Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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.  

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?
Last Updated: June 14, 2019 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...

Leaky Gut Foods to Avoid: 5 Foods to Remove from Your Diet Today!

Leaky Gut Foods to Avoid: 5 Foods to Remove from Your Diet Today!
Once you've read about why gut health is important, it's time you find out what leaky gut foods to avoid. Last Updated: September 13, 2019 Leaky gut syndrome is a condition involving damage to the delicate intestinal lining, also known as the mucosa.  In a...

Healing a Leaky Gut: Avoid These 5 Gut Damaging Factors

Healing a Leaky Gut
Last Updated: September 20, 2019 If you already know why gut health is important, you may be wondering how to start healing a leaky gut. The good news is that you can stop leaky gut in its tracks if you avoid some of the nasty habits that wreak havoc...

How to Heal Your Leaky Gut Syndrome: 4 Steps to Healing Your Gut Naturally

How to Heal Your Leaky Gut Syndrome
Last Updated: August 6, 2019 Leaky gut syndrome is an unnecessarily descriptive name for a disease, isn’t it?  Leak.  Gut.  Those two little words provide all the information you need to be sure that, if you have it, you most definitely want to heal your leaky gut syndrome. Nothing that links...

Poor Gut Health: 5 Ways It Can Weaken Your Immune System

Poor Gut Health
Poor gut health has been linked to poor immune function. In this article, we investigate the science behind this notion. Let's get started. Did you know your body contains more microbial cells than human cells?  Yep.  Your own body cells are outnumbered around 1:3 by micro-organisms.  The vast majority of these microbes live on the surface...

Stomach Bacteria: Find Out How They Affect Your Brain

Stomach Bacteria
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: depressionanxietyautismParkinson’s diseaseobsessive-compulsive disorder Since this is such a new field of research, most of...

Healthy Gut Bacteria: Their Role in Promoting Heart Health

Healthy Gut Bacteria
Last Updated: September 20, 2019 Historically speaking, most heart health research has looked at various lifestyle factors (e.g. diet, exercise patterns, and sleep) and their effects on heart disease.  Although researchers have found links, they have also found that these lifestyle factors are not the only things to impact...

Gut Flora: Learn How it Helps Your Body Fight Inflammation

Gut Flora
Inflammation is one of the body’s natural defense mechanisms. It occurs in response to either injury or the invasion of foreign matter. Characterized by redness and swelling, inflammation describes increased blood flow and fluid distribution to the site of injury.  This happens in an attempt to flush the area with chemicals, antibodies, and essential nutrients. This...

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