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Exercise benefits gut health independent of diet

Two new studies have shown that regular aerobic exercise can improve gut health, and therefore overall health, whether or not you change your diet.

12 December, 2017

Açaí fruit feeds a healthy gut

Açai, the small palm fruit from the Brazilian amazon, is very rich in antioxidants which can survive the digestive process intact, to become a prebiotic food for beneficial gut bacteria.

9 November, 2017

Mediterranean diet reduces acid reflux medication use

New research suggests that a plant-based, Mediterranean-style diet could be as effective as common medications for reducing acid reflux.

18 October, 2017

Broccoli compounds could aid leaky gut

Compounds naturally present in broccoli could help protect the gut from environmental and other toxins that can cause leaky gut, according to a new study.

16 October, 2017

Omega-3 linked to better gut health

Move over probiotics…getting more omega-3 as part of a healthy diet has been shown to improve the diversity of the gut microbiome too.

18 September, 2017

Add green peas to heal gut inflammation

Eating green peas – rich in fibre and antioxidants – could block several damaging effects of a high-fat diet including the development of inflammatory bowel disease.

4 August, 2017

Yoga brings benefits for ulcerative colitis

New research shows that for patients with ulcerative colitis, yoga practice can bring an increase in quality of life and reduce the activity of their disease.

10 April, 2017

Alternative therapies can provide relief for bowel disorders

Several natural therapies can be effective for the treatment of bowel disorders like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional constipation, and ulcerative colitis.

6 October, 2016

Black seed and honey mixture treats indigestion

A mainstay of traditional Persian medicine, black seed has properties that can help fight stomach upset and infection, say researchers.

18 August, 2016

Treat kids’ tummy upsets with apple juice

Children with mild gastroenteritis and minimal dehydration can be effectively treated with diluted apple juice rather than electrolyte drinks.

3 May, 2016