What to Eat for Better Immunity

Our gut is the key to our immunity. Within our gut are several million living cultures of bacteria that are created and fed by the food we eat. These bacteria and fungi make up the gut’s microbiome. Your gut microbiome has a direct impact on your immune cells. If your gut is healthy, you will have better immunity. 

What to Eat for Better Skin

We wear our nutrition on our skin, you might say: the food we eat has direct effects on our skin, the largest organ in (or on) the body. Feed your body well—and practice other skin-friendly habits—and you’ll find yourself with a glowing, clear complexion from head to toe.

What to Eat to Achieve Vaginal Health and Hormonal Balance

Ah, the wonders of the human body! From the intricacies of brain function to the biomechanics of movement, it’s an amazing system. And in women, that system includes a complex relationship between vaginal health and hormones that shifts and changes depending on their reproductive phase. What can you do to foster vaginal health and maintain hormonal balance, whatever your life stage? 

Pesky Adult Acne? That May Be Your Gut Calling

When we see a dreaded blotch of acne on our skin as adults, we tend to conduct a surface-level investigation into the problem—as in, the surface-level that is our skin. Surely it’s a clogged pore, or deviation from our cleansing and moisturizing routine, or abnormal stress that is to blame for the outbreak, right?

Gut Health and Ulcerative Colitis

Living with ulcerative colitis is a daily struggle for almost a million people in the U.S. alone. While medical treatment of ulcerative colitis continues to improve with study, there is no cure yet. But an evolving scientific understanding of how the gut works promises to improve ulcerative colitis management strategies. 

Gut Health and SIBO

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is caused by an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine. While your gut plays host to trillions of bacteria, the bacteria that causes SIBO isn’t the kind of bacteria you’d normally find in the small intestine. People living with SIBO experience severe gastrointestinal symptoms that impact their quality of life, physically and emotionally. 

Gut Health and Pancreatitis

Pancreatic health is important for your overall well-being, but people suffering from pancreatitis may find the gland does more harm than good. While surgical intervention—and even removal of the pancreas entirely—are options, most people try to manage pancreatitis with medication and lifestyle changes.