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Probably. Unhealthy diets, lifestyles, pollution, and hereditary factors have created a perfect storm of widespread thyroid problems. To some degree, we’re just getting better at detecting them—thyroid panels aren’t one size fits all. Your age, race, location, family history, history of where you’ve lived, worked, and what you’ve done can all impact your thyroid health […]

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PFAs (perfluoroalkyl substances) are chemicals used to make many useful things… stain resistant carpets, non-stick pans, food packaging… but, according to a new study, they are correlated with gaining weight quickly, and losing weight slowly.

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If you have leftover Halloween candy in the house, or can’t help stocking up on that November 1st discount, if you look forward to Thanksgiving for its overindulgence, if you can’t help but try each Christmas treat… make sure you read up on these tips to help manage your weight (and health!). Here’s what’s new […]

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While there’s now lots of evidence showing weight is strongly tied to gut bacteria, the research into just exactly how that works is still pouring in. One new study has found that the wrong sort of bacteria can change how your gastrointestinal tract perceives where you are in your circadian rhythm, and can really mess […]

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Does Your Gut Define You?

August 7, 2017

Research has been diving into the science of gut bacteria (and viruses, too). It impacts everything from digestive health, to weight, to less expected things like mood and even personality. The most startling evidence for the impact of gut health comes from fecal transplants. A very effective, minimally invasive, and usually safe way to treat […]

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