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Tag: gut health

Do Vegans Actually Poop More? 5 Things You Need to Know

Diet has a direct impact on the digestive tract—a fact that vegans can attest to firsthand. If you’ve recently transitioned to a…

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More Processed Foods, More IBD: New Study

Hold the cookies, soda, and salty snacks: A new study published in The BMJ suggests that eating ultra-processed foods can significantly heighten…

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Webinar Replay: Food, Hormones, and Health: Your Body in Balance

REBALANCE YOUR HORMONES NATURALLY Did you know that a simple food prescription can help to gently restore your hormone balance? Myriad common…

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How Changing My Diet Healed My Gut and Made Me a Better Doctor

I grew up on a standard American diet. I was raised to eat lots of meat and dairy (which I thought I…

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Webinar Replay: How to Heal Your Gut and Transform Your Health with Plants

GOOD HEALTH STARTS IN THE GUT Did you know that most of your immune system resides in your gut, along with 99.5…

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Hospitalized with Ulcerative Colitis, I Turned to a Plant-Based Diet to Help Heal Myself

In 2012, I was teaching English in Japan when one day I found myself having to make a lot of urgent bathroom…

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

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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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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