Have you ever experienced sharp pain in the upper right part of your abdomen? Chances are you have gallstones. Gallstones are tiny solid deposits of digestive fluid that form in the gall bladder. The gallbladder is a small sac located on the right side of your body, just below your liver. The chemicals found in […]

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Did you know that approximately 40 trillion bacteria live in your intestines? These bacteria, which are collectively termed gut microbiota, play a crucial role in your gut health. Some bacteria in the gut are good for our health while others are not. Scientists have discovered that maintaining the right balance is the key to keeping […]

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When it comes to gut health and general health, nothing beats kefir. Traditionally a cross breed between yogurt and milk, kefir has been a popular drink in parts of Europe and Asia. Its impressive health benefits have put it on the global map and it’s gaining popularity fast. The main difference between kefir and yogurt […]

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You have likely heard a lot about probiotics, and how they are necessary for gut health and maintaining a healthy balance of bacteria in your body. What gets less attention, undeservingly, are the prebiotics that are equally as important. Prebiotics are not alive themselves, but they act as a natural fertilizer for probiotics in the […]

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Our gut bacteria holds a particularly important role in our brain health. There are hundreds of different bacteria living inside of our guts, and these bugs are particularly connected to our brain’s function, health and disease resistance. These microbes do it all, from reducing and regulating our immune health, inflammation, detoxing, carb metabolism, vitamin production […]

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