It’s no secret that gut health is important. You can’t look at any nutrition- or health-related site without seeing more and more details about the microbiota and how influential those little guys are. While there’s no question that a healthy balance of good gut bugs is critical, there’s more to gut health than just microorganisms. The […]




As a follow-up to the blog post I wrote last year about inflammation, here is a short video in which I describe: What inflammation is Why we should not be trying to ban it from our bodies How we can eat to support our immune system and make inflammation our friend. Inflammation is necessary for […]





This is the final week of gift buying before the end of year holidays arrive. In case you are looking for a last minute gift or looking for something to read for yourself, here are the things I read this year that I whole-heartedly recommend. Nutrition-related Advice Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness […]


When a person starts learning about food, the first lesson is often to understand fats, proteins and carbohydrates — the macronutrients. The next topic is usually about micronutrients (e.g., vitamins and minerals). For many people this is as far as the nutrition education goes, which is a shame because these two topics alone imply that it doesn’t  matter where […]

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