Digestive Health

Why I Rarely Recommend Iron Supplements for Anemia

Why I Rarely Recommend Iron Supplements for Anemia

Proper iron metabolism is essential for mitochondrial function and your health as a whole. Iron is one of the most abundant minerals in our human body, most of it is bounded to iron regulating proteins (ferritin, hepcidin, ceruloplasmin, hemosiderin, and transferrin) or heme to protect our cells

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Can Your Gut Health Affect Blood Pressure?

Can Your Gut Health Affect Blood Pressure?

The American College of Cardiology has released new guidelines for defining hypertension or high blood pressure.  There are news sources like CNN[1] and the Wall Street Journal[2] that are claiming that the affected American population that will now be defined as hypertensive will go up from 72.2

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What Exactly Are Systemic Enzymes and How Do They Affect Your Gut?

What Exactly Are Systemic Enzymes and How Do They Affect Your Gut?

Systemic enzymes are a marketing term used to describe a category of supplemental health products.  The peer-reviewed, scientific literature make very little reference to “systemic enzymes” (most likely because the name is misleading).  Advertisers tell us that systemic means “body-wide” and “operate not just for digestion but

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Resolution of Upper Gut (H. pylori) Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers

Resolution of Upper Gut (H. pylori) Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers

GERD Protocol 2: Reduction of H. pylori More updated information about H. pylori! Upper Gut Protocols: Resolution of Upper Gut Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers Upper Gut Dysbiosis SIBO information and diagnosis has been a strong topic of contention in the natural health blogosphere for years. Many of

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SIBO/Heartburn: Thousands Relieved Who Never Thought They Would Be

SIBO/Heartburn: Thousands Relieved Who Never Thought They Would Be

FYG Livestream on SIBO, What Is It and How to Find Relief! Updated SIBO protocol and information in my book Fix Your Gut. I also offer health coaching to help you recover from SIBO. Conquering SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth)/SIYO (small intestine yeast overgrowth) What is SIBO/SIYO/Leaky

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How Ingesting MCT Oil Could Be Making You Ill and How to Limit It

How Ingesting MCT Oil Could Be Making You Ill and How to Limit It

Issues Ingesting Coconut Oil, MCT Oil, Brain Octane Oil? Here Is Why and How to Change It. Many people enjoy the use of refined MCT (medium chain triglycerides) oils for cooking, adding it to their coffee, or supplementing with it as a source of MCT’s. MCT oil

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