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Sabotaged By Gut Flora

I’ve been doing a ton of research on nutrition as I’ve worked toward healthy living. Gut flora is one of those things that is fascinating to me. 541 more words


Week 1: No More W(h)ining

While I don’t drink a lot of alcohol, I do appreciate having a cocktail when I eat out or have a dram of Scotch on a lazy Sunday afternoon when I feel like it. 656 more words

Healthy Eating

Why I love Kombucha

Fermented foods, filled with good bacteria, are all the rage at the moment and rightly so. With over 80% of our immune system situated in our gut it seems incredible that we don’t talk more about it. 624 more words

3 Neat Things About Weight Loss Probably No One's Ever Told You

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Shedding pounds isn’t as black and white as getting rid of fat mass. There’s a little more to, and it’s pretty neat and encouraging. 969 more words

The Hamper of Love

There were a few boxes of chocolates in the hamper my girlies sent me so I brought a couple of them in to serve to my chemo friends last Wednesday. 481 more words

"Self-Dosing with Bacteria"

From Harvard Medical School’s Health Blog:

 …interest in probiotic supplements is on the rise. Some digestive disease specialists are recommending them for disorders that frustrate conventional medicine, such as irritable bowel syndrome.

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What's all this about gut bacteria

After watching “Trust me I’m a doctor” the other night, I was really intrigued by the test they they did on gut bacteria, 2 subjects of very different genetic makeups gave a stool sample, then they went through a process of eating the same foods and tested their blood sugar levels as they did. 159 more words