From Thanksgiving to New Year’s is the season of overindulgence. If you find yourself reaching for an antacid for comfort throughout this time, stop. Repeated antacid use could be throwing your microbiome out of balance and making your heartburn worse in the long run.
Dehydration is probably the furthest thing from your mind during holiday season. But with stress, alcohol, and falling temperatures, winter is a critical time to maintain water balance in your body and in your gut.
Resolutions take willpower and commitment. But what if there’s something that could make it a little bit easier? What if, instead of being one of the 93% of people who can’t stick to their goals, you could make it through 2021 with a new-and-improved lifestyle? Not surprisingly, your microbiome could be the support system that you need.
Your gut bacteria play an important role in the human body. Your microbiome is connected to more than just your gut; from mental clarity to your immune system, it is the foundation for good health. And what you eat affects your gut bacteria, for better or worse.
What if that new fad diet or that occasional treat is actually doing more harm than you think? Long term restrictive diets, saturated fats, and antibiotic overuse are just a few ways you could be ruining your gut health.
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