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GUT HEALTH BLOG

Gut-Brain Connection: Second Brain or Part of One Amazing System?

If you’re wondering if the gut-brain connection is real, then read this quote from a Harvard post. “The gut-brain connection,” the text reads, “is no joke.” At a high level, the gut-brain axis consists of two-way messaging that is taking place between the brain and the gut. It occurs through a marvelous biochemical system that is just beginning to be und...

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Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Diseases: What’s the Connection?

Increasing amounts of research show a connection between leaky gut and autoimmune disease, which means that disease reversal is NOT an impossible dream. We first want to provide two definitions (or, you can scroll down to Dealing with Autoimmune Disease). First, here’s how a highly-respected Harvard publication defines “leaky gut,&rdq...

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What Are GMOs and Why is it Such a Big Deal?

GMO definition: a genetically modified organism (GMO), which can be a plant, animal, or other organism with a genetic makeup that was modified in a laboratory That GMO definition, of course, barely touches the surface of a complex subject, and it may even cause you to ask more questions about what GMO really is, and why that matters. To help, ...

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Gut Health and Anxiety: Exploring the Gut-Brain Axis

We keep learning more about the importance of good gut bacteria for physical well being, and research is also showing how gut microbiome affects mental healt h . The 10^14 microorganisms in your digestive system have a major influence on your digestion, metabolism, energy, and immune system. By looking at sheer numbers alone, the number of these...

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ABCs of the Digestive System

Discover how the digestive system works, the role certain organs play, the gut-brain connection, the interaction between gut health and anxiety, and much more. When you think about how the digestive system works, you might think of your stomach first. After all, you get hungry, you eat—and the food ends up in your stomach. And the stomach is, ...

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The Missing Piece Of Your Microbiome

Trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses inhabit our bodies. They’re the human microbiome. Restoring their proper balance can play crucial roles in our health. Human Microbiome Health Benefits of Probiotics The New York Times is calling the study of the human microbiome “perhaps the most promising yet challenging task of modern medicine,” divid...

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Food Combos For Sunday Meal Prep

You count calories, avoid processed foods, and watch fat, sugar and carb intake. So why do you feel indigestion and lethargy after meals? Food combos matter! Even if you’re eating the right foods, you may be eating them in the wrong combinations. Different types of food digest at different rates and require different digestive enzymes. Eating the ...

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The Crucial Piece Of Your Gut Health That You Are Missing

Increasing numbers of scientists are examining the causes of this syndrome and, even more important, strategies for healing leaky gut. Find more information here! Leaky gut. What exactly does that mean? At its simplest, the lining of your gut shouldn’t have holes in it, or large cracks. If it does, you’ve got the condition called leaky gut. Interes...

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Beat Your Stomach Woes With This One Thing

If you’ve been experiencing gas, bloating, abdominal discomfort or unpleasant symptoms after eating, digestive enzymes may be the solution. Here’s more info. Digestive Enzymes Definition Digestive enzymes are the substances in our digestive system that break down whole food into its nutrient pieces. Most digestive enzymes are prod...

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