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It is well known that humans have a powerful Gut-Brain Axis which is bi-directional. The gut (and particularly the gut microbiome) has a significant effect on the brain. The brain and nervous system have a significant effect on the gut. Interestingly, placebo treatments have very...

In our bid to expand our diets and add foods we have never eaten or rarely eat, here are four to try this month: ~ Romanesco broccoli: roasted to perfection (maybe with a sprinkling of nutritional yeast) ~ Kohlrabi: I love this peeled and eaten like an...

Cronometer is a free app that allows you to track meals and snacks and physical activity so you can get a sense of your macros (carbs, proteins, fats) and micronutrient intake (you can figure out whether you're getting enough calcium in your diet, for example)....

A new study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society aims to quantify the disease burden which can be linked with plastics exposure. The figure published is a staggering $250 billion in 2018 alone! Plastics contain chemicals which are called Endocrine Disruptors. The interfere with...

If you've been around for a while, you know I love the Environmental Working Group's website and app (SkinDeep) as a tool for figuring out whether your current personal care products are "clean" and, if not, for finding safe alternatives. That said, their database is...

I am linking to this fascinating article in The Hill: https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/4437988-why-did-nih-abruptly-halt-research-on-the-harms-of-cell-phone-radiation/ I do believe that there is substantial research demonstrating risks from cell phone exposure. And yet, noone argues the modern conveniences. A few things we can do to limit exposures: 1. Sleep with your phone docked far...