Showing posts with tag: digestion

13 MARCH 2017

Things You Should Know About Probiotics

According to the World Health Organization, probiotics are live micro-organisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host (you).

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25 JANUARY 2017

How To Buy The Healthiest Yogurt

Yogurt has earned itself a reputation as a true health-food superstar. But know this: “Yogurt can turn into junk food really quickly,” says Caroline Kaufman, RDN, a nutrition expert in San Francisco and an expert panelist for the Health Must-Eat List.

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11 NOVEMBER 2016

Trust Your Gut

For the past 75 years we’ve been bombarding them with antibiotics without realizing that when we were shooting at the bad guys, we were also hurting the good guys. And the rising incidence of chronic conditions from obesity to asthma to allergies may be the price we are paying.

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The Truth About Poop: Understanding Stool Color, Shape, and Frequency

We have a lot of silly names for it: BMs, caca, doo-doo, turds, and of course, poop. We don’t generally discuss it in our daily conversations. But asking some important questions about your bowel movements might give you some insight into your gastrointestinal health. Here’s the scoop on poop.

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Food Additives That May Make Our Gut Leaky

  Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects more than a million Americans. It is an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body attacks the intestines. There is currently no known cure for Crohn’s disease; current research focuses on controlling symptoms. There is no definitive medical or surgical therapy. The best we have is […]

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21 MARCH 2016

Low Carb Magazine May 2013

Buy now There are loads in store for you in this issue, and we’ve really gone to town on the “Getting Ready For Summer” theme this time. Summer is after all a time when you and I will probably be going out in lighter clothing and maybe even the swimsuit will be coming out – so we’ll want to […]

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24 FEBRUARY 2016

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Trillions of bacteria live in the digestive tract, but their effect on human health isn’t well understood, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientists noted.

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Low Carb Magazine February 2016

Interview with Kathleen Dichiara, Pick of the Podcast with Stuffed Pepper, festivals going on near you, Alain Braux’s GMO watch, top podcasts, delicious low carb recipes, easy weight loss exercise and so much more.

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27 JANUARY 2016

Benefits Of Probiotics: Why Eating Yogurt Can Help You lose Weight

Probiotics have also been associated with reducing stress-induced gut flare-ups in a study published in Gastroenterology, and they are also being explored as a pathway for psychological well-being.

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14 JANUARY 2016

Your Gut Bacteria May Predict Your Obesity Risk

Bacteria in people’s digestive systems — gut germs — seem to affect whether they become overweight or obese, and new research sheds more light on why that might be.

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