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Evidence: You need Physical Health in order...

Aug 07, 20141 Comment1374 Views

It may not be a double-blind study, but this poll of thousands of Americans conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravings

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravi...

Jul 15, 20146 Comments1242 Views

I recently became a bit obsessed with gut flora research via a long story: I began getting migraines again this winter after eating a lower-potassium diet

The Little Adrenal Gland That Almost Could

The Little Adrenal Gland that Almost Could:...

Feb 20, 201421 Comments334 Views

Last week I published a post in which I went into some detail on my current struggle with my health. I was shocked (though in

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Why Dying Sucks for Us (But Shouldn’t...

Sep 23, 20137 Comments335 Views

  It’s funny. Sometimes I think I spend most of my time on this blog trying to drum up ways  to legitimize inappropriate topics for

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Where does your energy go?

Aug 13, 20137 Comments1637 Views

  I had a conversation in early May of this year that sticks with me.  I think of it often, like it’s stuck to the

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The Art of Non-Attached Pleasure: How Letti...

Jul 01, 201314 Comments205 Views

The last post I published here was about my recent test results.  Everything out there is better than it was before, huzzah!  My male sex

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Photographs and longevity: can one snapshot...

Dec 05, 20129 Comments187 Views

Obviously, when we’re talking about how long we are ever going to live, the “diet hypothesis” holds.   Poor food choices make us ill, and

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Psychological stress and female hormones: a...

Oct 10, 20126 Comments780 Views

While the title of this post may sound hyperbolic, it nonetheless is grounded in truth.  There are a wide variety of dietary and lifestyle factors

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Carbohydrates for Fertility and Health

May 31, 2012157 Comments8193 Views

I spend a disproportionate amount of my time telling women to eat carbohydrates (read: “safe starches”–see below).  The thing is, a low carbohydrate diet (<50g/day)

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Protein, Cortisol, and GABA: Why Moderating...

May 09, 201217 Comments4854 Views

Protein, composed of amino acids, is the building block molecule.  For this reason, we usually think of it as constructing our bones, our skin, and