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Berry & Nut Butter Oatmeal

Are you eating the most important meal of the day? If you’re human, chances are, you aren’t. Finding the time––and energy––to make yourself a nutritious breakfast every morning feels like a luxury just out of reach. Reaching for a muffin often seems like the easiest thing to do. There’s a reason why they call breakfast…

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4 Tips for Digestive Health This Holiday Season

It starts with irresistibly bite-sized candy at Halloween. Then, just as we emerge from the post-sugar slump amid piles of tiny wrappers, holiday meals and libations offer temptation all the way through to New Year’s brunch, potentially wreaking havoc on our digestive health. It’s hard to stay on track when it ‘tis the season but,…

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Immune Health and Probiotics. What You Need To Know

While not as well-known as it should be, the critical role our gut plays in immune support is not new. More than 70% of our immune system resides in our gut. Our intestines contain more immune cells than the rest of our body. Probiotics—friendly bacteria—help support a healthy digestive and immune system. How probiotics work:…

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Healthy Banana Hot Chocolate

There’s nothing better than a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter day! We are sharing a vegan and gut-friendly version we believe you’ll love! This recipe was found on thehealthymaven.com, but has been modified slightly. It’s so simple and takes only 7 minutes to prepare. We hope you enjoy it! *Note: The recipe…

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Roasted Baby Carrot Salad

Are you looking for a new and creative salad recipe with healthy ingredients? Today, we are sharing a gut-friendly Roasted Baby Carrot Salad with walnuts, onions, feta, and more!  Onions and garlic act as a prebiotic, which is a food source for the good bacteria in your gut. Nuts and seeds are a good source…

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Understanding Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics

PRObiotics!  We’ve all heard of them and probably use them in one way shape or form these days.  They come in the form of dietary supplements ( probiotic capsules) that are easily taken, but you can also find them in food products like chocolates, food bars, powder-enhanced yogurt and so much more.  Why have they…

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My Little Bugs Total Care Probiotic For Kids

Should my child be taking a probiotic? If you’re a parent of a young child, you may have already asked yourself this question. As an adult, we understand the health benefits of taking a daily probiotic – support for digestion and immune health. But do the benefits for adults translate to your child? The answer…

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How to Choose the Right Probiotic

If you’re looking for the ideal probiotic dietary supplement, you’ve probably noticed the broad array of brands and ingredients available in forms that include capsules, powders, and liquids. Trying to make direct comparisons between them can be confusing – unless you know what to look for. Let’s examine some key factors that can help you…

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What Is a Prebiotic?

In the world of health and nutrition, we talk a lot about the important role of probiotics in maintaining a healthy balance of gut flora, aiding digestion, supporting a healthy immune system, and promoting overall health. But there’s a similar term you may also have heard—“prebiotics.” Let’s take a look at what prebiotics are and…

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Are Your Probiotics Cool During the Hot Summer Months?

Summer is a time we can all use a little relief from the heat. But for probiotic products, staying cool isn’t a matter of comfort—it’s a matter of life or death. Probiotics are colonies of living organisms (measured in colony-forming units, or CFUs) that must reach your gut alive in order to confer their many…

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