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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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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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Is It the “Terrible Twos”? Or Is It a Disrupted Gut Microbiome?
Kids out of control? New evidence suggests that a disrupted gut microbiome could be partly responsible for unruly behavior in children.
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Do Gut Microbes Control Your Food Cravings?
Do you have cravings for particular foods? Your gut microbes can influence your food choices. You can also manipulate your gut microbes to curb cravings.
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The Hologenome: How Our Relationship with Microbes Drives Our Evolution
Is the secret to human intelligence lurking in our guts? Learn how microbes impact our evolutionary fitness and made our species what it is today.
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Got Allergies? Your Microbes Could Be Responsible
Every mucosal surface on your body is colonized by a distinct group of microbes. Learn how disruption of those microbes are associated with allergies and what steps you can take to alleviate your worst symptoms.
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Your Gut Microbes and Your Thyroid: What’s the Connection?
Many factors influence thyroid function and research suggests that gut health may be a key player. Learn how healing your gut can improve your thyroid.
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RHR: SIBO Update—an Interview with Dr. Mark Pimentel
In this episode, Dr. Pimentel defines small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and discusses what is on the horizon for SIBO testing and treatment.
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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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