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Gig Harbor, WA, United States

Lerman R.H.,MetaProteomics LLC
Nutrition in Clinical Practice | Year: 2010

The macrobiotic diet is a low-fat, high-fiber, high-complex carbohydrate, mainly vegetarian diet. It is associated with a lifestyle system and a spiritual philosophy of life. Unlike many diets, the composition is not fixed and may be altered depending on a person's health status, among other considerations. Studies indicating lower serum lipid levels and blood pressure in people following a macrobiotic diet than in the general population suggest it to be an effective preventive strategy for cardiovascular disease. Many of its components suggest macrobiotics would be a valuable approach to cancer prevention. On the other hand, it has been the subject of controversy, especially with respect to its use in patients suffering from malignancies. Several remarkable anecdotal case reports have supported a therapeutic effect in patients with advanced cancers. However, to date, the few studies attempted have been inadequate to prove effectiveness and further research is warranted. Concerns include potential delay in conventional treatment for cancer, risks associated with nutrition deficiencies, and social limitations related to the complexities of strict adherence to this diet. Many aspects of currently popular dietary recommendations such as eating locally grown, in-season, fresh, organic foods are legacies of the macrobiotic lifestyle and diet. © 2010 American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

A natural formulation of compounds that would to modulate inflammation is disclosed. The formulation would also inhibit expression of COX-2, inhibit synthesis of prostaglandins selectively in target cells, and inhibit inflammatory response selectively in target cells. The compositions containing at least one fraction isolated or derived from hops. Other embodiments relate to combinations of components, including at least one fraction isolated or derived from hops, tryptanthrin and conjugates thereof, rosemary, an extract or compound derived from rosemary, a triterpene species, or a diterpene lactone or derivatives or conjugates thereof.

Metaproteomics LLC | Date: 2012-01-18

Compositions and methods for enhancing heavy metal detoxification are described. The compositions and methods described provide enhanced activity of key detoxification systems including that the induction of phase II detoxification enzymes, such as glutathione S-transferases (GSTs), and NADPH quinone reductase (NQO1) activity.

Disclosed are botanically based compositions and methods useful for the treatment of metabolic syndrome and diabetes type 2. Compositions, kits, and methods are additionally disclosed for means to augment the activity of identified glucose and insulin regulating drugs.

Phytonutrient based compositions and methods of using the same for preventing, reducing, or treating genetic damage induced by environmental toxins are disclosed.

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