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Digestive Health

Your Daily Routine For a Healthy Gut

Your Daily Routine For a Healthy Gut

Let’s face it – talking about your gut may not be that interesting. But it’s important that you understand just how much your gut impacts your overall health. Everything from hormone regulation to a healthy weight is impacted by your gut, so it’s critical that […]

There’s A Link Between Gut Bacteria and Obesity You Need To Know About

There’s A Link Between Gut Bacteria and Obesity You Need To Know About

According to new research from Lund University in Sweden, there is a link between your gut bacteria and obesity; Certain amino acids in our blood can be connected to both obesity and the composition of the gut microbiome. Here’s what that means. What is Gut […]

Non-Antibiotic Drugs Can Alter Gut Bacteria

Non-Antibiotic Drugs Can Alter Gut Bacteria

A new study published in the journal Nature from researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany report that not only can many common non-antibiotic drugs alter gut bacteria, but they can also contribute to antibiotic resistance. The human gut is home […]

The Importance of Fiber and How to Incorporate More into Your Diet

The Importance of Fiber and How to Incorporate More into Your Diet

Fiber can be found in vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains. And it’s important. Its job is to bulk up the stool and retain water. Bacteria then helps to digest the fiber, producing healthy ingredients for the colon and promoting healthy bowel movements. Without enough […]

Cocoa Also Supports Your Gut, Not Just Your Brain

Cocoa Also Supports Your Gut, Not Just Your Brain

Trillions of bacteria live in our gut – both healthy and unhealthy. When the body has more unhealthy bacteria than healthy bacteria, it can cause digestive problems such as bloating and gassiness. Research has shown that balanced levels of “good” bacteria is needed for proper […]

Spotlight: Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month

Spotlight: Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month

Digestive Tract Paralysis refers to a partial paralysis of the stomach or the intestines that interferes with regular digestion. In a healthy digestive system, there is a rhythmic movement of muscles that keeps food moving throughout the digestive tract. But, for individuals with DTP, those […]