IBS, leaky gut syndrome, and mood disorders are just some of the conditions probiotics may help treat.
Not all probiotics — or gut microbiomes — are created equal. Here's how to find the right probiotic for you.
Even if you eat a high-quality diet, you might want to supplement with a probiotic. Here's why.
The FDA doesn't regulate supplements, but here are some tips to suss out a quality probiotic.
Why are probiotics so popular? Are all supplements equally effective? Can I get enough friendly bacteria from food? Health experts address these and other common questions.
When ground into flours, most grains act like sugar in the body, triggering weight gain, inflammation and blood-sugar imbalances. Here’s why whole kernels are a better option than processed grains.
Compounds in some grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds can wreak havoc on your digestion. Learn how to make them work to your advantage.
This fermented classic is simple to whip together. Follow our photo essay to create this quick two-ingredient recipe.
A new study shows that exercise, along with a diverse diet that includes protein, can help the body's multifaceted microbiome thrive.
Fermented foods boost the good bacteria in our guts, which makes us healthier, happier, and more resilient.
Senior editor Anjula Razdan shares details on the important connection between the gut and the brain.
Find out why some internal bacteria are our friends - and why providing a happy, well-balance home for them is essential to our vitality and well-being.
Common signals you shouldn't ignore.