If you need help reversing type 2 diabetes, you likely know the importance of lifestyle. Eating better and exercising more certainly help, but sometimes you need something else to goose things along. As far as useful tools, there's a lot of hype behind dietary fiber. Eating more fiber has a lot of beneficial effects for … Continue reading Need help reversing type 2 diabetes? This fiber may help!!!
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How to age well: The role of the microbiome
How can we age well? We all want to do it, and we've all seen how aging can go sideways for many people. Many of us see our parents aging, and the inevitable decline that we all face. Fortunately, we have a ton of research at our disposal that our parents and grandparents never had. … Continue reading How to age well: The role of the microbiome
Foods for a healthy gut: Building a gut-friendly meal plan
There are many different foods for a healthy gut. This is a great thing because many people are finicky when it comes to their diet. For example, beets are great for your gut. But, to me, they taste like dirt and I don't like to eat the. Fortunately, there are tons of other comparable options. … Continue reading Foods for a healthy gut: Building a gut-friendly meal plan
How to live longer: Insights from other mammals
Would you like to live longer? If you're like me, the answer is an emphatic YES!!! Of course, you want to be healthy for the vast majority of the time. No one wants to live to 100 but spend 40 years being dragged across the finish line with numerous chronic diseases. Unfortunately, it's hard to … Continue reading How to live longer: Insights from other mammals
Health benefits of polyphenols: A focus on the gut
There are many health benefits of polyphenols based on the research we have today. The literature points to several beneficial effects on common diseases such as: CancerNeurodegenerative diseaseCardiovascular diseaseType 2 diabetesObesity Data also supports the idea that polyphenols have a beneficial effect on gut health. Subsequently, the gut health benefits of polyphenols seem to center … Continue reading Health benefits of polyphenols: A focus on the gut
How to improve your gut microbiome: Eating for healthy gut bacteria
Would you like to improve your gut microbiome? The gut microbiome is a hot topic these days. If you follow the research, it's associated with a number of health benefits. We used to think that our body was mostly sterile. But we now know this to not be true. Furthermore, we understand that various parts … Continue reading How to improve your gut microbiome: Eating for healthy gut bacteria
What is type 2 diabetes and how do you reverse it?
What is type 2 diabetes? Many think it's simply a carbohydrate intolerance. It makes perfect sense, then, that restricting carbohydrates is a useful tool. After all, people with the disease have wildly erratic blood sugar. This is why low carb and keto diets are all the rage. And many take to them to help "cure" … Continue reading What is type 2 diabetes and how do you reverse it?
What causes Alzheimer’s? New link with type 2 diabetes
What causes Alzheimer's disease? We've spent decades looking at the link between Alzheimer's disease and a protein called amyloid beta(Aβ). But the truth of the matter is we don't know if Aβ causes it or is simply a biomarker. One heavily explored relationship is the link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's diseases. It's clear … Continue reading What causes Alzheimer’s? New link with type 2 diabetes
How to improve digestive system function
Healthy digestive system function is something we all take for granted. Normally, it's not until something goes haywire that we pay any mind to digestion at all. But when digestion does go off the rails, bad times are a coming, especially if it happens regularly. Gas, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and indigestion are no treat. … Continue reading How to improve digestive system function
Your gut: The critical first steps to building gut health
Your gut is an incredibly important part of your physiology. It breaks down your food every day and helps you absorb nutrients to live. When everything works properly, your health is top notch. The number of interesting things about your gut are too numerous to count. It's effectively a giant tube that runs the length … Continue reading Your gut: The critical first steps to building gut health