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Could Your Anxiety Be Alleviated by Regulating Gut Bacteria?

Could Your Anxiety Be Alleviated by Regulating Gut Bacteria?

Photo by Artem Kovalev on Unsplash A team of researchers from the Shanghai Mental Health Center at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, set out to investigate if there was evidence to support improvement of anxiety symptoms by regulating intestinal microbiota, or gut bacteria. […]

The Benefits of Fiber and How to Increase Your Intake

The Benefits of Fiber and How to Increase Your Intake

Photo by Nadine Primeau on Unsplash According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), you should be consuming anywhere between 20 to 35 grams of fiber per day. However, if you’re like most Americans following the Standard American Diet (SAD), your consumption is […]

How To Be Sure Your Probiotic Is Getting To Your Gut

How To Be Sure Your Probiotic Is Getting To Your Gut

Photo by Christopher Campbell on Unsplash Are you spending time browsing the vitamin aisle, trying to figure out which Probiotic will work best for your personal health and wellness needs? There are dozens of choices, and while all of them promise to support healthy digestion, […]

This is What Happens to Your Gut When You’re Stressed Out

This is What Happens to Your Gut When You’re Stressed Out

You may not have realized it, but your level of stress has a direct relationship with your gut. Have you ever felt extremely nervous before giving a major presentation? Or have you been so anxious because of a big test coming up that you’ve completely […]

Not Losing Weight? Your Gut Bacteria May Be To Blame!

Not Losing Weight? Your Gut Bacteria May Be To Blame!

Photo by i yunmai on Unsplash In a preliminary study published in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers suggest that, for some, specific activities of gut bacteria may be responsible for their inability to lose weight, despite them sticking to strict diet and […]

New Study: Dietary Fiber Reduces Brain Inflammation

New Study: Dietary Fiber Reduces Brain Inflammation

Photo by Polina Rytova on Unsplash According to a new study performed by the University of Illinois of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, there may be a remedy to delay memory and brain issues as we age – dietary fiber. The study reports, “As mammals […]