Healthy gut diet: Foods you should eat for optimal gut health

We get a number of requests to post a "healthy gut diet", which is impossible to do. The primary issue is that we're all different. Thus, what's best for your gut depends on several factors: Are you trying to fix a problem or optimize an already healthy gut?GeneticsFood allergies & intolerancesActivity levelsSleepWorking day vs night … Continue reading Healthy gut diet: Foods you should eat for optimal gut health

Personalized Nutrition: How to find the perfect diet for you

Personalized nutrition is a hot topic these days. It's based around the concept of bio-individuality: That each of us thrives on a diet that depends on a lot of different factors. These factors include genetics, sleep, meal composition, meal timing, physical activity, and the microbiome. Unfortunately, this idea really doesn't sell well. It's much easier … Continue reading Personalized Nutrition: How to find the perfect diet for you

Foods that heal the gut that you’re likely not eating

There are many foods that heal the gut. Foods high in fiber, in particular, are often recommended for their ability to build a healthy microbiome. Fiber acts as food for beneficial bacteria in the gut, which increases their presence. These beneficial critters ferment fiber in to beneficial metabolites called short chain fatty acids(SCFAs) that promote … Continue reading Foods that heal the gut that you’re likely not eating

Time restricted eating is not sufficient to synchronize peripheral clocks

Time restricted eating(TRE) is an increasingly popular practice where people restrict when they eat to certain parts of the day. Typically, people restrict their feeding to an 8-12 hour period and fast for the remaining 12-16 hours. In mice, TRE seems to have beneficial effects on metabolism independent of how much they eat. In other … Continue reading Time restricted eating is not sufficient to synchronize peripheral clocks

Normal TSH levels require a healthy lifestyle: What you need to know

Normal TSH levels are an important consideration for thyroid health, though they give an incomplete picture on their own. When you assess thyroid function, other tests such as T4, T3, reverse T3, and TPO antibodies provide a fuller picture. Be that as it may, having high or low TSH often functions as an early warning … Continue reading Normal TSH levels require a healthy lifestyle: What you need to know

Got hormone imbalance? The shockingly effective keys to fix it

Dealing with a hormone imbalance is tough work. Since hormones run a chunk of our physiology, it's like running a car without gasoline, oil, or coolant. What's worse, the symptoms that come along with a hormonal imbalance take a lot out of you. They include: FatigueAnxietyBrain fog/lack of focusDepressionPoor sleepInfertilityHigh/low blood sugarHigh/low blood pressureObesityRapid weight … Continue reading Got hormone imbalance? The shockingly effective keys to fix it

How exercise prevents Cancer…and possibly COVID-19

There is a plethora of data that shows exercise prevents Cancer. In fact, many types of Cancer are reduced by exercise including: Breast CancerStomach CancerColon CancerBladder CancerEsophageal CancerKidney Cancerand more... Based on most of the data, people with the highest levels of exercise tend to see a decrease of Cancer risk by at least 20%. … Continue reading How exercise prevents Cancer…and possibly COVID-19