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Cloves of garlic on table
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.
An abstract neon marbled design.
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
These supplements provide extra support when you're experiencing digestive symptoms — or working to keep them at bay.
Three gut-healing foods, including bone broth, chia seeds, and fermented foods.
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
What you eat can help relieve digestive symptoms and build a more resilient gut.
Person buying jar of honey.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
If you're trying to find the best honey, make sure it's raw, local, and single-source. Here's why.
Person with honey and a honey dipper.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
The nutritional power of honey is well established. By buying local, you can support regional ecosystems and your neighborhood bees.
Illustration of bacteria
By Catherine Guthrie
Yeasts are a natural component of the human microbiome, but when they proliferate, they can lead to misery. Learn what you can do to keep them in check.
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.
Jar of pickles
By Mo Perry
Even if you eat a high-quality diet, you might want to supplement with a probiotic. Here's why.
Two probiotic supplements with green background
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.
Waves in the ocean
By Catherine Guthrie
In addition to herbal remedies, targeted nutritional supplements can help manage chronic anxiety.
Tincture of herbs next to baby's breath
By Catherine Guthrie
Start with single-herb formulations, beware the cheapest option, and four more tips for buying herbal remedies.
Illustrations of a variety of herbs
By Catherine Guthrie
Plant-based remedies to help ease your mind.
A person sprinkles turmeric on a dish.
By Christine Schrum
Here are some easy ways to get more turmeric in your diet.
Cauliflower, rice, and broccoli are pictured.
By Laine Bergeson Becco
Depending on your genetics and your microbiome, your body might respond to carbohydrates differently.
Three jars of turmeric
By Christine Schrum
Why it pays to buy fair-trade, organic turmeric powder — plus, how best to store this anti-inflammatory spice.
ground tumeric
By Christine Schrum
Turmeric is a potent, anti-inflammatory spice with a wide range of promising therapeutic properties.
Raw cheese
By Elizabeth Millard
Most people do not need to avoid raw-milk cheeses, says our expert.
Group of people eating a avariety of cheese
By Elizabeth Millard
It depends. But, goat and sheep cheeses are often tolerable for people with lactose and casein intolerances.
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