Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #225

In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we spoke with Paige and discussed one key reason why her thyroid medication wasn’t working.

On Wednesday, we spoke with Dr. Sara Ballantyne and discussed vegetables, sleep, and the sun for a healthy microbiota.

Latest Research

The findings in this study highlight the importance of enteroendocrine cells in IBS pathophysiology and the mechanism behind the positive effect of the low FODMAP diet in improving IBS symptoms and its usage as a first step in the line of IBS management.


Although gene-based “Personal Nutrition” targeted to APOE was more effective in reducing Saturated Fatty Acid intake than standard dietary advice, this study shows, there was no difference between APOE “risk” and “nonrisk” groups.


This study suggests that in the absence of gastric issues, malabsorption and drug interference, liquid L-T4 is more effective than tablets in controlling TSH levels in hypothyroid patients.

Laugh a Little!

Healthy Foodie

Taste Team: Paleo Multi-Seed Bread
Jason Glaspey, Founder: Vegetable Beef Chili
Sébastien Noël: Grilled Cuban-Style Salmon with Jalapeño Avocado Salsa
Loren Cordain: Plantain Paleo Cakes with Cacao Frosting

Happiness Homework 

Try a new exercise class.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

People buy into the leadership before they buy into the vision.
John Maxwell

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Discussion

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