Bad gut health? Watch out for these 10 signs
We learn about the five sense organs and how important they are at school. It is just as important that we learn from a young age about the important role that our gut plays in our overall health. The gut does not just deal with digestion of food. 70% of our immune system is in […]
10 Must Have Kitchen Items for Better Health
Good health starts in the kitchen. A peek into your kitchen cupboard, the utensils you use and the kind of food you eat are all pointers to the state of your health and your approach to wellness. Let’s have a glance at some of the kitchen items that can lead you to a wellness journey.
5 Foods that are the Best Sources of Probiotics
What are Probiotics? Probiotics are living microbes that when consumed can provide us with health benefits. They are usually bacteria that serve as good bacteria food, but there are certain types of yeasts also that function as probiotics and can improve the diversity of the gut microbiome. What is the gut microbiome? The term “gut” […]
What Makes the Gut our Second Brain?
You don’t need to be an expert in human anatomy to know that there is a close link between the brain and the gut. The feeling of “butterflies” in our stomach when we prepare to give a presentation, stress-induced stomach ulcers, emotional eating, and even our intuition showing up in the form of a “gut […]
5 Must Have Foods in Diet to Prevent Leaky Gut
The Human Gut Anyone with an interest in his wellbeing will pay attention to his gut health. The term “gut” refers to the digestive system, especially the stomach and the intestines. Most of us think that the functions of the gut are limited to breaking down the foods we eat, converting them into energy and […]
How to Recover after Heavy Use of Antibiotics?
What are antibiotics? The word antibiotic means “against life”. Antibiotics are medicines that are prescribed for use against bacterial infections. They act by either killing the bacteria or preventing them from replicating at a rapid rate. Antibiotics are highly useful for the treatment of common bacterial infections like pneumonia caused by bacteria, bladder and kidney […]
What is Gut Flora? How to Cure Gut Health?
Gut flora, seems a little too intimidating yet fancy to read right? In simple terms, gut flora is a complex ecological system formed by microbial cells in the digestive system. There are certain types of microbes that are beneficial to the gut as they convert dietary fiber into short-chain fatty acids to be easily absorbed […]
10 Easy Hacks to Improve Gut Health
Why is Gut Health Important? Most of us believe that the role of our digestive system or our gut begins and ends with the conversion of the food we eat into energy. We rarely give a thought to our gut health. The gut, however, is a complex ecosystem that serves as our second brain. It […]
Do supplements help in Gut Health?
We all eat supplements for various reasons like daily nutrition, fitness etc. But, do you ever think of taking probiotic supplements for your gut health? If not, then maybe now is the time. Before we talk any further about supplements, let us first understand a bit about them. Probiotic-supplements are one of the best ways […]
Leaky gut and how to recover from leaky gut?
The term “gut instinct” has been around for many years but it was only in recent years that scientists have discovered the important role that gut health or the health of the digestive system plays in our overall health. The state of our gut health has an impact on other parts of the body including […]