Gut and Heart Health

A recent Cleveland Clinic research discovered that it might not just be certain fats and cholesterol that does the most harm to your heart, it could be how bacteria in your gut interact with the food! In fact, they believe it is possible to treat or prevent diet-induced heart disease by tweaking your gut bacteria!…

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Gut Microbiome and Optimal Health

How Diverse is your Gut Microbiome? It’s a question that’s coming up more often. More and more researchers are suggesting that changes in our gut microbiome are the reason for our kids being more obese and why a lot of people cannot lose weight. More and more research points to our diet and our environment.…

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Processed Foods and Gut Health

A recent study suggests that food additives may be interfering with gut health. The study also revealed that the food additives may also be causing intestines to have inflammation and reasons of some chronic diseases. What are these additives? Things like emulsifiers that are added to foods like ice cream and peanut butter. What do…

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You are what you eat

You’ve heard the saying, “You are what you eat!” I’m sure. But knowing that there are more microorganisms in your body than there are human cells, it may be more accurate to say you are what your microbes eat! Your microbiome is constantly changing depending on its environment. If you change your diet, your microbe…

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Vitamin C and Gut Microbiome

Growing up, it was not uncommon to hear about the dangers of all the bacteria and germs that were surrounding us. Perhaps our parents and teachers would often tell us to make sure to wash our hands, to not touch things too much in public spaces, not eat things off the floor or hold hands…

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More people than ever desire to live life more naturally. They don’t want to exist artificially and synthetically. When health problems arise, rather than take medicines every time that they are not feeling well, people are looking for natural alternatives. This brings us to one of these really “cool” alternatives for digestive problems – peppermint.…

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Workout Talk

The question is does exercise have an impact on the Gut Microbiome. I would say the answer to that question is yes. The other question of adding probiotics and prebiotics to the diet is also a yes. Before you go running to your closest health food store, I would also suggest adding exercise into your…

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Processed Foods and Gut Microbiome

Modern scientific innovations and advancements have brought many changes in our lifestyle when compared to the standard of living from just a hundred or so years ago. In some ways, life has become more comfortable and easier. However there are some modern techniques, particularly in the food industry, which are seriously threatening our health as…

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Unstoppable Gut

Your gut is home to trillions of bacteria that help fight disease, produce nutrients and, of course, process your food. You actually have much more bacteria in your gut as compared to the cells in your entire body! These little guys can prove to be of vital importance and they depend on you for allowing…

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