healthy gut

Learn more about the link between obesity and the composition of microbes living in the gut

By Ask the Doctors • November 24, 2021

Your body is an ecosystem for trillions of different microorganism species. Find out how to keep them healthy and coexisting peacefully.

By Chayil Champion • November 18, 2021

Imbalances or abnormalities in the microbial colonies in your gut could adversely affect immune function

By Ask the Doctors • October 8, 2021

Your healthy stool could be used to benefit others who are ill

By Ask the Doctors • September 15, 2021

A number of studies conducted in recent years have found that exercise has a beneficial effect on the number, type and diversity of the trillions of microbes that call our guts home

By Ask the Doctors • July 26, 2021

The discussion about probiotics, prebiotics and the gut microbiome has exploded in recent years

By Ask the Doctors • June 7, 2021

Read more about the studies of gut health linked to COVID-19

By Ask the Doctors • February 12, 2021

Learn more about the simple lifestyle choices you can do to improve your gut health

By Ask the Doctors • February 3, 2021

Dear Doctor: What on earth is a “gutoscopy”? We saw it on the news -- something about a pill that goes in one end and comes out the other, but it sounded more like science fiction than anything real.

Dear Reader: Your question brings us to the brave new world of [...]

By Ask the Doctors • September 18, 2020
  Pay attention to your stomach. A healthy stomach will make for a better brain. That’s because inside your gut -- indeed, in and on your entire body -- is what scientists call our microbiome—composed of fungus, bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It’s estimated [...]
By Mark Wheeler • June 29, 2016