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Mental Health Starts in Your Gut, Not your Brain

Mental Health Starts in Your Gut, Not your Brain

/ / Gut Health, Mental Health
What if the way we treat anxiety, depression, learning difficulties and behavioral disorders is completely misunderstood? When you combine published and unpublished studies of antidepressants, the treatments we have today ...
Is Vitamin C the Most Important Vitamin For You?

Is Vitamin C the Most Important Vitamin For You?

6 "There are more than ten thousand published scientific papers that make it quite clear that there is not one body process (such as what goes on inside cells or ...
The Best Foods to Prevent Sunburn and Skin Cancer

The Best Foods to Prevent Sunburn and Skin Cancer

  The Evolutionary Timeline of the Sunburn Over the past sixty years or so, we have moved more and more towards an indoor, temperature controlled environment with the least amount ...
How Much Meat, Plants and Dairy Did Farmers Consume?

How Much Meat, Plants and Dairy Did Farmers Consume?

/ / Foods
One of the things I noticed while working on family farms is that meat is not as abundant on many farms as it is in our grocery stores. Farms provide ...
How much meat did the hunter gatherers eat?

How Much Meat and Plants Did Hunter Gatherers Eat?

/ / Foods
Have you ever wondered how much meat and plants our hunter-gatherers consumed? Or our farming ancestors? When I originally designed the Healthbeat Diet, it was based on the optimal diet ...
Homemade fruit kvass

How to Make Fruit Kvass

/ / Beverages
What if you could make a drink that tastes just like soda, but healthy? Would you tell me to "get outta here!" or call me a liar and storm out? ...
How to Make the Most Nutrient Dense Bone Broth

How to Make the Most Nutrient Dense Bone Broth

/ / Beverages, Fitness
Recently I did a lecture called Digestion is the Key to Health and provided a sample of homemade bone broth. Broth is not only one of the best ways to ...
The China Study Revisited: Looking at Both Sides of the Coin

The China Study Revisited: Looking at Both Sides of the Coin

What is the True Predictor of Disease? As you can probably tell from entering this website, I advocate a diet that includes both animal and plant foods. But as a ...
How Adaptogens May Prevent Bonking

How Adaptogens May Prevent Bonking

/ / Adaptogens, Fitness
Imagine yourself cruising (or hobbling) along during the last leg of your race. You think the worst is over, but in fact it's the distance between you and the finish ...
Adaptogens: The Secret Weapon for Athletes

Adaptogens: The Secret Weapon for Athletes

If there was something that I thought every athlete should add to their arsenal, it would be mushroom and herbal adaptogens. Put aside creatine, BCAA supplementation, glutamine and any other ergogenic ...
What to Take for Pain: Top 5 Reasons to Avoid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

What to Take for Pain: Top 5 Reasons to Avoid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

/ / Fitness, Supplements
Whether you have a headache, sore muscles or painful joints, anti-inflammatory drugs have become a staple for many people experiencing any discomfort. It is hard to find anything out there ...
Best Standing Desks for Fitness: Karate Kick Your Chair to the Side

Best Standing Desks for Fitness: Karate Kick Your Chair to the Side

/ / Fitness
The Affordable Chair Act: Get Rid of Your Chairs! After suffering a minor back injury that set me back a little bit, I had to re-evaluate what led to this ...
Nutrition and Lifting for Football Q&A with Trainer Pete Hogan

Nutrition and Lifting for Football Q&A with Trainer Pete Hogan

/ / Fitness
I had the pleasure of meeting Pete a few years ago when he was beginning a career change from Real Estate into nutrition and personal training. You will probably not ...
The Best Way to Detox and Why High Sugar Juicing Isn't Optimal

The Best Way to Detox and Why High Sugar Juicing Isn’t Optimal

You don't need to frost your tips, move to Hollywood and have custom juices strained through unicorn horns to to do a quality detox or cleanse. Your body naturally wants ...
Lower Back Twinge: What Should I Do?

Lower Back Twinge: What Should I Do?

/ / Fitness
I recently had the unfortunate incident on Sunday night of injuring my back during yoga. This class was much more intense than usual, and there was some twists and turns ...
How to increase testosterone naturally

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally: Why You Don’t Need Steroids

The sports world has been riddled with the use of performance enhancing drugs. These can be anabolic steroids, HGH, artificial stimulants, or blood boosters. We have seen steroids rock the ...
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