Tag: gut dysbiosis

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Gut Instinct – Decoding Gut-Healing Nutrients

March 12, 2019

A common scenario I see all too often is people experiencing “gut issues” that are exacerbated after eating certain foods. Typically, it starts with one food and then gradually more and more foods are causing symptoms. If you are experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms of bloating, reflux, flatulence, food sensitivities and discomfort, then one of the first things we look to do is nourish and soothe an inflamed and irritated gut lining. The condition of the gut wall is important for good ....

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Foods to Eat for Great Gut Health

March 4, 2019

Did you know that in as little as twenty-four hours, the food you eat can be changing your resident gut microbiota? Most of you will now know that diversity is one key parameter of a healthy gut microbiome. Simply having a large variety of different bacterial species is beneficial to overall health. Studies done by Professor Rob Knight show that there’s a major link between the number of different types of plant food you eat and the diversity of your gut bacteria or microbiome. Another ke....

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Nip Hayfever in the Gut

July 12, 2017

Hay fever and allergy symptoms are a typical response to harmless substances such as pollens from trees, grasses and weeds that makes the immune system believe it is a harmful invader. The allergens trigger production of the antibody immunoglobulin E (IgE). This immune reaction stimulates release of histamine, causing inflammation and swelling of the nasal passages along with excessive mucus production and other symptoms such as sneezing, itching nose and throat, watery eyes and a clear, runny n....

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The Role of Probiotics

November 8, 2016

Supplementing with a daily probiotic capsule influences the composition of our whole microbiome. They positively alter the microbiome environment and encourage the proliferation of microbiota of the good bacteria. You will notice at your local health food store that the probiotic formulas can have over 10 strains of different bacteria at varying strengths. Ongoing research is constantly revealing that specific strains are great to treat certain health conditions and consequently good vitamin com....

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