NAFLD is a disease of low energy availability in the liver. This prevents the liver from optimally fulfilling it's duties, many of which are in conjunction with the gut. Fortunately, it's reversible with the proper diet and exercise.
Kidney stones are an incredibly painful experience in those who form them. People often compare the passing of kidney stones to peeing glass, which certainly isn't appealing. But what can we do to reduce our risk of stone formation? Kidney stones are hard deposits that form in the kidneys. After formation, people pass the stones … Continue reading Preventing kidney stones: What you need to know
Preventing severe COVID-19 is on nearly everyone's mind given the rapid spread and persistence of SARS-CoV2. In particular, the elderly, obese, and those with Type 2 diabetes have a substantially increased risk of a severe case. A lot of emphasis centers around public health measures such as social distancing and mask wearing. These are effective … Continue reading Preventing severe COVID-19: The role of diet
Do you want to improve your gut health? Whether you have IBS and want to control your flares, or you would like to prevent functional gut disorders like IBS altogether, there's a lot you can do. And if you're someone who wants to avoid the pharmaceutical drug roller coaster most people take, you're in luck: … Continue reading 5 important factors to improve your gut health
Your lifestyle is key when trying to restore gut health. Factors such as nutrition, physical activity, sleep, and stress all play big roles in building a strong, healthy gut. Looking strictly at diet, there are a few things we can tweak to improve gut health. For the most part, many people focus on the content … Continue reading Restore gut health with time-restricted eating
Hello folks, and welcome to another edition of the Hack your Gut podcast! In today's episode, I go over how I've developed my personal, optimized lifestyle. My health has improved tremendously over the last decade, and it all comes down to building a lifestyle that works for me. I started as a 220lbs 20-something night … Continue reading Ep 18: How I developed my optimized lifestyle
Behavior change is a concept many people try to implement every year. The glaring example is the weight loss journey most people begin every January 1st. Other examples include: Improve healthQuit drugs or alcoholStop smokingBecome happierFurther education/careerLearn a new skill or languageTake up a new hobbyMeet new people The problem is, behavior change is extraordinarily … Continue reading 5 key steps to effective behavior change
Hey folks, fresh off the presses today is our next podcast episode: The truth about chronotype. This is one of those topics that many don't fully understand and end up misapplying. As a result, they fail to get the benefits one gets by applying the science. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6370261/ The Truth About Chronotype What is chronotype? Chrontoype … Continue reading HYG episode 17: The truth about chronotype
Hello folks, do you want to change your lifestyle and improve your health and happiness while saving big bucks?We're excited to bring a revolutionary new program to you today. We've built an online health coaching platform to help you, members and followers of the blog, change your lifestyle and take your health to the next … Continue reading Change your lifestyle & $ave with online health coaching
Low testosterone(T) causes many problems in men, particularly as they age. Symptoms include depression, low libido, fatigue, and infertility. But there are many other symptoms including: Image source Decreased testosterone in men is also common in many other conditions. In particular, men with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease(NAFLD) and Type 2 diabetes tend to have lower … Continue reading Is your low testosterone caused by leaky gut?