The Biology of Food Addiction

The Biology of Food Addiction

The Biology of Food Addiction The Calorie Hypothesis Current view:  Obesity is just lack of will power …eat less, exercise more The Biology of Food Addiction. This model fails because: Our body’s wise compensatory mechanisms defend against weight loss by decreasing energy expenditure and increasing appetite as we diet High glycemic carbohydrates (like added refined sugars,…

yeast overgrowth

The Hidden Epidemic: Is Yeast Overgrowth Destroying Your Health?

Did you know your gut microbes could be dramatically affecting your health? Hey guys! …this is not just for women.  Men, too, commonly suffer from intestinal yeast overgrowth or fungal dysbiosis! Every day we see new research on the effects of unhealthy gut organisms on the brain, the thyroid gland, the nervous system, the immune system,…

vitamin b12

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Do you suffer from any of the following symptoms? Weakness, tiredness, or light-headedness Rapid heartbeat or difficulty breathing Poor memory or difficulty concentrating Depression, anxiety, mania Numbness and tingling of hands or feet Difficulty with balance, poor coordination Pale skin Sore tongue Easy bruising or bleeding gums Upset stomach or weight loss Diarrhea or constipation…

Leaky Gut - The Syndrome Linked to Many Autoimmune Diseases

Leaky Gut – The Syndrome Linked to Many Autoimmune Diseases

“Leaky Gut” Syndrome Leaky Gut – The Syndrome Linked to Many Autoimmune Diseases. Hyperpermeability or “leaky gut” syndrome is the name given to a very common disorder in which the cells lining the intestines become “leaky” due to inflammation. The abnormally large spaces present between the cells of the gut wall allow the entry of…

Paleo Guide to Natural Sweeteners: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Paleo Guide to Natural Sweeteners: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Paleo Guide to Natural Sweeteners: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Inflammation is an essential part of the body’s healing system. Without it, injuries would fester and simple infections could be deadly. Too much of a good thing, however, is downright deadly. Chronic low-grade inflammation is intimately involved most chronic disease, including Alzheimer’s, diabetes,…

Zonulin

Zonulin: A Discovery That Changed the Way We View Inflammation, Autoimmune Disease and Cancer

An amazing discovery a few years ago revolutionized our ability to understand the gut and permeability and how this impacts a wide range of health conditions from cancer to autoimmune disease to inflammation and food sensitivities. This little molecule, Zonulin, has quite a story…   Zonulin Is The “Doorway” To Leaky Gut Zonulin opens up…