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By Catherine Guthrie
Scientists find that leaky gut syndrome can lead to the onset of an autoimmune disease.
Leaky Gut
By Catherine Guthrie
The effects of a leaky gut extend far beyond the gastro-intestinal tract. As our understanding of the syndrome increases, the list of conditions related to leaky gut keeps growing. Here’s a partial list:
Illustrations by Kotryna Zukauskaite
By Catherine Guthrie
Some of the most valuable tests that can help identify direct and indirect signs of a leaky gut.
a woman sits on the floor while eating a bowl of oatmeal with fresh fruit
By Victoria Freeman
Knowing how your body absorbs nutrients can help you fuel your workouts – and your life.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
A new study shows that exercise, along with a diverse diet that includes protein, can help the body's multifaceted microbiome thrive.
By Anjula Razdan
Senior editor Anjula Razdan shares details on the important connection between the gut and the brain.
By Anjula Razdan
Senior editor Anjula Razdan on how acid-blocking drugs can lead to a vitamin B12 deficiency.
By Pamela Weintraub
The microbiome is made up of trillions of organisms that live on and within you. And they can make or break your health.
green pills
By Experience Life Staff
The Experience Life editor in chief discusses good sources of naturally occurring probiotics.
By Catherine Guthrie
Your guide to making the most of your body’s beneficial bugs — for gut health, immunity, metabolism and more.
By Catherine Guthrie
Are your eating and drinking patterns giving you heartburn? Are over-the-counter medications making it worse? Here's how to find out — and fix acid reflux for good.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Our bodies are haunted by millions of microbes, many of which are essential to our health. Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl discusses how fermented foods help keep those mysterious little critters happy.
green pills
By Experience Life Staff
How the healthy flora can reduce anxiety and depression.
By Experience Life Staff
Eye-opening statistics about remedies for digestive issues.
doctor and girl
By Experience Life Staff
Five ways to prevent and treat eczema in children.
hands making heart shape on stomach
By Elizabeth Larsen
Some call it an invisible epidemic. When Candida albicans, a family of yeastlike fungi that lives in our digestive tracts, multiplies out of control, it causes mysterious symptoms and serious health woes for women, men and children. Is it breeding in you?
Bathroom door
By Catherine Guthrie
No one wants to talk about constipation. But it's a chronic problem that undermines the health of millions of Americans. Are you one of them?
illustration autism puzzle
By Pamela Weintraub
The incidence of autism is growing at an alarming rate. Experts are struggling to discover why. Slowly, a strange and complex picture is coming together. It suggests that autism’s mysterious mechanisms could ultimately reveal health truths relevant to us all.
Bacteria illustration
By Catherine Guthrie
Find out why some internal bacteria are our friends - and why providing a happy, well-balance home for them is essential to our vitality and well-being.
various loaves of bread
By Catherine Guthrie
Gluten troubles were once thought to be a problem primarily for those with celiac disease. But recent research indicates that gluten-related disorders extend to a far broader population, and affect far more than the digestive system.
dining outside
By Marc David
Having a peaceful meal isn’t just about setting a mood, it actually helps you digest and assimilate your food better.
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