Archive for June, 2013

Why You’d Never Want a “Total” Body Cleanse

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Many people who want to lose weight or feel more energetic think jump-starting the process with a “total” body cleanse is the right, healthy thing to do. Unfortunately, ridding the lower colon of all its bacteria can do more harm than good. Here is why adjusting your lower gut bacterial mix is the right way to start a better lifestyle.… Read more

How Bacteria Keep Us Healthy — and May Do More Than That

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If you’re an adult of a certain age, you likely learned that bacteria are bad. But an expanding pool of evidence demonstrates that certain bacteria not only protect us from disease, they can even help us lose weight. Here’s how you can put the power of good bacteria to work for you through prebiotics.… Read more