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Now displaying: February, 2024
Feb 29, 2024

Recent research reveals just how effectively probiotics improve inflammation, cognition, and depression. Tune in to hear the details of the latest in health science.

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00:00 Intro 

00:42 How to Determine Evidence Quality

02:52 The Science Behind Depression is Evolving

05:52 “Microbiota Diversity as a New Target to Improve Mood”

08:05 The Effect of Probiotics & Fiber in Cognitive Function 

10:50 Probiotics for Premature Infant Neurodevelopment 

13:12 Probiotics for Alcohol Use Disorder 

14:40 Probiotics for Inflammation

17:48 Probiotics for MS 

19:22 “Probiotic Effects on Sexual Function in Depressant Women”



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Feb 26, 2024

We already knew probiotics improve leaky gut, but this study shows just how game-changing probiotics might be for leaky gut improvement. 

Tune in and let me know what you think! 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

00:46 Symptoms of leaky gut

02:39 The game-changing leaky gut study 

06:05 Serum zonulin & testing 

08:30 Probiotics improve SYMPTOMS

10:34 Our Probiotic Protocol

 

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Feb 22, 2024

The latest science on tackling hormone imbalances. 

I’d love to know what you thought about the episode in the comments!

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01:13 Gluten-free dieting 

09:19 How chemicals impact thyroid function

11:40 Balancing risks with benefits 

15:15 Heavy metal exposure on thyroid 

16:20 Vitamin D for thyroid autoimmunity 

17:51 Selenium supplementation for Hashimoto’s

18:53 Cordyceps for Hashimoto’s

20:39 Black cohosh for menopause 

21:37 Meditation & mindfulness for sleep & stress

 

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Feb 19, 2024

If you have or suspect you have candida & SIFO, let’s break down what it is, why it happens, and 4 simple strategies for relief. 

If you have any additional questions you would like answered in the future, let me know in the comments!

 

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00:00 Intro 

01:04 What IS candida? 

03:38 The causes of candida 

07:01 Candida testing 

12:08 The role of oral health 

14:21 How to gauge candida levels

17:05 How to balance the WHOLE microbiome

22:15 Supplements AS effective as meds

27:55 Herbal antifungals 

 

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Feb 15, 2024

The latest research has new strategies for how to improve sleep. There are also important findings on improving fatigue and mood. Tune in to hear research-backed methods to improve your health.

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00:00 Intro 

01:23 Can exercise offset too little sleep? 

03:26 How to improve post-infection fatigue

05:21 An effective strategy for insomnia

06:35 Does blue-light blocking actually help sleep? 

09:42 The importance of caffeine timing 

11:40 Supports for chronic fatigue  

14:21 Ways to improve mood & stress





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Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

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Feb 12, 2024

New research shows that a long-term low FODMAP diet can be used effectively for IBS. This is huge as there have been many theoretical concerns about using a low FODMAP diet long-term, such as negative impacts to the gut microbiota, nutrition levels, and quality of life. 

However, we’ll cover each common criticism and answer them with science. 

And if you have any additional questions about low FODMAP that you would like answered in the future, let me know in the comments!

 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

00:59 What are FODMAPs? 

02:24 New study 

04:22 “Low FODMAP hasn’t been studied long-term”

05:26 “Low FODMAP is bad for the gut”

06:36 “Low FODMAP leads to nutrient deficiencies” 

09:30 “Low FODMAP is too difficult to do” 

11:08 “Low FODMAP leads to food fear” 

12:45 The study’s conclusion 

13:48 Recommendations

 

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Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

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Feb 8, 2024

Wondering what the thyroid levels from your thyroid lab test mean? I’ll break down what the different thyroid hormones indicate and dispel some misconceptions about which levels actually require medication. 

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00:00 Intro to the thyroid  

03:57 TSH

05:02 Free T4 

05:59 Free T3 

07:07 TPO (thyroid antibodies) 

08:13 Hashimoto’s 

10:00 TG (thyroglobulin) 

12:58 Defining hypothyroidism

13:27 Defining hyperthyroidism 

13:48 The grey area “Sluggish thyroid”

18:07 Treatments 

20:20 Where symptoms can come from

24:25 Thyroid lab interpretation guide

 

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Feb 5, 2024

Tune in for an installment of my gut health Q&A, where I answer your questions about all things gut health.

This installment is a probiotic edition, where I’ll touch on probiotic foods, dosing, side effects, and talk about whether the hype around Akkermansia is warranted.

Be sure to tune in! 

And if you have any questions you would like answered in a future installment, let me know in the comments!

 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro

01:27 Is Akkermansia hype warranted? 

11:24 What are the best probiotics for IBS? 

18:20 How long should I take probiotics? 

22:00 Can probiotic foods be enough? 

26:06 What if probiotics make symptoms worse? 

29:04 Probiotics with histamine intolerance?

33:21 Are lacto-bifido probiotics actually bad for SIBO?

 

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Feb 1, 2024

Here are 8 simple, practical ways to beat brain fog that you can start today. 

Brain fog is the frustrating experience of cloudy, slowed thinking. Many of us have experienced it at some point, but if you’re struggling with it regularly, there’s a lot that you can do. Tune in! 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

03:35 Iron 

06:28 Vitamin B12 

08:38 Probiotics 

13:14 Hormones 

15:54 Sleep 

19:27 Acetyl-l-carnitine 

22:40 Exercise 

26:31 Protein 

29:07 Forest bathing 

32:15 A great brain fog diet

34:16 The role of chronic infections 

 

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