Chapter 3 Citations



Studies show that dogs given cinnamon. See Ramin Kaffash Elahi , 2012. The Effect of the Cinnamon on Dog’s Heart Performance by Focus on Korotkoff Sounds. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 11: 3604-3608.



Carbohydrate called lentinan that can effectively treat gastric cancer. See Ina K, Kataoka T, Ando T. The use of lentinan for treating gastric cancer. Anticancer Agents Med Chem. 2013 Jun;13(5):681-8. doi: 10.2174/1871520611313050002. PMID: 23092289; PMCID: PMC3664515.

Lentinan also reduces the cell damage done by the environmental toxin. See Zi Y, Jiang B, He C, Liu L. Lentinan inhibits oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokine production induced by benzo(a)pyrene in human keratinocytes. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Feb;19(2):502-507. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13005. Epub 2019 May 28. PMID: 31135098.



Fresh salmon (reduces risk of neurological inflammation). See Devassy JG, Leng S, Gabbs M, Monirujjaman M, Aukema HM. Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Oxylipins in Neuroinflammation and Management of Alzheimer Disease. Adv Nutr. 2016 Sep 15;7(5):905-16. doi: 10.3945/an.116.012187. PMID: 27633106; PMCID: PMC5015035.

Rosemary (protects against cognitive decline). Hügel HM. Brain Food for Alzheimer-Free Ageing: Focus on Herbal Medicines. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2015;863:95-116. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-18365-7_5. PMID: 26092628.

Sage (neuroprotective). See Faridzadeh A, Salimi Y, Ghasemirad H, Kargar M, Rashtchian A, Mahmoudvand G, Karimi MA, Zerangian N, Jahani N, Masoudi A, Sadeghian Dastjerdi B, Salavatizadeh M, Sadeghsalehi H, Deravi N. Neuroprotective Potential of Aromatic Herbs: Rosemary, Sage, and Lavender. Front Neurosci. 2022 Jun 28;16:909833. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2022.909833. PMID: 35873824; PMCID: PMC9297920.

Cinnamon (improves cognitive performance). See Jain S, Sangma T, Shukla SK, Mediratta PK. Effect of Cinnamomum zeylanicum extract on scopolamine-induced cognitive impairment and oxidative stress in rats. Nutr Neurosci. 2015 Jul;18(5):210-6. doi: 10.1179/1476830514Y.0000000113. Epub 2014 Feb 21. PMID: 24559058.

Oregano (enhances feeling of mental well-being). See Amiresmaeili A, Roohollahi S, Mostafavi A, Askari N. Effects of oregano essential oil on brain TLR4 and TLR2 gene expression and depressive-like behavior in a rat model. Res Pharm Sci. 2018 Apr;13(2):130-141. doi: 10.4103/1735-5362.223795. PMID: 29606967; PMCID: PMC5842484.



Fennel bulb (prevents GI ulcers). See Ibrahim Al-Mofleh, Mohamed Al-Sobaihani, Saleh Alqasoumi, Mansour Al-Said, Mohammed Al-Dosari, Mohamed Al-Yahya and Syed Rafatullah, 2013. Fennel “Foeniculum vulgare” Treatment Protects the Gastric Mucosa of Rats against Chemically-induced Histological Lesions. International Journal of Pharmacology, 9: 182-189.

Ginger root (reduces acid reflux and nausea). See Nikkhah Bodagh M, Maleki I, Hekmatdoost A. Ginger in gastrointestinal disorders: A systematic review of clinical trials. Food Sci Nutr. 2018 Nov 5;7(1):96-108. doi: 10.1002/fsn3.807. PMID: 30680163; PMCID: PMC6341159.

Improves GI motility. See Hu ML, Rayner CK, Wu KL, Chuah SK, Tai WC, Chou YP, Chiu YC, Chiu KW, Hu TH. Effect of ginger on gastric motility and symptoms of functional dyspepsia. World J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan 7;17(1):105-10. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i1.105. PMID: 21218090; PMCID: PMC3016669.


Turmeric root (anti-inflammatory). See Thavorn K, Mamdani MM, Straus SE. Efficacy of turmeric in the treatment of digestive disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Syst Rev. 2014 Jun 28;3:71. doi: 10.1186/2046-4053-3-71. PMID: 24973984; PMCID: PMC4080703.

Jerusalem artichokes (source of inulin). See Harveer, S, Singh, M., The Use of Medicinal Plants in Digestive System Related Disorders: A Systematic Review. Journal of Ayurvedic and Herbal Medicine 2021/08/01, 182-187.




Bone broth builds up the immune system and helps fight ulcerative colitis. See Mar-Solís LM, Soto-Domínguez A, Rodríguez-Tovar LE, et al. Analysis of the Anti-Inflammatory Capacity of Bone Broth in a Murine Model of Ulcerative Colitis. Medicina (Kaunas). 2021;57(11):1138. Published 2021 Oct 20. doi:10.3390/medicina57111138



Sulforaphanes also slow the rate of cancer. See Paul S, Geng CA, Yang TH, Yang YP, Chen JJ. Phytochemical and Health-Beneficial Progress of Turnip (Brassica rapa). J Food Sci. 2019 Jan;84(1):19-30. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.14417. Epub 2018 Dec 18. PMID: 30561035.

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