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Protect Your Gut From Fatty Holiday Foods

December 11th, 2017|

Many of us can't wait for the end of the year, if for no other reason than to satisfy our year-round cravings for eggnog, prime rib, dressing, pecan pie and other fatty holiday foods. Eating those holiday foods in excess

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When Traveling in Space, Don’t Forget Your Probiotics

December 11th, 2017|

The very last thing you're probably thinking about when watching exciting science-fiction films like Interstellar or Gravity is the gut health of the astronauts flying through space. But that doesn’t mean Earth-bound scientists aren't studying or thinking about it… a

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Smarter Babies, Better Gut Health

December 11th, 2017|

For the longest time, we've discussed the connection between the brain and gut, better known as the gut-brain axis, and how it affects an array of human health variables from emotions to protecting your baby's brain. That connection may also

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Get Into the Gut-Friendly Holiday Spirit: Eat More Cranberries

November 20th, 2017|

Apart from being a staple in foods for the holiday season (desserts, stuffing, sauces and drinks) and a first-line treatment for urinary tract infections, cranberries receive little notice in the wide world of whole foods, an undeserved sign of disrespect.

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How Harmful Can Unnecessary Antibiotics Be? This Much…

November 20th, 2017|

If you do a random search of my blog, one of the most popular topics you'll find is antibiotics, and for a good reason too. Not so long ago, antibiotics were considered "the Holy Grail" of modern medicine. Unfortunately, that

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Probiotics: The New Treatment for Peanut Allergies

November 20th, 2017|

Allergies to peanuts have become such a big problem for adults and kids -- from diarrhea and hives to shortness of breath and life-threatening anaphylaxis -- many people avoid them altogether. Despite federal regulations that ensure packaged foods list the

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How Do You Take a Probiotic?

October 27th, 2017|

So, you've finally realized there are many reasons why you need to take a probiotic, but that's only the first step toward improving your gut health. How you take a probiotic -- ideally with multiple species of beneficial bacteria --

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Could Constipation Shut Down Your Kidneys?

October 27th, 2017|

As our understanding of the human gut grows, modern medicine has come to realize that constipation is a much more prevalent and serious health problem and far less benign that we ever realized. In fact, constipation may be a symptom

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Multi-Species Probiotics: The Next Weapon to Fight Colon Cancer?

October 27th, 2017|

Your gut microbiota is an incredibly diverse environment populated by trillions of tiny organisms that perform all sorts of important functions behind the scenes in the human body. The average human gut is dominated by about 150-170 different species of

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Your Gut Bacteria Have a 24-Hour Routine

September 27th, 2017|

Messing up your body's circadian rhythms -- the behavioral, mental and physical changes that follow a 24-hour cycle -- can have a huge effect on your health and gut. Merely traveling on an airplane across multiple time zones can trigger

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