Wanna learn how to improve sleep? Have you tinkered around with blocking blue light and time-restricted eating without much improvement? Well, maybe you should teach your cells to take out the trash. A new paper discovered why our biological clocks become disrupted with age. As a result, our sleep gets worse and our risk for … Continue reading How to improve sleep: Keep your cells tidy!
The concept of immune boosting foods generally centers around the theory that increased levels of everyday nutrients involved in immunity will boost it. A great example is the use of high dose vitamin C for the prevention of the common cold. But human physiology is vastly more complicated than that. Furthermore, "Immune boosting foods" is … Continue reading Immune boosting foods and your microbiome
Have you heard the term leaky gut but don't know what it's about? Have you consulted Dr. Google only to find out it doesn't exist, or that if you eat gluten you definitely have it? Unfortunately, there's a lot of myths and misconceptions circulating the interwebz. And even worse, those things somehow manage to be … Continue reading Is leaky gut real?
We get a number of requests to post a "healthy gut diet", which is impossible to do. The primary issue is that we're all different. Thus, what's best for your gut depends on several factors: Are you trying to fix a problem or optimize an already healthy gut?GeneticsFood allergies & intolerancesActivity levelsSleepWorking day vs night … Continue reading Healthy gut diet: Foods you should eat for optimal gut health
Personalized nutrition is a hot topic these days. It's based around the concept of bio-individuality: That each of us thrives on a diet that depends on a lot of different factors. These factors include genetics, sleep, meal composition, meal timing, physical activity, and the microbiome. Unfortunately, this idea really doesn't sell well. It's much easier … Continue reading Personalized Nutrition: How to find the perfect diet for you
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There are many foods that heal the gut. Foods high in fiber, in particular, are often recommended for their ability to build a healthy microbiome. Fiber acts as food for beneficial bacteria in the gut, which increases their presence. These beneficial critters ferment fiber in to beneficial metabolites called short chain fatty acids(SCFAs) that promote … Continue reading Foods that heal the gut that you’re likely not eating
If you've ever dealt with a chronic functional gut problem, you know that healing the gut is a monumental task. So much can go wrong in the gut, because there are a lot of moving parts. One of the most important concepts for a healthy gut is synergy. Healthy behaviors promote a healthy gut, which … Continue reading Healing the gut: What you need to know
Kidney stones are an incredibly painful experience in those who form them. People often compare the passing of kidney stones to peeing glass, which certainly isn't appealing. But what can we do to reduce our risk of stone formation? Kidney stones are hard deposits that form in the kidneys. After formation, people pass the stones … Continue reading Preventing kidney stones: What you need to know
Preventing severe COVID-19 is on nearly everyone's mind given the rapid spread and persistence of SARS-CoV2. In particular, the elderly, obese, and those with Type 2 diabetes have a substantially increased risk of a severe case. A lot of emphasis centers around public health measures such as social distancing and mask wearing. These are effective … Continue reading Preventing severe COVID-19: The role of diet