266 Items Tagged

microbiome

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
6 days ago

Can You Reverse A Cavity By Changing Your Diet?

How to reverse cavities with your diet, including foods to eat and foods to avoid.

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
February 20

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

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

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
January 15

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
January 10

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.

A Constipation Plan To Get Things Moving — STAT

A lifestyle plan to treat constipation as quickly as possible, including herbs and supplements and prevention strategies.

Marvin Singh, M.D.
December 27 2018

I Asked The Author Of 'Grain Brain' About The Last Time He Ate Pasta

The author of 'Grain Brain,' David Perlmutter, M.D., on gluten, new research, and the last time he ate pasta.

Gretchen Lidicker
December 23 2018

Probiotics, Prebiotics & Synbiotics: Why You Need Them For A Healthy Gut

The difference between probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics, including their health benefits and side effects.

Marvin Singh, M.D.
December 5 2018

Gut Trouble? Here's A 1-Day Detox To Get Your Digestion Back On Track

How to reset your gut in one day, including fermented foods, a 16-hour fast, and plenty of exercise and self-care.

Amy Shah, M.D.
November 26 2018