We’ve heard a lot about probiotics and the many health benefits that come along with their regular use. Now it’s time to dive into prebiotics. What are they? How are they different from the famous probiotic and where can we find them? Since the names make it confusing enough, it’s important to note that they are both very different.
We dedicated our last two posts to probiotics and the many ways they provide health perks to the human body. Let’s take it a step further and talk about the signs that can alert you that your gut health may be in danger.
If you keep up with health trends, then you have likely heard a lot of fuss about probiotics over the past few years. The recent burst of probiotic news is due to the many studies that link the balance or imbalance of digestive system bacteria with a person’s overall health. Probiotics are the live microorganisms that can be ingested through fermented foods or supplements and if balanced correctly, can promote some major health benefits. While we typically think of bacteria as germs, probiotics are considered “good” and necessary for your gut health to thrive.
As we discussed in a previous post, it’s key to check nutritional labels before you make a purchase that could send your sodium levels through the roof. Nobody wants that swollen feeling you get when you retain too much water, so here are a few ways to avoid that pesky excess weight…
When it comes to our physical appearance, we tend to be overly hard on ourselves. We have a tendency to become consumed by our flaws, narrowing in on them any time we look in the mirror and obsessing over how we will look in certain clothing styles. While this is easier said than done, maybe we could try to love the body we are in. If we focus on all our bodies allow us to accomplish every single day, then maybe we will have an easier time accepting our flaws and someday even flaunting them. Here are a few tips for building up some much-needed love for your physical appearance.
Whether you are already a tea lover or not, there is a good reason to sample some of the teas on our list of top ten to try, as they all provide some pretty impressive health benefits.
If you’ve been to a coffee shop recently then you’ve probably noticed the wide variety of tea options available. If you aren’t an expert tea drinker, then it can be a bit daunting to decide on which tea to order, so we thought we’d make it a bit easier for you and provide you with a top ten list of herbal teas to try…
At some point or another, we all experience some type of digestion issues. The long list of digestive ailments can range from constipation, diarrhea, nausea, gas, and upset stomach, which can certainly put a damper on your day-to-day activities. Nobody likes to feel uncomfortable in the gut, so we’ve provided a few tips for ensuring you keep things moving in the right direction.