Tag: Gut Health
Is Red Wine Healthy
Time to End the Debate. Is Red Wine Healthy?
By: Pura | June 28, 2018 |No Comments

You've probably heard that a glass of red wine is good for your heart and maybe, that it can keep your cholesterol down. You might have also read that cutting out alcohol can improve your sleep, support a healthy gut, and reduce your anxiety. But what does the science say? Should...

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What is Kefir
Make Room in Your Fridge for Kefir (The New ‘It’ Food)
By: Pura | June 1, 2018 |No Comments

Kefir water, yogurt, and probiotic drinks have started hitting your natural food store shelves. You may have heard of it before but why is it gaining popularity now?And should you be eating it? Kefir is a cultured, fermented food that tastes like if yogurt was a drink. It is made using...

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Leaky Gut
So You Have a Leaky Gut
By: Pura | May 11, 2018 |No Comments

You've realized you have a leaky gut. You've either been diagnosed by a professional or done enough research online to do a self-diagnosis (although we do recommend seeing your health professional). A leaky gut means the lining of your small intestine is damaged, causing undigested food particles, toxic waste products...

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Foods for Healthy Blood Sugar Levels
Foods to Balance Your Blood Sugar Levels
By: Pura | October 19, 2017 |No Comments

1 out 2 Americans has imbalanced blood sugar levels, a truly astonishing number. So whether you've been diagnosed with diabetes or are looking to improve your health, it's a good idea to know what you can do to balance your blood sugar level. The sugar concentrations in your blood are...

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Foods to relieve Stomach Bloat
Bloating – 10 Bloat Busting Foods to Soothe Your Stomach
By: Pura | October 9, 2017 |No Comments

Why do some meals leave us feeling like we're going to burst while others leave us feeling perfectly full? And often times it has nothing to do with whether you're eating healthy since some green veggies can cause us to feel seriously bloated. Bloating can even make our stomach protrude...

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Should You Be Avoiding Soy?
By: Pura | July 6, 2017 |No Comments

There is a growing number of people choosing to avoid soybeans and soy products, but why? Isn’t soy a great protein alternative and source of a variety of nutrients? Yes, but like any food, there can be a downside and consuming too much can result in negative consequences to your...

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