Neurodegenerative Diseases

Do Neurodegenerative Diseases Actually Begin in the Gut?

Involuntary tremors. Increased forgetfulness. Difficulty with finding words. Feelings of depression and anxiety. These are just a few of the devastating effects associated with neurodegeneration – a slow progressive breakdown of the brain’s ability to function correctly. And while the brain and nervous system may be the target of these debilitating disorders, there is mounting evidence…

Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes

Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes

Diet-Induced Dysbiosis of the Intestinal Microbiota and the Effects on Immunity and Disease Read full article HERE Kirsty Brown  †, Daniella DeCoffe  †, Erin Molcan and Deanna L. Gibson  * Department of Biology, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada; Abstract Diet-induced Changes in our Gut Microbes. The gastrointestinal (GI) microbiota is the collection of…

Dr. Jill's Summer Reading List

Dr. Jill’s Summer Reading List

Dr. Jill Carnahan’s Summer Reading List will inspire, motivate and get you on course for a healthy living lifestyle. So sit back, grab and apple, find a nice quiet place in your home (preferably outside) and enjoy Dr. Jill Carnahan’s Summer Reading List. Dr. Jill’s Summer Reading List Top 10 Inspirational/Motivational Love Does Better Than…

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You! There is a microbial zoo living inside you, literally trillions of microscopic organisms―more than 10,000 different kinds of them―all co-existing with each other and you. In fact they outnumber you ten to one and ninety percent of the genetic material, (DNA and RNA) in your body is not yours, it belongs…