Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Butyrate is a short chain fatty acid that is a potent detoxifier of ammonia and neurotoxins. It is produced naturally by anaerobic bacteria in the gut where it also encourages the formation of friendly bacteria. Sodium butyrate…

Dr. Weeks’ comment:  Unbeknownst to the author, there are two estrogen receptors at play here in this situation:  estrogen receptor alpha and estrogen receptor beta.  These are mutually antagonistic receptors. For example, alpha triggers the well known carcinogenic effect of…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:   The rice bran is a nutrient dense food. It bears close study. Gamma oryzanol for one thing is very nutritious and immune factor.   Rice Bran Oligosaccharide Shows Immunomodulating Action MIAMI— Rice Bran Arabinoxylan Compound (RBAC),…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Enticing as it is to consider taking chocolate as medicine, questions remain (as always in scientific methodology) regarding confounding variables:  was sugar added to the chocolate? was milk added? what variations in digestive and absorptive ability are…