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Ten Proven Ways to Improve Gut Health

The importance of gut health to overall health has become the subject of much scientific study.  In the digestive tract lies a multitude of “good” bacteria and other microorganisms. Keeping the right balance of these microorganisms is important for physical and mental health, and also, importantly for natural immunity. This ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, and…

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Natural Relief for Seasonal Allergies

A headache that won’t go away, a rash that looks like hives, and insomnia. This constellation of symptoms may seem mysterious, but it could just be a bad case of seasonal allergies.  Seasonal allergic rhinitis, often called hay fever, affects more than 24 million Americans each year. Airborne pollen irritates the skin and nasal passages,…

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The Truth About Probiotic Diet Supplements

It’s a familiar scene: we’re out shopping for food, and suddenly we’re face-to-face with a wall of diet supplements. They promise the world, but can they deliver? How can you tell you’re not being fleeced out of your money? The consequences of taking tainted supplements could include nausea, diarrhea, fatigue, night sweats, and, in rare…