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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, […]

Your Daily Routine For a Healthy Gut

Your Daily Routine For a Healthy Gut

Photo on Katy Belcher on Unsplash Let’s face it – talking about your gut may not be that interesting. But it’s important that you understand just how much your gut impacts your overall health. Everything from hormone regulation to a healthy weight is impacted by […]

Aloe Vera: Hair, Skin and Everything In Between

Aloe Vera: Hair, Skin and Everything In Between

Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash There’s a reason why aloe vera is now a major ingredient in numerous skin and hair care products, and it’s not just because it’s great for that sunburn! Aloe’s use can be traced back about 6,000 years to Ancient […]

The Importance of Fiber and How to Incorporate More into Your Diet

The Importance of Fiber and How to Incorporate More into Your Diet

Fiber can be found in vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains. And it’s important. Its job is to bulk up the stool and retain water. Bacteria then helps to digest the fiber, producing healthy ingredients for the colon and promoting healthy bowel movements. Without enough […]

Probiotics: Why the ‘Live and Active’ Cultures in Your Yogurt Don’t Cut It

Probiotics: Why the ‘Live and Active’ Cultures in Your Yogurt Don’t Cut It

If you are like many others, you think grabbing yogurt is both delicious and beneficial; of course its organic and contains live and active probiotic cultures. But how beneficial are these cultures? And how much do you need? Heres what reports are saying. What are […]