Nattokinase Cardiovascular Benefits

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 28, 2022 0 Comments

Nattokinase is an enzyme extracted from a popular Japanese food called natto. Natto is boiled soybeans fermented with a bacterium called Bacillus natto. Nattokinase has been found to keep blood optimally flowing and promote cardiovascular health. According to the research on this powerful enzyme, it can lower blood pressure, help reduce the risk of atherosclerosis, … Continue Reading


NAFLD and Dementia

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 14, 2022 0 Comments

A study from the journal Neurology revealed that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is independently associated with cognitive impairment. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an umbrella term for various liver conditions affecting people who drink little to no alcohol. As the name implies, the main characteristic of NAFLD is too much fat stored in liver … Continue Reading


8 Intermittent Fasting Benefits

By Tucson Functional Medicine on November 7, 2022 0 Comments

8 Intermittent Fasting Benefits Intermittent Fasting (IF) is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. Besides assisting with weight loss, IF has many additional health benefits I will share in this article. By definition, intermittent fasting is an eating pattern that involves regular, short-term fasts — or periods of minimal or … Continue Reading