Microbiome

April 12, 2019

When a Gluten Free Diet Isn’t Enough to Heal the Gut

I had a friend visiting last week who has celiac disease. Watching him carefully navigate restaurant menus made me realize how relaxed my “gluten free” diet truly was. Why is… Read More

why I don't eat canola oil
November 26, 2018

Why I don’t eat vegetable oil

This is a post about why I don’t eat vegetable oil, not as much a post about why vegetable oil is bad for people in general (although it is), so… Read More

Glyphosate found in most oat products
September 30, 2018

Why Glyphosate is Dangerous, and How to Avoid Eating it

Glyphosate is the main ingredient in the weed-killer Roundup® and is the most widely used chemical herbicide in history. Chances are, this chemical is in at least some of the… Read More

Mold genes
June 14, 2018

The mold genes: what you need to know

The fuzzy weblike structures formed by molds are a common sight, which is not surprising given that the number of identified mold species number in the thousands, with likely millions… Read More

Genetic testing for kids
March 8, 2018

5 common genetic variations that affect nutrient absorption

Nutrigenetics is the branch of nutrigenomics focusing on how genetic variations affect nutrient absorption, use, and metabolism. Nutrigenetics research typically focuses on a type of genetic variation known as a… Read More

Candida albicans
September 19, 2017

Kick Candida! The best supplements, treatments and lab tests for fungal issues

Candida overgrowth or infection is the hallmark of an overstressed immune system. C. Orian Truss, M.D. My Mother’s hair dresser is convinced she has Candida. I was with a friend… Read More

saccharomyces boulardii
March 9, 2017

Saccharomyces boulardii: the antibiotic resistant probiotic

Science Score: Like many people, I came across Saccharomyces boulardii (S. boulardii) while I was forced to take a course of antibiotics. As I began to do my research, I realized that… Read More

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