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Gut-Friendly Pumpkin Turmeric Soup 

We’re almost a month into fall and the cooler weather has officially arrived! While there are so many fun things about fall (pumpkin patches, spooky movies, pumpkin spiced everything), it also means cold and flu season is very well upon us. Unfortunately, getting sick can sometimes be inevitable. There are, however, many things we can…

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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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How Do Probiotics Support My Immune System?

Did you know that 70% of our immune system resides in our gut? It’s true. A healthy gut supports a healthy immune system—and probiotics support both. To understand how, let’s start with the immune system. What, exactly, is the immune system? While most kids can point to parts of their cardiovascular system, like the heart,…

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Why the Hype Around Probiotic Skin Care?

Why the Hype Around Probiotic Skin Care? Beauty editors have been buzzing about bacteria. New probiotic-based skincare products have been popping up on shelves worldwide. Why? Because people are discovering that probiotics may help skin look better. What are probiotics? The public has been learning about probiotics—“good” bacteria—since Jamie Lee Curtis started pushing Yogurt products…

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Homemade Fruit Popsicles – Fun, Easy, and Healthy!

Summer may be coming to an end, but it’s still pretty warm out there! We have the perfect way to help you and your kids stay cool (and healthy):  Delicious Homemade Fruit Popsicles. For these popsicles, you’ll only need frozen fruit, bananas, and almond milk! Coconut milk will work, too. Not only do fruit popsicles…

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Happy Digestion Smoothie

Looking to give your digestive system a little extra support? On top of taking a daily probiotic, healthy, nutrient-rich foods are a great way to support your digestive health.  Speaking of nutrients, we have just the recipe for you! This “Happy Digestion” Smoothie is packed with vitamins and other beneficial ingredients. Plus, it’s quite delicious,…

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What Are the Best Probiotic Strains for Women?

What are the best probiotic strains for women? If you’re searching for the best probiotics for women, you probably already know about the microbiome—the trillions of micro-organisms at work in the gut that play a powerful role in health, from supporting digestive health, mood and immune function. Probiotics help support a healthy microbiome. Did you…

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Tips for Supporting Immune Health and Overall Wellness

The immune system is a very complicated and involved system designed to keep your body healthy and maintain proper balance (homeostasis). It seems like almost every year there comes a time when researchers and educators opine on the idea of what strategy will work best. The good news is that most of what we should…

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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…