An Introduction to Super Fruits

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Even though aronia berries are less common in this part of the world, they are not really a “new” type of berry. Originally from North America, the history of this berry extends back to precolonial times and is associated with the traditions of Native Americans. Historically, black chokeberry was used by the North American Forest […]

The Impact of UTIs In Assisted Living Facilities

Researchers from Columbia University evaluating nursing home infection control report thatacross the approximately 15,700 nursing homes, there are an estimated 5.2 infections per 1000resident care days. This translates to 2.8 million infections annually, the majority of which areUTIs. In addition, many of these infections are caused by multidrug resistant organisms. Up to79% of nursing home […]

How Cranberry Helps Fight UTIs

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Cranberry has long been regarded as an effective home remedy for the prevention and treatmentof UTIs and has been extensively evaluated in clinical trials. Contrary to popular belief, theeffectiveness of cranberry is associated with its polyphenol content, specifically A-linkageProanthocyanidins or PACs and has nothing to do with acidifying the urine. In the firstrandomized, double-blind study […]

TGUARD™ Real World Results

In ongoing data representing 19 patients with an average age 90.6 start date 8/05/2021 to 5/23/22utilizing TGUARD™ both QD and BID, one nursing home facility reported a nearly 50%(58-30) reduction in the ordering of urinalysis based on symptomatology, with the number ofthose meeting McGeer’s criteria for UTI dropping to 3 over the same time period. […]

Why Doesn’t TGUARD™ Completely Dissolve In Water?

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All of our products utilize freeze dried aronia berry as a vital ingredient. This process, while more expensive, provides a much higher quality result than other methods. Freeze-drying, also known as lyophilization, is a process in which water in the form of ice under low pressure is removed from a material by sublimation. This process […]