Niacinamide: A Powerful Biomedicine

Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 with quite a simplistic but powerful benefits- profile. It costs $5 for a bottle. It is the healthiest and safest form of B3 since the other form, nicotinic acid AKA niacin, increases serotonin and prostaglandins, increasing inflammation, and degranulates mast cells, increasing allergies. Niacin is liver-toxic, causes severe flushing, … Continue reading Niacinamide: A Powerful Biomedicine

Dopamine: Restoration, Protection, Expansion

Dopamine is a chemical and neurotransmitter in the brain. The major role dopamine plays is in allowing reward-motivated behavior. It encourages action and perseverance. It is also needed for proper motor control and the release of hormones. Dysfunction of dopaminergic function causes Parkinson's Disease and is implicated in schizophrenia, fibromyalgia, attention deficit disorder, restless legs, … Continue reading Dopamine: Restoration, Protection, Expansion

Sugar and Fat Facts: Dangers of Ketosis, Importance of Carbs

Due to the waxing and waning of health guidelines given to us by financially-interested institutions, sugar has been demonized as a cause of inflammation and many diseases. The paleo community, in particular, has denounced high carbohydrate and sugar intake in favor of low carb, low sugar, high fat and protein. Ketosis, where the body burns … Continue reading Sugar and Fat Facts: Dangers of Ketosis, Importance of Carbs