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By Henry Emmons, MD
Boosting the gut’s healthy microbes can support a more positive outlook.
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By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
Wondering if a food sensitivity test is something you may want to consider? A Life Time dietitian offers insights into common sources of food sensitivities, reasons they occur, ways to overcome them, and more.
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By Pilar Gerasimo
Like it or not, emotions share some very real biochemical links with your nervous, endocrine, immune and digestive systems. Isn't it time you learned something about how your body responds to what you feel—and vice versa?
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By Courtney Helgoe
Technically, yes. Too much candida in your gut microbiome can lead to a condition called auto-brewery syndrome.
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By Alyssa Ford
Your immune system works to keep you healthy 24 hours a day. Here's how to help it operate at peak efficiency.
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The gut is often considered the gatekeeper to our overall health — and imbalances many times surface in surprising ways. Samantha McKinney, RD, discusses its far-reaching impacts and shares daily lifestyle strategies we can use to support our gut health.

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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Turns out garlic is great for ulcers, food poisoning, and gut dysbiosis. Here's why — and how to get more garlic in your diet.
Cabbage juice
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Turns out cabbage juice is great for peptic ulcers. Here's why — and how to get more cabbage juice in your diet.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
These supplements provide extra support when you're experiencing digestive symptoms — or working to keep them at bay.
Woman taking a supplement
By Mo Perry
IBS, leaky gut syndrome, and mood disorders are just some of the conditions probiotics may help treat.
Person shopping for probiotic in pharmacy
By Mo Perry
Not all probiotics — or gut microbiomes — are created equal. Here's how to find the right probiotic for you.
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By Mo Perry
The FDA doesn't regulate supplements, but here are some tips to suss out a quality probiotic.
A spread of assorted probiotic foods.
By Mo Perry
Why are probiotics so popular? Are all supplements equally effective? Can I get enough friendly bacteria from food? Health experts address these and other common questions.
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By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Our bodies are pretty good at letting us know know when something is off. See if one of these signs might be indicating that it's time to detox.
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By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Looking to rid your body of unwanted toxins? These 12 strategies will set you up for a successful detox — and help you to not feel deprived.
Illustration of magnifying glass and microbiome
By Molly Tynjala
Why all those microorganisms — collectively known as the microbiome — play a critical role in supporting your health.
Person chopping veggies.
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
The health of your gut has a big impact on your overall wellbeing. Restore it by following these six gut-healing strategies.
A picture of the Buddha Bowl from Sarah Kay Hoffman's new cookbook.
By Sarah Kay Hoffman
Sarah Kay Hoffman, author of the new book, The Leaky Gut Meal Plan: 4 Weeks to Detox and Improve Digestive Health, shares two gut-healing (and delicious!) recipes.
illustration pills and coins on see saw
By Craig Cox
The debate over the future of fecal microbial transplants — and who will have access to them.
A graphic showing the words "FOOD POISONING" with an arrow that leads to the word "IBS"
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Food poisoning can trigger irritable bowel syndrome. Here’s how — and what you can do about it.
bowl with activated charcoal
By Tiffany Lester, MD
An integrative-medicine doc weighs in on the dos and don’ts of using activated charcoal.
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