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Inflammation And Your Immune System

Inflammation And Your Immune System

The word inflammation comes from the Latin inflammare, to set on fire. In the context of our immune system, heat, redness, pain and swelling form as a reaction to either injury, or a perceived threat in the body. If you’ve ever hit your thumb with a hammer, you can…

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6 Fermentation Myths Busted

6 Fermentation Myths Busted

Fermented foods can help to improve your health and wellness. But there’s a lot of misinformation about these probiotic foods. Read on to learn the truth behind some of the myths and misconceptions. While it’s true that some bacteria are bad for your body and can cause illness, the majority of bacteria found in foods is beneficial for you.

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Modern Agriculture And Its Effect On Gut Health

Modern Agriculture And Its Effect On Gut Health

If you’ve done much research on gut health, you already know that antibiotics, even when prescribed and used correctly, can really do a number on your digestive health. While they’re killing off the pathogens they were meant to eliminate, antibiotics also rid your body…

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How To Create The Best Digestive Health For Your Baby

How To Create The Best Digestive Health For Your Baby

Naturally, you want to give your baby every feasible chance of the best possible life and health. Ideally, you should resolve your own health issues – including gut health – before getting pregnant. This gives your baby many advantages, some of which last a lifetime. But some…

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Essential Oils And Gut Health

Essential Oils And Gut Health

We typically think of using essential oils for their marvelous fragrance, or as a spa treatment. They do these jobs wonderfully well, but plant essences have also been used as medicine for thousands of years. First, it’s important to distinguish between essential oils and fragrance oils. Fragrance oils are synthetic oils…

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GMOs And Gut Health

GMOs And Gut Health

GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly plants, but animals are also being modified.

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