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By Heidi Wachter
Pioneering pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris is transforming how public-health advocates respond to the toxic stress created by childhood adversity. Here, she shares her prescription for healing.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
A2 milk is a cow’s milk that is growing in popularity. But is it truly easier on your gut than regular milk?
Ginger Root
By Susan Blum
Functional-medicine doc Susan Blum, MD, outlines her basic plan to treat arthritis.
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By Chrystle Fiedler
Here are five ways to maximize your calcium absorption.
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By Tom Tittmann
After suffering from ulcerative colitis for more than three decades, one man discovered a way to get to the root cause of his illness.
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By Jon Spayde
L-glutamine is a great choice for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Millions of Americans experience chronic constipation. But laxatives might not be the answer. Here’s why.
jarred probiotic foods
By Catherine Guthrie
Here’s a simple primer on how to buy, store, and consume probiotics.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Candida overgrowth can cause a wide range of health problems, but these troublemaking fungi respond well to natural treatments.
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By Michael Dregni
People spend millions of dollars on the popular fermented tea, but several recent lawsuits question whether the commercial brews are actually good for you.
Probiotics in Popcorn
By Laura Fogelberg
Spore-forming soil-based organisms in probiotic supplements and snack foods are becoming more common, but they may not be right for everyone.
knead-flour
By Catherine Guthrie
A diet high in flours made from wheat or other grains affects every system in the body. Here’s a quick guide to flour’s far-reaching effects.
Whole Detox
By Deanna Minich, PhD
A functional-medicine nutritionist shares how her Seven Systems approach effectively detoxes the mind as well as the body.
Feed Your Flora
By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RDN
Good gut health requires more than consuming enough probiotics.
The Hidden Liver Crisis
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease affects up to a third of Americans, taking a toll on our collective health. Nutrition and lifestyle changes can turn it around.
green-juice-constipation
By Catherine Guthrie
Chronic constipation affects millions of Americans. Here are some tips to help.
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By Max Lugavere
In his new book, Genius Foods, Max Lugavere talks about which foods to embrace — and avoid — for optimal brain health.
robin-youkilis-gut-health
By Robyn Youkilis
Simplify your meals with Robyn Youkilis’s “Good Gut Rule of Five.”
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By Robyn Youkilis
This recipe, from Robyn Youkilis’s new book, is a gut-friendly way to start your day.
Nutrition Protocols to Relieve IBS
By Catherine Guthrie
Nutrition protocols that remove common irritants give the gut lining a chance to heal. Here's how an elimination diet and a low-FODMAP diet are used to treat IBS.
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By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Find relief with simple lifestyle strategies.
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