Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Gut Health

Everyone knows good gut health is important for feeling healthy. After all, it’s nearly impossible to feel good and healthy if you’re dealing with miserable digestive issues. (Gas? Bloating? Trips to the bathroom every 10 minutes? No thanks!) But did you know that your digestive health is really important for actually keeping you physically healthy? Research now clearly shows that your digestive health plays key roles in keeping your entire body running smoothly.  From immune function to mood regulation, a wealth of new studies have revealed amazing links between gut function and the health of every organ system in your body! Browse our gut health articles to learn more about how these processes work and how lifestyle changes and probiotics can improve your gastrointestinal health.  

Top 5 Foods Causing and Relieving Bloating

Top 5 Foods Causing and Relieving Bloating
Relieving bloating starts with identifying the foods that cause it then finding better alternatives - those that offer relief. Bloating describes the sensation of your stomach being swollen or enlarged after eating.  This is generally caused by the accumulation of excess gas in the intestines and is most commonly thought to be the result of...

Do Probiotics Really Work? Let’s Find Out.

Do Probiotics Really Work
Do probiotics really work for improving your health and treating certain illnesses? You've probably heard of probiotics by now because they've become really popular in recent years.  In case you're wondering whether they're overrated, we've done our own research so you don't have to. What Are Probiotics? Just like their name suggests, probiotics are live bacteria that...

Leaky Gut Symptoms: How Do You Know If You Have a Leaky Gut?

Leaky Gut Symptoms: How Do You Know If You Have a Leaky Gut?
What are the most common leaky gut symptoms?  What danger signs do you think of when you hear the phrase leaky gut? If you’re anything like me, your brain goes instantly to bathroom-related symptoms.  Honestly, with just one bathroom symptom.  You know.  The leaky one. Disclosure – This post contains affiliate links.  Click here for details. While your...

Revealing the Truth About How Probiotics Boost Immunity

Probiotics Boost Immunity
By now you may have heard a-trillion-and-one things about probiotics, but have you heard about how probiotics boost immunity? It’s true!  Probiotics benefits abound.  These friendly little bugs can beef up your immune system and help protect you against a number of different immune-mediated diseases, including asthma and allergies - conditions in which your...

Stomach Bacteria: Find Out How They Affect Your Brain

Stomach Bacteria: Find Out How They Affect Your Brain
Stomach Bacteria: Their Link to Mental Disorders Over the last five years, scientists have discovered links between various types of stomach bacteria (also called your gut microbiota or flora) and every mental disorder that we know of, including: Depression Anxiety Autism Parkinson’s disease Obsessive compulsive disorder Since this is such a new field of...

Leaky Gut Diet: 3 Food Types that Improve Gut Health

Leaky Gut Diet: 3 Food Types that Improve Gut Health
Over the last 100 years, agricultural technology has had some amazing advancements. While this has allowed a large majority of foods to become readily available to the entire population (greatly reducing societal malnutrition in the process), it has come with some associated downfalls. Diets have become extremely dense in highly processed foods that contain very...

Healing a Leaky Gut: Avoid These 5 Gut Damaging Factors

Healing a Leaky Gut
If you already know why gut health important, you may be wondering how to start healing a leaky gut. The good thing is that you can stop leaky gut in its tracks if you avoid some of the nasty habits that wreak havoc to your digestive health. You may not realize how much stress you place on...

Probiotics Protect Against Infections. This is How It’s Possible.

Can Probiotics Protect Against Infections?
This article discusses the many benefits of good bacteria and how probiotics protect against infections.  In an world of ever-growing antibiotic resistance, probiotics offer us new hope in the fight against infectious diseases! Learn More: What are Probiotics? Benefits, Dangers, and Sources If you typically think of probiotics as just being beneficial for gut health, you’re missing...

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