A Healthy Gut = A Healthier You

A healthy gut is a vital component of your overall health.

Maybe you made a resolution to live healthier this year. Or maybe you’re just tired of feeling sluggish and generally not functioning at your best. Whatever your reasons, don’t forget to consider those trillions of little critters that work to keep you healthy everyday, your microbiome. A healthy gut is a vital component of your overall health.

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

Food Additives That Might Make Our Gut Leaky

Digestion

Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects more than a million Americans. It is an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body attacks the intestines. There is currently no known cure for Crohn’s disease; current research focuses on controlling symptoms. There is no definitive medical or surgical therapy.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

How Tiny Organisms in Our Stomachs Affect Our Sleep

by Chelsea Harvey | Van Winkle's

Few health topics have garnered more interest in recent years than the human microbiome — the rich community of microorganisms that share our bodies, from the surface of our skin to the insides of our stomachs. Research is increasingly revealing the many complex ways that these little guys interact with and influence our bodily processes, and a growing scientific consensus suggests that we may need them just as much as they need us.

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Van Winkle’s is a new website dedicated to exploring how sleep affects and informs our lives, both at night and during the day. Sleep may account for one-third of our time, but it influences us around the clock. Whether it’s sleep as related to science, health, family, pets, sex, or travel, we’re eager to learn more.

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Shirtless man with sunglasses lying on grass with vegetables on his stomach
08/29/2017
A healthy gut is a vital component of your overall health. Maybe you made a resolution to live healthier this year. Or maybe you’re just tired of feeling sluggish and generally not... read more
Close up slide image of Crohn's colitis cells.
10/01/2016
Digestion Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects more than a million Americans. It is an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body attacks the intestines. There is... read more
Young woman asleep on her folded arms.
06/28/2016
by Chelsea Harvey | Van Winkle's Few health topics have garnered more interest in recent years than the human microbiome — the rich community of microorganisms that share our bodies, from the... read more
Shirtless man with sunglasses lying on grass with vegetables on his stomach
08/29/2017
A healthy gut is a vital component of your overall health. Maybe you made a resolution to live healthier this year. Or maybe you’re just tired of feeling sluggish and generally not... read more
Close up slide image of Crohn's colitis cells.
10/01/2016
Digestion Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects more than a million Americans. It is an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body attacks the intestines. There is... read more
Young woman asleep on her folded arms.
06/28/2016
by Chelsea Harvey | Van Winkle's Few health topics have garnered more interest in recent years than the human microbiome — the rich community of microorganisms that share our bodies, from the... read more