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
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
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? 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?
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
Cultivating happiness...It seems like such an odd concept. Why aren't we all just happy? Is happiness really something we have to work at to attain? Furthermore, how do we attain something that is such an abstract concept? You'd figure it would come down to things that are measurable, but it doesn't. People with more things … Continue reading Cultivating happiness: How to use circadian rhythms to be happy
There is a plethora of data that shows exercise prevents Cancer. In fact, many types of Cancer are reduced by exercise including: Breast CancerStomach CancerColon CancerBladder CancerEsophageal CancerKidney Cancerand more... Based on most of the data, people with the highest levels of exercise tend to see a decrease of Cancer risk by at least 20%. … Continue reading How exercise prevents Cancer…and possibly COVID-19
NAFLD is a disease of low energy availability in the liver. This prevents the liver from optimally fulfilling it's duties, many of which are in conjunction with the gut. Fortunately, it's reversible with the proper diet and exercise.