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The Heart Benefits of a Healthy Gut [Video]

The Heart Benefits of a Healthy Gut [Video]

Gut health may help indicate a person’s risk for serious cardiovascular events, like a heart attack or stroke, according to a recent study. The study suggests that the gut microbiomes that reduce obesity risk also reduce the risk of artery hardening. Probiotics can lower cholesterol and C-protein levels, which are linked to heart disease.  Besides...

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Gut Health: 10 Things You Should Know [Video]

Gut Health: 10 Things You Should Know [Video]

A healthy gut promotes a strong immune system. Processed foods, gluten, and antibiotics may harm your gut. Regular bowel movement and good sleep can promote optimum gut health.  Your gut is responsible for supporting many of your body functions, including energy production, hormone balance, skin health, mental health, and toxin and waste elimination. So how...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms and Risk Factors

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms and Risk Factors

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder of the large intestine that comes with several symptoms, including constipation or diarrhea. Ten to fifteen percent of the world population has IBS, which has no definite actual cause. Your medical history as a child may increase your IBS risk.  IBS is a common disorder in the...

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5 Reasons Why You Fart More Than Usual, and How to Prevent It [Video]

5 Reasons Why You Fart More Than Usual, and How to Prevent It [Video]

Farting 5-15 times a day is a normal part of digestion. Excessive farting may be caused by the type of food you eat, stress, digestive disorder, constipation, or changes in the type and amount of bacteria in your gut. Diet and lifestyle changes can help manage most cases of excessive farting.  The average person farts...

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10 Foods That Soothe Your Gut

10 Foods That Soothe Your Gut

Having a healthy gut ensures optimal digestion, absorption of nutrients, and elimination. Loading up on prebiotics and probiotics strengthen and repair your gut lining. Some prebiotics include asparagus, onion, garlic, while probiotics include sauerkraut and kimchi. Don’t take your gut for granted. Having a balanced gut microbiome is important for optimal digestion, absorption of nutrients,...

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Add these six ‘miracle’ spices to your diet to boost your gut health and heal your body fast [Video]

Add these six ‘miracle’ spices to your diet to boost your gut health and heal your body fast [Video]

Australia-based nutritionist Lee Holmes has revealed the best spices to add to your diet to improve gut health. The author of Supercharged Food said that these spices can put an end to symptoms like bloating, cramping and gas. Holmes recommends adding fennel seeds, ginger, mint, turmeric, caraway and dill to repair the digestive system and heal...