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Top 10 Tips for Good Digestion

“A good digestion turneth all to health.” George Herbert Good digestion is essential to our health – and our mood – and when it’s all working smoothly, we tend to take it for granted. It’s not until things go wrong that digestion moves to the forefront of our minds. If you are someone who suffers…

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Bloating, Belching, Gassy…the Fix

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Spore-based probiotics are becoming more popular, and for good reason. Research has shown promising results using spore-based probiotics to help promote a healthy gut, especially in conditions like SIBO and leaky gut syndrome. Although they are becoming more popular, many people don’t know what the difference is between spore-based probiotics, regular probiotics, and probiotic yeasts.…

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Is SIBO Driving Your IBS and Weight Gain?

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Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or SIBO, is a relatively common condition, and is believed by many experts to be one of the most common causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It has also been shown to contribute to weight gain. There are many things that can contribute to the development of SIBO such as poor…

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Advanced Gut Health: How to Handle H. Pylori

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We have discussed the importance of gut health many times and how much it affects your overall health. However, some people have cleaned up their diet and are taking probiotics, but they still struggle with gut issues. One possibility for this is a little-known parasite called H. pylori. H. pylori can cause many different symptoms…

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How Chronic Inflammation is Related to Anxiety

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As chronic inflammation becomes increasingly common, anxiety and chronic diseases also become more common. Inflammation has been to shown to influence mood, weight, cognitive function, formation of certani diseases, and much more, but why is it getting worse? Many experts point to our diets and daily exposure to environmental toxins as the main reasons for…

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Probiotics for Immune System and Stress

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More people are beginning to understand how important gut health is to our overall health, and how it influences everything from our immune system function to our emotional health. One of the most important things to do for gut health is taking a probiotic each day, so we wanted to explain some of the differences…

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All About Probiotics

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Probiotics are an important part of a supplement regimen and a healthy lifestyle, but just how important are they? They have shown potential in easing the symptoms of conditions like IBS, acid reflux, constipation, and even anxiety and depression. Taking a daily probiotic is one of the best things you can do to help promote…

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Is Gluten the Hidden Cause?

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With chronic conditions affecting almost half of the U.S. population, health experts have started to consider other potential causes of these conditions. Exposure to environmental toxins, stress, trauma, and genetic predispositions can all play a role in the development of certain chronic health conditions, but food sensitivities could also have a big influence. Food sensitivities…

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Could You Have a Gluten Sensitivity?

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The topic of food sensitivities has become more popular over the last several years, with gluten sensitivities being one of the most popular. Gluten-free foods have shown up in nearly every grocery store and restaurant, and more and more people have chosen to adopt a gluten-free diet. Many critics of the gluten-free movement claim that…

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Heartburn and Indigestion

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Heartburn and indigestion are common problems that can make eating difficult and stressful. There are several potential causes, and the solution often depends on what is causing it. Poor gut health and poor digestion is believed to be one of the root causes of many common health issues including heartburn, and repairing the gut may…

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