Tag: gut health

Changing the way we age may be as simple as improving our gut microbiome according to the NY Times.

Changing the way we age may be as simple as improving our gut microbiome according to the NY Times. Everyone wants to age better but to do so, you need to take care of your body. This includes both the mechanical and the gut microbiome.  Your body is a machine with integrated mechanisms for nutrition, immunity, and mechanical function, all powered by the heart, nervous system, brain, and many other sub mechanisms. I have always told our patients from the chiropractic perspective; “if you take care of the machine, it will take care of you”.   Too often, we don’t listen Read More »

Eat these foods for a healthier gut according to the NY Times.

Eat these foods for a healthier gut according to the NY Times. Science shows us that many of the diseases doctors treat medicinally begin in the gut. If you want to be healthier, you need to have a healthier gut. Food is medicine, and unhealthy foods over time can make us ill resulting in autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular problems, and more. It is more expensive and less effective in treating diseases caused by unhealthy life practices medically, than feeding people better. Unfortunately, many of the ideas people relied on such as the food pyramid have often done more harm than good. Read More »

16 reasons probiotics are important to our health

16 reasons probiotics are important to our health Gut health is dependent on bacteria that exists in our gut.   The right mix of bacteria can help us have more energy, fewer diseases and have less gastric distress.   The wrong mix can mean bloated nights after eating a meal, gassiness, autoimmune diseases and cardiac disease. A few doses of antibiotics can disrupt the normal gut bacteria and affect our ability to digest, keep weight off and more.   Perhaps, this is why it is so important to take probiotics after using antibiotics in the gut for a bacterial infection. The foods we Read More »

Exercise and your gut health; there is a connection according to the NY Times and a new study.

Exercise and your gut health; there is a connection according to the NY Times and a new study. New research is suggesting that exercise and gut health are intertwined, and may give us a better understanding of why athletes are often healthier. Most naturopaths and other natural healthcare providers understand that the research indicates that inflammation is the number one risk factor behind many of the diseases people are treated for medicinally.  Their approach often includes treating the gut, recommending appropriate dietary changes and reducing inflammation in the body. Often the biome in the gut can make the difference between Read More »

Probiotics may help prevent allergies according to new evidence.

Probiotics may help prevent allergies according to new evidence. Those who suffer from spring allergies are getting ready to brace themselves for a possible early spring and the beginning of the runny nose, eyes and the sneezing and discomfort that comes with the trees and plants coming alive again after a long dormancy. True, you can use two products we recommend, Seasonal IC and Nettle which have great track records for allergy sufferers. These are two great products that work, and have no side effects. Many published articles and studies are suggesting there is a link between probiotics and allergies Read More »