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Red Meat May Not Be to Blame
Red meat and processed meats have been believed to contribute to colon cancer. New evidence suggests that may not be the case.
Depression's Ties to the Gut
Two gut bacteria keep showing up as more likely to be present among those with depression. Here's what you can do to ease the connection.
What Food Additives May Be Doing to Your Gut
Emulsifiers make foods smooth and creamy. They also appear to disrupt our gut microbes, contributing to inflammation, Crohn's and colitis.
Listen to Your Gut, Protect Your Heart
We now know more about what makes a high fat diet so damaging to our cardiovascular systems. It begins in the gut.
The Tryptophan-Microbiome Connection
Aging may leave us deficient in tryptophan, an amino acid that helps us sleep and avoid depression. What you should eat to avoid issues.
Baby’s First Poop
It may sound gross, but the contents of a newborn's first diaper hold important clues to his or her future health.
Avocados' Gut Punch
You probably already know avocados are good for you, but their benefits for your body are even greater than we thought.
Heartburn Treatments and Type 2 Diabetes
Proton pump inhibitors are often prescribed for acid reflux, but they raise the risk of type 2 diabetes. It's worth trying other approaches.
Another Supplement Bites the Dust
The American Gastroenterological Association found only three conditions that appear to be helped by probiotics. The rest were a bust.
Breastfeeding's Anti-Viral Effect
Breastfeeding, even a little, reduces the accumulation of dangerous viruses in babies' digestive tracts.
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