I get this question often – “How long does it take to rebuild your gut microbiome after antibiotics?” While almost all gut bacteria will recover after exposure to antibiotics within perhaps 1.5 months (given an optimal diet – NOT the Standard American Diet – SAD). However, at 6 months the gut still lacks nine common […]

I have never had a cavity in my life! However, I did have inflamed and receding gums for many years which suddenly stopped after a major dietary change. My gums are now healthy and are no longer receding, bleeding, or inflamed. I was certain that this had to do with my oral microbome and diet […]

I recently attended the Plant Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) virtual conference. Much of the information presented was what I was mostly familiar with as a plant-based nutrition science addict! I was pleased to listen to presentations on Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease by Dr. Dean and Dr. Ayesha Sherzai (a.k.a. ‘Team Sherzai’); Preventing Heart Disease with […]

I recently watched a documentary on ‘Earthing’ called ‘The Earthing Movie: The Remarkable Science of Grounding‘. (Below if you care to watch it.) The documentary had plenty of anecdotal stories about children being able to accomplish more while ‘grounded’, as well as helping behavioral issues, and even autism. It also featured several doctors and researches […]

Fermented foods have played a very important role in human health. Fermentation predates modern human history. Not only is fermentation good for the preservation of foodstuffs, but is also good for the commensal bacteria strains found in fermented foods. Modern Refrigeration Modern Refrigeration has only been around for 100 years. 1854 was the beginning of […]

Last week several news sources reported that young adults are getting colon cancer more frequently, and that an alarming number of the new cases are of advanced disease. This data was according to a new study published on July 22nd, 2019 in the United States. Medical News Today Stated: “A new study of recent trends […]

Insomnia is almost always nutritional deficiency related. Often times stress can contribute, and most of the time insomnia can be remedied through proper nutrition.  I used to suffer from horrible insomnia, so I was determined to fix it with proper nutrition.  After much research, these are my findings, and the studies are referenced at the […]

Making a complicated subject uncomplicated: Endothelial Dysfunction. Endothelial Dysfunction is what causes Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease (Atherosclerosis), Erectile Dysfunction, Inflammatory Conditions, and Aneurysms. (Rear more about Erectile Dysfunction here: ‘Erectile Dysfunction, Cardiovasular Disease and Diet’). Basic Definition: When the paper thin lining (endothelial cells) of your blood vessels and heart become damaged. Cause: Too […]