As far as interventions go that prevent chronic disease, increased physical activity is king. A recent article in Scientific American goes over a number of reasons why evidence indicates that human health is contingent upon adequate physical activity. The article, titled Humans Evolved to Exercise, covers how our physiology seems to demand high levels … Continue reading 5 reasons why being more physically active can help fix your gut
Modern medicine has a way of approaching human health that involves isolating the affected systems and treating them as if they're separate from the whole. The problem with this approach is that every system in the human body almost never functions in isolation. This doesn't mean that the modern approach is wrong or not … Continue reading Podcast 11: 5 simple science-based tips to improve your digestion
Well, Week 1 of the Stop Leaky Gut Challenge is officially finished and we already have some pretty impressive changes going on. While some people waited for January 1st to begin their voyage to optimal gut health, I did release the information 2 weeks early so people could get acclimated to what they'd be doing. … Continue reading Stop Leaky Gut Challenge: Week 2 progress report
https://youtu.be/6BrpwCtJfoM Happy New Year and thanks to all of you who have been reading and sharing my stuff! The Stop Leaky Gut Challenge is officially underway, and I thought what better way to start off the New Year than to share the importance of measuring progress in a lifestyle modification program? In this … Continue reading Laying out a plan to improve your health
If you're someone with a gut problem, you've probably been taken on the rollercoaster of restrictive dieting, boatloads of supplements, and pharmaceutical drugs that give waning symptom relief. And what do you have to show for it? Probably not a whole lot. One area that I've found is almost entirely unexplored by most people, and … Continue reading Could this common bad habit be ruining your gut?
If you're interested in joining the Circadian Retraining Program so you can participate in the Stop Leaky Gut Challenge coming up on Jan 1st, check out the details here. https://hackyourgut.com/circadian-retraining-program/ My story of ignoring cardiometabolic health It's not about weight Visceral fat vs subcutaneous fat Senescent cells in visceral fat What are senescent cells DDR, … Continue reading Podcast 5: The importance of cardiometabolic health for optimizing circadian rhythms and reversing chronic disease
Have you spent countless sums of money on supplements to tackle your leaky gut with disappointing results? Do you have major gut problems that you just can't seem to conquer? Have you considered that your dysbiosis, poor motility and subpar digestion may be an artifact of some underlying problem that you can correct by modifying … Continue reading The Stop Leaky Gut Challenge: Coming January 1st
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
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In this podcast I cover basic energy metabolism within the cell, with particular emphasis on how the mitochondria play a role. I also discuss the NAD+/NADH and things that lead to the age-related decline in the NAD+ pool and how circadian rhythms fit in to the picture. Below are the pictures and outline for … Continue reading Podcast #3-Cellular energy metabolism and the mitochondria