A study published yesterday showed that early time-restricted feeding(eTRF) for 4 days led to several metabolic improvements in overweight adults who were metabolically healthy. The study found that compared to eating from 8am-8pm, when doing subjects doing eTRF(8am-2pm) had: Decreased mean 24 hour blood glucose levels Decreased glucose spikes, especially at night(Duh) Increased ketones and … Continue reading Early time-restricted eating improves glycemic control, cortisol rhythm, and may promote autophagy
Happy birthday to....us! On Saturday June 1st the Circadian Retraining Program turns 2, and to celebrate the program is going on sale. Now through Sunday you can purchase the Circadian Retraining for $167, a completely arbitrary $30 less than the normal price of $197. This gets you lifetime membership to the program and all future … Continue reading Circadian Retraining Program 2nd birthday sale now until Sunday!!!
Given the focus of this blog, you can imagine that I feel preventing leaky gut is pretty important to overall health. This doesn't just apply to people who are dealing with functional gastrointestinal disorders such as IBS, SIBO, and IBD. It also applies also to health and longevity as a whole. There's a ton of … Continue reading The biohacker’s guide to preventing leaky gut
Unfortunately for many with gut problems, reintroduction of foods is tough. And the long term use of a restriction diet probably has them eating a very small number of foods. There are a number of restriction diets to help with gastrointestinal disorders: Low Fodmap, the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, the Autoimmune Protocol, Keto, and Carnivore. While … Continue reading 11 tips for successful reintroduction of foods
NOTE: THE STUDY MENTIONED IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OF THIS BLOG WAS BASED ON HAS BEEN RETRACTED BY PLOS ONE DUE TO ETHICS VIOLATIONS. HOWEVER, SINCE OTHER SOURCES ARE CORRECT WRT MECHANISM, I WILL LEAVE THE BLOG UP WITH THIS WARNING. I shared a study last week on Facebook indicating that insulin resistance may play … Continue reading Can reversing insulin resistance reverse fibromyalgia?
https://youtu.be/zKHeRAb0F7E Hey folks, another interview on the blog this week, this time with Brian Popp, who has been working to slay IBS-D for a few years. Brian joined the Circadian Retraining Program this past fall and has worked his way from seeing flares 5 times a week to 2 times per month. In this … Continue reading Interview with Brian Popp, working to overcome IBS-D
I recently came upon a study on Google Scholar looking at the validity of using an application of your phone to identify foods and behaviors that trigger gastrointestinal symptoms in people. If you want full access to the study, check it out here. The app, called my Symptoms, seemed to be able to identify foods … Continue reading Study shows mySymptom app identifies foods that trigger GI symptoms
Gallstones are hardened "stones" that form in your gallbladder out of Cholesterol or bilirubin. Cholesterol and bilirubin are 2 components of bile: a substance stored in the gallbladder and released when we eat. If the gallbladder doesn't empty properly or bile has too much cholesterol in it, this causes gallstones. They're quite painful and affect … Continue reading Got gallstones? Start here for relief