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Probiotics

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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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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Get the Gunk Out

May 9, 2017

You probably pay a lot of attention to what goes in your body, choosing high-quality multivitamins, eating healthy meals with carefully requested ingredients, and being choosy about sunscreen and makeup. But what about what comes out? There are a couple of things you can do to support your body as it detoxes the extras we’re […]

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The more you take antibiotics, the more you kill off the diversity of your protective good bacteria, and a new study suggests that doing so will later increase your risk of developing pre-cancerous bowel polyps. The study didn’t look at how many polyps went on to become cancer, and correlation isn’t definitive causation. But numerous […]

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You may have already read about a research article or two that ties the good bacteria that live in our gut to many other health factors, from heart health, to weight, to mood. Here’s another feather in the cap: if you support your gut with prebiotics (especially through events known to diminish gut health, like […]

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