Gut Bacteria and Your Metabolism with Dr. Keesha Ewers on the Healthy You! Radio show

Listen to the Healthy You! Radio segment with Dr. Keesha Ewers here About Dr. Keesha Ewers Dr. Keesha has been in the medical field for over 28 years.  It was after being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and finding no cures in … [Read more...]

DNA From Gut Bacteria Found in Blood of Diabetic Patients, Linked with Endotoxin, Inflammation

Our gut microfloras are important cogs in the wheels of our biological machinery. From assisting in digestion and absorption to orchestrating metabolic and immune responses, gut microbes play a huge role. But when these gut microbes are … [Read more...]

Why Chewing Food Can Help Curb Cravings, Burn Fat and Improve Digestion

SLOW DOWN AND CHEW! Your personal trainer may encourage you to “Eat more protein!” Your doctor is likely to advise, “Watch those saturated fats and reduce your calories.” But your grandma, who told you to “Chew your food,” probably knows … [Read more...]

Diet, Gut Microbiota and Immune Responses Through the Lens of Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFA)

Virtually every immune-mediated disease is on the rise, from asthma to allergies to various autoimmune diseases. Historically, scientists have blamed excessive hygiene as a root cause of an over-vigilant immune system. This hygiene … [Read more...]

SAD Diet Disturbs Circadian Clocks Leading to Leaky Gut and Imbalanced Gut Bacteria

BREAKING NEWS Cutting-edge practitioners have long known that obesity and diabetes is linked with imbalanced gut bacteria and skewed circadian clock genes. But, for the first time in human history, scientists at Rush University in Chicago … [Read more...]

Brain Fried? Dr. Perlmutter Reveals Links Between Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) and Poor Brain Health

CLICK THIS VIDEO TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SUGAR AND BRAIN HEALTH WHAT IS THE HEMOGLOBIN (HBA1C) TEST? Getting pricked with needles multiple times during a two-hour glucose tolerance test is cumbersome. This is why the World Health … [Read more...]


Binge drinking—having more than four drinks—not only stresses your liver. A recent study revealed it affects your liver’s sister organ, the gut, as well. Alcohol is a known inducer of gut permeability; that is, it causes leaky gut. More … [Read more...]

Balance Your Biological Clock, Reclaim Your Metabolism and Burn More Fat

  Sleep is one of the body’s ways of conserving energy. Curbing this critical resting time is linked to many metabolic derangements and fat gain. Endocrinologists now recognize that poor sleep habits and sleep loss are risk … [Read more...]

Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFA) And Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) epitomize the notion that when we eat, our microbes are eating too. The bacteria in our gut ferment our food, synthesizing three main types of SCFA—acetate, propionate, and butyrate—in roughly a 70:20:10 … [Read more...]

What is Magnesium Stearate? Dr. Michael Ash Offers His Critical Scientific Appraisal

Magnesium stearate is the most common fatty acid in the diet

Reposted with permission by Michael Ash BSc DO ND Dip ION of Originally posted Nutri-Link Clinical Education on  July 4, 2012 under " Magnesium Stearate, Hypothesis, Nocebo and Adverse ‘Halo Effect’ – a Critical … [Read more...]

Delayed Gluten Exposure During Infancy Augments Later Life Immunological Response and Autoimmunity to Gluten

Bacteroides fragilis activates Treg cells

dysfunctional cross talk between innate and adaptive immunity…..could be influenced by the timing of gluten introduction into the diet.... and composition of the GI microbiota," notes Sellitto et al 2012. Alessio Fasano's group at … [Read more...]