Hacking histamine intolerance: What you need to know to heal

Histamine intolerance is a recently identified condition where people have an "allergic" reaction to the histamine found in food.  Histamine is a molecule that we all make that's involved in the nervous and immune systems.  Many people know of histamine due to its role in causing the symptoms related to allergies: Itchy eyes and skin … Continue reading Hacking histamine intolerance: What you need to know to heal

Why physical activity is necessary to beat chronic inflammation.

Do you have problems with low energy and feeling winded any time you get up off the couch? Can you feel your heart beat through your chest any time you make the slightest attempt to do anything physically active? If you notice these things coupled with poor detoxification, easy bruising, and slow wound healing you … Continue reading Why physical activity is necessary to beat chronic inflammation.

New study confirms: Supplemental creatine is great for your gut!!!

I have to admit, I absolutely love when science begins connecting the dots in some of my theories.  A recent study published in the journal PNAS does this nicely. In the study, researchers took a look at the GATM gene which is the rate-limiting step in creatine synthesis.  They noticed some abnormalities in the gut … Continue reading New study confirms: Supplemental creatine is great for your gut!!!

Your microbiome, metabolism, and failure to achieve permanent weight loss

Taken from: http://gretchenrubin.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/NEW-YEARS-RESOLUTION2.jpg By now most people are 10 days in to their annual New Years Resolution weight loss program.  They're hitting the gym, cutting the calories, and making a concerted effort to get back on track after a month and a half of eating like a lunatic. Of course, as someone in the fitness … Continue reading Your microbiome, metabolism, and failure to achieve permanent weight loss

Parkinson’s disease: From gut to brain or brain to gut?

Taken from: https://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2015/12/new-technique-reveals-gut-bacteria-diversity... In early December of last year, researchers confirmed something that had been brewing for years.  Parkinson's disease, a degenerative brain disorder that affects motor function, may be tied to the bacteria in our gut(1). This study took a look at the microbiome of mice prone to Parkinson's disease and raised them in … Continue reading Parkinson’s disease: From gut to brain or brain to gut?

H. Pylori gastritis? New research says avoid this nutrient but get these…

Taken from: http://www.healthyfoodvision.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/gastritis.jpg One thing that's particularly frustrating about gut disorders is the individuality of it all.  If you look at 2 people with the same gut disorder you can see a completely different set of food and nutrient intolerances.  This is why an individual approach is heads and shoulders above the rest. Another big … Continue reading H. Pylori gastritis? New research says avoid this nutrient but get these…