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What Meat and Eggs Do to Our Microbiome

What Meat and Eggs Do to Our Microbiome

As I’ve explored before, whether young or old, male or female, smoker or non-smoker, with high blood pressure or low blood pressure, high cholesterol or low, having high levels of a toxic compound called...
Gut Microbiome Health: Is a Vegan Diet Best?

Gut Microbiome Health: Is a Vegan Diet Best?

If you are like me, the word ‘microbiome” was largely unknown 5-10 years ago. Fast forward to 2020 and people approach me at dinner parties with questions like “my trainer said I need to...
Why Vegans Are (Probably) Better At Pooping Than You

Why Vegans Are (Probably) Better at Pooping Than You

Could vegans be the best poopers? Research shows that those following a plant-based diet could have better digestive health and healthier bowel movements. Gastroenterologist Dr. James Lee explained the connection between diet and bowel movements...
How Can You Manage SIBO With a Vegan Diet?

How Can You Manage SIBO With a Vegan Diet?

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), as its name suggests, involves bacterial imbalances in the small intestine. It impacts between six to 15 percent of healthy people and up to 80 percent of those with irritable...
Get Your Gut Health Game On With Waitrose's Vegan Yogurts

Waitrose’s Vegan Yogurts Are Loaded With Gut-Healthy Probiotics

Tapping into the ever-growing vegan dairy market, leading UK supermarket chain Waitrose launched gut-healthy, dairy-free yogurts. Two soya desserts, fermented with bacterial cultures and fortified with vitamins and calcium, have appeared on Waitrose shelves. The...
All You Need to Know About Sainsbury's Vegan Almond Probiotic Gut Drink

Vegan Probiotic Yakult-Style Gut Drink Now at Sainsbury’s

Leading UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's now stocks vegan probiotic drinks intended to boost gut health. Called Biomel, the Yakult-style beverages are made with different varieties of plant-based milk, including almond and coconut. Each shot of...
The Vegetables in Bone Broth Are Actually Healthier Than Boiled Animal Bones

The Vegetables in Bone Broth Are Actually Healthier Than Boiled Animal Bones

For years, the health and wellness community has promoted bone broth as somewhat of a superfood. Made by boiling the bones and connective tissues of animals, along with herbs, spices, and sometimes, vegetables over an...
Vegetable-Rich Vegan Diet Supports Healthier Gut Microbiome, Study Finds

Vegetable-Rich Vegan Diet Supports Healthier Gut Microbiome, Study Finds

A new study published in the journal The American Gut has suggested eating more plant-based foods, consuming fewer antibiotics, and being mindful of mental health can lead to a healthier bacterial microbiome in the...
Gorilla Poop Study Suggests Plant-Based Diet May Lead to Better Gut Health in Humans

Gorilla Poop Study Suggests Plant-Based Diet May Lead to Better Gut Health in Humans

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications suggests that if humans want to improve gut health, they need only look to the diet of our closest animal relatives, chimpanzees and gorillas. The study aimed...
Vegan Kimchi Has the Same Microbes as Traditional Kimchi, Study Says

Vegan Kimchi Has the Same Microbes as Traditional Kimchi, Study Says

A new study published in the journal Food Microbiology found that vegan kimchi has the same microbes as traditional kimchi, suggesting that those buying vegan kimchi are still able to reap the probiotic benefits. Kimchi, a...