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Dr. Cindy Fallon Digs into Skin Health Sun is not our enemy, but it is to be respected. There is growing interest and science related to how we interact with the great ball of fire that fuels life on this planet and it's not as black and white as day and night. Let's dig deep with Cindy Fallon, PhD, and get A's to some of the most pressing Q's on the skin microbiome, potential sunscreen pitfalls, and how to balance our relationship with the sun. Q: Let's start with the skin microbiome. Is it different from my gut's microbiome? A:...
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The Most Widely Used Herbicide is Harming More Than Your Gut Health (And it’s not going anywhere soon.) 500% Five. Hundred. Percent. That’s how much glyphosate exposure has increased in the past decade (with some estimates showing as high as 1200%). Which is frightening, to be frank. Let’s back up–what is glyphosate, exactly? Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the most commonly and widely used weed killers–including Roundup–and is used in both commercial agriculture and domestic homes and gardens. Because it is so ubiquitous, glyphosate is now found in our water (including rainfall), air, soil, and even breastmilk. Glyphosate is...
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The more we learn about health, the more we discover how much harm inflammation can do. We’re also learning that, unsurprisingly, humans aren’t the only living beings negatively affected by it. Our pets are also at risk. Unfortunately, in our current world and way of life, inflammation-causing toxins are everywhere – and that exposure is not slowing down anytime soon. So what can you do? Taking care of a beloved pet's health is important for any animal lover. Of course we want them to be as healthy, and live as long as possible. Today, that endeavor may pose more challenges...
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Man’s best friend is called so for a good reason. Whether tiny cuddle bugs, big adventure partners or just wonderful all-around family companions, all sizes, temperaments, and breeds of dogs have lots (and lots!) of fans. Why wouldn’t they? Dogs are great. So of course we want to do everything we can to give them long, happy, healthy lives. There are many facets of health and wellbeing for your pooch, but today we’re talking specifically about common stomach issues for dogs and their gut health. Because, just like you, a large part of your dog’s overall health directly correlates to...