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These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.07.2015 | Science

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11 Foods To Eat For A Bloat-Free Life

Well+GOOD | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living

When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed through my lips. Instead of trying to eliminate everything that might cause an issue, what if you could feel better by adding certain foods?

What It Means to Be 24 Years Old and Sick

Anna Snapp | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Anna Snapp

I feel like I'm behind. I look around me, and my peers are out of their hometowns, on their own, working salary jobs and enjoying the bar scene on the weekends. My life is quite the opposite.

Antibiotics, Obesity and You

Jeffrey Taekman, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Taekman, M.D.

The discovery of antibiotics is celebrated for the profound impact they have had on modern medicine and is a reminder of the role luck plays in science. There is no argument that antibiotics have saved millions of lives over the past 87 years, but there is a downside, too.

6 Foods That Can Wreak Havoc On Your Gut | Pam Masin | Posted 07.24.2015 | OWN

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The Invisible World Responsible for More Than We Think

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Chantelle Zakariasen

No doubt most of us have heard about probiotic supplements being useful for treating poor digestion, but that's only the beginning.

The Pros of Prebiotics

Dr. Veronica Anderson | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Veronica Anderson

By now, most people are aware of the many benefits of probiotic supplementation, including improved digestive health. However, a relatively new area o...

Gut Imbalance: The Modern Plague and Hidden Epidemic

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Gut bugs. Why are they the buzz of the media and a hot topic of scientific research? The average human being has about 100 trillion gut microbes ...

Friends With Benefits -- Getting to Know Your Gut Microbiome

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition When we're hungry, we often hear famili...

'My Candida Was Hungry, So I Fed It Pizza and Beer'

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

My friend said that to me recently, and I laughed out loud. She wasn't joking, either. Ever had food cravings? Felt like you'd fight someone for th...

Move It: Why a Clean Gut and Home Determine Your Level of Success

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

One of the most overlooked ways of optimizing your health and success is to flush anything, anything, out of your home that doesn't serve a purpose....

Gut Feelings: Diet, Depression and Bacteria

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

We still have much to learn. A clear determination of which microbiome profiles are consistently associated with depression and the best psychobiotic intervention has not yet been achieved. But that day is not far off.

How The Body Maintains A Healthy Balance Of 'Friendly' Gut Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.15.2015 | Science

Hippocrates once said, "Bad digestion is the root of all evil." Now, a growing body of research suggests that the ancient Greek physician was, if a b...

3 Things You Must Know About Probiotics

Posted 01.14.2015 | OWN

These good-for-you bugs can be found in everything from your yogurt to your multivitamin, but are you getting the right ones? By Cheryl Platz...

How Probiotics May Ward Off Depression And Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.05.2015 | Science

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bac...

5 Steps to Heal a Leaky Gut Caused By Ibuprofen

Aviva Romm | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Aviva Romm

Millions of Americans take over-the-counter painkillers like Advil or Aleve for any random ache, pain, or cold symptom, without a second thought. What most don't know is that those drugs -- called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) -- are responsible for over 16,000 deaths per year.

Honor Your Elimination

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Every princess pees and poops several times every day, if her digestive tract is healthy. So why are we being uptight about our needs? Society and ...

Five Steps to Treating Candida Overgrowth, Naturally

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Most naturopaths will tell you that they spend a great deal of their time with patients treating yeast overgrowth, also called candidiasis, and the pe...

Want Optimal Health? Time for a Gut Check

Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D.

Good digestive health is a cornerstone for optimal health and by initiating these steps, not only will you discover invaluable information about your body, you will strike at the very reason why your gut issues cropped up in the first place.

Treating Fibromyalgia, Naturally

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Fibromyalgia is a condition that mimics other diseases (Lyme, lupus, arthritis, to name a few) so doctors who are used to looking for certain types of problems will often miss it altogether. Often, these patients are dismissed as hypochondriacs.

Prebiotics and Probiotics: The Importance of Gut Health

Mandana Arabi, M.D., Ph.D | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Mandana Arabi, M.D., Ph.D

All signs point to a growing public interest in the possible benefits of prebiotics and probiotics in digestive health and beyond. However, science has to lead the way to ensure sound evidence is the basis for introduction of interventions for public health and new products in the marketplace.

Losing Weight: You Can Gut It Out

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

The evidence is mounting: Get your gut back to equilibrium, and health will follow. But how does one go about this, exactly?

Gut Health Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke

Leonard Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

The connection between the gut microbiome and human health is currently being explored as part of the Human Microbiome Project. This project has inspired a new wave of research into the effects of the gut microbiome and is delivering interesting findings.

How Eating Probiotic-Rich Can Protect You From Heart Disease

Donna Gates | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Gates

While gut health and heart disease may seem unrelated at first glance, it turns out that the friendly bacteria living in our intestines may offer more benefits to our health than we ever imagined.

5 Steps To Kill Hidden Bad Bugs In Your Gut That Make You Sick

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

If your skin is bad or you have allergies, can't seem to lose weight, suffer from an autoimmune disease or allergies, the real reason may be that your gut is unhealthy.