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The rabbit hole of research into the good bacteria that make up your gut is getting deeper. There’s a strong link between what bacteria (and in what proportions) are in your gut and chronic fatigue syndrome. In fact, the link is clear enough that the research may lead to a better diagnostic tool by allowing […]

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You can buy a bandage style treatment (covers it up, doesn’t really fix it) for any gastrointestinal issue you can name. Bloating? Constipated? Stomach cramps? But you’ll just keep experiencing the same troubles again and again, unless you really attack the problem. (And you’ll keep needing higher and higher doses if you’re using them at […]

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School is just around the corner. If you’re planning on starting your kids’ days with balanced breakfasts, packing them organic lunches, and providing healthy after school snacks, make sure you also put the same effort into the multivitamin you choose for them. Kids need a daily multivitamin. They’re growing, sometimes at an alarming pace! They’re […]

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The gastrointestinal system has two main functions: to ensure you absorb nutrients (and calories for energy) and as an important part of the immune system, since everything you eat is a potential source of pathogens. When stomach trouble comes up—even in a minor way—one or both of these jobs becomes compromised. A multivitamin is essential […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a condition that causes abdominal pain and irregular bowel movements. IBS is very common, affecting 20% of people, mostly women. Although irritable bowel syndrome isn’t serious–it doesn’t increase the chances of developing colon cancer, like inflammatory bowel disease does, nor does it damage your colon–it can aggravate hemorrhoids, and interfere with […]

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