Woman holding a shower head with shower water filter
November 5, 2019

Ranking the 5 Best Shower Filters for 2020

ContentsLook for NSF certificationShower filter brand comparisonCulligan Wall-Mount Filtered ShowerheadRaindrops Shower Head with FilterPropur ProMax (Top Recommendation)Berkey KDSF-HEADOPUS Aroma Sense Aromatherapy Vitamin C Handheld Shower HeadClosing thoughts So, you read… Read More

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November 4, 2019

What are the Health Benefits of Bifidobacterium Longum?

ContentsMy favorite strain of B. Longum – BB536B. Longum may help clear histamineB. Longum helps clears ammoniaB. Longum increases short chain fatty acid productionKey takeway: the strain matters In a… Read More

PCSK9 drugs
October 21, 2019

My Experience With Zetia

ContentsMy experience with ZetiaZetia is usually well toleratedZetia 5 mg vs 10 mg doseWhy I tried ZetiaZetia side effectsKey Takeaway Ezetimibe, or “Zetia” for short is an important heart drug… Read More

How to kill senescent zombie cells
October 9, 2019

Why Senescent “Zombie” Cells Should be on Your Radar and How to Kill Them

ContentsWhat are senescent cells?How do cells become senescent?Why should you care about cellular senescence?Senescence Associated Secretory Phenotype (SASP)The potential benefits of senolyticsThe takeaway All the cells in your body will… Read More

Low histamine diets
October 6, 2019

Do Low Histamine Diets Really Work? Yes, But There are Limits

ContentsThe histamine bucket100 “avoid” foods is not sustainableWhy am I not eating a zero histamine dietExtreme diets are not sustainableMy current histamine protocolPlant based “histamine reset” dietClosing thoughts I once… Read More

5 foods that cause acne
October 5, 2019

Want Clear Skin? Avoid These 5 Acne Causing Foods

Contents1. Milk and many other dairy products2. Highly refined carbohydrates3. Whey protein4. Vegetable oils (especially damaged ones!)5. Eggs and other B12-rich foodsHow else can you prevent acne? When it comes… Read More

Top 3 causes of acne from a science perspective
October 4, 2019

Breaking Down the 3 Big Causes of Acne

ContentsHormones and acneBacterial growth, inflammation, and acneSebum, follicular hyperkeratinization, and acneThe takeaway We all want clearer skin, right? So, in the name of clearing up acne and associated acne myths,… Read More

October 1, 2019

The Best BCAA Supplements for Athletes

ContentsChoosing a BCAA supplementVega Clean Powder BCAAs Plus GlutamineBCAA 3:1:2 from MusclePharmOptimum Nutrition Gold Standard BCAAOptimum Nutrition Instantized BCAA CapsulesNutricost BCAA Capsules 2:1:1Key takeaways In my post in the benefits… Read More

September 29, 2019

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease? Is Genetics or Lifestyle More Important?

ContentsWhat causes Alzheimer’s disease?The nutrition wars on brain healthAge increases risk for Alzheimer’sLifestyle and heart diseaseThe APOE gene and Alzheimer’sHow to tell if you have ApoE4The bottom line Alzheimer’s disease… Read More

pregnant woman holding stomach
September 24, 2019

Chlorinated water and pregnancy – how it affects fetal development and why genes matter

ContentsChlorination of drinking waterWhat does the science say about chlorination by-products?Impaired fetal development, genes, and drinking water contaminantsCYP enzymes and SGACYP17A1The takeaway – what does this mean for you? If… Read More

September 19, 2019

How to Avoid Eating Trans Fats – and why it Matters

ContentsFDA position on trans fatsReading nutrition labels for trans fatsWhich foods contain trans fats?What’s the alternative to trans fats?Lab tests for trans fatsKey takeaways Trans fats are a particularly dangerous… Read More

September 12, 2019

I Went on a Mezcal and Pizza Bender – Then I got my Blood Drawn

ContentsMy April, 2019 eating regimenMy June, 2019 corrective dietTakeaways from my pizza bender blood drawTriglyceride rich LDL-PWas I insulin resistant?Simple carbohydrates can be a problem for lipidsStrategies for lowering TGWhy… Read More

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