Crohn's disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that causes pain, bloating, fatigue, and severe diarrhea. Unlike colitis which only affects the colon, Crohn's disease affects different areas in different people. We don't yet know the cause of Crohn's disease. People with Crohn's often present with alterations in their gut microbiome, and this likely … Continue reading How can stress cause a Crohn’s flare up?
Have you every wondered what does melatonin do? If you're like most people, you probably think it's a sleep hormone. But I'm going to let you in on a secret: It's not. In humans, higher melatonin levels correlate with our sleep period. This means that levels rise as we go to bed. But it's a … Continue reading What does melatonin do? The answer may shock you!
Upset stomach is an umbrella term that often describes general GI discomfort. While the stomach may be the primary issue, other areas of the digestive tract cause problems as well. Symptoms include abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating, nausea, or a full feeling after eating. Technically speaking, the proper way to refer to these issues when … Continue reading Upset stomach? Check this muscle!!!
Transitioning off keto diets is not as simple as one would think. The perception many have is that they'll lose weight with keto, get to their goal, and switch back. Unfortunately, this isn't really how it works. Many people have misconceptions about carbs, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. The primary myth is that a high … Continue reading Transitioning off keto: What you need to know
For those doing a low carb diet, adding in some gut healthy foods is a good idea. Often, a low carb diet can devolve in to a meat-only orgy of sausage, beef, and eggs. Not that those foods can't be a part of a healthy overall eating plan. They certainly can. I eat all of … Continue reading Gut healthy foods for a low carb diet
Use of a low carbohydrate diet is becoming increasingly popular. In addition, various organizations who once recommended against low carbohydrate diets now recommend them. So it's not surprising that we're seeing more and more studies looking at the effects of these diets. There are many potential concerns with long term use due to their high … Continue reading How a low carbohydrate diet impacts cardiovascular disease risk
Hey folks, it's September 28th, and today's the last day to save on our circadian rhythms masterclass. Purchase the Healthy Lifestyle Phase 1: Circadian Rhythms today and save $50 off the regular price of $97. This program was born out of the many misconceptions we deal with while helping people build a strong circadian rhythm. … Continue reading Last chance to $ave big on the circadian rhythms masterclass
Are you looking to build healthy habits but don't know where to start? Do you have a tendency to make up your mind to change, only to never completely follow through? Well, that ends today. Changing your lifestyle isn't a walk in the park. And most of the time, people fly blind. They make a … Continue reading Build healthy habits with the Healthy Lifestyle Program!
In today’s episode of the show, we cover how to build the best diet for you. It's very difficult to weed through the information, and misinformation, on diet. It's perfectly normal to seek out what has worked for others and give it a shot. But works for some may not work for others. Furthermore, oftentimes … Continue reading Finding YOUR best diet!!!!
Systemic inflammation describes a chronic state of mostly sterile inflammation. In other words, it describes a steady-state of inflammation with no immediate infectious cause. Different factors drive this state of chronic inflammation. For one, it increases with age. Furthermore, lifestyle plays a very important role, with obesity and behaviors that drive it increasing it as … Continue reading Systemic inflammation drives the severe response to infection