Is Probitic Flora-Health Safe While Breast Feeding? Yes!

Question: Hi Dr. Ettinger, I don’t know if you will remember me or not. I saw you many years ago for photo-faicals for my skin and you have since helped me with vitamins to help with my celiac disease. I love/loved the Probiotic Flora-Health the most. I really notice a difference in feeling much better…

What is Krill Oil and What are the Benefits of Krill Oil?

What is Krill Oil? Krill are tiny crustaceans that live in the cold, pristine waters of the Antarctic Ocean. Antarctic Krill are so plentiful that they are thought to be one of the most abundant animal species on earth, and are harvested as a renewable resource. Because their habitat is so remote, deep and cold,…

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) found in seafood are associated with lower risk of heart disease

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) found in seafood are associated with lower risk of heart disease, improved immune function, health advantages in preterm infants and possibly lower risk of suicide, according to new research. These findings and more are summarized in the December 2011 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life newsletters for health professionals and…

Liquid Power Multi-V or Ultra Supreme Greens and Fruits or Both?

Question: Hi, I have been taking your Liquid Power Multi-V and your Mangosteen Elxir and I love it!  I am very interested in your Ultra Supreme Greens & Fruits and I just wanted to know is taking the liquid power multi-v and the Greens & Fruits a good idea or is it too much and…

Are there any reactions with medications such as blood pressure, diabetes, or cholesterol or other vitamins that I should be aware of before taking any of this sea buckthorn?

  Question: Dear Dr. Ettinger, Are there any reactions with medications such as blood pressure, diabetes, or cholesterol or other vitamins that I should be aware of before taking any of this sea buckthorn? I also take vitamin C, vitamin E and fish oil. Answer: Linda, You will be fine with the addition of our…

What could I take instead of statins to help lower my cholesterol?

Question: I am a 64 yo female. I walk and exercise regularly for a good year and a half. My cholesterol just read at 299. My HDL are fairly high. I have been on fish oil caps, a good multi, CoQ10, 50mg’s during that time. I have just recently added green tea extract caps x…

Tamanu Oil for Blepharitis and Melasma?

I came across some info on the internet about Tamanu Oil and that it can be used for conjunctivitis or blepharitis (I assume it’s because of its anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal properties). If so, should it be applied undiluted or diluted (with a Q-tip)? I also suffer from long-standing hyperpigmentation (uneven patches/streaks on my cheeks) on my cheeks and old acne scars which are more like shallow, irregular craters. Will tanamu oil help in filling in the indentations?

Can You Cook with Lecithin Granules?

Lecithin granules are great ways to add additional lecithin to your diet. Lecithin is a naturally occurring fatty substance found in a variety of different foods such as soybeans, egg yolks, and whole grains. It helps the body utilize certain vitamins such as Vitamin A, B, E, and K. Lecithin granules also help to break-down fat and cholesterol into smaller pieces.