Parkinson’s disease is a challenging illness to treat because scientists lack a clear understanding of its precise causes. Although there is a genetic component, researchers have long been focusing on the environmental factors that lead to the disease, and one recent study found a connection between antibiotics and gut microbe changes that raise a person’s risk of … Continue reading Study: Antibiotics found to affect gut microbes and increase the risk of Parkinson’s
Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. The study was published in the journal Nutrients and was conducted by scientists from Texas A&M University and the University of Connecticut Health. There are many different types of nuts, and all of them offer … Continue reading Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health?
Going on vacation or spending time with your family during the holidays can be an indulgent time for most people. And while there’s nothing wrong with enjoying an occasional treat or two, binge-eating can sometimes undo the progress you’ve made while following a balanced diet. If you’re feeling a little bloated after the holidays or … Continue reading Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet
Source: Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics! by Dr. Edward Group By now, most people know that probiotic supplements give your gut a boost of good bacteria and provide many health benefits. But experts have identified an exciting new ingredient that can take gut health to the next level — bacteriophages. Pioneering companies like Global Healing are using … Continue reading Bacteriophages: A Novel Concept in Probiotics!
Grains make up a large chunk of most people’s diets, but more and more health enthusiasts are beginning to cut out this major food group for a number of reasons, including grain allergies and food intolerances. Health benefits of a grain-free diet Grain-free diets can come off as being too limited for most dieters, but … Continue reading Drain your grain consumption: What you need to know about a grain-free diet
Kombucha is a popular health drink, but it may put people off because of its intense vinegary smell. If you’re looking for a gut health-boosting drink that’s easier on the stomach, try water kefir. Kombucha and water kefir: What’s the difference? Both kombucha and water kefir are fermented drinks that can be brewed at home and infused with different … Continue reading The gut-healing wonder drink: How to make your own water kefir
A recent study in the British Journal of Cancer revealed that people with at least 60 minutes of physical activity from adolescence could potentially reduce their risk for colorectal cancer by more than a third. The report, led by researchers from the University of Sao Paolo, is the first to analyze the direct link between physical activity during adolescence and … Continue reading Reduce your colorectal cancer risk by up to 39% with 60 minutes of daily physical exercise
Source: The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut by Dr. Edward Group The digestive system doesn’t get enough credit. Not only does it break down the food you eat, but it also plays a major role in keeping you healthy. There’s a strong connection between your gut and your immune … Continue reading The Gut-Immune System Connection: 6 Ways to Boost Immune Health Through the Gut
Keeping a well-balanced gut microbial composition is key to controlling hunger, managing weight and maintaining good overall health, according to a recent study. Chinese researchers discussed the concept behind the gut flora-centric theory (GFCT), a new hypothesis that focuses on the biological motivation of why humans need to eat food every day. The GFCT was born from the experience of … Continue reading Keeping your gut flora healthy is the key to maintaining good health
Acid-reducing agents (ARAs) like antacids and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are some of the most common medications prescribed for the treatment of heartburn. A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition found that long-term use of PPIs leads to a decrease in the amount of Faecalibacterium, one of the most beneficial bacteria in the human gut.Long-term use of … Continue reading The SHOCKING truth about antacids and their effect on your gut health