Counting On Sheep

In an earlier article I discussed my findings around the topic of vitamin D and the ongoing debate whether a deficiency in this pre-hormone results in worse outcomes from respiratory infections. I was surprised at the time of discovering the vast amount of information out there on vitamin D that mainstream media hadn't really covered …

Go With Your Gut: Novel findings on the gut microbiome, nutrition and health

Streamed live on 11 Jan 2021 The latest research from the landmark PREDICT study is the first to reveal strong links between specific gut microbes, diet, and health.‍ For the first time, they have found a group of 15 “good” and 15 “bad” gut microbes that are linked to better or worse health, including inflammation, …

Study Suggests Potential Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Ketone Bodies Via Effects on Gut Microbial Ecosystems

Research published May 2020 by University of California San Francisco Findings suggest that the effects of ketogenic/low carb diets on the microbiome are not just about the diet itself, but how the diet alters the body’s metabolism, which then has downstream effects on the microbiome. Researchers found that the mere presence of added ketones was …

Despite What You’ve Been Told, Cows Can Save The World – Brian Sanders

Film maker Brian Sanders, the man behind the feature length documentary 'Food Lies' and host of the Peak Human podcast looks at the history of our dietary guidelines, the epidemic of chronic disease and obesity that followed, what the new science is telling us humans should actually be eating, and how to eat that food …

Reversing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Through Low-Carb Nutrition – Dr. Terry Wahls

After three years of a low-carb/ketogenic diet to reverse type 2 diabetes, I am constantly amazed by emerging news of many other incredible stories of its effects on other conditions, one of which is highlighted here with the miraculous story of Dr Terry Wahls, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College …

Let Them Eat Dirt – Why Dirt & Microbes Could Be Good for Us

Have we become too clean? Brett Finlay discusses whether we have taken our war on germs a step too far, the research on tailored diets to address diabetes and obesity, fecal transplants for IBS, how microbes play a part in atherosclerosis, heart disease, strokes, depression, body odour, even jet lag. The gut-brain axis, autism, ADHD, …