New Study Shows Stronger Link Between Processed Red Meat and Heart Disease

New Study Shows Stronger Link Between Processed Red Meat and Heart Disease

For many years now, scientific research has suggested a link between red meat intake and heart disease. This correlates with the American Heart Association urging people to limit the amount of red meat consumed, pointing toward a healthier diet of poultry, fish, and beans. (1)  What Is Red Meat? Red meat is usually one of…

Gall Bladder Bile Acids Help Us Feel Full

Gall Bladder Bile Acids Help Us Feel Full

Appetite Hormones Many substances help control our appetite, but two hormones are recognized as having a major influence on regulating this process. They are ghrelin and leptin. Ghrelin is called the “hunger hormone” because it stimulates appetite, increases food intake, and promotes fat storage. It is a gut-brain peptide thought to operate between the stomach…

Gut Bacteria May Not Recover For Over 6 Months After Antibiotics

Gut Bacteria May Not Recover For Over 6 Months After Antibiotics

The gut microbiome is essential in keeping our bodies healthy and functioning correctly. While many things can alter the balance of this miniature ecosystem, researchers have found a concerning link between gut bacteria and antibiotics. Since antibiotics kill both good and bad bacteria, the microbiome can be disrupted for up to 6 months after treatment. Of…