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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
Eat This Special Fiber for Good Gut Health
Eat This Special Fiber for Good Gut Health
Most everybody knows about probiotics. These are foods and supplements that help strengthen the immune system, and improve digestion. A lesser known trend in the world of gut health ...
06-17-2022
The Wherewithal of Activated Charcoal
The Wherewithal of Activated Charcoal
Activated charcoal continues to pop up in more over-the-counter personal products such as toothpaste, deodorant, and skin cleaners. That leaves many consumers curious about what it is, how ...
06-13-2022
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
Limit the Lectins: How Lectins Can Harm Your Health
Limit the Lectins: How Lectins Can Harm Your Health
Many lectins can cause inflammation, while some increase your blood viscosity, interfere with gene expression and disrupt your endocrine function. Download Interview Transcript    |     Download my ...
06-12-2022
The Dairy Dilemma
The Dairy Dilemma
We've been consuming dairy products for centuries. But is dairy still the nutritious food it once was? Today, many are asking that question, especially since antibiotics, estrogen, and ...
06-3-2022
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
Genetic Study on Oats Reveal Why the Grain is Suitable for Gluten-Free Diets
Genetic Study on Oats Reveal Why the Grain is Suitable for Gluten-Free Diets
The Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) genetic study on oats has shown why oats could be the answer for most people with coeliac disease and gluten intolerance. “We discovered ...
05-20-2022
Is Coffee Really a Laxative? 6 Effective Ways to Help With Bowel Movements
Is Coffee Really a Laxative? 6 Effective Ways to Help With Bowel Movements
For most people, coffee is a refreshing and healthy drink. However, for some, coffee is also a great tool to help with bowel movements. Is coffee really a ...
05-10-2022
Eleven Ways to Have More Energy
Eleven Ways to Have More Energy
If you feel like Dorothy in the poppy field on her way to Oz, you’re not alone. People who struggle with fatigue describe it in many ways. Some ...
05-10-2022
Vegan Diet Brings Weight Loss to Overweight and Diabetic Folks
Vegan Diet Brings Weight Loss to Overweight and Diabetic Folks
Are you overweight or struggling with type 2 diabetes? Try going vegan, researchers suggest in a new data review. Vegan diets are high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and ...
05-7-2022
7 Stool Shapes That Signal Health Warnings–Eat This to Relieve Constipation and Diarrhea
7 Stool Shapes That Signal Health Warnings–Eat This to Relieve Constipation and Diarrhea
The shape of the bowel discharges are indicators of your overall health. What should you do when you have diarrhea or constipation? We asked a few doctors on ...
04-26-2022
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
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: In Depth
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: In Depth
What Is IBS? IBS is a chronic disorder that affects the large intestine and causes symptoms such as abdominal pain, cramping, constipation, and diarrhea. As many as one ...
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
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
Link Between Alzheimer’s and Gut Is Confirmed
Link Between Alzheimer’s and Gut Is Confirmed
Alzheimer's disease continues to be a leading cause of death in the U.S., with 1 in 3 seniors dying with Alzheimer's or dementia — more than the number ...
01-12-2022
How Artificial Sweeteners Destroy Your Gut
How Artificial Sweeteners Destroy Your Gut
After years of investigation about the dangers of artificial sweeteners, I wrote a book, “Sweet Deception: Why Splenda, NutraSweet, and the FDA May Be Hazardous to Your Health,” ...
07-24-2021
Daily Probiotics Can Ease Depression and Anxiety
Daily Probiotics Can Ease Depression and Anxiety
Once upon a time, experts considered beneficial bacteria (probiotics) to be helpful in managing only physical symptoms and conditions, such as diarrhea, heartburn, and irritable bowel. The presence ...
09-30-2019
Unexpected Evidence of a Brain Microbiome
Unexpected Evidence of a Brain Microbiome
By now, almost everyone has heard of the human microbiome—the collection of viruses, bacteria, and fungi that play a pivotal role in our health and cognitive functioning. Also called the ...
07-4-2019