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Tag: gut health

A Plant-Based Diet Freed Me After Decades of Digestive Distress

I’ve been plagued by gastrointestinal issues since infancy. As a child I went through extensive allergy testing and discovered I had a…

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Gluten-Free and Plant-Based: 5 Things You Need to Know

After I transitioned to a whole-food, plant-based diet six years ago, I felt great overall, and my total cholesterol dropped 60 points….

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How to Prep for Your Colonoscopy While Eating Plant-Based

For the past several decades, mortality rates for colorectal cancer have been on the decline, thanks in part to an increase in…

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Webinar Replay: How to Eat to Relieve IBS and Heal Your Gut

A puzzling chronic disorder that affects more women than men, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be relatively mild, or it can seriously…

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Faced with Gastric Bypass Surgery, I Tried a Plant-Based Diet Instead

I’m from Kansas City and grew up on barbecue. I ate a lot of ribs, chicken, brisket, and pulled pork. I began…

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Is the Paleo Diet Good for Gut Health? We Finally Have an Answer

For years now, the Paleo diet has been heralded by its believers as the optimal diet for gut health. This was based…

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How I Beat IBS and Acid Reflux with a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up in a Jewish household, food was central to every occasion. Lox and bagels with cream cheese, chicken soup, brisket, and…

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Why Feeding Your Gut Bacteria Might Be the Secret to Better Health

Our gut bacteria influence our health in profound ways. They help digest food, make key nutrients, fight harmful organisms, protect our gut…

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How I Conquered Severe Depression with a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

Less than two years ago, I remember driving home from work and repeatedly thinking, “I should just go home and hang myself.” …

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