Lessons learned about the effects of food on our gut

At some point, we’ve all probably heard someone talk about their love hate relationship with food no thanks to the harm done from years of bad food choices. Having had a poor diet myself and suffering from migraines for decades…


Migraines have been part of my life since I was 3 years old. I remember the first time quite vividly. It knocked me out the entire day. Back then all my parents had at their disposal was Children’s Tylenol. It helped some, however, the milder pain lasted the rest of…


Having completed over 30 Spartan Races, triathlons and other events over the course of 3 years, people are often dumbfounded when they hear this and may ask (occasionally with some added vulgarity), “Why do you do all these races?”. I do admit the sheer number may seem excessive, especially with…

Dr. Akbar Zikria, DO

100% plant based physician athlete preaching and putting to practice the lifestyle preventative medicine approach

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