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8 Ways to Improve Gut Health and Microbiome

Our gut has more profound effects on our health than we may know. Our large intestine houses trillions of microorganisms from bacteria, viruses, and fungi, which are called the gut microbiome. These organisms can influence everything from our metabolic health and...

All About Salmonella

Salmonella infections are one of the most common types of food poisoning. It is a bacterial disease that targets the intestinal tract, mainly the small intestine where the bacteria live inside the intestines of humans and animals, and human infection occurs when you...

Cholesterol and Your Weight

Have you been recently diagnosed with high cholesterol? Well, you are not alone.   Almost 2 in 5 American adults have high cholesterol, making this a common issue, but that does not mean you should take it lightly; instead, it may be time to start taking charge...
Eating More Whole Foods May Be the Key to Weight Loss

Eating More Whole Foods May Be the Key to Weight Loss

The great diet debate for weight loss now has a new contender on the field! The newest research shows that when it comes to weight loss, it may be how processed your food is  that really matters. When it comes to weight loss, whole foods beat out processed foods by a...
Making Sense of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Making Sense of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects about 15% of the world’s population or 1 in 7 people worldwide.  IBS is one of the most common GI conditions seen by gastroenterologists.  Although IBS does not typically cause intestinal damage,...