Isadora Guggenheim
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Combat obesity with the gut microbiome. A new study published findings that a bacteria in the small intestine helps to digest high-fat foods. The senior author of the study, Eugene B. Chang, noted that the small intestine is an understudied region o...
Bulletproof
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If you’ve tried in vain to shed extra pounds, you can blame the struggle on your parents. A growing body of evidence shows that your parents’ exposure to environmental toxins called obesogens can influence your own ability to lose weight. These chemi...
Bulletproof
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Until my mid-twenties, I felt like my gas pedal was all the way to the floor, and I was going slower, not faster. I was tired all the time, and doing everyday things felt like wading through a big tub of sludge. I knew I wasn’t thinking as clearly an...
Ben Greenfield
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Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac., is the CEO of Kresser Institute and the co-director of the California Center for Functional Medicine. He’s also the creator of ChrisKresser.com and is the New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventio...
Jolene Brighten
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We all know someone who swears that birth control completely wrecked their mood. Whether it was making them feel anxious, depressed or like a crazy, jealous mad woman, there’s no denying there’s a link between birth control and mood swings or mood ch...
Bulletproof
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A recent health feature by the BBC explores the connection between gut bacteria and depression — and whether getting a new microbiome by way of a fecal transplant can cure mood disorders. What is the microbiome? Your microbiome — home to trillions of...
Nadine Grzeskowiak
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If you’re just getting used to eliminating gluten from your diet, it may feel like a burden to remove dairy as well—especially if you’re a fan of comfort foods like cheese and ice cream. Why exactly do many practitioners recommend a gluten- AND dairy...
Kirk Parsley
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At this point in my career, I could not even estimate the number of lectures that I have done on sleep. Amazingly though, I cannot recall a single lecture when I wasn’t asked what to do about parent’s sleep with newborn babies to toddlers. My answer ...
Betty Murray
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When people think of stress, they think of it as something that only impacts the mind, yet that couldn’t be further from the truth. If stress is leaving you feeling frazzled, it’s not only negatively affecting your thoughts, but it is also doing a nu...
Dawn Lovisa
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80% of the population has issues with gut health. This is a HUGE figure, and it just goes to show how broad the spectrum of this illness can be. Surely this many people can’t be experiencing the same thing!...
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