152019Apr
Treat Leaky Gut with Dietary Changes

Treat Leaky Gut with Dietary Changes

Leaky gut, i.e. intestinal hyperpermeability, causes chronic and systemic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) lining that separates waste from the bloodstream. It causes the GI lining to become more porous than normal, resulting in large spaces between the cells (“tight junctions”) of the gut wall. When these spaces open, toxic materials like bacteria, fungi, parasites,…

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12019Feb
Why Do Experts Recommend Bovine Colostrum?

Why Do Experts Recommend Bovine Colostrum?

Bovine colostrum, the milky fluid expressed by dairy cows in the first few days after giving birth, is a nutrient-rich substance that is packed with proteins, carbohydrates, and fats along with a variety of essential vitamins, minerals, immune-modulating components, and growth factors. It also contains antibodies and immunoglobulins that help fight off potentially harmful bacteria…

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202018Nov
Signs Your Gut Bacteria Are Imbalanced

Signs Your Gut Bacteria Are Imbalanced

Your gut is home to more than the cheeseburger and cup of coffee you had for lunch. Your gut houses an intricate, complex system of bacteria that many experts consider an organ in itself. This microbiome plays a vital role in your digestion, health, and general wellbeing, but certain everyday factors, particularly in your diet,…

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202018Nov
Gut Bacteria and Vaginal Health

Gut Bacteria and Vaginal Health

Your gut and your reproductive system seem like they’re on opposite ends of the health spectrum, but they may be more closely linked than you think. They have complex and substantial effects on each other that can affect your overall health. Learn more about the relationship between birth control and gut health below. Gut Bacteria…

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252018Oct
How Curcumin Fights Inflammation

How Curcumin Fights Inflammation

Curcumin is a bright yellow compound found in a variety of plants, most prominently turmeric and, to a lesser extent, ginger. It is the principal curcuminoid, eliciting effects similar to other polyphenols but with its own unique twist. Studies suggest that it may help support a healthy heart and prevent cognitive decline associated with aging….

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262018Sep
5 Natural Remedies for Candida

5 Natural Remedies for Candida

The human body is filled with a variety of fungi, and candida is perhaps the most common. Candida is a type of yeast that lives in the human stomach, mouth, genitalia, and skin. Small amounts of candida are relatively harmless. However, depending on health status and environmental factors, candida yeasts may grow out of control,…

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262018Sep
Lactoferrin and Its Effect on Acne

Lactoferrin and Its Effect on Acne

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the country, affecting over 50 million Americans every year. Treatments for acne include a wide range of ingredients and methods of delivery, but ongoing research suggests that lactoferrin may help to effectively treat acne. Learn more about how lactoferrin may…

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272018Aug
How Can I Repair My Stomach Lining

How Can I Repair My Stomach Lining

How Can I Repair My Stomach Lining? As a part of digestion, the stomach secretes acids and enzymes that help break down food and promote absorption of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Although the acids are highly corrosive, your stomach’s walls are coated with a sticky mucus that neutralizes the acids to prevent them from causing…

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