Studies show that the human circadian clock system plays a critical role in disease development, even in the absence of other contributing factors. Circadian dyssynchrony has been shown to increase disease risk for diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity, depression, and bipolar disorder. Integrative Practitioner   A fascinating conversation between Dr. David Perlmutter, author of Grain […]

This healthy yet decadent chocolate mousse tastes like the “real deal” with each creamy and rich spoonful. Enjoying pleasurable but healthy foods, including dessert, is a big part of Dr. Chutkan’s Live Dirty, Eat Clean Diet. So, go ahead . . . you’re in for a nutrient-dense treat. *SERVES 2 Ingredients 1 ripe avocado ¼ […]

A probiotic supplement is a good idea in promoting gut bacteria balance, but dirt may be the more powerful probiotic solution. Dirt, the age-old super food, was the first mineral supplement, and eating it is a behavior practiced by many indigenous communities. Mommypotamus   Feed professional athletes better… and they’ll perform better? Yes! While this […]

Prenatal stress, mediated through the gut microbiome, can lead to long-term negative impacts on infant brain and behavioral development that can extend well into adulthood. Harmful stressors range from traumatic events, (like the loss of a loved one) to more common events (like financial worries and daily hassles). If you find yourself pregnant and stressed, […]