If you have a functional gastrointestinal disease like IBS or SIBO, the quote below may not resonate with you if. Particularly if you don't work the night shift or skip over times zones while traveling. Obviously you don't have circadian disruption, you go to bed at night just like everyone else, right? "...all parts of … Continue reading Is your lifestyle causing your gastrointestinal disease?
As far as interventions go that prevent chronic disease, increased physical activity is king. A recent article in Scientific American goes over a number of reasons why evidence indicates that human health is contingent upon adequate physical activity. The article, titled Humans Evolved to Exercise, covers how our physiology seems to demand high levels … Continue reading 5 reasons why being more physically active can help fix your gut
Many people, particularly those with gut problems, want to improve digestion. This almost always involves a trove of supplements that don't always pan out. Though you can get a lot more benefit from changing behavior, many simply don't know this. Modern medicine has a way of approaching human health that involves isolating affected systems and … Continue reading 5 simple science-based tips to improve digestion
Well, Week 1 of the Stop Leaky Gut Challenge is officially finished and we already have some pretty impressive changes going on. While some people waited for January 1st to begin their voyage to optimal gut health, I did release the information 2 weeks early so people could get acclimated to what they'd be doing. … Continue reading Stop Leaky Gut Challenge: Week 2 progress report
It's been a while since I've covered the importance of gut health for healthy aging, but today's the day to jump right back in to the swing of things. A study published late last year found that disease-free centenarians seem to have much healthier guts than younger people when it comes to 2 key … Continue reading Podcast 9: 4 powerful ways that leaky gut ages you faster
https://youtu.be/6BrpwCtJfoM Happy New Year and thanks to all of you who have been reading and sharing my stuff! The Stop Leaky Gut Challenge is officially underway, and I thought what better way to start off the New Year than to share the importance of measuring progress in a lifestyle modification program? In this … Continue reading Laying out a plan to improve your health