Gut Health

Thanksgiving Good-Gut Smoothie Recipe

Thanksgiving Good-Gut Smoothie Recipe

Whether you already over-ate at the various "Friendsgivings" you attended or are preparing to indulge on the big day, this concoction of goodness is just what you need to support your gut health and bring you right back to that wellness track.

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A Healthy Microbiome Equals a Healthy Heart

I am a functional and integrative cardiologist, I often look first at a patient’s gut health to shed light on the underlying cause of heart disease. What could the gut possibly have to do with the heart? It’s all about inflammation.

10 Ways to Heal A Leaky Gut

10 Ways to Heal A Leaky Gut

When our gut and digestion are on track, most of us feel pretty darn good. When they’re not, a range of gut troubles can make us feel miserable. Here’s some key intel on how you can start turning the health of your gut–home to roughly 70 percent of your immune system–around.

17 Ways to Protect Your Microbiome and Keep Your Belly Blissful

17 Ways to Protect Your Microbiome and Keep Your Belly Blissful

Inside your belly is a thriving bacterial world, an eco-system commonly known as the ‘microbiome.’ It’s filled with bacteria – trillions of them, in fact – all going about their daily business of keeping you well. Without you’re being aware of it, they’re busily breaking down food; extracting nutrients; producing vitamins and brain chemicals; fending off microbial invaders; protecting you from disease; and performing hundreds of tasks essential to keeping your systems functioning optimally.