The 19 Best Prebiotic Foods You Should Eat (That You Can Find in Any Grocery Store!)

The 19 Best Prebiotic Foods You Should Eat (That You Can Find in Any Grocery Store!)

We all need prebiotic fiber in our diets in order to keep our guts healthy. Prebiotics feed the good bacteria...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #60

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #60

Cool Research The gut microbiota and brain speak to each other constantly through three main pathways. Mycobiota composition and changes...

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Gut Health for Kids

Gut Health for Kids

All too often, we don’t really think about our own gut health, let alone the gut health of our kids...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #59

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #59

Cool Research Microorganisms in the gut are linked to cognitive function. It’s possible gut bacteria may play a part in...

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The Forgotten Nutrient Your Gut Needs

The Forgotten Nutrient Your Gut Needs

This nutrient can be found just about everywhere; in fact, it’s so ubiquitous, most of us don’t even think about...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #58

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #58

Cool Research New research and trials of FMT (fecal microbiota transplant) are underway. Studies on mice and flies are showing...

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The connection between the gut and lungs

The connection between the gut and lungs

The more we learn about the gut, the more important we understand it to be to the health of the...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #57

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #57

Cool Research Clostridioides difficile infection remains an unfamiliar subject for clinicians: prevalence, risk factors and co-occurrence with COVID-19. Diet quality...

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Is Vitamin D Good for Your Gut?

Is Vitamin D Good for Your Gut?

Do you take a vitamin D supplement? Many of us do these days; testing for vitamin D deficiency has increased...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #56

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #56

Cool Research Bioaccumulation: common medications–from antidepressants to antidiabetic drugs–can accumulate in gut bacteria altering bacterial function and potentially reducing medications...

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One Easy Way to Improve Gut Health

One Easy Way to Improve Gut Health

While there’s no single fix to give you good gut health, there is one thing you can do right now...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #55

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #55

Cool Research Great research on MACs (microbiota-accessible carbohydrates) and looking at the Western diet and lifestyle and its effects on...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #54

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #54

Cool Research Thoughts about next-gen probiotics and postbiotics A new Stanford University study, shows that a fermented-food diet may increase...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #53

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #53

Cool Research Recent studies in centenarians have revealed that age-related changes in the gut microbiota are related to frailty and...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #52

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #52

Cool Research The role of glutamine in supporting gut health and neuropsychiatric factors. A review of how dietary pectic substances...

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #51

Can't Miss Gut Health Links #51

Cool Research Protecting our brain starts in our gut – immune cells on the surface of mice brains were discovered...

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Sleep and Your Gut

Sleep and Your Gut

Sleep and Your Gut Sleep is an essential function to our physical and mental health and wellbeing. Giving your body...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #50

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #50

Cool Research Got Crohn’s disease? This study may have good news for you: two specific diets (Mediterranean and Specific Carbohydrate)...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #49

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #49

Cool Research IBS is bad, but a new study showed that the severity of symptoms is directly connected to diet...

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Rebalance Your Microbiome

Rebalance Your Microbiome

Many people think that bacteria are bad, and certainly, some bacteria can cause illness. But our bodies actually depend on...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #48

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #48

Cool Research Challenges of the low-FODMAP diet for those with IBS, and approaches to mitigating them. The International Scientific Association...

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Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #47

Can’t Miss Gut Health Links #47

Cool Research A scientific review in Nature takes a look at potential variables that can skew gut microbiome research data....

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Seven Other Websites and Blogs to Read for Gut Health

Seven Other Websites and Blogs to Read for Gut Health

If you’re looking for more information about gut health, these websites and blogs are regularly updated and all of them...

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #46

Can't Miss Gut Health Links #46

Cool Research Microbiologist Heenam Stanley Kim discovered a potential link between poor gut health and a higher risk of more...

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Fiber vs Prebiotics

Fiber vs Prebiotics

First things first. You need to know that while all prebiotic fibers are fibers, not all fibers are prebiotics. But!...

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #45

Can't Miss Gut Health Links #45

Cool Research Gut microbiota disturbance following antibiotic use at an early age is associated with behavioral disorders in infants. A...

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #44

Can't Miss Gut Health Links #44

Cool Research A new study suggests that the gut microbiota may be a novel avenue for exploring heart disease prevention....

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #41

Can't Miss Gut Health Links #41

Cool Research Gut microbes from the phylogenetically diverse genus Eubacterium and their various contributions to gut health Dietary polyphenol impact...

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #40

Can't Miss Gut Health Links #40

Cool Research The effects of artificial sweeteners on the gut microbiota. Overuse of antibiotics is the number one cause of...

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Can't Miss Gut Health Links #39

Can't Miss Gut Health Links #39

It’s been a while since I’ve done a links roundup – enjoy! Cool Research Fascinating study done in Australia on...

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How to Tell Your Microbiome is Out of Whack

How to Tell Your Microbiome is Out of Whack

The gut microbiome plays an important role in our overall health. It’s responsible for keeping the immune system as strong...

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Infant Gut Microbiome May Influence Cognitive Development

Infant Gut Microbiome May Influence Cognitive Development

Our gut microbiome is created shortly after birth, as both good and bad microbes slowly find their way to human...

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Cranberries Are Good For Your Gut

Cranberries Are Good For Your Gut

Most of the time, when we hear about the benefits of cranberries, it’s always about their ability to support our...

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The Relationship Between Gut Microbiota and Chronic Disease

The Relationship Between Gut Microbiota and Chronic Disease

The healthcare industry is currently facing challenges when it comes to the many chronic illnesses and diseases that no doubt...

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A Diverse Diet and Rich Gut Flora Can Benefit your Health

A Diverse Diet and Rich Gut Flora Can Benefit your Health

The numerous different bacteria that inhabit the human body are often referred to as our gut flora, gut microbiota, and...

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Gut Health Is The Key To Everything

Gut Health Is The Key To Everything

Did you know that the gut contains more neurotransmitters than our brain?! This is why the gut is often referred...

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The Road of Microbiome Research: Its Importance and Direction

The Road of Microbiome Research: Its Importance and Direction

Microbiome research is still in its infancy and there are plenty of questions still to answer. The fact is that...

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How to Restore Gut Health After Antibiotics

How to Restore Gut Health After Antibiotics

It’s perhaps a little ironic that you’d need to recover from taking antibiotics. But the human digestive tract is highly...

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How Resistant Starch Affects Our Microbiota

How Resistant Starch Affects Our Microbiota

Almost all of the carbohydrates that we eat are starches. These long chains of glucose can be found in potatoes,...

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Improve Your Gut Health in Just Three Days (Yes, Really)

Improve Your Gut Health in Just Three Days (Yes, Really)

It really is possible to dramatically improve your gut health in just three days. A team of scientists proved that...

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Four Sleep Hacks I Use to Get Seven, Restful Hours of Sleep (Almost) Every Night

Four Sleep Hacks I Use to Get Seven, Restful Hours of Sleep (Almost) Every Night

For what seems like decades now, I have a weird thing where I would wake up 3 AM on the...

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How to Make Your Immune System Stronger

How to Make Your Immune System Stronger

Microbiome research is still in its infancy and there are plenty of things that the research needs to answer. The...

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A Primer on the Microbiome: What Is It and How Does It Benefit Our Health?

A Primer on the Microbiome: What Is It and How Does It Benefit Our Health?

Did you know that only 10% of our body cells are human? The human body consists of dozens of trillions...

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What Is the Gut-Brain Connection?

What Is the Gut-Brain Connection?

Have you ever had butterflies in your stomach? Did you recognize it as such and learn how to recognize it...

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The Effect of Microbiome on Anxiety and Depression

The Effect of Microbiome on Anxiety and Depression

Bacteria are the new antibiotics, medical researches claim. Comfortably settled in for both their own and our organisms’ benefit, the...

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3 Habits That Positively Affect Gut Health

3 Habits That Positively Affect Gut Health

Did you know that our choices and lifestyle affect the bacteria in our gut? A team of researchers lead by...

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5 Everyday Things That Are Harming Your Microbiome

5 Everyday Things That Are Harming Your Microbiome

Today’s modern world is filled with so many things that have an influence on the state of our gut health...

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The 6 Most Amazing Research Studies Involving the Microbiome in 2016

The 6 Most Amazing Research Studies Involving the Microbiome in 2016

Here we are just finishing up another year. The last year has added a great deal to our understanding of...

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Fiber Deprivation Turns the Gut Microbiota against the Gut Barrier

Fiber Deprivation Turns the Gut Microbiota against the Gut Barrier

The Study A high fiber diet is believed to fuel the gut microbiota, which is believed to be responsible for...

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Alterations in the gut microbes might be responsible for Yo-Yo dieting

Alterations in the gut microbes might be responsible for Yo-Yo dieting

Yo-Yo Dieting In the United States where 1 in 3 adults and 1 in 6 adolescents have been hit by...

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3 Things That Can Trigger an Imbalance in Your Microbiome

3 Things That Can Trigger an Imbalance in Your Microbiome

What is your Microbiome? Your gut is home to countless friendly bacteria and fungi- together called the gut microbiome. In...

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Changes in Gut Bacteria May be Linked to Obesity

Changes in Gut Bacteria May be Linked to Obesity

There's been a lot of talk about gut health and weight loss. Researchers speculate that changes in gut bacteria might...

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These Simple Diet Changes can Skyrocket the Number of Good Bacteria in Your Gut

These Simple Diet Changes can Skyrocket the Number of Good Bacteria in Your Gut

Are diet habits as important as the experts stress? Eating habits play an important role in our lives. Our food...

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