gut bacteria
A guest Blog by Designs for Health New study demonstrates how gut bacteria causes obesity According to a new study published in Nature, a research team from Yale has identified the mechanism in which gut dysbiosis leads to obesity. Scientists have already understood that the gut microbiome is associated with metabolic markers and type II
carbohydrate, carbohidratos
Guest blog by Designs for Health High-carbohydrate foods are rewarding to the mouth Biting into a glazed donut, with the subtle crunch of the sugar coating giving way to soft, pillowy dough underneath, can instantly transform a mind-numbing work meeting into a temporary visit to one’s proverbial “happy place.” (That is, until the guilt sets
chemical exposure
According to a statement issued three days ago by the Endocrine Society, their summary links endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure to two of our biggest public health risks, diabetes and obesity. This news builds upon the Endocrine Society’s 2009 report, which examined the scientific evidence on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and the health risks associated with such chemical
saturated fat

Saturated Fat is Back!

A slew of recent magazine and newspaper articles is introducing laypeople to what holistically-minded healthcare practitioners have recognized for years: the advice to severely limit dietary fat in favor of starchy carbohydrates—which has been institutionalized and entrenched in government nutrition recommendations, with popular belief following in lock-step—may, in fact, be one of the primary drivers
skinny fat
We’ve been hearing it since we were kids: Don’t judge a book by its cover. It’s true for books, and it’s even truer for our patients and clients. It can prove difficult to keep an open mind. Especially with people whose figure is evocative of overeating and sedentary lifestyle. The kind of people that classify as