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GAPS Diet: For A Healthy Gut

The term “GAPS” stands for “gut and psychology syndrome.” Where gut refers to a group of organs that includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, colon, and rectum. The diet follows the notion that gut health is linked with overall physical and mental health.  Maintaining optimum gut health contributes to a strong… Read More »

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people with conditions that affect the brain, such as autism. However, it’s a controversial therapy and has been widely criticized by doctors, scientists and nutrition… Read More »

Diet and exercise limit heart disease risk in men undergoing hormonal treatments for advanced prostate cancer

Men with advanced prostate cancer are typically treated with drugs that prevent the body from making or using testosterone. A hormone (or an androgen, as it’s known), testosterone drives prostate cancer cells to grow faster, so shutting it down is essential to keeping the illness in check. About 600,000 men with advanced prostate cancer in… Read More »