Would you like to live longer? If you're like me, the answer is an emphatic YES!!! Of course, you want to be healthy for the vast majority of the time. No one wants to live to 100 but spend 40 years being dragged across the finish line with numerous chronic diseases. Unfortunately, it's hard to … Continue reading How to live longer: Insights from other mammals
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!!!
A strong immune system is important for protecting you against a range of pathogens from viruses to fungi to bacteria. In addition, it helps keep you healthy and robust as you grow older. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on. As the more virulent variants keep the pandemic fire smoldering, now is an opportune … Continue reading Want a strong immune system? This is where you start!
If you're trying to build muscle, you probably know it's important to eat enough protein to meet your needs. Muscle is made out of protein, and exercise and physical activity cause us to break down the protein in our muscle. Don't you fret, though. While we break down muscle protein every single day, we also … Continue reading The best time to eat protein to build muscle
Muscle loss is a tremendous problem as we age. This process, known as sarcopenia, starts at around age 30 and proceeds at a rate of around 3-5% of your muscle mass every decade. There is no way around this, it will hit us all. And, unfortunately, it plays a major role in our eventual demise. … Continue reading How an unhealthy gut causes muscle loss
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
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
Many people, particularly those with gut problems, want to improve digestion. This almost always involves a trove of supplements that don't always pan out. Though you can get a lot more benefit from changing behavior, many simply don't know this. Modern medicine has a way of approaching human health that involves isolating affected systems and … Continue reading 5 simple science-based tips to improve digestion
Poor cardiometabolic health is both a consequence and driver of chronic disease. In this episode of the podcast, I cover what cardiometabolic health is and why you should address it to prevent or reverse chronic disease. In the next episode of the podcast I take a deeper dive in to how metabolic dysfunction drives chronic … Continue reading Optimizing cardiometabolic health to reverse chronic disease
What are circadian rhythms? Biological functions that vary over a 24 hour period Sleep, activity, digestion, immunity, & motivation WRT to digestion, enzyme synthesis/secretion, gastric acidity, intestinal permeability, and motility are all circadian At the cellular level, circadian rhythms help separate use from repair Circadian rhythms help you solve the puzzle that is the … Continue reading Podcast #4: What circadian rhythms do