The humble okra is an ancient vegetable thought to originate from Africa and Asia and brought to the United States on ships during the 18th century. It is also a powerfully-nutritious food. Okra is full of soluble, mucilaginous fiber which is very healing to the digestive tract, helps to regulate bowel transit time, and…
Consider EoE a Component of the Allergic March
Evidence for Time-Restricted Feeding
Rising Fasting Insulin Triggers Weight Gain, Even as Glucose Levels are Normal
Juice is as Bad as Other Sugar Sweetened Beverages
Regular Air Travel May be Linked With Cancer
Better Nutrition = Better Asthma Control
Connections Between Digital Media and ADHD
Kids’ Slime May Contain Unsafe Levels of Boron
For Your Memory’s Sake, Don’t Hold That Phone to Your Head
As we gallop towards more stealth infections that are less responsive to standard-of-care protocols, we’re leaning more and more on botanical preparations to do the heavy lifting of treatment. To that end, I really enjoyed reading this sponsored blog from BioBotanical. Check it out, and let me know what you think.
Kudzu root starch is beneficial and healing to the small intestines and is an alternative thickener to corn starch. Tart cherries are a natural source of melatonin.
Many people think about osteoporosis as a condition that affects post-menopausal women—one that, if those old “Got Milk?” TV commercials are to be….
In recent years, interest in fasting – and in diets that offer some of the same benefits as fasting – has surged. Dr. Valter Longo was ahead of the curve: he has been studying the secrets to longevity, including fasting and fasting-like diets, for over 20 years.
I was thrilled that Dr. Gereau not only had some experience using it in her functional otolaryngology practice, but wanted to dive into the literature around allergic disease- a focus at our clinic as well. We will be incorporating Nigella Sativa in conjunction with a full functional approach.
Benefits of Ketogenic Diet Depend on Microbiome
Connecting Gut Microbiome SCFAs with Endogenous Insulin Production
Ketogenic Diet for Atrial Fibrillation?
Sleeping in Darkness May Improve Insulin Resistance
Simple But Effective – Baking Soda For Immune Flares
Probiotics Acting Like Vaccines Against Infectious Agents
Button Battery Ingestion – Honey Reduces Harmful Effects
Exercise Changes Genetic Propensity to Obesity
Here is a fantastic recipe for a healthy keto dessert. It is a healthy version of mint chocolate chip ice cream and taste’s amazing! The macro/micro nutrients are in my recipe section of chronometer.
Food Source Phytocannabinoids: Hemp and Beyond. Yes, hemp & marijuana are major providers of cannabinoids, and in the FxMed space, we are extremely excited about this potent family of bioactive molecules. In particular, we are looking at CBD for indications ranging from pain to mood, inflammation, memory and more. Turns out the endocannabinoid system (ECS) extends body-wide, and similarly, phytocannabinoid sources extend far beyond hemp and marijuana.