Antibiotics for Alzheimer’s Disease… in Mice

          

            Finding a cure or even a successful therapy for Alzheimer’s disease requires keeping an open mind.  Thankfully, many researchers are keeping their minds open to the possible connection between gut microbes and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.  In research at the University of Chicago, they found that male mice treated with antibiotics showed a resolution of Alzheimer’s type symptoms. 

Are you constipated?

Everyone knows if they are backed up in the colon, right? Leave it to the British to confuse the matter! Actually, in this case, they are trying to clear the waters of diagnosis by evaluating what the public considers as constipation. This study’s lead author, Dr. Eirini Dimidi, Research Associate of Kings College of London,

Chipotle Chicken Skillet (gluten and dairy free)

1 pound ground chicken

1 red pepper, sliced

1 green pepper, sliced

2 cups cauliflower rice

1/2 white onion, finely diced

2 tablespoons avocado oil

1 tablespoon minced garlic

3 teaspoons chili powder

2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder (adjust to taste)

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

 

Heat avocado oil in a large cast iron skillet.