First of all, a word or two about breakfast smoothies and smoothies in general . . . they have been the rage for years now, as they make a very convenient on-the-go meal or snack. However, they never worked for me until this year. My body does ... 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!
The word microbiome has gotten a lot of press in recent years. Your different body parts (the ones that are “open” to the external world) all have their own unique microbiome – collections of organisms that live in your mouth, nose, lungs, skin, ... Read More
You may have heard about the Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD), promoted by Professor Walter Longo, author of The Longevity Diet. Longo's research is all about aging – and more importantly, how to slow it down. Although Longo studies centenarians – ... Read More
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
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 the tasks ... Read More