Organic apples are better than conventional apples for gut health, new study reveals — NaturalHealth365 – August 19, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) As we understand more and more about the importance of gut health, many people are making food choices to feed a healthy microbiome in the gut. If you’re working to keep your gut healthy, organic apples offer a far better choice than pesticide-treated, conventional apples. In fact, a new study supports the benefits of going organic, specifically when choosing your apples.

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Black pepper has surprsing science-backed health benefits, not known by most people — NaturalHealth365 – July 29, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Black pepper – sometimes called the “King of spices” – is one of the most commonly used spices in the world.  Made by grinding peppercorns, the dried berries that come from the Piper nigrum vine, it offers a mildly spicy, sharp flavor that goes well with a multitude of culinary dishes.

Like many other spices, this spice packs a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant punch

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Good gut health comes from “good” bacteria… do you need BOTH probiotics and fermented foods? — NaturalNews.com – July 20, 2019

(Natural News) The human stomach, the saliva, and the large and small intestines are like a rain forest, teeming with more than five thousand living species of bacteria. These bacteria cells outnumber human cells 10:1. Every moment of every day, several trillion bacteria cells interact with one another and coordinate vital functions inside the body. Together, these bacterium regulate the gastrointestinal tract and create metabolites for proper digestion and hormone regulation. They help eliminate waste and protect the blood from toxins. They respond to outside threats and initiate immune responses.

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Improve your gut health with exercise — NaturalNews.com – July 8, 2019

(Natural News) Exercise and gut health are both important to your well-being. And interestingly, these two are related. A study published in the journal Experimental Physiology revealed that your fitness level may affect the diversity of bacteria in your gut, and thus influence your health.

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Learn how antacids threaten gut health — NaturalHealth365 – July 4, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) For the estimated 24 million plus Americans that pop a daily antacid, this acid-blocking action could spell big trouble for gut health.  For exampleresearchers from the University Medical Center Groningen and Maastricht University Medical Center show that people who regularly consume proton pump inhibitors have an increased risk of intestinal infections.

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What to eat and what NOT to eat to avoid autoimmune disease and fight chronic inflammation — NaturalNews.com – June 24, 2019

(Natural News) Inflammation is a normal occurrence in your body. It is your immune system’s response to threats. However, there are cases in which the immune system impartially attacks healthy tissues and organs, thereby leading to autoimmune diseases.

About 700 million people around the world suffer from an autoimmune disease, and up to 23.5 million people in the U.S., becoming one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the country.

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Improving digestion: 11 gut-friendly foods — NaturalNews.com – June 18, 2019

(Natural News) Your digestive tract is crucial to your overall well-being because it is responsible for absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste from the body. If you suffer from digestive issues like abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea, eating gut-friendly foods like apples and chia seeds can help relieve your painful symptoms.

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