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Blast from the Past Eran Elinav of the Weisman Institute of Science, has found that gut bacteria changes when sleep patterns are disrupted, with bacteria that causes obesity tending to predominate. This could explain further why jet lag and lack of sleep due to shift work are linked to health problems, including gastrointestinal symptoms, metabolic issues, and fatigue. Many of us understand that our diet affects our gut flora, but our sleep? Not something we… Read More

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Blast from the Past Ever wonder why grass fed beef is more expensive? You should read this article before you reach for that cheaper cut of meat. Perhaps accidentally, the article strengthens the case for farm-to-table and pastured meat for those of us that care about the toxins we ingest. While the debate can be polarizing, the truth is that there’s a lot of gray area when it comes to the benefits and drawbacks to… Read More

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 42, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past Bill Lagakos (of the site Calories Proper) recently wrote an article on the “essential” fatty acids found in vegetable oil, and how they’re not really essential when DHA intake is adequate. Omega-3 fats like DHA and EPA cannot be synthesized by the body and thus we must consume them to prevent a… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 41, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past There has been a great deal of back and forth about celiac disease and the benefits (or lack thereof) of a gluten-free diet. On one hand, several news outlets have jumped on the story that non-celiac gluten sensitivity is a myth, and that the true culprit for these digestive disorders is the… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 40, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past The Atlantic recently wrote a story called “When Yogurt Affects The Brain” describing the way that our gut bacteria can influence our emotional and mental health. One theory is that beneficial bacteria stimulate the vagus nerve, which stimulates the production of various brain chemicals and neurotransmitters that play a role in what… Read More

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 39, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past Joy and play are essential to wellness, and it’s not something we often talk about in the Paleo community. It can make a huge difference in our overall health and wellbeing Beyond simple nutrition and exercise, we should always infuse joy into our food and play into our exercise.. We can do… Read More