gut health

The Best Defense: Boost Your Immune System

Your immune system works to keep you healthy 24 hours a day. Here's how to help it operate at peak…

4 months ago

5 Questions About Fiber

Nutrition experts answer some of the most common questions about this nutrient — including how you know if you are…

4 months ago

The Three Types of Fiber You Need

Insoluble fiber, soluble fiber, and prebiotic fiber are all essential to our health and well-being. Here's why — and which…

5 months ago

Why You Need to Eat Fiber

Even a relatively nutritious diet can deliver inadequate amounts of fiber. Learn why it’s so critical to your health —…

5 months ago

NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: Integrative Insights

Our new columnist explains why our lifestyle choices matter in building resilience — and addressing the growing mental-health crisis.

1 year ago

Recipes to Heal a Leaky Gut

Sarah Kay Hoffman, author of the new book, The Leaky Gut Meal Plan: 4 Weeks to Detox and Improve Digestive…

1 year ago

What Are the Differences Between Broth, Stock, and Bone Broth?

Bone broth is a staple of the paleo diet. Here's how it differs from regular broth and stock.

1 year ago

Big Pharma and the Future of Fecal Transplants

The debate over the future of fecal microbial transplants — and who will have access to them.

1 year ago

The Food Poisoning–IBS Connection

Food poisoning can trigger irritable bowel syndrome. Here’s how — and what you can do about it.

1 year ago

Autoimmune Disorders: When Your Body Turns on You

There's been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis…

2 years ago

ASK THE DOCTOR: Can You Detox With Activated Charcoal?

An integrative-medicine doc weighs in on the dos and don’ts of using activated charcoal.

2 years ago

Can Exercise Improve Your Gut Health?

Endurance training may alter our microbiome for good, according to a recent study.

2 years ago

Does Celery Juice Have Benefits for My Gut?

Our expert weighs in on the health benefits of drinking celery juice.

2 years ago

7 Alternative Antibiotics

The growing threat of antibiotic resistance is leading some researchers and doctors to investigate the power of natural remedies.

2 years ago

What You Need to Know About Histamine Intolerance

Understand the role of histamines in the body — and which foods to avoid if they’re causing problems.

2 years ago

Why Is the Appendix Important?

The appendix plays a key role in storing good bacteria and keeping our microbiome healthy.

2 years ago

The Parasite Paradox

Intestinal organisms can be a trigger for troubling health issues. But new research finds they can also help the body…

2 years ago

Is It Possible to Take Too Many Probiotics?

If you suffer from SIBO — small intestinal bacterial overgrowth — you might want to be careful about which probiotic…

2 years ago

Is A2 Milk Better for You?

A2 milk is a cow’s milk that is growing in popularity. But is it truly easier on your gut than…

2 years ago

Tom Tittmann’s Success Story

After suffering from ulcerative colitis for more than three decades, one man discovered a way to get to the root…

2 years ago

Are There Any Collagen Supplements for Vegetarians?

L-glutamine is a great choice for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.

2 years ago