Gut health, POTS nutrition

People with IBD have more microplastic in their poop

None of us are trying to consume microplastic, but it happens. Researchers have estimated that we consume about 1 credit card’s worth of plastic per week. And here is yet another study about how plastics might be associated with big problems for our health. This time they looked at quantities of microplastics in feces and… Continue reading People with IBD have more microplastic in their poop

Food as Medicine, Gut health

POTS and Gut Health: 15 habits that may help

Growing evidence suggests that autoimmune conditions can stem from poor gut health AND that many cases of POTS/dysautonomia are autoimmune. Even people without without autoimmune problems should prioritize gut health because growing evidence links it to numerous aspects of health, both physical and mental. So here’s a handy list of 15 ways to promote better gut health:… Continue reading POTS and Gut Health: 15 habits that may help

Food ideas, Gut health, Habit hacks

Why summer is the easiest time to give up sugar

If all the latest reports of how sugar is truly addictive, feeds cancer cells, causes dysbiosis (bad balance of gut microbes), raises cholesterol, inflammation and risk of depression--just to name a few--has you thinking you need to ditch it once and for all, then consider doing it NOW. Here's why SUMMER IS THE BEST TIME… Continue reading Why summer is the easiest time to give up sugar