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By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Because our natural production or function of digestive enzymes and acids can be blunted for various reasons, many people may feel and function better when supplementing with enzymes.
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By Mo Perry
IBS, leaky gut syndrome, and mood disorders are just some of the conditions probiotics may help treat.
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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.
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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.
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By Molly Tynjala
Why all those microorganisms — collectively known as the microbiome — play a critical role in supporting your health.
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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.
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By Craig Cox
The debate over the future of fecal microbial transplants — and who will have access to them.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Food poisoning can trigger irritable bowel syndrome. Here’s how — and what you can do about it.
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By Tiffany Lester, MD
An integrative-medicine doc weighs in on the dos and don’ts of using activated charcoal.
A picture depicting the idea that flour does not equal a whole grain
By Catherine Guthrie
When ground into flours, most grains act like sugar in the body, triggering weight gain, inflammation and blood-sugar imbalances. Here’s why whole kernels are a better option than processed grains.
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By Michael Dregni
Endurance training may alter our microbiome for good, according to a recent study.
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By Jon Spayde
Our expert weighs in on the health benefits of drinking celery juice.
Chili peppers and herbs in pill bottles
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
The growing threat of antibiotic resistance is leading some researchers and doctors to investigate the power of natural remedies.
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By Catherine Guthrie
Here are the “five Rs” — remove, replace, reinoculate, repair, and rebalance — of leaky-gut treatment.
By Pamela Weintraub
Intestinal organisms can be a trigger for troubling health issues. But new research finds they can also help the body heal, especially from autoimmune diseases.
By Jon Spayde
If you suffer from SIBO — small intestinal bacterial overgrowth — you might want to be careful about which probiotic supplements you choose.
how to heal a leaky gut
By Catherine Guthrie
Your intestines are home to a great deal of your digestive system, nervous system, and immune system. Here’s how to keep them healthy and avoid leaky gut syndrome.
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