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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #16

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #16

Cool Research

Our eating behaviors and the time of day are connected to the composition of our gut microbiota.

Scientists are working on a new methodology that allows both fast and accurate determination of the bacterial load in a fecal sample.

Gut microbes can protect against high blood pressure.

Too much salt in our diets can throw our gut microbiome out of whack.

Science may be able to treat Crohn’s disease by “engineering” the gut microbiome with good bacteria.

Interesting Blog Posts and Articles

Keeping our gut happy during the holidays.

Gut-healthy foods for the holidays from the American Society for Microbiology.

Microbiome tests may someday be able to give us individualized dietary advice.

Fermented foods are absolutely key to our gut health.

Working hard on your gut health? Don’t forget about your kid’s gut health!

Those who eat too fast tend to be more overweight and suffer from more acid reflux than those who eat slowly.

One doctor recommends avoiding fermented foods until after you’ve begun the gut healing process.

Natural ways to heal the gut.

The role nutrition plays in wound healing – five foods that can speed the healing process.

Is organic more nutritious?

Podcasts and Videos I Enjoyed

What does your “poop” say about you and your health?

18 tips to help your gut work better.

Great video for kids (and parents) on constipation and encopresis.

Recipe Repository

These vegetarian side dishes for Thanksgiving will work just as well on the Christmas table.

Want to up your breakfast game? Why not try making your own yogurt?

Start the day off right with a cultured macro breakfast bowl.


“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” —George Herbert


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