Most people think that going Paleo means eating a ton of meat, with a side of butter and no dessert. But in truth, the primal lifestyle includes a diet that is highly varied and rich in colorful produce. In most variations on Paleo eating, there is a strong emphasis on vegetables, especially leafy greens, and […]
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4 More Reasons You Should be Bodybuidling Click here to read Part 1 of this series: 3 Reasons You Should Be Bodybuilding Bodybuilding. The word immediately evokes distaste in many people. Bronzed, oiled up men in thongs showing off their clearly unnaturally large bodies…and women that look just like men. I understand the stigma, yet […]
Arsenic is a toxic heavy metal that is a known carcinogen and also has adverse effects on the immune system and other body functions. Did you know that arsenic has been found in different types of rice? A Consumer Reports … The post Dangers of Arsenic in Rice Worldwide appeared first on Doctor Akil.
Yes! You read it correctly! I am close to 69 years old. At this stage of my life, death becomes more of a reality. I know there have been more years behind me than years remaining ahead. When I look around and see my contemporaries, I see the reality of getting older is often coupled […]
Note: This post on advanced pain management was inspired by Daniel Kahneman’s Unfortunately, we need to respect that speed in order to increase expertise and skill and get results in our given domain. There is no hacking the time necessary to learn how to play the violin or fixing patients in pain. Here is what […]
Early life factors, like breastfeeding and daycare, impact autoimmunity later in life. A study was recently published that looked at what impact both breastfeeding and daycare have on the development of the autoimmune condition type 1 diabetes later in life. The highly interesting results are not what you might expect. If you need help with […]
Get ready for the inside scoop. What is this post about? The INSIDE SCOOP. AKA bowel movements. Or really, the lack thereof. As an integrative nutritionist, I talk to people A TON about how things are “going.” And guess what, the topic came up again this week. No need to apologize to me next time […]
“But I don’t understand why I still feel this way . . .” I hear this every day. Sometimes we have to dig deep for the answer, sometimes it’s just the act of listening that helps us find the answer and sometimes it’s the nail staring us right in the face. We often don’t want […]
Hey it’s Winter. This blog is for all other generation X’s. We live in a crazy world, and as most of us are heading deeper into our twenty’s we need to really start making a difference. When we are scrolling through our phones mindlessly or watching T.V. We can’t help, but see countless videos of […]
At the start of 2016, I decided to resume my own n=1 experiment on the ketogenic diet. I’d tested this diet briefly back in October 2015 and had some encouraging results. Most notably, I lost weight, my fasting blood sugar came down, I had incredible amounts of energy and my mental acuity and performance felt […]