I was fortunate this week to attend a seminar with Dr. Kharrazian, well-known for The Thyroid Book and Why Isn't My Brain Working? Dr. Kharrazian is a faculty member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), which is one place I study ... Read More
Paleo, Gut & Microbiome
Learn all about digestive (gut) health and whole foods ancestral nutrition here. Signs like bloating, gas, constipation, and diarrhea are a sign that something in your gut, or gut microbiota, is not right. Your gut health is deeply intertwined with your metabolic, hormonal, brain and immune health!
Read the first post All About Your Amazing Microbiome. What’s this about diversity? The general theory is that more diversity in your microbial species is better. Diversity provides a greater variety of beneficial byproducts to handle ... Read More
This is the second post in a series about migraines. Start with the first post, about hormonal triggers. Migraines from barrier dysfunction Gut barrier This review and this review show the correlation between migraines and gut diseases, such ... Read More
I received great feedback on my last post The Skinny on Carbohydrate Appropriate Eating. It made me realize there is a need for more detail, and charts to download and print. Here you go… Carbohydrate counting clarification In spite of this ... Read More
Have you been told to watch your carbs? Or have you picked up this idea from friends or the media? You may not know exactly what "carbs" encompass. Here I explain what carbs (carbohydrates) are, differentiate between the types, and help you figure ... Read More