Microbiome research continues to blossom to the great delight of the curious, constipated, and the bloated. Anyone suffering from gut dysbiosis and microbiota imbalances revels in the new knowledge that points us all closer to a realm of relief. Since the initial dive into the human microbiota back in the 17th century, researchers and bowel-enthusiasts alike continue unmasking links between the biome of our guts … Continue reading The Truth About Probiotics
I vividly remember brewing my first batch of enema coffee back in 2013, pouring it into a pink rubber enema bag and letting it flow into my rectum while I listened to NPR. After holding it, squirming, breathing as deeply as I could for about 5 minutes and 16 seconds, I leapt to the toilet and eagerly examined the contents. At the time, I hoped … Continue reading Coffee Enemas?
I stay open to changing my mind. I plan to keep changing my mind and admitting I don’t know, especially when it comes to nutritional research and “diets.” I will not pretend to have the answers. However, I promise to have many ideas. At this point, I’ve checked off every possible diet, from raw fruitarian to strict carnivore. I have ignored cues and cravings from … Continue reading Falling in Love with an Older Man. And Carrots.
“The true method of knowledge is experiment.” —William Blake When Joe Rogan interviewed Dr. Shawn Baker back in 2017 about only eating meat for two years straight, increasing numbers of people began chatting about–and trying–the now somewhat trendy carnivore diet. Since then, a cult-like following has developed on Instagram and Facebook as they share miraculous stories turning around medical conditions deemed unsolvable by traditional western … Continue reading How the Carnivore Diet Can Heal Your Gut & Brain
Our culture often celebrates those with overflowing schedules. We are addicted to the caffeine-fueled, GO GO GO mentality, bowing down to busy-ness, impressive resumes, and those superhuman individuals that seem to always get things done. See more. Buy more. Work more. Travel more. Detox more. More movement. More juice. MORE GREENS! More yoga! More meditation! Everything in moderation, except for doing more. More is better, … Continue reading How I do Less and Choose Rest
Sometimes getting better means taking a leap you do not feel ready to take. A big tiger leap. It’s been almost three months since I decided to take that big tiger leap and try out a carnivore diet. For me, that means eating every part of the animal: muscle, fat, organs, skin, cartilage, broth, bones, eggs, egg shells (yes, egg shells), with water and salt. … Continue reading Becoming a Tiger