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Stay Bright in the Mind – the Surprising Importance of the Gut-Brain Axis

Have you heard about the gut-brain axis? About the way the gut and the brain communicate and support each other? Scientists have renamed the gut “the enteric nervous system,” because they consider it to be a “second brain” which communicates with … Continue reading

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Brilliant Healthy Stuff: Just Like Sugar

The season of sweets is upon us: cookies, cakes, pies! Brownies!! Oh my! Now you can enjoy them: without sugar calories (you heard me), without bumping your blood sugar up and down, without danger for diabetics or pre-diabetics (that’s 44% … Continue reading

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Mystery Sickness

He’s a strapping young man, but he catches every germ that walks by. She’s in the prime of life, only 24, but she gets sick every time she’s under stress.  Her newborn baby is brand new, but mysteriously ill. Another … Continue reading

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Your Microbiota are Hungry! Feed ’em!

Your good bugs depend on you for their survival.  We each have, if we are lucky, 100 trillion mouths to feed, down inside our belly. The “human microbiota” includes all the bugs on our skin and everywhere inside us. Our … Continue reading

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