gut health

How to Stay Regular Without Laxatives

Millions of Americans experience chronic constipation. But laxatives might not be the answer. Here’s why.

2 years ago

10 Things You Should Know About Probiotics

Here’s a simple primer on how to buy, store, and consume probiotics.

3 years ago

10 Tips to Tackle Candida

Candida overgrowth can cause a wide range of health problems, but these troublemaking fungi respond well to natural treatments.

3 years ago

Are Spore-Forming Probiotics Safe to Eat?

Spore-forming soil-based organisms in probiotic supplements and snack foods are becoming more common, but they may not be right for…

3 years ago

16 Prebiotic Foods to Eat Now

Feed your gut flora with these prebiotic-rich foods.

3 years ago

The Sour Truth About Sweet Fruit

In his new book, Genius Foods, Max Lugavere talks about which foods to embrace — and avoid — for optimal…

3 years ago

How to Build a Gut-Friendly Plate

Simplify your meals with Robyn Youkilis’s “Good Gut Rule of Five.”

3 years ago

An Integrative Approach for IBS Relief

Irritable bowel syndrome affects millions of people, but an integrative approach may provide relief.

3 years ago

Revolutionary Act 35: Move It Out

Most of us would rather not talk about poop, but it turns out that what exits your body is just…

3 years ago

Get Smart About Antibiotics

Thinking about taking antibiotics? Here are 6 tips to consider.

4 years ago

9 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Microbiome

Here are some tips to protect and revitalize your microbial communities.

4 years ago

Build Your Microbiome

Modern life is tough for the trillions of microbes living in your body. Learn what you can do to protect…

4 years ago

PUMPING IRONY: Gut Instincts

New research suggests we can live longer by altering conditions in our microbiome, but who wants to spend a few…

4 years ago

Autism: Why It’s Not Simply a Brain-Based Disorder

A new report describes autism as a “whole body” condition, suggesting there are a variety of avenues for symptom relief.…

4 years ago

Journey to Healing: Q&A With Sarah Kay Hoffman

The author and blogger shares how she healed her gut, reclaimed her health, grew her family, and discovered a new…

4 years ago

Can Gut Bacteria Affect Alzheimer’s Disease?

New research finds the microbes in your gut may play a major role in escalating the chronic brain disease.

4 years ago

All About Antinutrients

Compounds in some grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds can wreak havoc on your digestion. Learn how to make them work…

4 years ago

Go With Your Gut

Healthy digestion is about more than what you eat. It’s also about slowing down, chewing your food, and cultivating your…

5 years ago

LIFE, UNEDITED: Tips for Making Sauerkraut

This fermented classic is simple to whip together. Follow our photo essay to create this quick two-ingredient recipe.

5 years ago

Eat Dirt

In his new book, Dr. Josh Axe suggests that learning to eat dirt — literally and metaphorically — could be…

5 years ago

Food Additives Affect Gut Bacteria

Research indicates that certain emulsifiers — used in many processed foods — promote colitis, obesity, and metabolic syndrome in mice.

5 years ago