Gut health and gut flora

The Best Probiotics for Children

Probiotics are everywhere, and marketed to many different age groups. While healthy adults may not need these supplements, many children do. Children are often picky eaters, and even if a good multi-vitamin children are not getting the probiotics needed to aid their growing gut. There are many brands, formulation, and price points out there,...

Monday Solutions: How to Mellow Your Heartburn Pain

Heartburn is described as a burning sensation that can be felt in the chest specifically at the lower sternum. Such pain is caused by a reflux of digestive acid that shoots up and enters the lower esophagus thus resulting in a burning sensation and acute pain.This condition is also called as acid reflux, cardialgia,...

How Probiotics Can Help Keep You Healthy

Probiotics are great for us, but do you know how? Or why? Maybe not. While a lot of talk is about taking the supplement, few talk about why you need to. In fact, many of us already get the probiotics that we need in foods that we eat. From dairy to fermented foods, our...

Can Probiotics Make You Sick?

Probiotics are great for pretty much everything. From our skin, to eyes, to teeth, and out gut, a probiotic supplement can help keep you healthy. But, what happens if a supplement makes you sick? This is always a risk with any supplement, and while most take probiotics without any issue, there is a risk...

Essential Oils for Digestive Health

Digestive health is optimal for our overall health. Our brain and digestive system communicate and literally feed off each other, so if your digestive system is poor, your mood, your energy, and your overall self will not be the best. While cleanses and colonics can help unblock issues, there are more gentle ways to...

Bone Broth for Great Health

"Bone broth" sounds gross. But, this gross sounding substance can actually help you stay healthy. While vegans and vegetarians need not apply here, carnivores can take advantage of these broths - be it store bought or homemade. Bone broth can be unnerving to consume, but in reality it isn't that different than consuming something...

Eggs for Dieting? Who Needs Them, and Who Doesn’t

Eggs have a mixed reputation. Some love eggs, and love their good-fat benefits, and some believe that eggs are a cholesterol disaster in the making. While we will not all agree on their benefits and wealth to dieters and healthy eaters, we can agree that eggs provide enough protein to keep you full during...

Gut bacteria triggers physical illness and psychological disorders

Your gastrointestinal or GI tract is the engine for your entire body. To survive, your cells extract nutrients from the food you eat for energy, as well as other essential matter such as oxygen, within your GI tract. It’s an extraordinary and complex 30-foot system that starts with your mouth and ends with the...

Acidophilus v Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

We have all read the ads and seen the commercials for probiotic and acidophilus supplements. They seem similar; after all, they are supposed to help get out gut into shape. However, there are distinct differences in these two supplements, and for some with allergies, knowing the differences can be lifesaving.The Difference:For starters, the bacteria...

3 Amazing Liver Detox Methods!

Your liver is one of the hardest working organs in your body. Responsible for over 500 functions, your liver performs essential roles in your metabolism, your immune system, your digestive system and your detoxification system.The liver is most commonly known as the bodies main detox organ. Detox is short for detoxification. This is not...
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