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Prebiotics: What They Are and Why You Need Them

While probiotic rich foods and supplements are rapidly gaining popularity in the health and wellness sphere, they are not the only things to consider when it comes to the health of our gut. Prebiotics, also known as the foods that feed the beneficial bacteria in our digestive system, are extremely beneficial (necessary!) for overall health. Unfortunately, prebiotics are often under-appreciated and are seriously lacking in the average American’s diet. Which is why we felt it w

What the Gut?!

A 3 part series discussing what is gut health, what foods and supplements heal, support and prevent adverse effects of an unbalanced gut, and the benefits of maintaining that balance. The Gut. People are always talking about their gut; whether its to follow it (see what I did there!), if they have gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms (bloating, constipation, diarrhea etc), or simply what should they do to keep it from acting up. A balanced gut has been documented to eliminate brain