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Exercise changes gut microbial composition independent of diet, team reports

Two studies – one in mice and the other in human subjects – offer the first definitive evidence that exercise alone can change the composition of microbes in the gut. The studies were designed to isolate exercise-induced changes from other factors – such as diet or antibiotic use – that might alter the intestinal microbiota. […]


Healthy gut bacteria can protect you from just about ANY age-related disease, new study finds

Regular readers have long known that healthy gut bacteria is the key to better health overall, but a new study finds that it also helps protect you against virtually any age-related disease or condition. Even better: You can improve your gut bacteria by simply changing your diet. Researchers at the University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, found […]


Antibiotics found to leave bacterial toxins in your gut, which explains why you need probiotics after antibiotics

If you’ve ever taken a course of antibiotics, you might have been told that it’s a good idea to take probiotics at the same time or immediately afterward. We’ve long known that this is a wise move, but now scientists have gained further insight into precisely why it can make such a big difference in […]


Why you should consider drinking tea: It boosts metabolism and, experts now believe, acts as a prebiotic for good gut health

A new study claims that drinking tea without milk can speed up your metabolism and promote good gut health, as reported by The Daily Mail. The researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles studied the relationship of metabolism and tea by conducting an experiment in mice. They divided the mice into four groups and gave each group […]


Why a Healthy Gut is Essential to Your Wellbeing – and How to Restore It!

Shit Happens, Easily – Or Does It? It may come as a surprise: your intestines play a vital role in your good health. If something’s amiss there, you’ll know it. Sometimes malfunction expresses as mere inconvenience, other times it points to severe imbalance or illness. Our gut is central to our wellbeing and may well […]


Home Remedies for Constipation – Top 10 Effective Treatments

What is Constipation? If you notice that you have less than three bowel movements in a week, it means that you are facing a common health problem called constipation. But do not rush to worry since constipation doesn’t usually stay long and get serious. Specifically, constipation is a condition, in which the bowel movement doesn’t […]

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Could This be the Key to Better Heart Health?

Neutralizing the breakdown of gut microbes may be the key to maintaining a healthy heart. How? A compound in some red wines, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and grape seed oils known as DMB can alter gut microbes in a way that might help prevent heart disease. In a recent study, researchers from the Cleveland Clinic and UCLA’s […]

Top foods to improve gut health and stomach acid levels naturally

Top foods to improve gut health and stomach acid levels naturally

Digestive problems are not uncommon; it’s estimated that 25 million Americans will get a peptic ulcer at one point in their life. (1) Even children under 12 may have GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease), but instead of having the accompanying heartburn, may instead find themselves with a dry cough or have a hard time swallowing. (1) […]