Should You Restrict Salt?

Salt intake is as controversial as water intake and fat intake, but where is the evidence behind the recommendations for dietary restriction.  Sodium chloride (salt) is the most abundant mineral circulating in our blood and is essential for life.  Many people still see salt as something they must avoid for optimal health but this may […]

Paleolithic & Hunter-Gatherer Sleep

Are humans evolved to sleep through the night or is natural sleep bimodal or otherwise fragmented? What can we learn from the sleep of Paleolithic hominins and modern hunter-gatherer societies? Paleo-anatomists studying fossilized skeletons of Australopithecus (3.9-2.9 MYA) and Homo habilis (2.3-1.4 MYA) found they were well adapted to climbing. Although much of their daytime […]

5 Clues That Leaky Gut May Be at the Root
of Your Health Issues

Considering that chronic diseases such as diabetes, autoimmunity, and liver failure, as well as common symptoms, like eczema, anxiety, fatigue, weight gain, bloating, and muscle/joint pain, can all be caused by leaky gut syndrome (otherwise known as LGS or intestinal permeability), it is imperative that you determine whether it may be occurring in your body. Leaky gut is not well […]