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 – —>

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.

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 – —>