Study Finds an Unexpected Link between Fasting and Inflammation

In an effort to better understand the gut-brain connection and its benefits to human health, researchers at the Salk Institute…

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Gluten-Free Diet May Put Your Health (and Your Children’s Health) at Risk

Despite a recent increase in the number of people diagnosed with celiac disease, scientists are puzzled as to why so…

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Taste for Life Magazine Honors Ultimate Flora™ Women’s Complete Probiotic
Taste for Life Magazine Honors Ultimate Flora™ Women’s Complete Probiotic

For May, the folks at Taste for Life magazine focused on the best health and beauty products for women, and…

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What is Living Digestively?

If you happened to catch our new commercial, you may already know what it means to live digestively—and there is…

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Study Finds Antibiotics May Increase Infection Risk

The next time your doc prescribes a round of antibiotics, here is something you may want to think about: a…

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Probiotics Becoming More Common in Hospital Treatment Plans

Something interesting is happening in hospitals across the country. According to a recent survey involving more than 140 hospitals in…

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Your Good Bacteria Have a Defense System

By now most of us know a thing or two about the trillions of microbes taking up residence in the…

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Should We Rethink Giving Routine Antibiotics to Preemies?

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe it may be necessary—even critical—to change how we…

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How Does a Year in Space Affect the Gut? One Astronaut May Hold the Answer

Recently astronaut Scott Kelly returned home from space. It was the longest trip ever completed by an American astronaut, and…

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Doctors Swab C-Section Babies with Bacteria from Mom

It is widely believed that newborns receive their first dose of bacteria from their mothers as they travel through the…

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Gut Health Can Be Passed Along, Fiber is the Key

Imagine for a moment that what you eat might have an impact on the intestinal health of your children. And…

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Need a Good Reason to Get Out More? Being Social Benefits Your Gut

Listen up, introverts! Here is something you may want to consider. Not only have previous studies linked frequent social interaction…

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Popular Heartburn Drugs May Be Harmful to Healthy Kidneys

More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month, and millions more suffer from heartburn symptoms every…

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Is Stress Wiping Out Your Good Bacteria?

More than 100 trillion microbes live and work in harmony inside the human body (mainly in the gut) to help…

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Early Exercise Bolsters Gut Bacteria, Improves Health Later

According to a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder, being physically active in our early years may benefit…

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