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Pathogens

As researchers dive into the rich and complex world of gut bacteria, they’re digging up interesting (but maybe not surprising) results. Like: the secret of aging might be in your stomach. People who are healthy in their 90s have similar bacteria colonies to people in their 30s. While some people are lucky enough to inherit […]

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Shaping and cultivating your gut bacteria to support a healthy mind and body is the future of medicine, and more importantly self-care. It’s one of the easiest health breakthroughs to get in front of. You just need a healthy diet, some fermented foods (the kind you find in the refrigerated section) and some probiotic support, […]

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There are so many factors working against you when you travel. Going somewhere new means encountering new germs that you might not have immunity to, and that’s after you make it through the journey—1 in 5 airplane passengers will get sick with a respiratory illness the week after flying. Luckily, researchers are starting to tear […]

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It’s one of those things that seems obvious, but a study to back up the claim helps. Stress, according to a new study, changes how the gut works. You want your gut to be semi-permeable, but stress changes things so there’s more leakage of nutrients, more pathogens getting through, an increase in inflammation, and more […]

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A Refresher on Listeria

March 10, 2017

It seems weird to be talking about Listeria when there are still outbreaks of Norovirus and other viral stomach flus going around, but there have been enough warm days that Listeria is already an issue. While there have been a few Listeria recalls this year, the latest is a nationwide cheese recall of soft wash-rind […]

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