Dr Christine Houghton discusses the antioxidant dilemma, how certain molecules signal our cells to turn on and off certain genes, and how she uses her G.E.M.M Protocol (Gut Ecology & Metabolic Modulation to rejuvenate the gut microbiome and re-establish homeostasis within the gut.
The two most common varieties are Ceylon or true cinnamon (C. zeylanicum/verum) and Chinese cinnamon (C. cassia). They have similar properties and health benefits, but C. cassia seems to get a bad reputation for its coumarin levels, which is believed to be harmful is high doses.
As excess copper intake and copper levels become increasingly common, molybdenum offers an effective resolution.
It has been suggested that supplements containing krill oil may be more effective at increasing the levels of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA in red blood cells – the Omega-3 Index – than fish oil.