Tag Archives: gut bacteria

The ‘bitter’ TRUTH: Artificial sweeteners trigger glucose intolerance and destroy your health, according to many experts

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(NaturalHealth365) Many people use artificial sweeteners as a substitute for sugar not knowing that they’re digging their own grave.  You see, the food industry would have us believe that these non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) are a ‘healthy alternative’ to sugar. (nothing could be further from the truth!) For years, the general public has been lead to think that we need ... Read More »

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Avoid the flu and common cold symptoms by consuming these probiotics

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(NaturalHealth365) In a common misconception, many people think of the flu as nothing more than a nuisance – an annoying cough-fest that can make one feel miserable, but does no real harm. In other words, nothing to worry about…right? Actually, that’s wrong!  Rather than being harmless, influenza can exact a deadly toll, particularly in older adults, very young children and ... Read More »

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Attention doctors: Surprising benefits of probiotics when taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding

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(NaturalHealth365) Breast milk is extremely rich in nourishing compounds for the developing young child – containing a wide range of life-sustaining compounds like vitamins, minerals, antibodies, enzymes, hormones, healthy fats, beneficial bacteria plus much more. But, the key element to producing health breast milk resides in the prenatal and postnatal dietary intake of the mother – including the level of ... Read More »

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Glyphosate has adverse effects on gut bacteria essential to human health

(NaturalHealth365) Rates of chronic disease have skyrocketed in the United States in the past few decades – with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that conditions such as heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and obesity are now among the most common health problems.  Independent researchers and natural health experts warn that glyphosate – used in the ... Read More »

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Why probiotics are needed for disease prevention as we age

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(NaturalHealth365) Evidence of the importance of gut bacteria for immune system health and disease prevention has been presented in study after study, for years! Yet, we see the value of probiotics for gut health often overlooked. Now, research out of University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands is connecting probiotics and ideal gut bacteria balance to healthy aging and disease prevention. ... Read More »

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Stunning study: Processed foods destroy gut bacteria and diversity, leading to tragic results

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(NaturalHealth365) While most people are aware of the health hazards of eating too many processed foods, conventional ‘wisdom’ would have us believe that the connection between our diet and disease is more “complex,” than it really is. For example, an experiment has made a clear connection between processed foods and their impact on gut bacteria levels. Keep in mind, we ... Read More »

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Exercise alone can improve gut bacteria and decrease the risk of bowel cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Science has established the importance of an ideal balance of gut bacteria for numerous aspects of health, including ideal digestion and nutrition as well as immune system health. Now, two studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota have found that the simple act of exercise can change the composition of the ... Read More »

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Probiotics shown to protect against liver damage, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States – with some experts putting the incidence at 25 percent of the population. Untreated NAFLD can progress to a more serious condition known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH – which causes liver inflammation, scarring, cirrhosis, liver failure and even (in the end) liver cancer.  Thankfully, recent ... Read More »

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Monsanto attacks Global Glyphosate Study that expose dangers even at ‘safe doses’

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(NaturalHealth365) Glyphosate – the most widely used weed killer in the world – is the active ingredient in Roundup, an herbicide made by the biotech giant Monsanto. Sadly, glyphosate use has soared since the introduction of GMO crops in 1996 – with levels found in the human bloodstream skyrocketing by more than 1,000 percent over the last 20 years. And, ... Read More »

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Bacteria in the gut linked to arthritis and joint pain, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) It has long been assumed that osteoarthritis, in obese people, was only caused by excess wear and tear on their joints. However, new research out of the University of Rochester Medical Center reveals that a gut microbiome imbalance – including a deficit of Bifidobacteria – is the likely culprit. The evidence shows a high fat, Western-style diet alters gut ... Read More »

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New link between gut bacteria and hardening of the arteries, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) As you may know, diversity and balance of gut bacteria have already been linked to many vital aspects of physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Now, new research out of the University of Nottingham and King’s College London is adding heart health to that list. Digestion, metabolic function and the strength of our immune system are all intimately tied to ... Read More »

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Loss of gut bacteria diversity increases risk of chronic disease

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(NaturalHealth365) It’s becoming increasingly clear that a balance of gut bacteria in the microbiome is crucial to overall health and avoiding chronic disease. Another important aspect of gut health is its connection to our mental/emotional wellbeing. The average human body contains close to 40 million microbial cells that are crucial to our health. The gut and the immune system are ... Read More »

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