Monday, March 18, 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.  

Healthy Gut: How it Affects the Way Your Body Absorbs Nutrients

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A well-functioning and healthy gut allows nutrients and water to enter the body easily and efficiently.  As a result, when your gut health is compromised, your body can’t effectively absorb nutrients. There are two factors that impact can your gut’s ability to absorb nutrients: your gut mucosa and your gut bacteria.  Additionally, some foods may...

Gut Health: 7 Reasons Why It’s Important

Gut Health 7 Reasons Why It's Important
Your digestive system is a sophisticated boundary between you and the outside world.  It allows you to break down and absorb all the nutrients you need from food while making sure toxins, poisons, dangerous bacteria, and viruses stay out. Though these functions of the digestive system have been obvious to humans for centuries, it is only very...

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...

Trust your Gut Feeling – Your Intestinal Universe and Healthy Food

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Let’s take a look at the microcosm of the human gut and how it serves to protect our health!  Specifically, let's talk about how you can adapt your diet to support the positive influence of your gut bacteria on your intestinal health. Bacteria have a reputation of being the villains of almost every health story...

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