Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

These days, it seems like more and more Americans are taking laxatives to combat constipation. Osmotic laxatives, like Miralax and Lactulose, are one of the most popular OTC options for this. What these types of laxatives do is fill the digestive tract with particles, which attract fluid inside the gut, flushing out the system and … Continue reading Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

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How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights

There are about a hundred trillion microbes living inside your gut -- protecting you from infection, aiding digestion and regulating your immune system. As our bodies have adapted to life in modern society, we've started to lose some of our normal microbes; at the same time, diseases linked to a loss of diversity in microbiome … Continue reading How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights

BPA and Your Microbiome

If you’ve been following my work even for just a short while, you know I’m big on gut health. That’s because science is increasingly discovering the huge impact that our good bacteria have on our health, and how bad bacteria can hinder it. We’re always learning more about the intricacies of our beneficial bacteria, called … Continue reading BPA and Your Microbiome

Deadly bacteria and the pharmaceutical industry | DW Documentary

Multi-resistant bacteria are currently the greatest danger to modern medicine and threaten millions of lives. Experts around the world are extremely worried. Related Post SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth The Body as Bacterial Landlord The Truth About Bacteria and Herbal Supplements How Gut Bacteria Protects Your Liver

New and Undefined Diseases

BOOK - Biological Medicine - The Future of Natural Healing - by Thomas Rau Biological Medicine The Future of Natural Healing By Thomas Rau, M.D.Published for the first time in this form, Biological Medicine is a combination of the latest diagnostic technology and a broad range of traditional, natural healing methods including holistic dentistry and … Continue reading New and Undefined Diseases

What’s the Best Probiotic Sources for Vegans?

  Source: What’s the Best Probiotic Sources for Vegans? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Your gut is home to good and bad bacteria, and maintaining that balance is more important than you think. Sure, maybe you already know taking probiotics (the “good” bacteria) can promote healthy digestion, but did you know recent studies … Continue reading What’s the Best Probiotic Sources for Vegans?

The 9 Best Fermented Foods for Your Gut

Source: The 9 Best Fermented Foods for Your Gut by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Fermented food has made a comeback in recent years, partially thanks to the popularization of Weston A. Price teachings. Fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi aren’t considered to be the most appealing types of food; however, research exploring these … Continue reading The 9 Best Fermented Foods for Your Gut

What is Bloating?

Bloating is distension of the abdominal region and it’s commonly present in conjunction with constipation. Constipation, of course, is the result of bulked-up waste material that accumulates in the colon. Also, as material remains in the colon, it can start to ferment (actually rotting) and this process releases gas into the abdomen, which also distends … Continue reading What is Bloating?

10 Natural Remedies for Gas

Source: 10 Natural Remedies for Gas by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Intestinal gas is an embarrassing and annoying situation that many people experience on a regular basis. Gas and bloating is, perhaps, one of the main health concerns that human beings living in the Western world complain of. Estimates show we expel gas … Continue reading 10 Natural Remedies for Gas

Prebiotic vs Probiotic – What’s the Difference?

  Source: Prebiotic vs Probiotic – What’s the Difference? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  You may have seen probiotic yogurt advertised as having “live active cultures.” This indicates that the yogurt contains living, beneficial organisms intended to help your body with digestion. Many people wonder if there’s any truth in that or if … Continue reading Prebiotic vs Probiotic – What’s the Difference?