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probiotics vs. prebiotics

probiotics vs. prebiotics

You’ve heard all about probiotics. Probiotics are the living bacteria in your gut that have been shown to provide a health benefit like supporting your immune system, aiding in digestive health, supporting a healthy metabolism and potentially a number of others. 
But here's what you may not know...

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6 ways to take control of your health

6 ways to take control of your health

6 ways to take control of your health

Through the lens of Lifestyle Medicine you will learn in this article evidence-based approaches to preventing, treating and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones.
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how to read a probiotic label

how to read a probiotic label

how to read a probiotic label

Walking down the aisle of supplements is enough to make anyone’s head spin, and when it comes to your healthy habits, you want to make informed choices in a calm and confident manner.
It’s my task in this “how to” piece to empower you to better understand key terms shown on probiotic labels so you can differentiate qualities across different products. You will learn the significance of milligrams vs. CFU, and the importance of noting full names of bacterial strains and guaranteed CFU counts.

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what are probiotics?

what are probiotics?

what are probiotics?

Probiotics are connected to a plethora of health benefits, but what are they and what do they actually do?

In this article, we’ll answer that question along with why they’re so important.

 

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how to improve digestion / tedtalk

how to improve digestion / tedtalk

how to improve digestion / tedtalk

The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can't digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs.

And while we can't control all the factors that go into maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, we can manipulate the balance of our microbes by paying attention to what we eat. Shilpa Ravella shares the best foods for a healthy gut.

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Nouri story BY ANDREW HEBARD

Nouri story BY ANDREW HEBARD

Nouri story BY ANDREW HEBARD

Nutritional science now firmly recognizes the crucial role of omega fatty acids in our health through all stages of life — from infancy to old age. Heart, brain, skin, and joint health suffer when we don’t get enough omegas in the right balance.

Every cell in our body needs these nutrients, and we can only get them from our diet. I wanted to make a positive global impact in how people and animals source and benefit from omega nutrition.

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