You Are 99 Percent Bacteria, Stop Fighting It and Start Feeding It

February 7, 2018 at 1:01 am




99 percent of the genetic material in our bodies is bacterial. Change the bacteria and you change the whole person, scientists are discovering.


Whether by dietary changes, probiotic pills or even fecal transplants, changing our gut bacteria can reverse autism, depression and obesity and cure all kinds of disease, says Rob Knight, founder of the American Gut Project.

Teen Depression and Suicide Rates are Rising in Tandem with Smartphone Ownership, Study Finds

November 26, 2017 at 5:09 pm




Researchers find a sharp rise in teen depression and suicide rates between 2010 and 2015 coincided with a sharp rise in teen smartphone ownership. None of the other common factors affecting suicide and depression changed during that period.

Teen suicide rates rose 31 percent between 2010 and 2015. Teen depression rates rose 33 percent over the same period.

Guess what else rose around 35 percent during that time period? Teen smartphone ownership.

Depression is A Disease of Civilization: Hunter-Gatherers Hold the Key to the Cure

February 24, 2016 at 12:40 am




Depression is not a natural disease. It’s a disease caused by our high-stress, industrialized lifestyle, psychologist argues.

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