Food

Eggs

June 15, 2016

Eggs are well-known to reduce iron absorption. This is due to the phosphoprotein phosvitin that can lower the iron absorption of a meal by up to 25% for one hard … LEARN MORE – —>

Ice Cream

December 7, 2019

Some clinicians recommend consuming small, regular amounts of ice cream as a source of glycine for those who cannot tolerate taking this substance in supplement form.

Iron Absorption

June 15, 2016

Some patients with Lyme disease report anemia with low total body iron status. The following substances can affect iron absorption: Decrease Iron Absorption: medications that impair absorption avoiding vitamin C … LEARN MORE – —>

L-arginine

November 8, 2015

L-arginine is a protein supplement used by some Lyme patients. Foods particularly high in l-arginine are chocolate and nuts.

Onion

January 25, 2015

Onion has been used as a medicinal for centuries and was a favorite of the famous 11th century practitioner Hildegard of Bingen. References University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Fellowship course … LEARN MORE – —>

Rice Milk

June 30, 2015

Rice milk is a widely available commerical product used by many patients with allergies to nuts or soy and who are lactose intolerance. One cup contains 2 gms of unsaturated … LEARN MORE – —>

Yerba Mate

January 25, 2015

Yerba Mate is made from the leaves of a South American species of holly leaf. Practitioners recommend that it be made in hot (not boiling) water to reduce the bitterness. … LEARN MORE – —>

Zhao Liping Diet

January 28, 2015

Zhao Liping is a PhD microbiologist from China who has recounted his personal microbiome story for the mainstream Western press. As he was finishing his PhD and starting his family … LEARN MORE – —>