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Modern Agriculture And Its Effect On Gut Health

Modern Agriculture And Its Effect On Gut Health

If you've done much research on gut health, you already know that antibiotics, even when prescribed and used correctly, can really do a number on your digestive health. While they're killing off the pathogens they were meant to eliminate, antibiotics also rid your...

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Foods To Add And Avoid To Boost Your Immune System

Foods To Add And Avoid To Boost Your Immune System

A number of foods have been found to benefit the immune system. One group of foods is thought to reduce inflammation in the body, leading to less wear and tear on all your bodily systems, including your immune system: anti-inflammatory foods, which are thought to...

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How Probiotics Help Improve Your Immune System

How Probiotics Help Improve Your Immune System

By now, almost everyone has heard of probiotics, the active cultures in a range of dairy products such as yogurt, some cheeses and kefir, and in fermented foods such as miso, kimchi, and sauerkraut. Most of these are tasty additions to our diet that can also help...

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Myths And Facts About Boosting Your Immune System

Myths And Facts About Boosting Your Immune System

There are a lot of theories on how to boost the immune system to ward off diseases, particularly in reference to cold and flu season, when people are most concerned with avoiding illness when everyone around them seems to be sick. But is there any truth in these...

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New Link Found Between The Brain And Your Immune System

New Link Found Between The Brain And Your Immune System

A new study has just revealed a startling hidden connection between the brain and the immune system. Researchers always assumed that there was no lymph system in the brain. Now they have discovered lymphatic pathways hidden deep inside the brain that can help explain...

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What Stress Does To Your Immune System

What Stress Does To Your Immune System

Stress is a normal part of modern daily life, but most people are not aware of the negative consequences of stress on their health—until it is too late. Some people are able to cope with stress better than others, while others take practical steps to reduce their...

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Success Strategies for Boosting Your Immune System

Success Strategies for Boosting Your Immune System

Many over the counter products, vitamins and supplements claim to help improve your health, but the best strategies for boosting your immune system involve a number of simple strategies anyone can follow through with. Some of the best success strategies to boost your...

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The Effect Of Alcohol On Your Immune System

The Effect Of Alcohol On Your Immune System

Alcohol is a prevalent drug of choice in Western society, one that many people turn to in order to relieve stress, relax, and 'enjoy themselves'. However, recent studies are starting to give us a clearer picture of just how harmful alcoholic beverages can be to our...

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Hay Fever and Gut Health

Hay Fever and Gut Health

What does got health have to do with hay fever or seasonal allergies? Probably a good deal more than you might think. Allergies and hay fever are an inappropriate defensive response to pollen and other substances. According to Dr. Joseph Mercola, "Besides being...

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What is SIBO?

What is SIBO?

If you are treating your leaky gut by following the 4 Rs and you're not seeing much progress, it could be that you're dealing with SIBO - small intestine bacterial overgrowth. SIBO (pronounced SEE-bo) is one of the causes of leaky gut, but treatment for the two is a...

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Gut Health and Weight Loss

Gut Health and Weight Loss

Do you have trouble losing extra weight even though you're exercising regularly and eating healthy foods? Starving yourself to lose weight isn't good for your body, and a super hard-core exercise program may not be the answer, either. These are both extremes, most...

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GMOs and Gut Health

GMOs and Gut Health

GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly...

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Essential Oils and Gut Health

Essential Oils and Gut Health

We typically think of using essential oils for their marvelous fragrance, or as a spa treatment. These uses are certainly valid, but you should know that plant essences have been used as medicine for thousands of years. First, let me be clear that I'm referring to...

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How To Create The Best Digestive Health For Your Baby

How To Create The Best Digestive Health For Your Baby

Naturally, you want to give your baby every feasible chance of the best possible life and health. Ideally, you should resolve your own health issues - including gut health - before getting pregnant. This gives your baby many advantages, some of which last a lifetime. ...

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One Amazing Way To Health Digestion Problems: Enzymes

One Amazing Way To Health Digestion Problems: Enzymes

Your body is designed to digest the food you eat. It creates hydrochloric acid along with various enzymes for just that purpose. So why might you consider taking them as a supplement? Well if you seem to get gas no matter you eat, you often suffer from heartburn or...

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Whole Grains: Are They Still Good For You?

Whole Grains: Are They Still Good For You?

For years, we've been taught that eating whole grain foods - from bread to pasta - builds good health. We've also learned that whole grains are a lot better than refined versions: they contain more vitamins and a lot more beneficial fiber. Many would say there is more...

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Tips For Making Kombucha Tea

Tips For Making Kombucha Tea

Kombucha tea has been around for about 2,000 years now. Chinese people refer to it as “the Immortal Health Elixir” because of the many health benefits it offers. Kombucha is made from sweetened tea…

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6 Fermentation Myths Busted

6 Fermentation Myths Busted

Fermented foods can help to improve your health and wellness. But there’s a lot of misinformation about these probiotic foods. Learn the truth behind some of the myths and misconceptions…

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Probiotics Are Pro-Health: Here’s How to Consume Them

Probiotics Are Pro-Health: Here’s How to Consume Them

You’ve probably been prescribed antibiotics throughout your life to fight infections. And you’ve definitely seen antibacterial soaps and detergents. That must mean all bacteria are bad, right? The truth is that many bacteria are actually very good…

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The Truth About Organic Foods

The Truth About Organic Foods

Organic foods are becoming more and more popular these days as people are increasingly becoming more health-conscious. After all, what could be safer and more natural than organic foods? Researchers say that organic foods are…

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Healthy Breakfast Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Kids are picky eaters; there’s no getting around it. While it’s so tempting to go for an easy fix and just give them a bowl of Fruity Pebbles every morning, you have to realize that this is not healthy for your child…

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The 7 Health Benefits Of Yogurt

The 7 Health Benefits Of Yogurt

If you love the flavor of yogurt, you’ll be happy to know that it also provides many health benefits for your body. Yogurt is a fermented food that’s made by combining milk with healthy bacteria. One of the greatest benefits of eating yogurt…

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How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

Many people have this misconception that healthy eating means having to spend a lot of money on fresh, nutritious foods. Totally not true! While the thought of preparing delicious, healthy meals on a limited…

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