I’ve spent a great deal of my time and energy as a nutrition professional encouraging my clients, particularly men, to pursue a greater variety in their protein choices. I do this, of course, with their best health in mind and with the knowledge that each family of protein-containing foods carries
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, also referred to as Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease, is the most common liver condition globally and the number one threat to your liver health. Recent estimates from the acclaimed Lancet journal suggest that 1 in 3 adults globally have a fatty liver, with 25% of
Chronic constipation [CC] affects about 12% of the population globally, with females and older adults the most likely to be impacted. It is one of the top five most common outpatient diagnoses by gastroenterologists, as per data out of the American Journal Of Gastroenterology. The diagnostic criteria for CC are
Inflammageing is defined as an age-related increase in the levels of pro inflammatory markers in blood and tissues. This is an overly scientific way of saying that bodily inflammation drives the aging process, and as a result there is potential for nutrients with anti-inflammatory capacity to slow the aging process.
Gout is an extremely common form of inflammatory arthritis, affecting 4% of the U.S. population. Men, particularly as they age, are much more likely to sufferer from gout. More recent and troubling data suggest that the global incidence of gout has increased substantially, from 38.7 to 45.9 per 100,000 ,
The role that nutrition has to play in preventing fatty liver disease [NAFLD] has become a topic of great personal and professional fascination. Recent estimates out of the acclaimed Lancet journal suggest that 1 in 3 adults globally suffer from NAFLD, a staggering figure to say the least. If you’re familiar
My Men’s Health Month collaboration with the Soy Nutrition Institute (SNI) Global continues today with a discussion on the value and quality of soy protein as a muscle-building tool. Last week, I discussed the interaction between soy foods and male testosterone, identifying that the available evidence suggests this family of
There is growing public and scientific interest around the steps that one can take to enhance the state of their gut microbiome through accessible, every day means. Generally, when I refer to “enhancing” the gut microbiome what I’m really referring to is increasing what is known as microbiome diversity. Microbiome
As someone who deals with this topic on a near-daily basis, I appreciate more than most the significant public interest surrounding the consumption of soy-based foods and their influence on male testosterone levels. All roads of inquiry lead to one question – Does soy lower testosterone? Certainly, there is a
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, NAFLD, is the most common liver ailment globally and affects nearly a third of the world’s population. I’ve spent an incredible amount of time over the last 18 months staying current on the role that nutrition has to play in either prevention or managing the condition.