Unfortunately for many with gut problems, 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 restriction diets are very useful for managing … Continue reading 11 tips for successful reintroduction of foods after a restriction diet
I shared a study last week on Facebook indicating that insulin resistance may play a role in a majority of cases of Fibromyalgia. The study looked at the relationship between hemoglobin A1c(HgA1c) and a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, but to find an effect they needed to stratify by age. This makes sense because an HgA1c of … 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
I've mentioned the importance of optimizing circadian rhythms to prevent and reverse chronic disease on a number of occasions on this blog. In my opinion, the evidence is crystal clear that circadian disruption dramatically increases the risk of multiple chronic diseases, particularly the ones that kill us(CVD, T2D, Cancer, Alzheimer's disease). I think there's also … Continue reading New study highlights the importance of circadian rhythms to prevent gallstones