Category: Health Connections

Category: Health Connections

UNDERSTANDING THE GUT MICROBIOME

Your Microbiome is a Partner in your Health The large intestine, or gut, obviously plays an important role in digestion, but it does much more than that. It’s also home to your personal microbiome, the bacteria which live inside you, and your microbiome’s health is directly tied to your health.  Scientists now link the increasing […]

Fruits & Veggies for a Healthy Microbiome: 4 Summer Tips

Eating lots of fruits and veggies is associated with a host of health benefits, but most Americans find it hard to reach the recommended guidelines of 5 to 13 servings each day.

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Episode 2. BiomeBliss Makes Gut Health Easy

Ever heard of the second brain? Within the walls of our digestive system is the gut, or the “second brain,” which contains bacteria that could help mold our brain structure, possibly influencing our moods, behavior, and mental health, such as the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

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A FRUITFUL WAY TO AVOID SUGAR

FRUIT JUICE, SMOOTHIES, AND HOW THEY AFFECT YOUR BODY We all know we need to eat more fruit and vegetables. You may even know why: it’s because their fiber is vital to feed your microbiome, the microcosmic living world inside your gut which has an outsized effect on your health and wellbeing. We also know […]

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Food Allergies, Your Gut, and the Immune Response

If you or a loved one suffers with food allergies, you are not alone. The number of people with dietary allergies is on the rise, in fact, one in 13 children has some food sensitivity. 

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