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How Stress and Diet Impact Gastrointestinal Disease

How Stress and Diet Impact Gastrointestinal Disease

Stress plays a big role in gastrointestinal diseases, period. I tell patients that the organ in the body that has the most nerve endings is the GI tract and not the brain and spinal cord. I think mostly I make the patient aware of stress as a contributing factor, period.

Reverse fatty liver disease

Reverse fatty liver disease

This is Randy with liberty solutions. I just wanted to share with you a personal story about my struggles with my non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. About 10 years ago i had a whole bunch of liver tests done and my ALTs and ASTs came back pretty high and they ended

Is Alkaline Water Really Better For You?

Is Alkaline Water Really Better For You?

[ intro ] You may have heard of alkaline water— it’s the newest health trend hitting grocery shelves. These products are essentially just water treated to have a more basic pH between 8 and 10 instead of water’s usual neutral 7. And supposedly, they take your internal chemistry from acidic

Why Eating Fat Won’t Make You Gain Weight

Why Eating Fat Won’t Make You Gain Weight

– [Narrator] Maybe you’ve been pouring skim milk on your cereal and spritzing non-fat dressing on your salads for years, but as it turns out, eating fat won’t make you fat. In fact, research shows that low-fat diets don’t seem to aid in weight loss or in reducing risk of

Metformin & DPPOS – 15-year results

Metformin & DPPOS – 15-year results

The long-term results of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) tell us that the beneficial effect of metformin in terms of preventing or delaying the progression of diabetes persists over the entire 15 years of follow-up, and it’s looking to persist into the predictable future. In the original publication of the

What is Brown Fat?

What is Brown Fat?

Brown fat, which is also called brown adipose tissue, or BAT, is an organ that we only recently discovered to be functional in adult humans. And what makes it really fascinating is that it takes fat calories from the rest of the body and burns it up, both for the

Diagnosis and treatment of Celiac Disease

Diagnosis and treatment of Celiac Disease

Gluten sensitivity, or in the most extreme case, celiac disease is becoming something that we’re hearing more and more about. You’ll see more and more foods that are gluten free on grocery shelves. And it’s a very interesting topic. So certainly there are a group of patients that are sensitive