Nutrition and Natural Supplementation and Lifestyle modification

Nutrition and Natural Supplementation and Lifestyle modification

Anti Inflammatory diet is recommended for all patients with Autoimmune inflammatory Conditions . Gluten free diary free is recommended as and when appetite and is general to cut down on theses food and avoid red meat, sugar and salt along with processed food in your diet. Night shade foods are sometimes recommended to avoid. Below is a list of nutrition guidelines and Evidence based supplement lists:

DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Recommendations for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Phyto Multivitamin one per day

Ingredients: Vitamin A, C, D3, E, K, B6, B12, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, biotin, pantothenic acid, iodine, magnesium, zinc, selenium, coer, manganese, chromium, molybdenum, choline, inositol, lycopene, zeaxanthin, lutein, resveratrol, citrus bioflavonoid complex, green coffee bean extract, pomegranate whole fruit extract, grape seed extract, blueberry fruit extract, green tea leaf extract, rune skin extract, watercress aeriel extract, chinese cinnamon, indian gum arabic tree bark, heartwood extract, rosemary extract and artichoke leaf extract.
Vitamin D3 drops as directed
Benefits: activated Liquid D3 for better absorption. Vitamin D works intracellular to strengthen the immune system and has over 300 body functions.

Fibroplex 2 pills twice daily

Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable), croscarmellose sodium, sodium starch glycolate, silica, and coating. Thiamine, Vitamin B6, magnesium bisglycinate, manganese, malic acid.

SPM fish oil 2 pills/day (avoid if on blood thinners)

Ingredients: Fractionated marine lipid concentrate [(anchovy and sardine oil, and mixed tocopherols (antioxidant)], softgel shell (gelatin, glycerin, water, pectin, and sorbitol), and lemon oil. Fish (anchovy and sardine).
Benefits: A breakthrough in tissue health and immune response support. Supports healthy immune cell resolution-related activities. Also controls cholesterol and strengthens body immune response.

Inflavonoid intensive care

Ingredients: Proprietary Mix of Curcumin and Fenugreek Galactomannans, Rice Protein Matrix Cone Extract, Boswellia, Ginger Rhizome, Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable), magnesium stearate (vegetable), and silica.
Benefits: helps the body’s response to oxidative stress and other stressors. Also, may support the immune response and vulnerable organs such as the colon, liver and heart

Bromelain 1g/day

Ingredients: pineapple extract, papain, amylase. Helps with inflammation, digestion.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recommendations for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lifestyle Recommendations

Check for IgG food sensitivities and have patient avoid problematic foods; test for cortisol and DHEA.

  • Engage in aerobic exercise such as swimming, walking and biking, along with moderate exercises for strengthening; lose any excess weight to relieve pressure on joints.
  • Reduce stress; engage in activities that are enjoyable and stress-relieving. • Stop smoking. Dietary Tips and Caveats:
  • Eliminate sugar and grains.
  • Avoid safflower, corn, sunflower and soybean oils, which aggravate inflammation. Instead favor flax oil, fish oils, fresh fish, raw nuts and seeds.
  • Avoid nightshades of peppers, potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplant if necessary. •Avoid commonly allergenic foods such as corn, milk and wheat products.
  • Eat an anti-inflammatory diet of unprocessed whole foods, abundant in vegetables and fruits (preferably organic).
  • Include healthy drinks such as ginger tea and fresh pineapple juice.

Try supplements as below

  • Omegagenics SPM active 2 pills twice daily: 
    • Ingredients: Fractionated marine lipid concentrate [(anchovy and sardine oil, and mixed tocopherols (antioxidant)], softgel shell (gelatin, glycerin, water, pectin, and sorbitol), and lemon oil. Fish (anchovy and sardine).
    • Benefits: Targeted for the immune response and tissue health.
  • Ultraflora immune booster 1 capsule daily
    • Ingredients: A probiotic 50:50 Blend of 1 billion live organisms. Starch, capsule (hypromellose, gellan gum), and magnesium stearate (vegetable). Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus planetarium.
    • Benefits: nasal, sinus and respiratory support
  • Bromelain 1g/day
    • Ingredients: pineapple extract, papain, amylase
    • Benefits: Helps with inflammation and digestion.
  • Inflavonoid intensive care 1 pill twice daily
    • Ingredients: Proprietary Mix of Curcumin and Fenugreek Galactomannans, Rice Protein Matrix Cone Extract, Boswellia, Ginger Rhizome, Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable), magnesium stearate (vegetable), and silica.
    • Benefits: helps the body’s response to oxidative stress and other stressors. Als,o may support the immune response and vulnerable organs such as the colon, liver and heart

Fatigue

Recommendations for Fatigue

Lifestyle Recommendations

  • Reduce lifestyle stressors and establish boundaries for emotional well-being
  • Incorporate regular times for rest and relaxation; take power naps if possible
  • Prioritize a good night’s sleep: 8 hours nightly with no electronic distractions starting 1-2 hours prior to bedtime
  • Practice prayer, meditation and/or light to moderate exercises that increase circulation and mobility; include deep breathing exercises daily
  • Nurture supportive relationships and reduce exposure to unhealthy ones

Dietary Tips and Caveats

  • Taper off and eliminate stimulants such as caffeine in energy drinks, coffee and chocolate
  • Determine food sensitivities such as gluten and dairy, and eliminate these dietary stressors
  • Replenish blood sugar by eating a healthy high protein breakfast, preferably by 10:00 am or within 2 hours of waking
  • Avoid foods that spike blood such as high-sugar snacks and beverages (includes sodas and fruit juices),carbohydrates, and high fructose corn syrup
  • Eat high quality protein, healthy fats and whole foods at each meal, especially organic vegetables, to support the adrenals
    Reduce or eliminate alcoholic beverages
  • Snack on healthy proteins and fats such as raw nuts, seeds, avocados, and coconuts akes to balance blood sugar throughout the day; divide 3 meals into 5-6 smaller meals if digestion is sluggish or if fatigued

Try supplements as below 

Adreset  – 2 per day one morning and one mid day
Ingredients: Asian Ginseng, Cordyceps Mycelium, Rhodiola extracts, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, silica, and magnesium stearate (vegetable).
Benefits: Helps address feelings of physical fatigue associated with prolonged stress. Features herbs that support an adaptive response to stress through their influence on the HPA axis. Features concentrated adaptogens, including ginseng root, cordyceps, and rhodiola extracts, used to address multiple body systems involved in the stress response.

Ashwagandha – 500mg daily
Ingredients: Ashwagandha root extract, Vegetable glycerin.
Benefits: helps nourish and restore optimal nervous and immune system health by normalizing mood, energy levels, and overall immune function. Helps combat the effects of stress. Improves learning, memory, and reaction time. Reduces anxiety and depression without causing drowsiness. Helps reduce brain-cell degeneration. Stabilizes blood sugar, helps lower cholesterol and offers anti-inflammatory benefits.

Fibroplex – 2 pills BID
Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable), croscarmellose sodium, sodium starch glycolate, silica, and coating. Thiamine, Vitamin B6, magnesium bisglycinate, manganese, malic acid.
Benefits: offers intensive, targeted nutrition for muscles to support well-being in patients with muscle tenderness and discomfort. Supports cellular energy production. Includes the trace mineral manganese to support the endogenous formation of the enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD), which is a powerful antioxidant.

SPM fish oils – 2 BID (avoid if on blood thinners)
Ingredients: Fractionated marine lipid concentrate [(anchovy and sardine oil, and mixed tocopherols (antioxidant)], softgel shell (gelatin, glycerin, water, pectin, and sorbitol), and lemon oil. Fish (anchovy and sardine).
Benefits: A breakthrough in tissue health and immune response support. Supports healthy immune cell resolution-related activities. Also controls cholesterol and strengthens body immune response.

Dietary Tips and Caveats

  • Consume turkey, a tablespoon of organic nut butter, or warm organic milk before bed, as they contain tryptophan. Calcium and magnesium at bedtime also have a relaxing effect on the body and can aid sleep.
  • Whey protein or other quality protein is essential at every meal to stabilize blood sugar levels.
  • Avoid sugar and sweetened products. Replace with stevia or xylitol.
  • Avoid taking stimulating nutrients late in the day such as carnitine and B vitamins, as well as pharmaceuticals that stimulate the nervous system.

Insomnia

Recommendations for Insomnia

Lifestyle Recommendations

  • Participate in a balanced exercise program that includes wearing a pedometer to ensure adequate movement and collection of steps.
  • High intensity short bursts (20-60 seconds) of activity during the day is recommended to enhance growth hormone release.
  • Also engage in resistance training that works all major muscle groups (work each group at least 2 times a week).
  • Avoid exercise late in the day.
  • Avoid extra stress and obligations.
  • Rule out hormone imbalance/deficiencies, hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, and weak adrenal function.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
  • Avoid caffeine-containing products, stimulant-containing herbs, and hypoglycemic conditions.
  • Check prescription drugs for side effects. Note that many medications contain caffeine.
  • Avoid watching TV and using laptops and electronics 1-2 hours before bedtime. Consider using red lighting at night.
  • Consider a warm Epsom salt bath at night.
  • Develop a nightly sleep routine that is soothing, such as gentle stretching or yoga 20 minutes before bed.
  • Practice stress relieving activities throughout the day, such as deep breathing and taking breaks.
  • Consider writing down all worries/concerns and list of “to-dos” before bed to clear the mind.

Try supplements as below

  • Omegagenics SPM active 2 pills twice daily: 
    • Ingredients: Fractionated marine lipid concentrate [(anchovy and sardine oil, and mixed tocopherols (antioxidant)], softgel shell (gelatin, glycerin, water, pectin, and sorbitol), and lemon oil. Fish (anchovy and sardine).
    • Benefits: Targeted for the immune response and tissue health.
  • Ultraflora immune booster 1 capsule daily
    • Ingredients: A probiotic 50:50 Blend of 1 billion live organisms. Starch, capsule (hypromellose, gellan gum), and magnesium stearate (vegetable). Lactobacillus paracasei, Lactobacillus planetarium.
    • Benefits: nasal, sinus and respiratory support
  • Bromelain 1g/day
    • Ingredients: pineapple extract, papain, amylase
    • Benefits: Helps with inflammation and digestion.
  • Inflavonoid intensive care 1 pill twice daily
    • Ingredients: Proprietary Mix of Curcumin and Fenugreek Galactomannans, Rice Protein Matrix Cone Extract, Boswellia, Ginger Rhizome, Microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable), magnesium stearate (vegetable), and silica.
    • Benefits: helps the body’s response to oxidative stress and other stressors. Als,o may support the immune response and vulnerable organs such as the colon, liver and heart

Supplements for Insomnia

Insomnitol™ capsules or chewables 2 capsules or 2 chewables before bed
NeuroMag™ 1-3 capsules nightly

Supplement Recommendations

Adrenotone™ or its alternate, Adrenal Complex [1 or 2 capsules with each meal 2 capsules per day with a meal]
Pantothenic Acid [1 capsule at any time]
Vitamin C Buffered Powder [1 or more tsps per day]
B-Supreme [1 capsule with breakfast]

Osteoporosis

Recommendations for Osteoporosis

Lifestyle Recommendations

  • Check vitamin D blood levels and aim for optimal 50-100 ng/mL; also get 20 minutes of sunshine without sunscreen daily.
  • Practice good sleep habits; get between 8-9 hours of sleep each night.
  • Reduce stress levels as much as possible.
  • Weight bearing exercise is crucial. Participate in a regular, balanced exercise program that includes wearing a pedometer
    or FitBit tracker to encourage more movement and calculate steps taken. Also engage in resistance training that works all
    major muscle groups (work each group at least 2 times per week).
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

Dietary Tips and Caveats

  • Eat 5-9 servings of whole foods and fresh fruits and vegetables daily OR add one heaping tablespoon of PaleoGreens and/or PaleoReds™ to a favorite drink.
  • Avoid sodas and high sugar fruit juice blends.
  • Increase dietary calcium by eating plenty of high calcium foods such as sesame seeds, tahini, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, walnuts, and cheese (including goat cheese).
  • Eat green leafy vegetables high in magnesium such as salad greens, collard and mustard greens.

Supplement Recommendations

Mild Support

OsteoForce

2 tablets with breakfast and dinner, 4 per day (not for patients on Coumadin)

PaleoGreen

1 scoop per day

Vitamin D Synergy

1 capsule per day with dinner

TRF 150

1 capsule per day

GLA 240

1 softgel with breakfast, lunch and dinner (total of 3 per day)

Moderate Support

OsteoForce Supreme

3 capsules with breakfast and dinner, 6 per day (not for patients on Coumadin)

PaleoGreens

1 scoop per day

Vitamin D Synergy

1 capsule per day with dinner

TRF 350

1 capsule per day

Intensive Support (this may also be the protocol of choice for any osteoporosis case)

Osteoben®

2 capsules twice per day (note: this is a non-soy product)

Vitamin D Synergy

1 capsule 1-2 times per day

TRF 350

1 capsule per day

If needed for extra protein and/or to reduce osteoclastic activity:

PaleoMeal®

1 scoop per day