Podcast 2-Mitochondria

In this weeks podcast, I cover the mitochondria.  Specifically, why they're important, what they do, and how we can maintain proper mitochondrial quality control for optimal health.  We'll cover... What are mitochondria? Important processes the mitochondria are involved in Provide >90% of you ATP Play an integral role in hormone synthesis Intermediates for epigenetic regulation … Continue reading Podcast 2-Mitochondria

New study indicates “leaky gut” precedes inflammation in the gut

A new study published last week found that in the dextran sodium sulfate(DSS)-induced model of colitis, the gut becomes leaky prior to the inflammatory process.  Furthermore, introduction of probiotics either improved or worsened the situation depending on when they were introduced.  While there's quite a bit to take from this study, it's important to identify … Continue reading New study indicates “leaky gut” precedes inflammation in the gut

Circadian disruption changes the microbiome and causes leaky gut

From the inception of this blog my goal was to illustrate to people the importance of lifestyle for maintaining a healthy gut.  I feel people put too much focus on things like probiotic and prebiotic supplementation and not enough on lifestyle factors.  I also think most people get the idea that diet matters, but other … Continue reading Circadian disruption changes the microbiome and causes leaky gut

Circadian Retraining 18 months in: Continued gut and sleep improvements

Welp, before the summer called I planned to do a blog article detailing my health progress 1 year in to paying serious attention to my circadian rhythms.  For the most part, I felt like I had pretty much everything down pat at the time.  Then, of course, research did what research do and I found … Continue reading Circadian Retraining 18 months in: Continued gut and sleep improvements