The circadian influence on gut health and disease

Synopsis Circadian rhythms play an important role in our biology by adjusting it in a way that takes advantage of patterns in food availability.  They exert a substantial influence over our physiology by controlling many aspects of our behavior including state of arousal, motivation, appetite, and digestion.  Circadian disruption is associated with a number of … Continue reading The circadian influence on gut health and disease

Why you can’t pinpoint the cause of your gas/bloating in IBS/SIBO

WARNING: GRAPHIC POO/BIOFILM PICTURES CONTAINED WITHIN.  DO NOT READ IF THAT GROSSES YOU OUT Taken from: http://images.medicinenet.com/images/share-article-images/share-intestinal-gas-belching-bloating-flatulence.jpg Gut disorders affect millions of people every year.  Two of the more common gut problems, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth(SIBO) and irritable bowel syndrome(IBS), often present with gas and bloating that most sufferers have a difficult time identifying the … Continue reading Why you can’t pinpoint the cause of your gas/bloating in IBS/SIBO

Setting your circadian clocks: Let there be light…and food

Taken from: http://eyesonnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/human-circadian-biological-clock1.png Within you are trillions of tiny little timekeepers that keep things running on a schedule.  These timekeepers ensure that your body runs like a perfectly timed orchestra performing a musical masterpiece. Typically the performance goes smoothly, with nary a missed note or beat.  However, messing with the timekeepers can ruin the performance.  … Continue reading Setting your circadian clocks: Let there be light…and food