The problem with inflammatory foods

Over 2000 years ago, Hippocrates, widely considered the father of medicine, believed that “all disease begins in the gut”. It would seem he was on to something. In 2020, I kept a log of the food I ate and the effects its had on my digestive system. From this observation, I’ve been able to identify several foods that I’m sensitive to. I decided to remove gluten from my diet for a month to see the effects it would have....

September 14, 2021 · 2 min · Jesstern Rays

Secrets to looking younger than your age

When the founder of Telegram turned 36, he wrote about his secrets to looking younger than his age. Pavel Durov listed seven tips – avoid alcohol, sleep more, avoid overeating, exercise regularly, limit stress, avoid eating meat, and live alone. Of these seven, I follow all of them except for living alone. I also avoid caffeine. Have a question or suggestion? Reply to this post via email.

March 10, 2021 · 1 min · Jesstern Rays

List of foods to avoid

After tracking my food intake for over a year and monitoring any side effects that I would feel after eating, I’ve discovered that I should avoid foods that contain lactose, capsaicin, gluten, alcohol, and caffeine (ranked by order of most severe reaction to least severe reaction). Lactose Milk Cheese Butter Ice-cream Cake Cream Pancake Yoghurt Capsaicin Chili Curry Gluten Wheat Rye Buckwheat Bread Noodles Ramen Udon Pasta Pancake Waffle Cereal Muesli Granola Cake Beer Alcohol Beer Cider Spirits Wine Caffeine Coffee Green tea Black tea Chocolate

1 min · Jesstern Rays