Archives for November 2012

What is Leaky Gut? aka Intestinal Permeability also called Gut Dysbiosis?

What Is Leaky Gut – The Science Behind It It might surprise you but Leaky Gut is exactly what it sounds like. The cells that line the intestinal wall are meant to act as a barrier to only allow fully digested nutrients through this wall and then into your blood stream and then is utilized within your body. But when Leaky Gut develops, these tightly packed cells begin to lose their structure and gaps form between them which allows undigested food particles, bacteria, yeast, … [Read more...]

Meditation: Is It Good For Anything?

There is a new study out about meditation and it has been proven to be a very good thing indeed.   It appears that meditation measurably changes the brain for the better even when not meditating. I have been meditating on a regular basis for quite a few years and I can vouch for it's ability to help my sense of well being and my ability to care for others in a healthy way.  Meditation is not about not thinking.... The practise of meditation is about becoming as aware of what you are … [Read more...]

Why is going on a Paleo diet like childbirth?

Why is going Paleo like childbirth? Because we forget how bad it was to do the change over! Maybe not for a 20 or 30 year old but once you get to be 40 or 50 and onwards then the change over from a glucose burning body to fat burning body so be a bit hard.  The older body finds the adaptation much harder. I was reading my old diaries from exactly 2 years and 7 months ago and I gotta tell you at the beginning of this diet, I felt bad.  I was  pretty darned depressed.  I had started the … [Read more...]