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The benefits of the Shakeology Cleanse

Everybody is talking about Shakeology. I am sure many want to know what all the hype is about! So let me share:  I wanted to detox from all of the holiday festivities because my eating habits are usually clean. 270 more words


Nourishing mushroom, garlic and almond soup

This mushroom soup is so rich and creamy. The garlic and spices give it a little kick, whilst the tahini and almonds create the creamy base. 395 more words


Probiotics & Menopause

Probiotic, Prebiotic, Synbiotic, Antibiotic, Psychobiotic?

If you think this is the title to a new Sci-Fi flick, you’re not alone. How confusing can things get? We hear about them in the news and on ads but does anyone ever really explain what they mean and why you should care to know? 748 more words


Nourish your gut: Step 3 Re-inoculate

Part 3 of the 4 R approach refers to Re-inoculate. While this sounds scary, as though your body is at war with itself, it kind of is already when you have a leaky gut. 979 more words


Nutrition Quiz! Everyone Wins

There are always new conversations trending in the nutrition world. Sometimes with the amount of information swirling around in the media, in research and from your Aunt Sue that knows everything, we can become confused about how to feed ourselves. 38 more words

Celiac Disease

Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

In a meta-analysis, probiotics conferred some benefit, but the number needed to treat was 7.

Some patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) use probiotic therapy — ingestion of live or attenuated microorganisms — either on their own or as recommended by clinicians. 190 more words


Do probiotics work?

Walk past the dairy case or health food section of any grocery store and you’ll see a variety of yogurts, milk, shakes and even granola bars that say they contain probiotics. 1,612 more words