Unhealthy Gut

Unveiling the Effects of Nicotine on Gut Health

Unveiling the Effects of Nicotine on Gut Health

Nicotine is a highly addictive compound found in tobacco products and has long been associated with negative health effects. While most people are aware of the risks of smoking, the rise in popularity of vaping has raised questions about the effect of nicotine on our...

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Suggestions for a Gut Healthy Easter

Suggestions for a Gut Healthy Easter

Easter and many other holidays are a great time for family gatherings and celebrations, but it doesn’t mean you should disregard your gut health. Between all the rich, heavy food and sugary treats and alcohol, it's easy to overindulge and end up feeling bloated and...

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Is Chocolate Good for Gut Health?

Is Chocolate Good for Gut Health?

The short answer is YES, especially when we are talking about dark chocolate. There are many health benefits attributed to cocoa including the lowering of cholesterol levels, slowing down cognitive decline, and keeping the heart healthy [1]. We are only able to absorb...

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Are Beets Good for Gut Health?

Are Beets Good for Gut Health?

Beets (also called beetroot) are a low calorie, hearty root vegetable known for their earthy flavor and aroma. Beets, whether deep ruby red, sunset golden or candy-striped varieties, are versatile vegetables that add a colorful burst of flavor when eaten cooked, raw...

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Are Tomatoes Good for Gut Health?

Are Tomatoes Good for Gut Health?

Tomatoes account for about 22% of vegetable intake in Western diets, and previous research has associated the consumption of tomatoes with reduced risk for the development of various conditions that include cardiovascular disease and some cancers. In recent years, it...

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Top 10 Red Flags for Gut Health

Top 10 Red Flags for Gut Health

Every year, approximately 70+ million Americans are affected by some type of digestive disorder, from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). A number of factors can affect your gut health, like your family and genetic history and how...

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How Does your Gut Microbiome Affect Male Fertility?

How Does your Gut Microbiome Affect Male Fertility?

The gut microbiome plays a crucial role in various aspects of human health, and emerging research suggests that it may also have an effect on male fertility. In fact, both the gut and reproductive microbiomes may play important roles in our ability to conceive....

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