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Probiotics & The Microbiome

Your gut bacteria play a bigger role in your health than you might realize. Keep up with all the latest gut microbiome research here.

Are Probiotics Useless? A Microbiome Researcher’s Perspective
A pair of groundbreaking studies have just been published that have led many to call into question the safety and utility of probiotic supplements. So—should we avoid probiotics altogether? Read on to find out.
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Millions of Americans take probiotics or eat them in yogurt like this.
RHR: Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?
Those in the Paleo and ancestral health communities have a tendency to follow high-fat, low-carb diets. But are there downsides? What happens to our microbiome on a high-fat diet?
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How Artificial Sweeteners Wreak Havoc on Your Gut
Artificial sweeteners are commonplace in the food and beverage industry and are considered safe by the FDA. Yet they have been shown to alter your gut microbes and your health.
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The Microbiota and Bone Health: Yet Another Reason to Protect Your Gut
Could there be a gut–bone axis? Read on to learn how your gut microbes shape your immune system, influence nutrient status, and maintain skeletal health.
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bone health
Why Diet Alone Is Not Enough to Treat SIBO
If you’re using a low-FODMAP diet to keep your SIBO under control, you’re not alone. However, diet on its own does not cure SIBO.
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sibo diet
5 Causes of IBS Your Doctor May Not Be Looking For
Do you have gas, bloating, abdominal pain, and stool issues? Up to 20 percent of the U.S. population suffers from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Here are five lesser-known causes of IBS.
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causes of IBS
Chronic Sinus Problems: Another Role for Probiotics?
Almost 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis. Unfortunately, most conventional treatments are not effective and don’t address the underlying cause. Find out why probiotics may represent the future of treating chronic sinus problems.
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probiotics for sinuses
Has Antibiotic Overuse Caused a Celiac Disease Epidemic?
Celiac disease is on the rise, and the population-wide overuse of antibiotics could play a key role in triggering disease onset.
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gluten free antibiotics
Does the Gut Microbiome Play a Role in Autoimmune Disease?
New research suggests that supporting our gut microbiome may help prevent (and even treat?) autoimmune disease. Read on to learn how.
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gut health and autoimmune disease