162019Sep
Steps to Take When A Gluten-Sensitive Person Accidentally Eats Gluten

Steps to Take When A Gluten-Sensitive Person Accidentally Eats Gluten

Gluten is a class of proteins found in wheat, rye, barley, and triticale. For most, it’s a harmless component commonly found in foods, but for those with celiac disease or other gluten sensitivities, gluten consumption can cause some serious issues. If you are gluten-sensitive, chances are pretty high that you will accidentally consume gluten at…

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192019Aug
Is Leaky Gut Contributing to Your Food Allergies?

Is Leaky Gut Contributing to Your Food Allergies?

Food allergies reportedly affect over 50 million Americans, resulting in a wide range of symptoms ranging from mild digestive distress to severe anaphylaxis. While genetics may be the main contributor to food allergies, researchers still are not sure what specifically causes certain people to be more sensitive to foods than others. Early research suggests that food…

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12019Feb
Can Colostrum Address Leaky Gut and Prevent Inflammation?

Can Colostrum Address Leaky Gut and Prevent Inflammation?

Your gut is a hugely complex system of organs, cells, and beneficial microorganisms designed to break down food, expedite absorption of nutrients, and protect your body from potentially harmful germs and microbes that you ingest. As home to these 40,000 different bacterial species, the microbiome is capable of influencing your mood and behavior and regulating…

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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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92018Jul
Colostrum and the Gut-Brain Axis

Colostrum and the Gut-Brain Axis

Your body is home to trillions of microbes. Most are harmless, but many play active roles in your health. A large portion of helpful bacteria can be found in your stomach and intestines, ensuring healthy digestion and metabolism so that you can get as much nutrition from your food as possible. However, growing research suggests…

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42017Aug
Candidiasis: Often Overlooked, This Chronic, Low-Grade Fungal Infection Is Pervasive Among Americans

Candidiasis: Often Overlooked, This Chronic, Low-Grade Fungal Infection Is Pervasive Among Americans

Candida albicans is a common fungus (yeast) found to inhabit the intestines, mouth, throat, and skin. While once presumed to be relatively harmless, Candida is now being considered a significant health concern, even in people with strong immune systems. Not only does Candida affect the superficial (topical) layers of the skin, but research shows that it can…

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262017Jun
Can Bovine Colostrum Help Win the Battle Against Sepsis?

Can Bovine Colostrum Help Win the Battle Against Sepsis?

1. Introduction The incidence of sepsis is rising in the United States due in part to increases in the aging population, drug-resistant bacteria (“superbugs”), and weakened immune systems. However, bovine colostrum supplementation may help an individual reduce the risk of bacterial, fungal, or viral infections that can otherwise lead to sepsis. Can Bovine Colostrum Help…

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