The ViaVitae Health Blog

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Hay Fever Affected By Gut Health?

What does got health have to do with hay fever or seasonal allergies? Actually a lot more than you may think. Allergies and hay fever are an inappropriate defensive response to pollen and other substances that can be driven by what's known as "leaky gut". According to...

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SIBO Basics

If you've been treating leaky gut by following the 4 Rs but not seeing much progress, it could be that you're dealing with SIBO - small intestine bacterial overgrowth. SIBO (pronounced SEE-bo) is a cause of leaky gut, but treatment for the two is a bit different. The...

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How Modern Agriculture Affects Human Gut Health

If you've done much research on gut health, you already know that antibiotics, even when prescribed and used correctly, can really do a number on your digestive health. While they're killing off the pathogens (bad guys) they were meant to eliminate, antibiotics also...

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Gut Health Affects Weight Loss

Do you have trouble losing extra weight even though you're exercising regularly and eating healthy foods? Starving yourself to lose weight isn't good for your body, and a super hard-core exercise program may not be the answer, either. These are extremes, but most...

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How GMOs Can Affect Gut Health

GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly...

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Healthy Digestive Enzyme and Acid Production

Your body is designed to digest and absorb nutrients from the food you eat. You've probably heard the saying, "you are what you eat." But more accurately, you are what you digest and absorb! A large part of this process involves creating hydrochloric acid and various...

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