Friday, April 19, 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.  

Trust your Gut Feeling – Your Intestinal Universe and Healthy Food

intestinal health
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...

Can Probiotics Boost Athletic Performance? The Answer from 3 Studies

Probiotics Boost Athletic Performance
As the positive impact of probiotic supplementation on health is becoming more and more well-established, probiotic research has expanded into more and more fields of study and is now venturing into the world of athletics, with new studies aiming to determine whether probiotics boost athletic performance.  And the results have been pretty interesting, to...

Prebiotics for Kids: An Expert’s Guide for Moms

Prebiotics for Kids An Expert’s Guide for Moms
If you are wondering if prebiotics for kids offer the same health benefits that they offer adults, then this article has you covered!  Read on to learn all about prebiotics and your child's health! Is there anything worse than seeing your child sick or unwell?  I honestly cannot think of a single thing.  The feeling...

Best Prebiotics for Weight Loss: How Fiber Can Help You Get Fit

Best Prebiotics for Weight Loss: How Fiber Can Help You Get Fit
Have you ever considered using prebiotics for weight loss?  If not, maybe you should!  Here, our resident exercise physiologist and personal trainer breaks down why adding more prebiotics to your diet can fuel weight loss and which prebiotics he recommends trying out! Prebiotics are a...

Prebiotics for Sleep: Feeding Your “Bed” Bugs for a Better Night’s Rest

Prebiotics for Sleep: Feeding Your Bed Bugs for A Better Night's Rest
Did you know that there is a growing body of evidence to support prebiotics for sleep? Find out how and why they work! As a personal trainer and exercise scientist, I have had the opportunity to work with people from all walks of life.  While many of these people may have a slightly different primary...

Digestive Enzymes vs Probiotics: Which One is Better for Your Digestion?

Digestive Enzymes vs. Probiotics -- Which One is Better for Your Digestion
If you struggle with digestive issues and you're interested in supplementing for your gut health, two options you might be having trouble choosing between are digestive enzymes vs. probiotics. Here, Ana breaks down everything you need to know in order to be able to make the best choice for your digestive health! "Between 60 and 70 million...

Digestive Enzymes After Gallbladder Removal: Helpful or Hokum

Digestive Enzymes after Gallbladder Removal: Helpful or Hokum
Have you been thinking about taking digestive enzymes after gallbladder removal surgery to deal with your lingering symptoms? Not sure if they will really help? Here, Ana, a nutritional scientist, breaks down the evidence for you so you can make an informed choice!

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