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[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]  The Calming Effect of L-Theanine  [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="54106" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1701645347613{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text] What is L-Theanine? L-Theanine (theanine) is a unique amino acid found in green tea. A cup of green tea contains approximately 25 mg of theanine. Theanine has demonstrated various health benefits, such as promoting healthy stress responses, sleep, and cognitive function due to its calming properties. Calming Properties Theanine demonstrates calming properties likely due to its...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Methylated Folate for Normal Homocysteine Status [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="54104" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1701645212784{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text] Methylation in the human body is a chemical reaction that transfers a one-carbon unit from one compound to another. Although that sounds relatively simple, methylation is critical for human functioning and influences gene expression, antioxidant status, and protein synthesis. Without proper methylation, human health can be disrupted.  Genetic MTHFR polymorphisms One of the most common...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Vitamin B6: A Nutrient Cofactor to Support Healthy Mood [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="54065" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1701391127284{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text] Vitamin B6, or pyridoxine, is a water-soluble molecule that acts as a cofactor for more than 100 enzymes in the human body. Vitamin B6 is metabolised in the body into an active coenzyme, pyridoxal 5-phosphate (P5P), which is also commonly known as PLP. P5P is involved in gluconeogenesis, glycogenolysis, lipid...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" el_class="single-content-row" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="38701" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="40px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index="" el_class="single-content-row btns-row"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="37673" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wellness-by-designs/id1571460217"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="26741" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://open.spotify.com/show/7FbqGbIWcs2KeahoJoWRn3"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="26742" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xNzk4OTMxLnJzcw=="][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][button size="small" icon="fa-youtube-play" target="_blank" hover_type="default" text="you tube" link="https://youtu.be/vNrMSlrAHZM" button_id="youtube-button"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index="" el_class="single-content-row podcast-single"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="40px"][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]We are joined today by Beth Bundy, Naturopath & Functional Medicine Practitioner, and today we’re discussing The Cortisol Response and nervous system support. In this episode, Beth discusses:  What a normal stress response is What Adrenal Fatigue is Testing and assessments...

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