Are you trying to fix your "broken metabolism"? Is your appetite out of whack? Maybe you've put on quite a few pounds or you have a difficult time losing weight. Blood glucose running a little high? Maybe you feel like you don't have enough energy to get through the day or you need to rely … Continue reading Hoping to fix your broken metabolism? Bad news…you can’t
Chronic weight gain or an inability to lose weight is often attributed to a caloric excess where energy intake from food exceeds energy expenditure from physical activity and metabolic rate. A recent study in the journal Obesity found that 2 groups of overweight and obese women experienced dramatically different levels of weight loss simply by … Continue reading Circadian rhythms, weight loss, and leaky gut
If this isn't your first rodeo on this blog, you know I'm a big fan of fasting for gut health. Regular fasting gives your digestion a break and gives your organs of digestion time to re-synthesize and store digestive enzymes. Regular fasting also improves your gut motility. Motility patterns during the fed period are completely … Continue reading Beyond fasting: Syncing my circadian clocks for one month
Do you ever get hungry? I mean really hungry? Like, "I'm going to gnaw my arm off I'm so hungry"? What if I were to tell you that proper gut function may be dependent on regularly experiencing this type of hunger? Well, it's true. This feeling of hunger may be a signal that your gut … Continue reading Can this simple trick be the solution to your gut problem?
Taken from: http://eyesonnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/human-circadian-biological-clock1.png Within you are trillions of tiny little timekeepers that keep things running on a schedule. These timekeepers ensure that your body runs like a perfectly timed orchestra performing a musical masterpiece. Typically the performance goes smoothly, with nary a missed note or beat. However, messing with the timekeepers can ruin the performance. … Continue reading Setting your circadian clocks: Let there be light…and food
In my last blog Bile, bacteria, and chronic inflammation, I went over the importance of bile in establishing and maintaining a healthy gut and improving chronic inflammation. One of the primary ways bile and the enterohepatic circulation help decrease systemic inflammation is through the processing of endotoxin. If you didn't get a chance to check … Continue reading The ultimate guide to fasting for gut health