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Beyond Diet: 10 Minutes of This Helps Heal the Gut
Beyond Diet: 10 Minutes of This Helps Heal the Gut
It is generally believed that intestinal bacteria are closely related to our diet, but research has found that high intestinal bacteria diversity and having a large number of ...
06-28-2022
Cultural Immersion: Choosing the Right Yogurt
Cultural Immersion: Choosing the Right Yogurt
The yogurt section seems to be taking on a life of its own, whether those cultures are “live” or not. Shoppers can expect to find numerous brands with ...
06-19-2022
Prebiotics and Probiotics
Prebiotics and Probiotics
If you’re not thinking about your gut health, you’re missing an important element of your overall health. Your gut can influence mood, immunity, metabolism, and the functionality of ...
06-12-2022
8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning
8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning
Poison control experts have advice for how to avoid food poisoning at your Memorial Day BBQs and picnics. “Forgetting about food safety is a recipe for disaster,” says ...
05-30-2022
How Gardening Is Good for Your Microbes, Muscles, and Mood
How Gardening Is Good for Your Microbes, Muscles, and Mood
There are few activities more nourishing for both body and soul than planting and tending a garden. Gardeners have long known that the physical process of working with ...
05-30-2022
Chemicals in Everyday Products Are Spurring Obesity, Warns a New Review
Chemicals in Everyday Products Are Spurring Obesity, Warns a New Review
Many years ago, endocrinologist and medical doctor Robert Lustig had a patient, a 5-year-old girl, who was suffering from obesity. Unable to determine the cause of her obesity, ...
04-26-2022
What Is Resistant Starch?
What Is Resistant Starch?
Starch is another name for complex carbohydrates used by the body for fuel. Resistant starch is exactly what the name implies -- complex carbohydrates that "resist" digestion. This ...
04-23-2022
Probiotics
Probiotics
From the bacterial point of view, the human intestine is the promised land. The gut is warm, moist, and full of good food. It's also extremely crowded. A ...
04-15-2022
5 Easy Hacks for a Healthier Gut
5 Easy Hacks for a Healthier Gut
Your body contains trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi, collectively known as the microbiome. While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are extremely important for your immune system, ...
04-14-2022
7 Signs of an Unhealthy Gut!
7 Signs of an Unhealthy Gut!
7 SIGNS OF AN UNHEALTHY GUT! Let’s take gut health next level! The gut is a critical piece of health and healing. An Integrated Urinalysis Panel (IUP) is ...
04-12-2022
High Blood Pressure? Eat This for 7 Days
High Blood Pressure? Eat This for 7 Days
Hypertension has no obvious symptoms, but it is likely to cause major chronic diseases such as heart attack (myocardial infarction), stroke, diabetes or kidney disease. High blood pressure ...
04-2-2022
Flashback Friday: Benefit of Dates for Colon Health
Flashback Friday: Benefit of Dates for Colon Health
Dates are one of the healthiest sweeteners. That’s what we use in The How Not to Die Cookbook. You can blend them with water to make date syrup or ...
04-1-2022
Herbal Tea for Optimum Body Detox
Herbal Tea for Optimum Body Detox
Herbal tea is the perfect choice for cleansing your body from unwanted toxins that cause disease. Caffeine-free and natural, they are nature’s best remedy against fighting unpleasant symptoms ...
03-28-2022
Sour Power
Sour Power
These days, seemingly everyone is waxing poetic about the microbiome. There is a growing body of scientific evidence to suggest that gut dysbiosis (microbial imbalance of the intestine) ...
03-28-2022
What Is It About Cows?
What Is It About Cows?
What is it about cows? It seems we were created to live in harmony with these gentle mothers... to be co-dependent. How else can we explain the historically ...
03-26-2022
How to Choose the Right Probiotics for You
How to Choose the Right Probiotics for You
Probiotics are popular. According to research, the global probiotics market was determined to be $48.38 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $75.9 billion by 2027. That’s a ...
03-25-2022
Basil: Herb of Scorpions, Doctors, and Kings
Basil: Herb of Scorpions, Doctors, and Kings
For most Americans, the scent of basil usually means Italian food. But this herb is good for much more than just pasta. Some say the basil name comes ...
03-23-2022
How to Keep Your Microbiome Healthy With Prebiotic Foods
How to Keep Your Microbiome Healthy With Prebiotic Foods
If you look at the classics, the most frequently cited articles in the scientific nutrition literature, the original glycemic index paper comes out at #10, cited over a ...
03-17-2022
Beans, Microbes, and Immunity
Beans, Microbes, and Immunity
Beans, lentils, and split peas are rich in fiber, resistant starch, and plant protein, and they are a low-glycemic carbohydrate source. The health benefits of these legumes sometimes ...
03-17-2022
Adaptogen Recipes: Cooking With Powerful Herbs and Functional Foods
Adaptogen Recipes: Cooking With Powerful Herbs and Functional Foods
During the Cold War, Soviet scientists began researching herbs that could give their soldiers, athletes, and even champion chess players an edge. They called these herbs adaptogens, because ...
03-13-2022
The BEST Form of Broccoli to Fight Cancer
The BEST Form of Broccoli to Fight Cancer
It’s true that cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage are famous cancer fighters, but eating enough of them in your daily diet can be challenging. And ...
03-10-2022
How to Heal Your Gut Naturally
How to Heal Your Gut Naturally
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract of a healthy mammal is home to a complex community of bacteria. This microbial community is often called “microbiota,” “gut flora,” or “beneficial bacteria.” These ...
02-27-2022
Low Sugar Diets Are Better for Your Gut
Low Sugar Diets Are Better for Your Gut
A study from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, found that mice fed diets high in sugar developed severe colitis by increasing harmful colon bacteria and decreasing ...
02-14-2022
The Top 5 Reasons Your Body Loves a Detox
The Top 5 Reasons Your Body Loves a Detox
There are a million reasons to detox, and probably a million different ways to go about it. But what must one look for? What's the best way? I've ...
02-8-2022
Gut Bacteria Could Help Protect Against COVID
Gut Bacteria Could Help Protect Against COVID
The number of people who have died with or from COVID has varied greatly around the world. Peru, the world’s worst affected country, has had 6,067 COVID deaths ...
02-2-2022
Probiotics Improve Long COVID
Probiotics Improve Long COVID
Probiotics support beneficial bacteria in your gut microbiome. Data show this influences your immune response and can improve symptoms of long haul syndrome after an extended COVID-19 illness. ...
01-30-2022