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Strawberry and coconut ‘ice cream’ with low carb coconut cookie dough chunks

This dessert is soooo good, yet healthy too. What makes this dessert healthy? Well, my friends, this ‘ice cream’ is made with only frozen strawberries, coconut milk, shredded coconut and is sweetened with the low-calorie sugar alcohol erythritol (read all about why this is my sweetener of choice in my recent post “ 550 more words

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Fecal Transplants Transmit Viruses, Too

Fecal matter transplants may transfer nonpathogenic viruses along with beneficial bacteria, scientists show.

Fecal matter transplantation can help to boost populations of “good” gut bacteria in patients undergoing treatment for persistent infections by pathogenic bacteria such as… 244 more words

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Mind-Gut Connection and Mindfulness

What is the connection between the mind and the gut? Can gut health be improved through mindfulness and meditation?

“Mindfulness can boost immunity via the gut microbiota. 166 more words

A low-fibre diet could affect gut microbiota diversity over generations

Every time you eat whole grains, fresh fruit and vegetables – foods very rich in dietary fibre, which is a type of carbohydrate present in plants – you are not only taking care of your health, but also nourishing some of the trillion microbes inhabiting your gut that, in turn, take care of you. 483 more words

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Going With The Gut


We all know the importance of the role our DNA plays in our health. But what about the hundreds of thousands of bacteria that live inside us? 476 more words

Research

A low-fibre diet could affect gut microbiota diversity over generations

Every time you eat whole grains, fresh fruit and vegetables – foods very rich in dietary fibre, which is a type of carbohydrate present in plants – you are not only taking care of your health, but also nourishing some of the trillion microbes inhabiting your gut that, in turn, take care of you. 483 more words

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Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

Besides supplements, lacto-fermented foods are the only source of live beneficial bacteria in the human diet. Eating these products supports the functions the good gut flora… 221 more words

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