How to Feed Your Microbiome

Recent research has focused on how our microbiome processes the food that we eat.  Over time—largely due to the introduction of pasteurization—the modern Western diet has moved away from these bacterially fermented food sources. Today, Read More

How a Western Diet Leads to Overeating and Obesity

New research by scientists at the University of California, Riverside now shows that chronic consumption of a western diet leads to overeating and obesity due to elevations in “peripheral endocannabinoid signaling.” The endocannabinoid system is Read More

Western Diet Increases Alzheimer’s Risk

Globally, about 42 million people now have dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease as the most common type of dementia. Rates of Alzheimer’s disease are rising worldwide. The most important risk factors seem to be linked to Read More