happiness over 50
Mental Health

Finding Happiness Over 50: 7 Tips from Chip Conley

Chip Conley is a “Modern Elder” and expert on happiness over 50. Here are the Top 7 takeaways from his interview with Rich Roll.

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Tyramine

Tyramine Intolerance and The Gut III: Neurotransmitters

When trying to understand food sensitivities, particularly tyramine and histamine sensitivity, it’s important to understand neurotransmitters. Why? Because they cause your symptoms, and it turns our gut microbiota produce them.

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Food

Is MSG Bad For You?

What is MSG? Is it bad for you? Can you be allergic to it? Check out the Rogue Scientist’s MSG series and see what the science has to say.

Life after 50
Mental Health

Finding Happiness, Meaning, and Purpose After 50

A common narrative is life after 50 is a slow slide toward death. But what if that’s crap? What if you can be even happier after 50?

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Medicine

Tyramine Intolerance and The Gut, Part II: Probiotics

When you have gut issues, including food sensitivities, the first thing people tell you is “take probiotics.” But what are probiotics? And do they actually help?

Suffering from migraines, palpitations, or blood pressure spikes after eating?

React badly to cheese, cured meats, wine, or fermented foods?

Told you need to avoid “tyramine foods” but have no clue where to start?

You need this book!

This book will:

  • Explain what tyramine is, why it can make some people miserable, and why no one’s heard of it
  • Help you discover if you’re tyramine intolerant
  • Explain which foods are safe to eat, which aren’t, and why
  • Offer tips to cope with a tyramine flare

About The Rogue Scientist

Christie Hartman is a writer and scientist specializing in science-based health. A strong believer in science literacy, she enjoys explaining difficult scientific concepts to the public as well as debunking common myths about health.

Christie’s love of science began when she majored in biology as an undergraduate. She completed her PhD in behavioral genetics at the University of Colorado Boulder and subsequently worked as a scientist and professor at University of Colorado’s School of Medicine. As a scientist, she and her colleagues studied the genetic contributions to complex behavioral disorders such as substance abuse, antisocial behavior, ADHD, and learning disability.

She lives in Denver, Colorado and loves hiking (it’s her therapy), science fiction, and coffee (decaf only… you do not want to see her caffeinated).

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