The Health Edge: Sulfation in Human Biology

In this previously published episode of The Health Edge John and Mark discuss the fascinating process of “sulfation”, the attachment of sulfur to molecules throughout the human body e.g. lining of our blood vessels, vitamin D and cholesterol as the “carrier”. They explore the importance of getting adequate sulfa in our diets.

Stefanie Sennef PhD, MS MIT Sulfation Research


The Health Edge: Coffee – the most widely consumed health food on the planet?

In this replay episode of The Health Edge John and Mark discuss the many health benefits of coffee consumption. Studies have shown that coffee may have health benefits, including protecting against Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes and liver disease, including liver cancer. Coffee also appears to improve cognitive function and decrease the risk of depression.

Health Edge- Coffee and Health Show Notes



The Health Edge: The Mitochondrial Cocktail

In this episode of The Health Edge John and Mark discuss supplements commonly considered to assist mitochondrial function. Most chronic complex diseases have demonstrated evidence of impaired mitochondrial respiration.

Mitohormesis Cell 2014

Show Notes- Supplements and Mitochondrial Coctail

Ames Metabolic Tune Up


The Health Edge: Light Quality and Health

In this rebroadcast episode of The Health Edge John and mark look at the connection between quality light exposure and health. They introduce the notion that the public health message of fearing sunlight exposure may be having the opposite effect of what was intended. The biologic effects of increasing junk light exposure may be profound for many!


The Health Edge: Managing Autoimmunity

In this previously recorded episode of The Health Edge John and Mark examine autoimmunity and non-pharmacologic strategies for bringing greater balance and “tolerance” to one’s immune response. They offer some lifestyle considerations for reducing the magnitude of one’s immune response on itself.