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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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Why Do I Need to Take a Probiotic?

September 27th, 2017|

For people who are reading our blog for the very first time or those needing a refresher course in good gut health habits, you may be wondering why we devote so much space to explaining why you need to take

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Do You Live in a Hurricane Zone? Take Your Probiotics!

September 27th, 2017|

Despite all of the modern conveniences we enjoy in America, the safety of our nation's food and water supplies remains a consistent problem due to contamination from nasty strains of bugs like Escherichia coli, better known as E. coli bacteria.

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Gut Health Problems May be a Sign of Type 1 Diabetes

August 31st, 2017|

Unlike the type 2 version, type 1 diabetes is an even more serious and virtually incurable form of the disease that prevents your body from making the insulin it needs. What's more, type 1 diabetes can harm the body's major

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Treating IBS-Related Depression With Probiotics

August 31st, 2017|

Most symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) -- gas, cramping, diarrhea and constipation -- are very uncomfortable, very embarrassing and very painfully obvious. Considering the pain and discomfort you may be feeling, however, you may not be paying as

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Your Gut Health Connection to Parkinson’s

August 31st, 2017|

Now that modern science has finally embraced the gut-brain axis, it was only a matter of time before researchers began to find other pathways that connect the two. Recent studies have linked both to Parkinson's disease, one of the most

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Can excessive exercise promote leaky gut?

July 17th, 2017|

The benefits from regular exercise -- from reducing your risks to catastrophic conditions like cancer, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease to improving your brain -- are many and varied. In fact, a very popular Lancet study argued the lack

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Breastfeeding feeds your baby’s gut

July 17th, 2017|

One of the most important things Moms can do for the health of their newborn babies is to breastfeed them for as long as possible. Breast milk provides an ideal mix of fats, protein and vitamins, nearly all the nutrition

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Multi-species probiotics conquer constipation

July 17th, 2017|

All by itself, constipation is a serious health problem accounting for some 2.5 million visits to American doctors, not to mention a growing number of trips to the ER. Constipation is also one of the telltale symptoms of irritable bowel

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Could poor gut bacteria balance trigger Alzheimer’s?

June 26th, 2017|

Recently, we discussed how the brain health of Alzheimer's patients may benefit by taking a probiotic blend of beneficial bacteria without explaining "the why." A recent study targeting the balance of the human gut microbiome may be at the heart

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