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Gut Bacteria

Stomach Bug Superbug

April 7, 2015

It’s not a trendy new children’s book—it’s a growing problem in the US. While there were only half a million US cases in the last 12 months, that’s more than previous years, and the infection rate is going up, so officials are worried this could be the start of a new trend. What’s the name […]

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Three new studies tie our gut health to our brains, as well as our risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Should all babies receive probiotics? It might eventually become a recommendation, as mounting evidence ties autism with gut bacteria. First, kids with autism are more likely to have gastrointestinal troubles. Specifically, constipation and diarrhea are more […]

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It happens. A recalled jar of peanut butter, a funky picnic salad, or undercooked meat… and right away, or even as long as 6 weeks later, you find yourself feeling funny. Your stomach hurts, it cramps, and you might have vomiting or diarrhea (or both, which the internet colorfully calls “shuking”). You know you need […]

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If you struggle with eating healthy, here’s hope for you (and another reason to love your good gut bacteria): they react quickly to any change in diet. The composition, and even how probiotics behave will change if you give up meat or take up more veggies. Your stomach bacteria are responsible for a lot, and […]

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