For something we do every day, most people don’t think too hard about how digestion works. Food goes in one end and out the other. It all works out, right? Sometimes it does! Let’s talk about the times it does not.
There are a few universally accepted truths that we must all cling to in the never-ending debate over what to eat and what not to eat. Though they are a rare few, certain foods are irrefutably proven to be good for weight loss and your health in general.
What is leaky gut? What are the symptoms of leaky gut and what food to eat and avoid to heal leaky gut? Read along to know everything about leaky gut.
Few events inspire more good vibes than a summer barbecue. Fresh cocktails, great company, and a flaming grill are a tough combination to beat. One drawback: a menu full of heavy, greasy culinary fare that can leave you in the sluggish, bloated state known as a “food coma.”
We face an endless barrage of studies telling us not to eat this and not to drink that if we’re trying to lose weight. And there’s no shortage of self-proclaimed “experts” saying that dieters should avoid fruit altogether if they want to reduce the number on the scale. Science doesn’t bear that out. Fruit absolutely can be a staple of your diet without compromising your weight loss goals. What’s most important for weight loss is your gut health, and foods like fruit can help you maintain a healthy gut.
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.
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.
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?
Your mood can be affected by your thoughts, it’s true, but the gut has a lot to say about your outlook on life, too.
The skincare market has never been more profitable, but many consumers aren’t seeing the results they’re paying for. One fact that multi-billion-dollar skincare companies may not want you to know? The key to beautiful skin doesn’t just lie in a cream or peeling solution—the secret to sustainable, glowing skin lies in your diet.