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Intake of dietary fibers found naturally in foods like chicory, artichokes, raw garlic, leeks and onions may help improve sleep and act as a buffer against the psychological impacts of stress. 102 more words

Articles

Prebiotics Improve Stress Resilience and Sleep

Is stress the driver of your insomnia? Eating more high fiber foods—sometimes called prebiotics (different from probiotics)—may help both your stomach and your sleep.

In a new study on rats conducted at the University of Colorado, a high fiber diet promoted the growth of healthy gut bacteria, increased resilience to stress, and made sleep more robust following a stressful event. 492 more words

Sleep

Prebiotics may help to cope with stress

Recent study shows prebiotic fibers can help to protect beneficial gut bacteria and restore healthy sleep patterns after a stressful event.

— Srividya Sundaresan

What are some ways you cope with stresses in your life? 416 more words

Neuroscience

AdvoGreens

The majority of Americans do not get enough plant-based nutrition in our diet.  AdvoCare is always trying to improve the health of all people, so last summer AdvoCare came out with something we call “AdvoGreens.” 119 more words

Beautiful Skin and Hair

Our skin is the largest organ of the body. The outer layer of the skin is called the Epidermis, which has the ability to constantly regenerate itself, producing new cells and shedding the dead ones. 634 more words

Better Health

Prebiotics and Probiotics - the what, why and (importantly) how!

I’ll be honest – while I always knew that probiotics are important to take while on antibiotics, that was about as far as my knowledge on them extended. 1,031 more words

Health

3 Ways to Make Friends with Your Gut Flora

Why should you care about some bacteria? Bacteria are everywhere – in the kitchen, on your desk, in your coffee, and we all know that – on your phone. 767 more words

Physical