This is a guest post written by staff nutritionist Kelsey Marksteiner, RD. Click here to read her blog or join her newsletter! Digestive health is a hot topic these days. Problems in the gut not only play a large part in digestive issues like irritable bowel syndrome or reflux, but the gut has an effect on practically every part of our body. Imbalances in the gut can create rashes, exacerbate joint pain and even cause… Read More
On Wednesday the 19th I’ll be on the excellent new Balanced Bites podcast with Diane and Liz to discuss digestive health. Submit your questions here!
In this episode we discuss the gut-brain axis: the relationship between digestive health and cognitive, mental and behavioral conditions (like depression, memory loss and brain fog).
More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates said “all disease begins in the gut.” We’re only now beginning to discover just how right he was.
One of the most contentious issues in the Paleo nutrition community is whether dairy products are health-promoting or disease-causing. On one end of the spectrum you have Loren Cordain and his group, who claim that dairy is not fit for human consumption for two reasons: 1) because it’s a neolithic food and not part of our evolutionary heritage, and 2) because of proposed physiological mechanisms by which dairy causes harm when consumed. On the other… Read More
You can’t have a healthy gut without a healthy thyroid, and you can’t have a healthy thyroid without a healthy gut.