This post will be an attempt to provide some really basic groundwork for building on your knowledge of the microbiome and digestion, in order to further dive into more complex parts of this whole process. Each of the following sections has had...
What Is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is one of the fat-soluble vitamins (the others are A, E, and K) and we can make it ourselves when we spend time outdoors in the sunlight (ideally 15 or more minutes at a...
Next time you go to the doctor and get thyroid lab testing, it is critical that you get your thyroid antibodies tested, and not just your TSH and T4. What most doctors order for thyroid labs Doctors and healthcare providers...
Here we are. We've arrived at the end of my series of posts for why most people feel fatigued. So far, we've discussed why hormones could be at the root of your fatigue, and why oxidative stress could be...
In part 1 of this series, I discussed fatigue or low energy in broad terms and then briefly explained how hormones may play a role. If you remember, I commented that I've observed in clinical practice that most people's...
So many people come to me with 'fatigue' as a symptom, that I can no longer count how many. Fatigue is one of those generic and vague symptoms that we experience when something is definitely not right, but that...
I'm going to wander into the realm of dogmatic nutrition for a moment and discuss some things I've observed in over a decade of working with nutrition clients in multiple specialties. Everyone in the fitness and nutrition industry seems to...
Long title, but will keep this post shorter than some of my last ones, I promise! Do you live somewhere that gets drier in the winter? I think most places in the US and Canada experience this, even if they...
The short answer: You bet. The long answer: Well, yes. But what consists of diet might surprise you. And much of this is going to take some time to explain. I'm sorry this is a long post (currently over 8000 words...
This post is all about some fantastic books I recently read that I think you might like, too. And when I say recently, I mean I read them a few pages at a time, painstakingly slowly, over the course...