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Health Hazards of Low-Fiber Diets Linked to Its Influence on Microbiome

25 Jan 2016 | 232,847 Views

And once you've lost these valuable microbes, the only way to get them back may be via a fecal transplant. Eat more of these 9 foods to improve your gut health and help slash your risk of premature death from any cause, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

How Your Gut Microbiome Influences Your Mental and Physical Health

07 Jan 2016 | 274,849 Views

Just one food alone can reduce your cholesterol and triglyceride levels and significantly increase the levels of two powerful antioxidants in your body - glutathione and SOD. Bring these foods back to your daily eating to help take control over chronic disease and your weight.

Treat the Heart With the Gut

30 Dec 2015 | 42,856 Views

One day, your gut microbes may be targeted as a way to prevent chronic diseases like heart disease. In the meantime, supporting the health of your microbiome can support your health on physical, mental, and emotional levels.

The Pros and Cons of Colonoscopies

09 Dec 2015 | 376,579 Views

Did you know you have 3 acceptable screening methods for colon cancer? Yet, doctors usually jump to recommend colonoscopies, which cause about 15,000 deaths a year. The method with 10 times fewer complications, plus, what I'm doing instead.

Does Your Stomach Actually Shrink When You Cut Down on Food?

05 Dec 2015 | 94,989 Views

Your stomach stretches with each meal to make room for the food you're eating. Over time, will eating less food have a lasting effect on the capacity of your stomach?

Chronic Constipation May Be a Sign of Something Serious

25 Nov 2015 | 58,581 Views

Chronic constipation affects 63 million people in the United States alone. This condition can trigger rectal prolapse, hemorrhoids, and kidney problems and may also increase your risk of gastric cancer, rectal cancer, and ischemic colitis.

Causes and Effects of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

11 Nov 2015 | 87,187 Views

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common liver conditions in the US. It has a major contributing cause, and if you eliminate it from your diet you can prevent this disease and even reverse it in its early stages.

Health Benefits of Hemp

27 Oct 2015 | 78,233 Views

Hemp is a versatile, renewable resource that can provide food, oil, textiles, and even replacements for cotton and plastic. Yet, this economical treasure is illegal to grow in the US, so all US-sold hemp products are currently imported.

Why Does Your Stomach Growl?

29 Aug 2015 | 185,844 Views

That rumbling, roaring sound in your stomach is there for a very important purpose... and it's not only to indicate that you're hungry. Fortunately, most stomach growling is totally normal and healthy, but there are a few exceptions...

13 Weird Risk Factors for Kidney Stones

12 Aug 2015 | 169,194 Views

Kidney stones are surprisingly common and can lead to excruciating pain. More than a dozen odd factors might increase your risk, but fortunately most of them are relatively easy to change.

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