6 Good Reasons to Get More Fiber

Sure, sure. You love whole grains and you eat lots of fruits and veggies—but did you know most Americans still…

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Let’s Talk Fiber—Starting with the Basics

Dietary fiber is essential to a healthy diet, but it’s more than just good digestion that fiber plays a role…

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If Probiotics are in My Food, Why Take a Supplement?

Here’s the scoop on good bacteria in your food: while it’s true that live probiotics can be found naturally in…

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Ready, Set, Cleanse! Quick Tips for Success

One of the great things about herbal cleansing is that it fits easily into your daily routine, which means no…

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Study Explores Link between Diet, Weight & Gut Bacteria in Dogs

More than half of all dogs in the United States are overweight or obese, a reality that puts their health…

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Trouble with Dairy? Study Shows Prebiotics May Help

We hear a lot these days about the benefits of probiotics, but one study focusing on prebiotics may offer hope…

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Study Shows Women are Less Likely to Talk about Digestive Issues

Ladies, when it comes to tummy troubles are you the “suffer in silence” type? It turns out you’re not alone.…

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Is Your Gut Getting in the Way of a Good Night’s Rest?

Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about the gut-brain connection—the natural link between your digestive tract and your brain that…

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Can You Replace Just One Sugary Drink a Day with Water?

If so, researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina believe the switch may come with significant health…

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More Americans Saying “No” to Sugary Drinks—But is it Enough?

A new study offers promising news about the American diet, but we still have a long way to go, according…

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Millennials Face an Uphill Battle against Weight Loss

For a generation that seems to have grown up with everything, scientists at York University in Canada have discovered one…

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Pssst… Wanna Hear 10 Surprising Facts about Probiotics?

Did you know there are about 100 trillion bacteria in or around your body right now? Don’t worry—that’s a good…

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Mobile App Explores Gut Bacteria By Analyzing Poop

Proof that there really is an app for everything, the California biotech company uBiome developed a new mobile app that…

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February is American Heart Month: 7 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, accountable for 1 in…

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Going Organic for One Week Helps Reduce Pesticide Levels

When they looked at the effects of organic diets on pesticide levels in adults, scientists in Australia found that just one…

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