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Dr. Galland’s Talk at Healthy Gut Summit on Feb. 9

Leo Galland

Are you one of 70 million people suffering from digestive diseases in the United States? You might be… and not even know your gut is the cause!

We are excited to announce that internationally recognized integrated doctor Leo Galland is to give a special talk on Feb. 9 at The Healthy Gut Summit, a free online event.
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Gut Bacteria Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

stomachDon’t overlook the bacteria in our gut. They can be very telling about our health.

Finnish scientists found that Parkinson’s disease sufferers have a different microbiota in their intestines than their healthy counterparts.

“Our most important observation was that patients with Parkinson’s have much less bacteria from the Prevotellaceae family; unlike the control group, practically no one in the patient group had a large quantity of bacteria from this family,” said Filip Scheperjans, neurologist at the University of Helsinki Continue reading

 

Turmeric Modified to Fight Inflammation

Curcumin is a naturally occurring compound found in the spice turmeric that has been used for centuries as an Ayurvedic medicine treatment for allergies, diabetes and ulcers. However, it is not absorbed well by the body.

Now new research shows that a modified formulation of the spice releases its anti-inflammatory goodness throughout the body.

More: Turmeric and Curcumin

 

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How to Heal Mood Imbalances Naturally

by Dr. Amy Myers

Amy MyersConventional medicine views the body in terms of distinct systems, and therefore often sees the mind as independent from the rest of the body. As a consequence, those who struggle with mood imbalances assume that treating their body will have no effect on their mental health.

Common mood imbalances that I see in my clinic are mood
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Feeding Your Gut

Are you properly nourishing the helpful microbes in your gut?

 

On the one hand, if you are following a healthy diet and having some yogurt or probiotics, then you could be fostering better health for your digestive system.

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Good Gut Bacteria Help Fight Infection

Professor Sarkis Mazmanian

Not all bacteria are our enemies. Many bacteria living inside our bodies are actually helping to keep us healthy.

 

A new study by Caltech professor of biology and biological engineering Sarkis Mazmanian and his team found that beneficial bacteria could prepare the immune cells in our blood to fight infections from harmful bacteria.

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