Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Red Dye

By Tucson Functional Medicine on July 31, 2023 0 Comments

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs)—like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis—affect millions of people around the world.  They cause lasting structural damage—such as inflammation, ulcers, and sores—to your gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Until now no one could pinpoint the exact causes behind IBDs. However, a new study made an eye-opening discovery: Some very commonplace and “colorful” foods may TRIGGER these … Continue Reading


Taurine: An Extraordinary Nutrient with Anti-Aging Potential

By Tucson Functional Medicine on July 3, 2023 0 Comments

Taurine As medical research continues to advance a new avenue in promoting longevity has emerged as particularly promising and that is Taurine supplementation. Unfortunately, as we age, the amount of taurine in circulation declines. A recent study conducted by Singh et al. and published in Science investigated the effect of taurine supplementation on lifespan and … Continue Reading