Gut Health and Nutrition

  • Paleo AutoImmune Protocol + herbs + whatever else I figure out

    For the past few years, I’ve been moving in the direction of being on more of a paleo-type diet. A month ago, I started doing a paleo/ Whole30 diet, also leaving out eggs & coffee. In the past week I’ve also omitted nightshades. Nuts and seeds are next. It’s a very restrictive diet and I’ve decided the best approach for me is to be somewhat…[Read more]

  • A Fishy Year - Omega and Serotonin

    Just kind of had an idea that popped in to my mind regarding my own recovery. Last summer (coinciding with my recovery) I stocked up on a ton of fish and salmom caviar for the winter.

    As a result almost every single day I ate fish, caviar or other sea food products (shrimp, calmari). At the same time I replaced my main cooking oils with mainly…[Read more]

  • Your appearance can reflect the state of your liver

    Could it just be as simple as a bad liver?

    • Think it might a contributor, but maybe not as simple as just that.
      Perhaps serotonin and melatonin play a large role as well.

      Here’s some food for thought:
      “Approximately 90% of the human body’s total serotonin is located in the enterochromaffin cells in the GI tract, where it is used to regulate intestinal…[Read more]

  • According to everything I’ve read so far, everyone who has done a 3 day water fast has had their SD and other skin problems clear up as if they were never there. Indeed, I have done one, and mine cleared up as well. If I wasn’t so hungry, I would have kept fasting!!

    I’ve read that during fasting, the digestive / immune system doesn’t have to…[Read more]

    • Hey Jarred,

      Referring back to the high skin cell turnover rate with seborrheic dermatitis, perhaps fasting slows this rate down and allows time for the skin to repair/mature?

      The interrelation of so many variables makes SD quite hard to figure out. 🙂