How antibiotics used in factory farming destroy our microbiomes

Good bacteria are our friends. We need to protect them.

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  • More and more research nowadays links good gut flora to several health benefits, such as the inhibition of Alzheimer's to a fast metabolism.
  • Since we're over prescribed antibiotics, and because much of the meat we consume comes from animals that were fed antibiotics, we are destroying much of the good bacteria, and often at the risk — because of our diets — of replenishing them.
  • A well-rounded diet that's light in animal protein, high in macronutrients, and supplemented with a good intake of prebiotics can ensure we're keeping probiotics flourishing.
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  • The body influences the mind: physical activity changes our brain chemistry.
  • More activity in the body, and therefore in the brain, reorients us toward happiness, purpose, and meaning.
  • Neuroplasticity suggests we can program ourselves to be more optimistic and hopeful.
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Jillian Michael's 6 health keys to conquer aging

6 keys to warding off premature death.

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  • Getting older is inevitable. But with diet, exercise, and some insight into how the human body works, you can do your best to keep your body from aging prematurely.
  • Meal timing, combined with 12 hours of fasting, can actually do more for your body than you might realize.
  • Did you know stress can literally alter your DNA? And did you know that biological ways to combat the stress can even be passed down to your kids?
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Don’t believe the keto hype

Thou cans't not live on steak and avocados alone.

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  • Keto diets have attracted a lot of media attention lately, and are becoming quite the rage in wellness circles.
  • But while it might make you lose weight in the short term, it's doing one heck of a number on your body.
  • Fitness and nutrition expert Jillian Michaels walks us through why keto might be a no-no.