What is Our Second Brain?

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Our Second Brain. The human body is absolutely incredible. Every system impacts one another and works together seamlessly to keep us alive and healthy. One such system is the enteric nervous system, also commonly referred to as our “second brain.” This intricate system of nerves, neurons, and neurotransmitters helps control our digestive system through the…

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Gut Health and Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention. The health of your gut can influence almost every other process in your body, impacting you in both, a positive and a negative way. Taking care of your gut and paying attention to what you put in your body is way past the esthetic factor; it’s helping you prevent diseases, inflammation, and even…

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Does Thyroid affect the Gut?

Thyroid affect the Gut. The thyroid and gut connection is very important as the health of one affects the other. Our body is a complex system with a million parts that all need to work together to achieve balance and optimal health.  When there’s an imbalance or inflammation in one part of your body, others…

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Thyroid Gut Connection

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Thyroid Gut Connection. Our bodies consist of amazing systems working together. Imbalances in one area can cause problems in others. That’s the case with the thyroid-gut connection.  Two very important hormone-controlled areas of the body, the thyroid and the gut influence the rest of the body systems, either optimizing them or impairing their function.  Microbiome …

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Top 10 Foods To Feed Your Gut Microbiome

Feed Your Gut Microbiome. If you feed your stomach with beneficial foods, your stomach will love you for it! Gut health. The microbiome. It’s a thing. A big thing. Let’s dive into what you should know and what foods are going to impact your health in the best way! There are a hundred trillion microbes…

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How Do I Improve My Gut Health?

Improve My Gut Health. Think of your gut microbiome as a lush forest of all kinds of different trees. It needs to grow, flourish, stay fresh. You need to keep that forest healthy. What are the trees? They are trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Together, they are known as the microbiome. A largely important…

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Steps to Detox your Liver

The Liver Steps Detox your Liver. The liver is an amazing organ. It removes the toxins from your blood, which is essential in this day and age, when our bodies are being bombarded with toxins at every turn. Even if you mitigate your toxic load by using all-natural products, our environment still contains pollutants, as…

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The Thyroid and Gut Connection

The Thyroid and Gut Connection. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” It seems that there are many situations in life that can be represented by this. One of which is the connection between gut health and thyroid health. A healthy gut supports a healthy thyroid, and vice…

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