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Even UFC Champion, Georges St-Pierre, Suffers From Ulcerative Colitis

Even UFC Champion, Georges St-Pierre, Suffers From Ulcerative Colitis

Many people come to Fix Your Gut frustrated and looking for answers or information to assist them and their doctors with figuring out and solving a gut issue. Often they feel like it is only happening to them. They are ill because of their poor lifestyle choices,

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C60 Fullerene “Buckyballs”: The Most Overpriced Supplement on the Market?

C60 Fullerene “Buckyballs”: The Most Overpriced Supplement on the Market?

The anti-aging marketing machine has picked up C60 Fullerene molecule claiming that it will improve memory, decrease recovery time between workouts, increase your lifespan, kill bacteria and viruses, and of course, they must throw in weight loss claims into the mix too, right?  If you have ever looked

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How Will the Ban on Trans Fat Affect You?

How Will the 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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Does Your Child’s Gut Microbiome Affect Their Behavior?

Does Your Child's Gut Microbiome Affect Their Behavior?

The University of Ohio hosts a research team led by Dr. Lisa Christian with the purpose of investigating stress and health in pregnancy.  Recently, the team studied 77 toddlers ranging from 18 – 27 months old.[1]  The parents filled out a temperament survey, and stool samples were collected

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Can Your Gut Health Affect Blood Pressure?

Can Your Gut Health Affect Blood Pressure?

The American College of Cardiology has released new guidelines for defining hypertension or high blood pressure.  There are news sources like CNN[1] and the Wall Street Journal[2] that are claiming that the affected American population that will now be defined as hypertensive will go up from 72.2

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Are Raw Portabella Mushrooms Dangerous?

Are Raw Portabella Mushrooms Dangerous?

Dear readers, do you enjoy a good conspiracy theory?  Well, have I got a good one for you!  I have been getting a lot of e-mails about episode #1035 of the Joe Rogan Experience with Paul Stamets.  Stamets, a celebrated mushroom expert, warned Joe Rogan about eating

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