1. youngsinatra

    How To Improve The Microbiome Diversity (Community List)

    Hello everyone, I thought it would be cool to collect ideas on how to improve the composition and diversity of our microbiome and let this be a place where everyone can add supplements, activities, lifestyle factors or specific foods or dietary regimens that either.. a. have been shown in...
  2. haidut

    Dietary PUFA (linoleic acid) causes inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

    The rates of IBD have truly skyrocketed over the last 10-15 years, significantly surpassing the general increase seen in most chronic conditions, especially in people younger than 40. Over the last couple of years, I posted about studies showing artificial colors (e.g. Red 40), silicon dioxide...
  3. cs3000

    Sodium Copper Chlorophyllin (liquid chlorophyll) benefits

    Chlorophyllin is a derivative of chlorophyll, aka water soluble chlorophyll Increases White blood count, Red blood count, Hemoglobin slightly, by 14 and 28 days , (from normal baselines, in rats with oxidative stress induced lowering of these i bet would be big effect)...
  4. haidut

    Ubiquitous food dye causes inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) increasing serotonin

    It is rare these days to get a so-called "one-two punch" study. Namely, a study that not only discovers that instead of a genetic (medicine's favorite) there is a purely environmental (and man-made at that) cause of yet another chronic, degenerative conditions medicine considers incurable, but...
  5. cs3000

    Aluminium at "tolerable" human intakes causes gut inflammation & colon damage, higher doses ulcerative colitis, lower doses gut pain

    Yesterday i noticed dark grey residue on a pan again after scouring with a metal pad & cleaning it with some kitchen tissue. This stuff is likely Aluminium , which is damaging in the gut >10mg, & brain...
  6. cs3000

    Creatine for gut health / crohns / ileitis / ulcerative colitis ? - interesting case report on 1g creatine

    Dietary Creatine as a Possible Novel Treatment for Crohn’s Ileitis Some clinical trials are underway - case report just 1g of creatine enhanced gut health in a patient with ulcered ileitis / chohns The patient also stopped his creatine. Over the following 4 months, the patient reported...
  7. Asya_D

    Ulcerative Colitis - Support During The Remission?

    Hello! I'm so excited to find this forum, and Georgi, thank you so much for all your amazing work. I would like to share a little story about my husband and ask your recommendation. My husband is an ex-marine, workaholic, studied at GAtech and worked 2 jobs and kept drinking coffee on empty...
  8. haidut

    Western Diet Or SFA Strikingly Protective Against Colon Cancer And Mortality

    No, this is not an April's fool joke. Kind of surprising that this study did not make front page news on MSM, but it may be better this way as the study will probably quickly get retracted if it becomes more popular. Several important findings in this study. The first one is probably the...
  9. P

    The Role Of Dietary Creatine

    The role of dietary creatine. - PubMed - NCBI The daily requirement of a 70-kg male for creatine is about 2 g; up to half of this may be obtained from a typical omnivorous diet, with the remainder being synthesized in the body Creatine is a carninutrient, which means that it is only available...
  10. haidut

    Acute Colon / Lung Damage May Be Due To Endotoxin; Breast Milk Stops It

    The study was done to mimic the condition necrotizing enterocolitis in premature babies, but if you look at the actual study the scientists think the mechanism is probably the same for most cases of acute colon and lung damage. Once again, our old "friend" endotoxin rears its ugly head and acts...
  11. Koveras

    Aspirin, Mucin-2, Nafld & Colitis

    As usual - reading a random article took me in many directions, gave me more questions than answers, and an appreciation for the complexity of life Takeaways, thoughts and questions -Mucin-2 is a major component of the intestinal mucous layer -Mucin-2 deficient mice have lower serum endotoxin...
  12. Koveras

    Ulcerative Colitis May Be Treatable With Vinegar

    Another point for the raw carrot salad with vinegar Ulcerative colitis may be treatable with vinegar
  13. S

    Dietary Emulsifiers Promote Colitis And Metabolic Syndrome

    Emulsifiers are not looking good for intestinal health. Milk with added vitamins is probably the worst offender for emulsifiers in the Ray Peat world. The worst part is that apparently you don't have to include the emulsifier on the label for the...