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Digestive Health Part II: Probiotics & Prebiotics

The microbiome is crucial to our overall well-being (learn more about the microbiome in Part 1 of this blog series). It’s so important to know how to take care of it. Most of us have heard of the term probiotics, but what about prebiotics? Prebiotics and probiotics have a very close relationship to one another, […]

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Digestive Health Part I: A “Brain” & Its Bacteria

In order to understand how to keep your digestive tract at its healthiest, it’s important to first understand its complexities. While some of this may seem a bit “science-y,” it will help when making decisions concerning the health of your gut. This is the first part of a two-part series on digestive health so next […]

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What is a Microbiome: The Garden Within Our Bodies

For every cell in our bodies, there are about 10 “non-human” cells. These are microbial residents of our gut, skin, eyes, and nasal passages and are referred to as the “microbiome” and research of its role in human health has revealed enough surprising discoveries that the National Institute of Health has launched an International Human Microbiome Project. The […]

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