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microbiome

Are Online Doctor's Visits Putting Your Kid's Gut Health At Risk?

New NIH study, published in Pediatrics, shows that online doctor visits are leading to overprescription of antibiotics in children.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
April 10 2019

The Bacteria You've Never Heard Of That Promotes Weight Loss

How Akkermansia muciniphila can promote a healthy weight, metabolism, and blood sugar balance.

Vincent M. Pedre, M.D.
March 30 2019

How To Make Kefir At Home

How to make kefir at home, including kefir grains, what milks to use, and its health benefits. 

Joni Sweet
March 16 2019

The Gut Health/Blood Sugar Connection You Need To Know About

The connection between blood sugar imbalance—and diseases like diabetes and metabolic syndrome—and microbiome imbalances.

If You Get Yeast Infections Before (Or During) Your Period, You're Not Alone

How to prevent yeast infections during your period, including cutting down on sugar and only washing with water.

Scientists Just Found A Strong Link Between Lupus & Gut Bacteria

A new study, published in Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, shows that lupus is strongly linked to imbalances in the gut microbiome.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
February 20 2019

Can You Get Addicted To Fiber Supplements? A Doctor Weighs In

What you need to know about taking fiber supplements, including whether or not you should be taking them long term.

Bindiya Gandhi, M.D.
February 20 2019

SIBO Was Destroying My Gut. Here's What I Wish I'd Known

What you need to know about the super-common, oft-overlooked ailment.

Phoebe Lapine
January 30 2019

Kale Is Out — THIS Superfood Is Now No. 1 In America

A recent survey of dietitians across the nation found that this superfood reigns supreme.

Elizabeth Gerson
January 22 2019

10 Next-Level Oral Health Products That Will Make You Excited To Go To The Dentist

The best natural oral health products, including electric toothbrushes like Quip, Coco Floss, and activated charcoal toothpaste.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
January 15 2019

It May Be Time To Switch Back To Bar Soap

Why you should use bar soap instead of liquid soap, including the environmental impact and cleanliness factors.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
January 10 2019

The Future Of Skin Health Has Everything To Do With Bacteria

Excerpt from the new book The Whole-Body Microbiome by Jessica Finlay, Ph.D., and Brett Finlay, Ph.D.

Jessica Finlay, Ph.D.
January 1 2019

The Bacteria In Your Mouth Kill Bad Breath & Whiten Your Teeth. Here's How To Make Sure You're Not Killing Them

How the oral microbiome influences your oral health, including your teeth color, enamel, and breath.

Alexa Tucker
December 29 2018