Clinical Tools

A Breakthrough Approach to Support Joint Health: Research Review

This research review discusses how the combination of undenatured type II collagen and tetrahydro iso-alpha acids help revitalize joint function and support an active...
Continue Reading

Does Alcohol Change Gut Microflora and is the Change...

Key points:  A recent review published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics showed alcohol consumption adversely altered gut microbiota and could lead to negative impacts...
Continue Reading

Women Eating a Healthy Diet Have Reduced Risk of...

Women who consume increased amounts of antioxidants from fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet may reduce their risk of developing rheumatoid...
Continue Reading

Reducing Risk for Postpartum Depression with Dietary Supplementation

A dietary supplement containing tyrosine, tryptophan and blueberry extract showed efficacy in combating common effects of postpartum depression and sadness. Postpartum depression (PPD) affects...
Continue Reading

Probiotics May Help Reverse Fatty Liver Disease in Children

Key points:  Results from a recent study showed that 12 weeks of supplementation with probiotics significantly lowered cholesterol, triglycerides, and waist circumference in pediatric...
Continue Reading

Moderate Tea Consumption Slows Coronary Artery Calcium Progression and...

Key points:  Around the world, coffee and tea are two of the most frequently consumed drinks.  However, how much these beverages impact cardiovascular function...
Continue Reading

Women ARE Different from Men! Even by CVD Biomarker...

Key points:  A recent study showed that cardiovascular disease (CVD) biomarkers differed significantly between females and males. The results of this study may indicate...
Continue Reading

Dairy and Cardiovascular Disease: A Review of Recent Observational...

Key points:  A recent systematic review set out to determine if dairy had negative or positive effects on cardiovascular health. This review examined past...
Continue Reading

Does Increased Protein Intake Equal More Muscle?

Key points: A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition used data from the third generation of Framingham study participants to...
Continue Reading

Clearing the Air for COPD Patients with Fruits and...

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and is on the...
Continue Reading

Supplementation with Iron and Zinc May Improve Mood in...

Key points: Research supports the use of both iron and zinc for pre-menopausal women to improve mood and memory. Iron and zinc are often...
Continue Reading

Hot Flashes and Heart Health Benefit From Exercise

Key points:  Every woman goes through menopause and the effects of lower estrogen levels including hot flashes and the struggle to lose weight. In...
Continue Reading

Maintenance of Weight Loss After Initiation of Nutrition Training

Regular Phone Calls and Social Support Shown to Improve Maintenance of Weight Loss Key points: Regain after a weight loss program is extremely common.  Methods...
Continue Reading

Omega-3 Supplementation Increases Amyloid-Β Phagocytosis and Resolvin D1 in...

Omega-3 supplementation for restored memory An investigation examined the effects of 4-17 month supplementation with ω-3 fatty acids and antioxidants in patients with minor cognitive...
Continue Reading

Patient Management Protocol for Probiotic Use in UTI

A randomized trial conducted by Beerepoot and colleagues examined urinary tract infections (UTI) treated with antibiotics. This study showed an increase in antibitiotic resistance for...
Continue Reading

Understanding the Bodies Immune Responses

How the body defends itself from bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances can be integral to developing proper treatment protocols. This review examines innate...
Continue Reading

Which Macronutrient Works For Weight Loss?

Few studies have looked at the long-term effects of diets that emphasize a single macronutrient for weight loss. Enrolling over 800 individuals and randomizing...
Continue Reading

Omegas for Improved Metabolism

High fructose intake often leads to insulin resistance in the liver and the brain resulting in health complications such as metabolic disorders and non-alcoholic...
Continue Reading

12...4
Resources from our research partners and collaborations

Sign up for the MHICN Newsletter

Your Weekly Nutrition Bulletin features the latest content on topics spanning our therapeutic platforms from MHICN research staff and clinical partners. Receive videos, clinical modules, research reviews and more by email each week. Sign up here or view previous weeks' newsletters.

Subscribe View Newsletter Archives

Continuing Education

MHICN has partnered with leaders in preventive medicine, integrative medicine, and medical education to provide cutting-edge education for providers of all backgrounds with an interest in functional and lifestyle medicine. We are excited to share these free educational modules featuring podcasts, videos, and print articles.

Learn More