5 million adults in the US have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and that number is growing. RA is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells. In the case of RA, the immune system targets the joints leading to inflammation and damage. As a result, it is...

Masking Your Child’s Immune System

 
Masks have become so politicized that even physical altercations have broken out regarding their usage. While many see mask-wearing as a decision that affects other people and is therefore not entirely personal, others maintain that everyone should take their health into their own hands. Most schools around America that have been...
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