The practice of fasting dates back to the earliest humans. At a time when food sources were scarce and irregular, eating cycled between periods of hunger and feast. This cycle encouraged—and ultimately, evolved—the body’s ability to survive during periods of food scarcity. Read full article here How Does Fasting Work?
The small intestine is a harsh environment for bacteria. Some do thrive there, but the bulk of the gut bacteria are found in the colon. Read full article here. Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth
While it is difficult to predict what physical effects a person will experience when transitioning off keto, here are some common effects to watch for — and how you can best support your body and immune system during this time. Read full article here
Magnesium is one of the most abundant intracellular cations in the body, second only to potassium. Foods such as spinach, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate are loaded with magnesium, but more than half of the U.S. population’s diet does not meet the recommended allowance for magnesium. So, how does magnesium impact normal body functioning? What can be done to support…
Now popular among Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes, cupping is an ancient Chinese healing practice dating at least as far back as 1550 BC.1 While some researchers suggest that cupping, also known as myofascial decompression, and its efficacy may just be a placebo effect, this hasn’t deterred those suffering from chronic pain from seeking its healing powers. Let’s take a…