Mitochondria 101: The Key to Longevity

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani We all remember the mitochondria as the “powerhouse of the cell” from biology class. While most of us haven’t thought about these organelles since high school, the incredible power of the mitochondria has recently been gaining more and more attention. Today we’re going to take a refresher course in mitochondria, and learn how the mitochondria just might be the key to longevity. What Are The Mitochondria? Mitochondria are small organelles floating in our cells that produce […]

Air Pollution In Your Home: What To Do About It

By: Dr. Justin Marchegiani When we think of air pollution, we typically think of car exhaust and chemical factory gasses. However, you may be surprised to learn that indoor air is often MORE toxic than the air outside! This is really put into perspective when you realize average America spends about 90% of their life indoors. So, what can you do to make sure your indoor air is healthy? Today we’re going to dive into common airborne toxins in your […]

Fragrance: The New Secondhand Smoke

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Have you ever walked into a bath and body store, full of scented bath bombs and candles, and left with a headache, sore throat, or itchy nose? Those of us who are more sensitive may have already connected the dots between artificial fragrances and feeling foggy. While scented products are generally used with the positive intention of changing the scent of a person or a room, many people don’t realize the consequences. For the more sensitive […]

Sunscreen: What You Need to Know

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani Summer is upon us, which means vacations, BBQs, poolside lounging, and all-around more time outdoors! I have previously discussed the benefits of sunshine and spending time outside, however, for many of us, our sun exposure will be shooting up pretty quickly with the changing of the seasons. If you haven’t built your “sollar callus,” you may be more prone to burning in the sun. The most common way we are taught to prevent sunburn is by […]

The Benefits of Red Light Therapy

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani These days, we’re starting to realize just how important light is for our health. Humans need water and sunlight… we are basically plants with more complicated emotions. I’ve previously written about light: How blue light wrecks your sleep, and why sunlight is crucial for your health. Today we’re going to focus in on the red and near-infrared (NIR) light spectrum, and learn the answer to the question: What are the benefits of these healing wavelengths of […]

What is CoQ10? Benefits and Uses

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani CoQ10, also known as ubiquinone or ubiquinol, is short for Coenzyme Q10. There are a few supplements that just about everyone would benefit from, and CoQ10 makes that list. What is CoQ10 and What Does it Do? Not only does CoQ10 work as an antioxidant, helping to break down free radicals, and as a ‘coenzyme’ helping to break down food— it also plays a crucial role in the production of ATP, the energy currency of life. […]

EMF: The Health Implications of the Invisible Fields All Around Us

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani What is EMF? Electromagnetic fields (EMF) come in two forms: native (nEMF) and non-native (nnEMF). Native, or natural, EMF includes visible light, and also comes in invisible forms, such as infrared and ultraviolet light. You may be familiar with these as part of the spectrum of energy emitted from the sun. Additionally, the Earth itself resonates at frequencies called the Schumann Resonance. All living things, including humans, have lived in harmony with the native frequencies produced […]

Why Sunlight is Crucial to Your Health

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani What if I told you that one of the most important nutrients for optimal health is one that you have always been told to avoid? I’m talking about the sun. The Importance of Sunlight We’ve been told to avoid getting too much sun and to always apply sunscreen, or suffer the consequence of skin cancer. Well, folks, science is telling us quite the opposite. We evolved under the sun, we have photoreceptors in our eyes and […]

The Truth About Vegan Meat Substitutes

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani The number of meat-alternatives has grown exponentially in recent years, all you have to do is walk into your local grocery store to see for yourself. But are these faux meats healthier and more environmentally conscious than eating the real thing?   Vegan vs. Vegetarian Who is buying meat alternatives? These are targeted towards vegans and vegetarians, who also call their diet “plant-based”. Vegetarians avoid eating meat; though some eat fish (those in the fish-eating subgroup […]

Mold and Mycotoxin Remediation | Podcast #221

Mold can be a potential stressor that could be affecting someone’s ability to heal. It’s also a big rabbit hole of functional medicine because every symptom potentially could be mold. In this episode, Dr. J and Evan Brand give us the updates on their battle with molds. Each of them shares with us their pre and post mold remediation results. Do you have mold, or do you have blood sugar, do you have hormonal issues or gut issues? What is […]

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