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Give Your Gut a Break with Bone Broth

Liquid diets have long been touted as quick gut-fixers… And not for no reason.

So many diseases have been linked to a microbial imbalance — a disproportionate bacteria distribution in your gut — that people have come up with all kinds of solutions ever since humankind started listening to our guts.

Because there are more than 100 trillion bacteria in the digestive system — great than in the entire rest of our bodies — there’s a pretty big margin for error.

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.

Designing a Bedroom for Maximum Rest

Humans are the only mammals that willingly delay sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation. 

And we all have our reasons — we’re busy, we’re anxious, we’ve got a big day to prepare for tomorrow. 

But delaying sleep, or getting subpar sleep, poisons every other aspect of our functionality. 

Restful sleep is associated with juiced creativity, better academic performance, stronger muscle development, lower risk of depression, steadier blood sugar, stronger heart health, curbing weight gain, faster memory recall, and it gives the brain a chance to flush out toxins.

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.