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How to Heal a Leaky Gut

Modern life is hard on your gut. Your entire digestive tract can be affected by stress, processed foods, alcohol, medications, and bacteria. All that chronic irritation can lead to inflammati…

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Do You Have the Guts for a Healthy Body Weight?

You may be shocked to learn that approximately half of your body’s cells are actually bacteria and that an additional 100 trillion bacteria inhabit various parts of your body and play critical roles i…

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6 Easy Ways to Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands

Being healthy can be a cryptic concept. Does it mean going to the doctor yearly? Exercising? Eating your apple each day? Going gluten-free? It may be hard to navogate all of the information (and misin…

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The Surprising Reason Chocolate is SO Darn Healthy

Chocolate is something of a miracle food -- it can ease depression, boost circulation, lower blood pressure, and even help you lose weight. In a strange correlation, it could even make you more likely…

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Antibiotics — Making Us Fatter?

Our gut bacteria are gaining more and more press nowadays -- assisting our immune functions, taking hand in nutrient absorption, and even warding off cancer. But, most recently, our imbalanced microbi…

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Meat and Dairy Can Rapidly Alter Gut Bacteria and Cause Inflammation

The adage "you are what you eat" might never have been truer. According to new research, your health may be determined by what you eat, and what microorganisms came along for the ride. A new Harvar…

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