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What Are Probiotics?

What Are Probiotics?

The Greeks gave us culture, language, and apparently probiotics. From the ancient root words “pro” (as in promoting) and “biotic” (meaning life), probiotics are literally life affirming.

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How Drinking Water First Thing in the Morning Can Reboot Your Body

How Drinking Water First Thing in the Morning Can Reboot Your Body

Every culture has their morning rituals for wellness. In Hawaii, some islanders paddle out into the surf on dawn patrol before they even wipe the sleep out of their eyes.

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From Heart Health to Acne Prevention, How to Choose a Probiotic That Works

From Heart Health to Acne Prevention, How to Choose a Probiotic That Works

Cure acne, heal indigestion, improve mood, and finally get six-pack abs. Nope, this isn't some fantasy wish list or bogus infomercial ad—it's what can actually happen to your body when you finally ...

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Healthy Obsession: Upset Tummy? There's a Snack for That

Healthy Obsession: Upset Tummy? There's a Snack for That

Usually an upset tummy is a signal that it's time to put down the candy—but this time, it's the reverse. The magic ingredient here? Ginger.

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Should Your Pet Be Popping Probiotics?

Should Your Pet Be Popping Probiotics?

Pet owners are a pretty dedicated bunch. From rain boots to doggie toothbrushes, they'll invest in some pretty wacky products for the promise of a healthier, happier pet. But what about vitamins or...

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The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Body Loves to Detox

The Top 5 Reasons Why Your Body Loves to Detox

Feeling bloated and run down? Maybe your stomach is misbehaving. With a summer full of vacations and barbecues coming to a close, your body might be begging for a reboot for fall.

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Another Way to Take Coffee—No Drinking Involved

Another Way to Take Coffee—No Drinking Involved

If someone said that it was possible to get a magnified version of coffee's caffeine boost and bathroom benefits from ingesting your java a different way, would you try it? If the answer is yes,...

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5 Ayurvedic Tips for Solving Digestion Problems

5 Ayurvedic Tips for Solving Digestion Problems

Ayurveda uses everything in nature as a medicine—and I don't just mean herbs and oils. This system of medicine treats the air, the sun, and  the water as medicine.

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These Natural Cures Can Help You Beat Jet Lag Forever

These Natural Cures Can Help You Beat Jet Lag Forever

Frequent flyer miles can do a serious number on your body.  Jet lag can strike hours or even days after your flight has landed and can make it hard to bounce back into your normal routine. And if y...

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A Surprising New Link Between Parkinson's Disease and Gut Health

A Surprising New Link Between Parkinson's Disease and Gut Health

The sauerkraut on your organic hotdog or that morning bowl of Greek yogurt might not just be good for your gut today—it could be protecting your brain from serious disease in the long run.

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Fermentation Frenzy: 4 DIY Kits to Make Everything from Yogurt to Sourdough

Fermentation Frenzy: 4 DIY Kits to Make Everything from Yogurt to Sourdough

Most people are surprised to discover just how much the digestive tract impacts overall health. But in fact, it's usually the first place I start when clients come to me with just about any complaint.

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Why People Who Eat Cheese Might Actually Have Better Digestion

Why People Who Eat Cheese Might Actually Have Better Digestion

Probiotics have been getting a lot of attention for their health benefits, but a new study shows another dairy product may work just as well: cheese.

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