Artificial Sweeteners Alter Signaling In The Brain and Pancreas

Not all artificial sweeteners aka (nonnutritive sweeteners (NNSs) or low-calorie sweeteners (LCS)) are bad. 

Use of artificially sweetened foods (ASF) has increased in the past 50 years in the USA and there are clear parallels with changes in the prevalence of being overweight and the rise of obesity. R

Just because something is deemed as "safe" by the FDA, does not make it safe for humans.

In this post, I will break down the effects of artificial sweeteners on the body and give an alternative list to which ones are "safer" or even beneficial

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Estrogen Receptors, Estrogenics, And The Rise of Western Disease (Part 1)

In this post we are going to be discussing estrogen receptors and how estrogen affects the body.

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The Gut-Brain Axis (And Gut Feelings)

Have you ever been told to go with your gut feeling? This article describes why.

Changes in the gut microbiota may cause:

Mental health issues (such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and stress) 
Clostridium difficile infection
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) 
Pathogen colonization (i.e. vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus)
Autoimmune and allergic diseases
Obesity and metabolic disorders
Neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism
Parkinson's Disease

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