nutrition

Does a Ketogenic Diet Change Our Microbiome?

Do you know the old saying, “you are what you eat”? Research on the gut…


Lessons from a Month of Mindful Eating with Headspace

“The most important thing is being kind to ourself, to yourself, even if…


Anatomical structure of biological cell.

What You Should Know about Oxidative Damage and Stress

The last two posts I wrote had a unifying theme: oxidative damage. The first…


Alzheimer’s memory loss due to Dementia and brain disease with the abstract medical icon of a human head and neurology research as a 3D illustration.

Zombieland: A tale of Alzheimer’s disease and cellular senescence

The average human lifespan is now almost twice as long as it was in the…


How Your Gut Microbiome Unlocks the High Fiber Diet

Investigation into the function and evolution of the human microbiome, our ‘old…


Nourish My Gut: A Blog on Everything Gut and Keto

I question everything. I’m not sure if it’s a good thing or a bad thing. I’m…


An Apple a Day Keeps the Senescence at Bay?

Researchers have found that mice whose diet is supplemented with the…


Early age-related macular degeneration. Credit: Community Eye Health, Flickr.com.

Macular degeneration and things that go bump in the eye

My father is making us tea in his 70’s styled kitchen when I show him an…


Various canned products in tin cans on a wooden tray. On a rustic background. Credit: SarapulSar38.

A Guide to Healthy Eating During and After a Hurricane

It’s official – it’s September and we are in the height of…


Optometrist performing visual field test. Credit: bluecinema.

Health: I Can See It In Your Eyes

Hi, my name is Lisa Nivison-Smith, and I am a researcher at the University of…