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Good-for-Your-Gut Drinks Include Wine and Coffee, But Not Soda

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The food you eat and the medicines you take can alter your gut bacteria in ways that either help or harm your health, two new studies suggest. 592 more words

Health News

Wine And Coffee Are Good For Your Gut, Study Shows

Next time you indulge in a glass of wine after work, you may be helping the diversity of bacteria in your gut.

A new study… 112 more words

How About Some True Preventative Health Knowledge?

Every time I get back to reading scientific studies on gut bacteria, I just get so inspired to eat whole, fresh foods (cook them if you want to!) and to pass that enthusiasm on to you. 496 more words

Nutritional Intervention

Your gut bacteria are more than what you eat

Like it or not, the microbes in and on our bodies play a big role in human health and disease. Yet we still don’t know what determines the exact makeup of these invisible communities and how they vary within populations. 252 more words

MEDICINE

Gutopia: A Microbial Paradise

The development of the microscope in the 17th century magnified our awareness of a microbial universe previously invisible to the naked eye. Anton van Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch textile draper and science hobbyist, was one of the first individuals to glance into the microbial looking glass and identify unicellular organisms (so-called… 1,417 more words

Science & Food

Red Meat: Friend or Foe?

By Aylah Clark, ND

Historically, it has been accepted in the medical community that increased consumption of red meat increases all-cause mortality including cardiovascular disease and cancer (especially colon cancer).  62 more words

Naturopathic Medicine

5 Delicious Probiotic Treats (That Aren’t Yogurt!)

You’ve heard time and again that “good” bacteria are important for aiding immune function and nutrient absorption and keeping your digestive system running smoothly. But if you’re feeling yogurt fatigue, look no further: Companies are disguising healthy bugs in all sorts of snacks and drinks. 209 more words

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