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Caveman Skills Just as Relevant Now as Then

The more we’ve moved humanity indoors, automated our skills away, and gotten our experience of the world filtered and sent to us through screens…

The more we’ve lost touch with some of the vital skills cavemen and prehistoric men learned in order to survive.

We’re only able to tell an automated device to play a song by a famous dead artist, or microwave a burrito, or fly to a different time zone on a moment’s notice, because our ancestors developed the essential skills that were necessary to beat the odds and survive.

Fad Diets and Your Microbiome’s Reactions to Them

Fad diets have a bad reputation — for many more reasons than what they can do to your gut’s microbiome.

Lots of them forego essential nutrition for the sake of weight loss. Think about low-carb diets.

Lots of them are obviously ill-advised now, but at one point were taken seriously. Like this fad diet found in Vogue magazine in the 1970s.

6 Tummy-Turning Reasons to Get Serious About Sleep

It’s considered the hallmark of adulthood: “I’m so tired.” 

Nap culture, staying-in-on-a-Friday culture, bragging-about-how-little-sleep-you-got culture is rampant in 2019. But have you ever thought about how your REM cycle affects your gut culture?

Science is beginning to wake up to the relationship between your gut microbiome and the quality and quantity of sleep you’re getting. If there is a gut-brain axis, and your gut health can affect anything from your ADHD condition to the eczema on your skin, why shouldn’t sleep factor into your overall digestive health?

Everything Flows from the Mouth of the River Microbiome

Raise your hand if you’re completely comfortable with the state of your mouth!

… 

According to a recent survey conducted by the Delta Dental Plans Association, only 15% of you should have raised your hands. 

In fact, for the second year in a row, dentists ranked highest on a list of health practitioners Americans thought they needed to see more often.

Can Changing The Way You Brush Your Teeth Rid You Of Chronic Disease?

When you brush your teeth, are you spitting red?

Probably.

About 90% of the population admits to it. 

Bleeding gums, as we know, is generally a sign that your gums are inflamed. And if there’s anything we know about inflammation, it’s that it’s bad news when any body part is inflamed. It’s a symptom of infection. It means something isn’t right.

If you’re like most of the population, your understanding of what goes on in your mouth is limited. Basically, you notice when something out of the ordinary happens. But…

Dr. Pedram Shojai

NY Times Best Selling author and film maker. Taoist Abbot and Qigong master. Husband and dad. I’m here to help you find your way and be healthy and happy. I don’t want to be your guru…just someone who’ll help point the way. If you’re looking for a real person who’s done the work, I’m your guy. I can light the path and walk along it with you but can’t walk for you.