How To Have Your Cake And Eat It Too: Calorie Restriction And Fasting Mimetics

Calorie Restriction Mimetics (CRMs) are compounds that can induce the same mechanisms as eating less, without having to actually eat less. 

In this post, we will discuss how to have your cake (food) and eat it too. 

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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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Why I Don't Drink Alcohol (The Social, Moral and Health Benefits of Not Drinking)

Ever since I gave up alcohol, I very rarely get sick, my sleep has improved drastically, my mental health is much more stable, I have MUCH more confidence in myself, I am more accepting of others, my social skills have improved in EVERY aspect, and I get "drunk" in much better ways.

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