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Is the Fountain of Youth Found in Your Gut?

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Everyday the science community finds surprising new ways our gut microbiome— once considered the ‘forgotten organ’—contributes to our overall health. Mental well-being, fertility, heightened sports performance, fighting degenerative diseases, and now even our appearance—these are just a few of the areas in which a healthy microbiome can really make a positive difference in our lives. Scientists …

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The Next Microbiome Frontier is Your Skin

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Part One: Skin Detox After years of swimming in chlorine, my skin desperately needed a break. If you’ve read my story, you know a bit about my history with gut issues as a competitive swimmer in the late 90’s, when very little information was available on digestive health. It wasn’t just my gut that was affected. …

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3 Surprising Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Tomatoes are one of those foods that remind me summer is sadly coming to an end. If you’ve ever had this fruit at its most ripe, you know what I’m talking about. The tomato is star of seasonal eating in Mediterranean culture. We know that fruits and vegetables taste best when they are allowed to mature …

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How Do You Digest Food?

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Description of What Happens to Food During DigestionHi, I’m Stella Metsovas. And today, we’re talking about the description of what happens to food during the digestive process. This is a personal favorite subject of mine because I have devoted my career in digestive health research. I truly do think it’s important that both kids and …

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Italy is Healthiest Country in the World

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Let’s take a look at the dietary patterns of Italians while on vacation in Greece  to see if there’s any correlation with Italy ranking number one healthiest country of the world according to Bloomberg Global Health Index . Myconian Market + Italians I spent a couple weeks on the island of Mykonos this past summer—a favorite …

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