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What To Do If You Have Intestinal Parasites or Suspect You Do

Not many people in the west imagine that they could get intestinal parasites. But the fact is, with travel and even at home, it can happen. And it can cause a lot of health problems. Unfortunately, it can be quite difficult to notice when it occurs, as some worms can live in your gut for […]
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CBD for Gut Health: How This Powerful Oil Affects Your GI Tract

Have you heard of your “second brain?” When you consider all that happens in the gastrointestinal (GI) system, you begin to understand why it carries this label. Most people believe the GI system, or gut, only digests food. However, it does much more. Because of all the gut does for your body, it's essential that […]
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The Unhealthy Ways Laxatives Affect the Microbiome

You probably don't often talk about the importance of healthy, regular bowel movements. In fact, many people who suffer from problems in this area keep it to themselves because of embarrassment. And that’s a problem because having regular bowel movements is absolutely essential for your long-term and short-term health. If you struggle with this, then […]
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Your Complete Guide To GI Repair In Three Easy Steps

Your gastrointestinal (GI) tract is the foundation of your health. If it is working well, your body gets the nutrition and energy it needs, your hormones and neurotransmitters are in balance, and your wellbeing thrives. If it’s not working well, you’re at risk of conditions like food and drug sensitivities and general ill-health. That’s why […]
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Everything You Need to Know About Lectins

You may be eating a great diet, exercising religiously, and sleeping adequately, but still have symptoms making you feel unwell. And it’s often difficult to pinpoint the exact source of the problem ¬– it could be an allergy, a food intolerance, or something else diet-related. Many people are eliminating certain lectins from their diet to […]
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What You Should Know About Biofilm

Despite the great progress in science and technology, several chronic infections still remain untreated. Antibiotics tend to work initially, but often fail in the long run to get rid of these infections. Extensive research reveals that biofilm is a significant contributing factor. It is the underlying reason for people not feeling better even after being […]
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Get Ready to Ferment Vegetables

You might be a bit intimidated, or perhaps, disinterested, when someone suggests you should ferment vegetables, but once you understand the benefits and how simple it can be, you might discover a fun new kitchen project—and one that can dramatically improve your gut health. You may have already heard that eating certain foods, including fermented […]
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Stress, Anxiety and Gut Health

It may seem far fetched that stress, anxiety and gut health are related. Knowledge concerning how the brain and gut interact has significantly increased. Good gut health results in good brain health through the gut-brain axis. Recent studies have also investigated methods to improve gut health. These studies used either probiotics or non-probiotic foods and […]
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How Balancing Your Gut Microbiome Can Help You Live Longer

Your immune system, your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, and your gut microbiome are the three components of your Inflammation circuit. They are the main modulators of your body’s inflammatory responses. These inflammation responses in the body can either be acute or chronic. Acute inflammation is a natural and necessary reaction to harmful stimuli, such as pathogen […]
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Probiotics for GI Conditions: What to Take for A Happy Gut

Generally speaking, we tend to see bacteria or yeasts as things that could make us sick. But the truth is that our bodies contain a plethora of different bacterial and yeast strains. And what is more, we need them to maintain optimal health. Taking probiotics for GI conditions involves taking these various beneficial microorganisms as […]
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