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September 13, 2017


Oats, Avena sativa, are one of the more common grains eaten since the Bronze Age. It is particularly popular amongst people that are gluten sensitive, although gluten sensitivity is far more complex than most articles would suggest. Gluten is a mixture of hundre...

September 5, 2017

Prednisone: For a friend in need but a foe indeed

Prednisone, a synthetic corticosteroid drug, is perhaps the best example of a mixed blessing at best. It is an immunosuppressant commonly prescribed for many conditions, ranging from migraines to some cancers. It is also...

So, like many of you, I like to snack. Because I swim, bike, do Crossfit, (and even run sometimes!) I try to keep my protein intake high enough to help my body recover and improve from the exercise. If I don't, then I also don't improve as much, and I hurt more, which....

You've read my articles, and perhaps even my book, about the importance of gut bacteria. But what happens if your gut bacteria that should be in your colon start to overpopulate your small intestine? This condition is known as SIBO, or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgr...

So, I've been reading published research studies about herbs to develop a good herbal male and female blend. I keep coming across studies like this one, clearly stating that many studies of this one herb (Icariin, an ingredient in Epimedium, aka horny goat weed-really!...

This month there was a great research study published in the journal European Cell and Materials, about how a spice extract can relieve neuropathic pain from disc compression, and even help the disc to heal and regenerate. Researchers studied the anti-inflammatory effe...

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