“Trust your gut,” they always say — but do you know how important your gut health actually is? Here’s a roundup of stories about probiotics, prebiotics and the power of your gut microbiome.
Tag: gut microbiota
What Are Prebiotics and What Do They Do?
Prebiotics feed good bacteria in your gut. Here’s why that matters.
Is Your Stomach Churning? You May Have ‘Gut Stress’
Stress is often behind bloating, abdominal pain and constipation. Get practical tips from Dr. Michael Roizen on managing life’s stresses.
5 Reasons to Add More Fermented Foods to Your Diet
A modern Western diet can upset the balance of your gut bacteria, but eating fermented foods like sauerkraut, pickles and kimchi can help keep the balance.
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Understanding SIBO and What It Might Say About Your Gut
The definition of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth isn’t well understood and has been controversial in the medical community. But the way that gastroenterologist Michael Cline, DO, thinks about it is that it’s a byproduct of something else that is going awry in the body.
How Gut Bacteria May Help Curb Your Heart Disease
Controlling bacteria in your gut may help curb diet-induced heart disease, show Cleveland Clinic researchers. A substance found in olive and grapeseed oils is one potential treatment.