Tag: Dysbiosis

THE STANDARD AMERICAN DIET (SAD) AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

  THE STANDARD AMERICAN DIET (SAD) AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES Nothing points out the absurd nature of our modern diet more than by simply listing each category by percentage. Before I get to my pyramid, (the Rasmussen Food Pyramid-not as cool as the Great Pyramid but better for you. In a future blog), in detail let’s […]

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SIBO

SIBO Or small intestine bacterial overgrowth is a condition rampant in America brought on by excessive carbohydrate consumption and chronic PPI use. When normally harmless large bowel bacteria are allowed to seed the small bowel along with normal small bowel flora a condition called SIBO occurs. It is defined as the presence of more than […]

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GERD AND THE FEEDLOT FOURTEEN

GERD AND THE FEEDLOT FOURTEEN That substernal burning sensation you get as your goose broils from acid reflux is called aptly enough gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Your Doc in the Box (DIB) will tell you otherwise but the most common cause is from the overconsumption of cereals and sugars which leads to form of dysbiosis. […]

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FIRE AND BRIMSTONE

Elsewhere, like in the statins chapter, I mention my favorite professor Dr Stephanie Seneff a Senior Research Scientist in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT. Talk about thinking outside the Box, her work on many different subjects are some of the most compelling studies I have ever had the good luck to […]

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The gut microbiome a continuation

JUST LIKE DOMINOS It’s alimentary my dear Mr Watson. Modern man’s gut microbiome met its first health insult 10,000 years ago with the advent of agriculture pruning us by 6 inches due to micronutrient deficiencies from monocultured grain eating. It added numerous new diseases such as rotten teeth, degenerative joint disease and obesity. Next came […]

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IT TAKES A LOT OF GUTS-THE HUMAN MICROBIOME IN DISEASE

ALL THEY ASK FOR IN RETURN These friendly bacteria have developed a way to interact within our gut without triggering an immune response against them; to co-exist in our bowels which is incredible when you think about it.[1] All they ask for in return is that we feed, shelter and clothe them. Well perhaps they […]

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GUT FLORA INOCULATION IS LIKE SOURDOUGH BAKING

GUT FLORA INOCULATION IS LIKE SOURDOUGH BAKING Not unlike the original sourdough starter, or sponge, as it’s called; which if nurtured properly can keep forever while small portions are harvested and used to “infect” your next batch of sourdough baguettes. They have that uniquely yeasty-sour flavor made famous during the Gold Rush era in what […]

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Dysbiosis, the gut-brain and the heart brain part two

HEARTMATH There is a group of rather obtuse characters located in Boulder Creek, nestled deep in the dazzling redwoods within the Santa Cruz Mountains. We used to go to the Boulder Creek Festival every year especially because you could bring your dog. It’s a small mountain town that at any given time is 20 degrees […]

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DYSBIOSIS AND GUT HEALTH part 1

 “All diseases begin in the gut” “…death sits in the bowels…”  “…bad digestion is the root of all evil….”  Hippocrates  Just three pages from now I’ll start discussing some truly fascinating things about no, not the gut, but the heart. Huh? This is a chapter on gut health so what’s going on? You’ll see in […]

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