Omega-3: What is it and How Much Do I Need?

Whether or not you like fish, you have probably heard about Omega-3 and its benefits. Omega-3 is a sub-group of…

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Why is a Healthy Gut so Important?

Think about it: over 100 trillion bacterial cells living inside your body, a lot of them working full time to…

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If You’re Happy and You Know It… Thank Your Gut

Did you know more than 95% of your body’s serotonin is made in your gut? Serotonin is that nifty little…

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The Link between Diet, Gut Bacteria and Healthy Vision

Using mice, a team of researchers from the University of Montreal has determined that changes in gut bacteria may contribute…

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5 Quick Tips for Everyday Health

Vibrant health is something we all strive for—and there are little things we can do every day to help us…

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Too Little Sleep is Harmful to Men’s Health

You may not realize it, but your body is pretty active while you sleep. Your brain is busy creating new…

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Can Our Gut Bacteria Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Two new studies point to a link between the gut microbiome and rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by widespread inflammation…

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Food Allergies: Is More Fiber the Solution?

The number of people with food allergies keeps rising, and researchers in Australia believe it may be tied to a…

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Study Finds 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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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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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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Early Exercise Bolsters Gut Bacteria, Improves Health Later

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

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