Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #74

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we discussed if intermittent fasting is right for you.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we discussed how to find a good functional medicine doctor.


Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

In this week’s tip, we discussed several different types of fasts and who can benefit from intermittent fasting.


Latest Research

A low carb diet is good for your cholesterol, specifically your HDL cholesterol.

Maintaining a healthy body weight and getting adequate sleep prevents hypertension.

A recent review recommends caution with artificial sweeteners because of potential for disrupting the microbiota and subsequently damaging metabolism.

A rat study recently showed that fecal transplant can correct the hormonal imbalances and ovarian damage seen in PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome).

Nothing shocking here, but the larger the area of skin you expose to the sun, the higher the amount of vitamin D you produce.


Laugh a Little!


Healthy Foodie

Vine Healthcare: Plantain Paleo Pancakes
The Healthy Apple: Roasted Cranberry Sauce
Gluten Free School: Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Dr. Kara Fitzgerald: Gluten Free Lemon Tart


Happiness Homework 

Make plans with friends: It’s not just that you’ll have the pleasure of anticipation, it’s also that you’re keeping the friendship alive.


Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”
― Nikos Kazantzakis

 

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Discussion

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