Your lifestyle is wrecking your metabolism…and gut

  "...all parts of the gastrointestinal tract are under pervasive control of the circadian clock, and perturbances of circadian rhythmicity through jet lag or shift work acutely manifest themselves predominantly as gastrointestinal discomfort.  Long­ term disruption of the circadian clock in these tissues may lead to serious diseases such as colorectal cancer or metabolic syndrome." … Continue reading Your lifestyle is wrecking your metabolism…and gut

5 reasons why being more physically active can help fix your gut

  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

Podcast 11: 5 simple science-based tips to improve your digestion

  Modern medicine has a way of approaching human health that involves isolating the affected systems and treating them as if they're separate from the whole.  The problem with this approach is that every system in the human body almost never functions in isolation. This doesn't mean that the modern approach is wrong or not … Continue reading Podcast 11: 5 simple science-based tips to improve your digestion