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How the Gut Microbiome Influences Everything about Your Health
The human digestive system is home to trillions of microorganisms, collectively known as the gut microbiome. Find out how your gut microbiome affects not just your digestive health but your brain, bones, heart, immune system,...
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RHR: Testing and Treating Digestive Issues in Children
Diagnosing digestive issues in children can be difficult. Find out when you should pursue testing for pathogens or gut issues and when to take an approach that rebuilds the gut.
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What Causes SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) and Why It’s so Hard to Treat
The small bowel plays an important role in digesting food and absorbing nutrients. It is also an important part of the immune system, containing an impressive network of lymphoid cells.
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Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?
A new study finds no difference in sensitivity for those on high- and low-gluten diets. Yet to suggest non-celiac gluten sensitivity doesn’t exist is wrong.
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Harmful or Harmless: Guar Gum, Locust Bean Gum, and More
Guar gum and various other gums are added to a lot of processed foods. Keep reading to find out about these different gums and how they affect your health.
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Ask the RD: Probiotic Timing and the Blood Type Diet
Join Kelsey Marksteiner, MS, RD and Laura Schoenfeld, MPH, RD, staff nutritionists at ChrisKresser.com, as they answer your questions about ancestral and Paleo nutrition. A must-listen for anyone new to the Paleo diet or looking to improve...
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Harmful or Harmless: Carrageenan
Carrageenan, an additive commonly found in non-dairy milks such as almond milk and coconut milk, may have an adverse affect on health. Read on for details.
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Ask the RD: All About Food Combining
In this episode, Laura and Kelsey discuss the proposed science behind food combining and techniques for eating to foster optimum digestive health.
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50 Shades of Gluten (Intolerance)
Gluten intolerance is not an all-or-nothing issue, there are varying levels between mild intolerance and full-blown celiac disease. Read on to learn more.
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