The keys to aging well lie within our everyday habits. Many search for the fountain of youth in pills, powders, devices, and other low effort approaches. Unfortunately, at this time, it's not that easy. We're creatures of habit, and our daily habits exert powerful control over our health. If those daily habits are destructive, they'll … Continue reading The keys to aging well: Circadian rhythms, diet, & exercise
Month: January 2022
Intestinal permeability videos: All things “leaky gut”
Have you heard the term intestinal permeability and wondered what that is? Well, you're likely more familiar with the more colloquial term "leaky gut". Leaky gut and intestinal permeability essentially refer to the same thing. However, "leaky gut" and leaky" gut syndrome" are misleading terms. To help eliminate some confusion, we recently completed a couple … Continue reading Intestinal permeability videos: All things “leaky gut”
How to heal your gut: A podcast with Lucy Mailing, PhD
If you have a gut problem, you likely want to learn how to heal your gut. The problem is, there are several things working against you. The gut is a complex system with many moving partsMainstream medicine approaches isolate and treat symptomsMost people put way too much emphasis on elimination diets and supplementsIt's going to … Continue reading How to heal your gut: A podcast with Lucy Mailing, PhD
Best time to eat dinner for better glucose control
What's the best time to eat dinner? That all depends on what your goals are. For the purpose of this discussion, we'll stick to better blood glucose control. For the most part, earlier is better. But it's important to point out that earlier means different things to different people. For an early bird who goes … Continue reading Best time to eat dinner for better glucose control
Long COVID and chronic fatigue: Is circadian disruption the driving force
Researchers have recently made several connections between a prolonged illness with COVID 19 called long COVID and chronic fatigue syndrome. If you're unsure of what long COVID is, we did a 2-part interview with a woman going through it. You can check that out in part 1 and part 2. Long COVID and chronic fatigue … Continue reading Long COVID and chronic fatigue: Is circadian disruption the driving force
Frailty, aging, and the microbiome
Frailty is something we often associate with weakness. When we think of it, we more often than not think of a physical form. For example, an elderly person with low muscle mass and osteoporosis. But it actually encompasses a lot more than an outward looking appearance. Frailty is a state of increased vulnerability to death … Continue reading Frailty, aging, and the microbiome
My 2021 year in health review
Hey folks, hope you're all feeling great! Today's blog is going to be a recap of my 2021 year in health. Back in 2010, I started taking my gut and overall health a lot more seriously. I was 35 years old and wanted to make sure the back 9 was as good or better than … Continue reading My 2021 year in health review
Is intestinal inflammation caused by an energy imbalance in the gut?
Intestinal inflammation has some serious deleterious consequences for your overall health. Most importantly, gut inflammation impairs gut function. This messes with digestion, absorption, as well as permeability of the gut. We just dropped a video on Youtube covering why the gut is such an energy hog. We cover: How the gut rivals the brain as … Continue reading Is intestinal inflammation caused by an energy imbalance in the gut?