. Alcohol is toxic to EVERY organ in the body, has deleterious effects on the mind, DESTROYS the gut microbiome, compromises the immune system, and causes cancer. It also is addictive and wreaks havoc on relationships and families. Some organizations tout the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption. It is probable that the acetic acid, flavanoids, […]

STOP DRINKING BLEACH! I believe that it is vitally important to consider the things that adversely affect our gut microbiome.  Most people give very little thought to consuming things that may partially or completely destroy our commensal bacteria.  We know that some antimicrobials adversely affect our gut microbiome, but not enough human research has been […]

Microgreens are a great source of nutrients and have many health benefits. Most varieties tend to be rich in potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium and copper. They are also a fantastic source of antioxidants. Higher Nutritional Density A USDA study assessed the nutrient compounds of microgreens. They found that microgreens have higher nutritional densities. The study […]

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 […]

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 […]