Digestive System

3 OCTOBER 2013

7 (Non-Yogurt) Snacks That Improve Digestion

Nothing against Jamie Lee Curtis, but sometimes we’re not in the mood for yogurt — or we don’t have a spoon. These alternative foods will also keep your system on track.

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30 APRIL 2013

What are probiotics

You have probably heard a lot about probiotics and how they are good for you. However, do you really understand what they are? You see it in health food stores. You read about it in magazines. You hear people talk about it on television. If you want want find out more about what probiotics are and how you can benefit from them, continue to read this article.

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3 APRIL 2013

Good and Bad Digestive Bacteria

Did you know that the number of bacteria in our body outnumbers the number of cells in our body?

That is something that I personally find totally amazing. But you know in many ways we wouldn’t be able to live without them. Our bodies even use bacteria for digesting our food along with a healthy dose of enzymes and some really remarkable and well balanced processes but

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29 MARCH 2013

Fruit flies fed organic diets live longer, study finds

Here is an interesting study from the Southern Methodist University in Dallas where biologist Johannes H. Bauer ran a study on fruit flies and he found that the fruit flies that were raised on organic diets performed better on several tests for general health than those that were raised on non-organic diets.

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28 MARCH 2013

Can You Smell Obesity?

It turns out that obesity may be detectable as a gas, thanks to organisms that inhabit our gut. In a study pqblished in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers extend our knowledge about the hidden universe of the that live within us to show that obesity is associated with certain populations of microbes that give off a distinctive gas.

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