Why improving gut health should be a NUMBER ONE priority | NaturalHealth365

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by: Lori Alton – October 5, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) We sometimes use the words “gut instinct” to refer to a deeply held belief or powerful impulse – without fully realizing just how appropriate that phrase is.  Researchers are beginning to recognize the immense power of the gut microbiome (the community of bacteria living in the gastrointestinal tract) to protect against disease, regulate metabolism and even influence mood and outlook.

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6 surprising benefits of eating onions | NaturalHealth365

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by: Joy Jensen – October 3, 2020

(NaturalHealth365) There’s a reason you need to get your daily servings of veggies. They’re packed with nutrients essential to your health, and every vegetable has its own unique properties and benefits.  For example, onions – which are in the same family as chives, garlic, and shallots – are well-known for making you cry when you chop them.  But, there’s a lot more to these flavorful, and sometimes tear-inducing, veggies.

A closer look at this superfood finds that the nutrients in onions offer essential immune-boosting, inflammation-fighting, and antiviral properties. For centuries, people have used onions for their medicinal properties, and studies continue to back up the powerful health benefits of this superfood.

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What Is Candida? Understanding Yeast Imbalance | Wake Up World – August 11th, 2020

By Dr. Edward F. Group

Guest Writer for Wake Up World

Candida is a type of fungus (or, more specifically – yeast) that can cause fungal infections like candidiasis, candidemia, and oral thrush.[1] Dozens of species of candida are known to affect humans and Candida albicans is the most common.[2, 3] When the immune system functions normally, Candida is kept in check and exists harmlessly in the skin or mucous membranes like those of the gut and vaginal area. It’s even among the organisms that newborns acquire during natural birth, nursing, or from food.[4] However, a compromised immune system, and other factors such as poor diet, can lead to an imbalance where Candida overwhelms the body, a condition known as Candida overgrowth. →

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Prebiotics and probiotics offer a one-two punch for keeping cancer at bay – NaturalNews.com – November 4, 2019

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(Natural News) There is now an even better reason for you to add prebiotics and probiotics to your diet. According to a new study in Cell Reports, the combination of these two — termed “synbiotics” — can be used to modulate the human gut microbiota and treat serious diseases like colorectal cancer. Prebiotics and probiotics: sources and health benefits →

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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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Reduce inflammation and improve your mood with these healthy, fermented foods — NaturalNews.com – June 10, 2019

(Natural News) Did you know that probiotics or “good” bacteria can do more than boost your digestive health? If you suffer from inflammation, you can ease your condition by consuming certain kinds of fermented foods.

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What is Leaky Gut? Symptoms PLUS 7 Things to Avoid — The Truth About Cancer – February 7, 2019

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By Charlene Bollinger

I can think of least 50 people right now who would list digestive issues as their number one health complaint. Whether it is IBS, an ulcer, heartburn, bloating, unexplainable food intolerances or just a “sensitive gut,” it seems like everybody is dealing with some kind of digestive distress these days.

Have you ever stopped to consider why?

Sadly, what a lot of people don’t know is that seemingly “normal” digestive upset may be a sign of a more serious issue: leaky gut. This term may sound strange, but it can also be serious.

I am so proud of our efforts at TTAC to empower YOU with your health. And knowing the whys, hows, and consequences of leaky gut are so important to continue to learn about.

The Importance of a Healthy Digestive System……

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Top 10 Candida Fighting Foods — Wake Up World – October 28, 2018

October 28th, 2018 By Lucy Morales Candida Albicans is a type of yeast that can occur in the human gut. According to research, 70% of people have candida colonies in their intestines, mouth or skin, however the candida in your gut is typically kept in balance by healthy gut bacteria. The problem is that candida can over…..Read more

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No sweets or juice on an empty stomach: Sugars, including fructose, harm the good bacteria in your gut in the absence of food — February 27, 2018

(Natural News) It looks like it’s better to wait until after you’ve eaten breakfast before you drink some orange juice. According to researchers, drinking fruit juice on an empty stomach “overwhelms the digestive system.” The results from a U.S. study implies that this can upset the “good bacteria” in your gut. The scientists have determined that fruit…..Read more

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