Could this common beverage help improve adrenal dysfunction, fatigue, and brain fog?

My foray in to circadian biology over the last few years has given me a fresh perspective on a number of things.  There are a few things I've told people with gut and adrenal problems to avoid because they can make those issues worse.  Most of the time, this has to do with how things … Continue reading Could this common beverage help improve adrenal dysfunction, fatigue, and brain fog?

Losing circadian cortisol rhythm increases fat cell number and size

Of the many different variables we can manipulate to promote our health, time is rapidly becoming one of the most interesting and possibly important factors out there.  Most of us focus on what and how much, almost to a fault.  What kind of food?  What kind of exercise?  How much food?  How much exercise?  How … Continue reading Losing circadian cortisol rhythm increases fat cell number and size

Wanna fix gut, adrenal, and sleep problems? You gotta start here…

Living in modern society has it's benefits.  While our ancestors and fellow modern humans living in 3rd world conditions have to deal with a range of deadly pathogens, our modern healthcare system is well-equipped to deal with things of that nature.  While both tend to die of these infections, we stick around because we have … Continue reading Wanna fix gut, adrenal, and sleep problems? You gotta start here…

Eliminate this common exposure to prevent or reduce Candida overgrowth

Candida albicans is one of the most common culprits in fungal overgrowth in immuno-compromised humans.  Many people believe they have an overgrowth of the opportunistic fungus that typically resides as a commensal yeast in the mouth and take to restrictive diets in the hopes to of eliminating the fungal form.  Turns out that may not … Continue reading Eliminate this common exposure to prevent or reduce Candida overgrowth

Using circadian rhythms to optimize athletic performance: What you need to know

Image source One thing every serious athlete looks for is an edge over their competition.  Whether it be a high school wrestler looking to win a state championship, a triathlete training for a race, or a professional football player looking to dominate the league and set records, they're all looking for that little something that … Continue reading Using circadian rhythms to optimize athletic performance: What you need to know

Further evidence the gut may be involved in Parkinson’s disease

A number of studies have linked Parkinson's disease with issues arising in the gut.  While we don't know the direction of causality, if the gut changes the brain or vice versa, a small amount of evidence indicates that the changes may be initiated in the gut. A study published yesterday indicates that one of the … Continue reading Further evidence the gut may be involved in Parkinson’s disease

Knowing this may help prevent Alzheimer’s…and potentially reverse it

While I've never personally watched a loved one develop and succumb to Alzheimer's disease, the devastation it leaves on individuals and families is obvious.  I can't imagine not being able to remember recent events, forgetting who my child is, and losing executive functions to the point of death.  Even worse is the fact that it's … Continue reading Knowing this may help prevent Alzheimer’s…and potentially reverse it

Fasting, longevity, and telomeres: The regenerating effects of prolonged fasting

Some of you may recall the recent blog I did going over my aging biomarkers.  If you didn't read it, you can catch it right here.  Towards the end of the blog, I discussed that one of the reasons my telomere test showed much better results than my DNA methylation test is that I fasted … Continue reading Fasting, longevity, and telomeres: The regenerating effects of prolonged fasting