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What Really Goes on Inside Your Gut?

There’s a lot of work  going on inside your gut, and those bacteria need the right nutrition and a healthy lifestyle too!

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give much thought to your digestive tract unless something’s not working right.  Like when you’re on a vacation in Mexico, and you realize you ate or drank something that you probably shouldn’t have.  Or when you have a stomach bug and have to be on that banana, rice, applesauce and tea diet because everything else is going right through you.

Our gastrointestinal tract (AKA – gut) is an amazing thing. No matter what we put into it, it digests it, absorbs what it needs, sends the nutrients off to the right places so that we can keep on going, and gets rid of the rest.  That’s not all it does though! Continue Reading..

10 Ways To Use Greek Yogurt

I’ve mentioned before that Greek yogurt is one of my favorite foods, and something I always have in my kitchen.  I love the tangy flavor, and the thick consistency.  I also love the fact that it’s a healthy food – low in sugar, high in protein and full of probiotics, or healthy bacteria, which help your GI tract and immune system.  It’s a food that I could (and usually do) eat every day.   Continue Reading..

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