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Obesity, Microbiome and “Alexander Microbes”

What do microbiomes have to do with Alexander the Great?

In May, Functional Medicine pioneer Dr Leo Galland presented “Our Internal Community” for a Functional Forum audience, discussing the human microbiome, and the importance of “Alexander Microbes” in combating obesity.

Watch the seven-minute clip below of Dr. Galland’s talk to learn more about the concept of Alexander organisms, as well as the twin studies that suggest that genes are not destiny when it comes to the gut microbiome:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomatoes for Weight Loss

Photo Credit: Christina Galland

Photo Credit: Christina Galland

By Dr. Leo Galland

Tomatoes are one of my favorite fat-burning, inflammation-fighting foods.

When you reduce inflammation, you can make your weight loss hormones such as leptin, work properly, allowing you to lose weight. Continue reading

 

Dietary Fat or Carbs, Which is Key to Weight Loss?

hamburg1Dietary fat or carbs,  which is key in losing your body weight?

In a recent study, restricting dietary fat led to body fat loss at a rate 68 percent higher than cutting the same number of carbohydrate calories when adults with obesity ate strictly controlled diets.

Carb restriction lowered production of the fat-regulating hormone insulin and increased fat burning as expected, whereas fat restriction Continue reading

 

Essential Vitamins for Healthy Lifestyle

n-DRGALLAND-large (2)Dr. Leo Galland, world leader in integrated medicine and creator of PillAdvised, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss important topics trending today in health.

He gave us some excellent tips on what vitamins are essential for leading a healthy lifestyle, emphasizing that the first step in gaining all the nutrients you need is easily done through a well-balanced diet.

Watch the VIDEO now here.

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Supplements for Mood Enhancement

n-DRGALLAND-large (4)Dr. Leo Galland, world leader in integrated medicine and creator of PillAdvised, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to discuss important topics trending today in health, including the best products for mood enhancement.

If you’re suffering from depression or know someone who may be, the best supplements Dr. Galland suggests are Omega-3’s.

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