November 2021 Vol. 13 Issue 11

Abstracts & Commentary

Do the Benefits of Fasting Extend to the Gut Microbiome?

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO  A recent paper identifies the effect of Ramadan fasting on the gut microbiome and adds to the body of research supporting the health benefits of intermittent fasting.

Kidney Stone Incidence and Characteristics in Patients Following a Ketogenic Diet

by Sheila Dean, DSc, RD, LD, CCN, CDE  A ketogenic diet, which consists of adequate protein and high fat, can dramatically increase the incidence of kidney stones.

Chuna Manual Therapy Outperforms Usual Care for Chronic Neck Pain

by Celia Hildebrand, DAOM, LAc  Patients receiving Chuna therapy reported significantly improved measures for all pain outcomes.

Podcasts

Utilizing Stool Testing in Clinical Practice: A conversation with Anthony Crifase, DC, CNS, DACBN

by Natural Medicine Journal Stool testing can be a valuable tool that clinicians can use in their practice. In this podcast, listeners will learn about the different types of tests including specialty tests and when to use each test.

Thinking About Expanding Your Clinic? Listen to This First.

by Natural Medicine Journal Expanding a medical practice is both exciting and challenging. In this interview, Dugald Seely, ND, FABNO, describes why and how he expanded his highly specialized oncology clinic.

Solving the Mystery of Who Gets Long Covid

by Natural Medicine Journal In this interview, Michelle Harkins MD, researcher and professor at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, describes her upcoming study looking at who is most likely to get long Covid with the hopes of developing effective prevention and treatment strategies.