How can we age well? We all want to do it, and we've all seen how aging can go sideways for many people. Many of us see our parents aging, and the inevitable decline that we all face. Fortunately, we have a ton of research at our disposal that our parents and grandparents never had. … Continue reading How to age well: The role of the microbiome
IBS pain is quite a bit different than pain in other areas of the body. If you just apply pressure to your arm, the pain is mild if you even get it. But if you cut your arm, the pain can become intense. This story is completely flipped in the gut. If you have surgery … Continue reading Major cause of IBS pain identified!!!
A new study unlocks a major benefit of resistant starch in the development of digestive tract cancers. Researchers looked at the benefits of resistant starch in individuals with Lynch Syndrome. Lynch Syndrome is a hereditary condition that increases the risk of cancers of the digestive tract. People with Lynch Syndrome have a defect in genes … Continue reading Amazing benefit of resistant starch discovered!!!
If you're looking for an IBS treatment, you've likely heard of a low FODMAP diet. If you haven't, our last video blog covered what FODMAPs are and why they cause gut issues. You can check that out by clicking here. It seems too-good-to-be-true that a simple dietary intervention would improve IBS. The symptoms in IBS … Continue reading IBS treatment with a FODMAP diet: How it fixes symptoms
There are many health benefits of polyphenols based on the research we have today. The literature points to several beneficial effects on common diseases such as: CancerNeurodegenerative diseaseCardiovascular diseaseType 2 diabetesObesity Data also supports the idea that polyphenols have a beneficial effect on gut health. Subsequently, the gut health benefits of polyphenols seem to center … Continue reading Health benefits of polyphenols: A focus on the gut
Would you like to improve your gut microbiome? The gut microbiome is a hot topic these days. If you follow the research, it's associated with a number of health benefits. We used to think that our body was mostly sterile. But we now know this to not be true. Furthermore, we understand that various parts … Continue reading How to improve your gut microbiome: Eating for healthy gut bacteria
Did you shift from a Carnivore diet to a Carnivore diet with fruit? Unfortunately, it's no longer a Carnivore diet. But the good news is that this is likely a dramatic upgrade for your gut!!! Let me explain. One of the major problems with a Carnivore diet is the potential negative consequences to the gut. … Continue reading Why a Carnivore diet with fruit is a gut upgrade
Histamine intolerance(HIT) is a dietary intolerance that presents with symptoms similar to allergy. During allergic reactions, mast cells release inflammatory mediators, including histamine, that cause the classic symptoms of allergy. However, foods also contain histamine. As a result, when people with HIT ingest high amounts of histamine, they experience symptoms of allergy. But, it gets … Continue reading Histamine intolerance: Gaining relief from a poorly understood disorder
You may have heard about the good bacteria in your gut that promote health. But are you aware that there are a few keystone species doing most of the work? In biology, a keystone species is one that plays a key role in defining an ecosystem. Their presence plays a disproportionately large role in regulating … Continue reading Keystone species: Meet the good bacteria shaping your health
Are you interested in eating a high fiber diet because you've heard it's healthy? Have you ever wondered why we think fiber is healthy? What does the evidence show? If fiber is so healthy for us, why isn't it an essential nutrient? Furthermore, how much fiber are we talking? We have an avalanche of data … Continue reading High fiber diet: Why you should increase fiber and how to do it