Tag: leaky gut

Methylation capacity’s importance in exercise adaptation

Methylation capacity’s importance in exercise adaptation

In the human body, methylation refers to the donation of a methyl group (an alkyl composed of one carbon bound to three hydrogens) to some substrate, facilitated by methylating enzymes (cofactors for which include folate, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12). … 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Strength Training
Causes of “Leaky Gut” and How You Can Heal

Causes of “Leaky Gut” and How You Can Heal

Causes of “Leaky Gut”   The causes of leaky gut will surprise many people.  They go well beyond nutrition and can be found in many obscure places.  I consciously and even subconsciously think about the foods I eat and the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Mental Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
The gut-brain axis, the microbiome, and chronic disease development

The gut-brain axis, the microbiome, and chronic disease development

What I’d like to focus on with this article is a major network of disease causation and progression involving the gut-brain axis, the gastrointestinal microbiome, and inflammatory cascades. The enteric (meaning of the gut) nervous system’s connection to the central… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Nutritional Medicine
Home treatment of candida overgrowth

Home treatment of candida overgrowth

Candida is a yeast-like fungus found within the gastrointestinal system. It is a normal part of the healthy microbiome that aids in digestion and absorption of nutrients. Overproduction of candida within the body can lead to many health issues ranging… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Gut bacteria imbalance can lead to depression and anxiety

Gut bacteria imbalance can lead to depression and anxiety

Many healthy bacteria live in the gut, in fact over 7000 strains and 1,000 species are known to inhabit the digestive tract. These healthy bacteria carry on important functions in the body and are known as the human microbiome. In… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Mental Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Science
Heart Hiccups And All The Rest

Heart Hiccups And All The Rest

Jerry asks, “Would like information on irregular heart beat. Seems like a lot of people have it.” Typically, erratic heart action is caused by damaged epithelial cells in the lining of the heart. Epithelial cells? What in the world are… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health
Healing Leaky Gut

Healing Leaky Gut

Science is beginning to show us what ancients seem to have known: that the gut is the seat of our health. It is a dynamic biosphere full of probiotic activity and vitality that supports our overall health. We’ve learned that… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutritional Medicine
Bacteria–They Do a Body Good

Bacteria–They Do a Body Good

In the movie, “Stuart Little 2,” Snowbell the Cat delivers one of my favorite lines after coughing up a “major hairball” “And still we lick ourselves. Unbelievable!” I often think of that line as people continue to put food into… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Got hemorrhoids? Look at these natural remedies

Got hemorrhoids? Look at these natural remedies

Guest post by Joni Labbe, DC. Even though they can ruin your life, nobody wants to talk about hemorrhoids, or “piles,” a condition in which the veins in the anus and rectum become swollen and inflamed. Although the internet is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutritional Medicine
Less Grains, More Brains

Less Grains, More Brains

Research shows that when we eat grains, our brain function decreases, we can develop brain damage over time and our IQ can even lose a few points. Call it Grain Brains. Compounds in grains cause a myriad number of problems… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition