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Entries in gut health (16)

Monday
Jul152019

L-Glutamine: Health benefits and uses 

When gut health is compromised, it can lead to a variety of unwanted symptoms including indigestion, poor energy, bloating, stubborn weight loss, skin problems, poor immunity, inconsistent bowel patterns, mental fog, and low mood. While many tend to rationalize these symptoms as the new normal, it’s actually far from what it’s supposed to be. 

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Tuesday
Jul092019

The best way to eat for gut healing

Gut continues to be a buzz-word in the world of nutrition and holistic health. More and more research continues to come out on how our gut health has a bigger impact than we once thought when it comes to our immune system, metabolism and overall health.

And here’s the thing: There are a lot of gut health promotion programs out there (and more surely to hit the market soon) that offer up eating plans and supplemental treatment. But ironically, many of the recommendations within them could actually negatively impact your gut health.

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Tuesday
Jun042019

Gut health and its impact on your metabolism 

Gut health continues to be on the forefront of conversation, and rightly so considering its growing correlation to the functionality of almost every system in the body. While many are aware of the buzz gut health has created, of the estimated 60-70 million people who are affected by digestive diseases in the U.S., a large majority of people in this group continue to go undiagnosed. If you’ve become accustomed to indigestion, poor energy, immune health, bloating, stubborn weight loss, skin problems, inconsistent bowel patterns and mood issues as a regular part of life, there’s a chance your digestion is at the root of the problem. If gone unchecked, it can manifest into a slow-moving metabolism, hormonal imbalance, difficulty losing body fat and other health issues.

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Friday
Oct052018

Is Collagen Really Worth All the Hype?

 

You’ve probably gotten wind of the collagen hype, but before you write it off as just another fad, our expert coaches break down what it is, the benefits, where it can go wrong, and how you can add the right type of quality collagen into your eating plan. 

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Friday
Feb232018

Is Your Gut Health Impacting Your Metabolism and Mood?

When feeling grumpy, down, irritable or otherwise in a “bad mood,” it’s easy to consider the cause purely circumstantial: tossing and turning all night, needy family members, never-ending work demands, getting cut off on the expressway — or a combination of all of the above. While these are all undoubtedly frustrating, it’s not often that we stop and think about our mood in relation to what is going on inside our body. Specifically, the gut.

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Friday
Nov252016

How to Eat for Gut Healing

If you’ve been reading along this last month, you’ve noticed we’ve been talking a lot about gut health.  Some of the latest posts included:

 

 

Gut has become a new buzz-word in the world of nutrition and holistic health. More and more research continues to come out on how our gut health has a bigger impact than we once thought when it comes to our immune system, metabolism and overall health.

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Friday
Nov182016

Top 3 Supplements that Support Gut Health

Indigestion, poor energy, bloating, stubborn weight loss, skin problems, poor immunity, inconsistent bowel patterns, mental fog, low mood…sounds like a typical week, right?

Wrong. Just because many of these ailments are common, does NOT mean they are normal.

Our entire body suffers when our digestive system is not operating as designed, and it can be extremely difficult to optimize gastrointestinal (GI) well-being if you don’t have a comprehensive plan for doing so. A good GI health protocol should help you set a good foundation for the three main areas of the GI tract, and it should make use of a smart nutrition strategy, a targeted supplement approach and specific lifestyle adjustments to promote better gut health.

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