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The Importance of Being Barefoot

Just about 40,000 years ago, human beings made an elective decision that changed the course of humanity forever.

They started wearing shoes.

Although scientific theories differ as

The Importance of Being Barefoot

Just about 40,000 years ago, human beings made an elective decision that changed the course of humanity forever.

They started wearing shoes.

Although scientific theories differ as

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When Food isn’t Making You Happy

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

― Hippocrates, the father of medicine

Ever since human beings evolved beyond simply finding our daily food, to storing it, curing it, and planning it, taking pleasure in our food has become a priority. 

We don’t eat to survive anymore, at least not in the Western world. The amount of food the US wastes every year is proof of that. (If you’re curious, it’s about $161 billion per year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.)

What Can a Low FODMAP Diet Do For Your Gut?

Irritable guts can feel like a death sentence — you never seem to get the formula right. Eating out is a nightmare, providing friends and family with dietary restrictions can make you feel like a burden, and your roster of acceptable foods grows shorter with every article you read and doctor’s appointment you have.

Today, we’re going to look into a specific diet designed for those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). 

FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols. 

People with touchy bowels, leaky gut, or diagnosed IBS should be avoiding foods that fall within those parameters — why?

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.