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Mark Hyman smiles in his cover shot for Experience Life magazine.
By Anjula Razdan
Functional-medicine pioneer Mark Hyman, MD, chats with us about the problem with low-fat foods — and the truth about saturated fats.
By Courtney Helgoe
A study finds a gene for being a late sleeper. 
By Jon Spayde
When a bee sting or a peanut could mean a trip to the hospital — or worse — the world can feel like a minefield. Here’s how to handle the stress of a serious allergy.
By the Experience Life Team
The author and blogger shares how she healed her gut, reclaimed her health, grew her family, and discovered a new place of joy.
By Heidi Wachter
New research finds the microbes in your gut may play a major role in escalating the chronic brain disease.
grain free baking
By Elana Amsterdam
These simple-to-make baked goods from Elana's Pantry deliver on flavor and whole-food goodness.
By Heather Rogers
Rich in vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, protein, and fiber, seaweed is considered by many to be a superfood. Here are five varieties to look for in your local natural-food store.
By Robyn Youkilis
Healthy digestion is about more than what you eat. It’s also about slowing down, chewing your food, and cultivating your intuition.
By Heather Rogers
Densely nutritious and sustainably grown, seaweed is finally getting the recognition it deserves as a superfood.
By Laura Fogelberg
The natural-medicine doctor, chiropractor, and nutritionist shares his thoughts on improving gut and overall health.
By Kaelyn Riley
The Obama Administration answers the call for a broader study of healthy microbial communities.
Acid Blockers and Food Allergies
By Heidi Wachter
Emerging research has linked acid blocking drugs with adult-onset food allergies.
Axe Book Review
By Kaelyn Riley
In his new book, Dr. Josh Axe suggests that learning to eat dirt — literally and metaphorically — could be the best way to repair our microbiota.
Germ Cloud
By Experience Life Staff
New research shows that your microbial cloud is as unique as a fingerprint.
Antibiotics and Children
By Heidi Wachter
Finnish study finds antibiotic use in young children may alter gut microbiome and lead to weight gain and asthma later in childhood.
What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You Female
By Anjula Razdan
How to read the telltale clues of health imbalances — and what you can do about them.
By Heather Rogers
Long underappreciated, resistant starch is a friendly carb component that delivers healthy microbial balance and weight-loss support.
Miracle Cures
By Anjula Razdan
Too many chronic ailments have been pronounced “incurable.” Here’s how some forward-thinking practitioners are resolving such conditions — and transforming their patients’ lives.
By Heidi Wachter
Research indicates that certain emulsifiers — used in many processed foods — promote colitis, obesity, and metabolic syndrome in mice.
By Craig Cox
New research could help doctors diagnose some chronic diseases earlier and treat them more effectively.
Digestive Enzymes
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
Suffering from heartburn, reflux, and other digestion challenges? Digestive enzymes can be an important step in finding lasting relief.
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