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Gut Problems Cause Mental Issues (Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia)

Gut Problems Cause Mental Issues (Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia)

Here at Fix Your Gut we have discussed at length how gut health affects mental health. Many people have written about the importance of understanding the gut / brain axis. We have a new, long-term study that backs up the theory of poor gut health leading to

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Eat Real Food – Not Soylent 2.0

Eat Real Food - Not Soylent 2.0

What is Soylent? Software engineer, Robert Reinhart believed that his busy lifestyle was leading him to poor dietary choices. He thought that he was far too overwhelmed to source food with adequate nutrition and had a moral conflict about supporting the agricultural industry. He “hypothesized that the

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Statin Medications: Why I Would Never Take One

Statin Medications: Why I Would Never Take One

The American Heart Association recently published new guidelines that will encourage doctors to prescribe statins to 30 percent of adults in the United States. This recommendation doubles the amount of adults from the previous guidelines. Is this needed, or is this further proof that the pharmaceutical companies

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How Will the FDA Ban on Trans Fat Affect You?

How Will the FDA Ban on Trans Fat Affect You?

The FDA has announced that within the next three years, they will be putting a ban on artificially created trans fats. When I first read the consumer update, my first thought was what took them so long?  As a nation, we are spending more money from the

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Long Term PPI Use Increases Your Risk of a Heart Attack

Long Term PPI Use Increases Your Risk of a Heart Attack

I wrote an article awhile back on how long-term PPI use can harm your health. In the article, I mentioned that PPI’s are known to cause heart arrhythmia. A new study has been released from the Stanford University of Medicine that PPI use is linked to heart

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OTC Medicines and Possible Cancer Treatments – H2 Antagonists

OTC Medicines and Possible Cancer Treatments - H2 Antagonists

Society will look back on our modern cancer treatments and consider them as being barbaric. Treating cancer with radiation and chemotherapy which further damage cells, injure organs permanently, and even eventually creates more tumors in some people. Survival of modern cancer treatments are poor at best, and

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