Is Our Microbiome Affected By Exercise?

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Microbiome Mysteries Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney In a recent post,  What is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important,  of “Health Tips From The Professor” I outlined how our microbiome, especially the bacteria that reside in our intestine, influences our health. That influence can be either good or bad depending on which species of bacteria populate our ...

Are Vitamin D Supplements Worthless?

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Are We Asking The Right Question? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   We have been told that vitamin D is a miraculous “must have” vitamin. We have been told it’s not just important for healthy bones. It’s also important for a strong immune system, heart health, protection from cancer, and many other health benefits. We have been told that ...

How Long Do the Benefits of Supplements Last?

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Can Supplements Set You On A Path Towards A Healthier Life? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   A recent study (U Alehagen et al, PLOS One, April 11, 2018, 1-15 ) reported that the heart benefits of supplementation with coenzyme Q10 and selenium persisted for 12 years after supplementation ended. You would have thought a story like that would ...

High Protein Diets and Weight Loss

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Do High Protein Diets Reduce Fat And Preserve Muscle? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Are high protein diets your secret to healthy weight loss? There are lots of diets out there – high fat, low fat, Paleolithic, blood type, exotic juices, magic pills and potions. But recently, high protein diets are getting a lot of press. The ...

Are Probiotics Bad For You?

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Are Probiotics Worthless? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Probiotics (friendly gut bacteria) are all the rage. There is big money to be made, so the internet is ablaze with all the amazing things probiotics can do for you. Of course, most of those articles are posted by companies wanting to sell you their miracle mixture of probiotic bacteria. In ...

Do Omega-3s Reduce Heart Disease Risk

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Omega-3 Confusion Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney  This article includes updates as of October 2, 2018.  First, here is the earlier information. Do omega-3s reduce heart disease risk? Perhaps there is nothing more controversial in nutrition today than omega-3 fatty acids and heart disease risk. It is so confusing. One day you are told they reduce heart disease risk. The ...

What Is Your Microbiome And Why Is It Important?

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Probiotics and Hero Bacteria Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   Suddenly the term “microbiome” is hot. It is featured in books, internet articles, and marketing materials produced by supplement companies wanting to sell their “magic” probiotic supplements. But, you are confused. You don’t know if what you read is true or just marketing hype.  What is your microbiome anyway? You ...

How to Relieve Stress Naturally

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Try A Mental Massage Author: Julie Donnelly, LMT –The Pain Relief Expert Editor: Dr. Steve Chaney  Want to know how to relieve stress naturally? Stress is rampant in the lives of many people, whether it be from work, homelife, or things we can’t control such as the weather or traffic.  And stress is a killer!  Even if it doesn’t ...

How Much Carbohydrates Should We Eat?

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The “Goldilocks Effect” Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   How much carbohydrates should we eat? The low-carb wars rage on. Low-carb enthusiasts claim that low-carb diets are healthy. Many health experts warn about the dangers of low-carb diets. Several studies have reported that low-carb diets increase risk of mortality (shorten lifespan). However, two recent studies have come to the opposite conclusion. ...

Are ADHD Symptoms Reduced by Omega-3s?

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Can Natural Approaches Cure ADHD? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney   You keep seeing headlines saying that omega-3 fatty acids can help children with ADHD. But your pediatrician doesn’t recommend them. Why not? Is the story about omega-3s helping with ADHD symptoms just another myth created by supplement companies wanting to lighten your wallet? Or, is your doctor not ...

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Is Our Microbiome Affected By Exercise?

Posted November 6, 2018 by Dr. Steve Chaney

is our microbiome affected by exercise

Microbiome Mysteries Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney In a recent post,  What is Your Microbiome and Why is it Important,  of “Health Tips From The Professor” I outlined how our microbiome, especially the bacteria that reside in our intestine, influences our health. That influence can be either good or bad depending on which species of bacteria populate our ...

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