The VIDA Integrative Medicine Blog: Gut Health

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...
May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

The cause of the rise in celiac disease is perplexing scientists and doctors though they do have some theories. Most of these theories point to the gut. But first, a little history. In this century, books like “Wheat Belly” and “Grain Brain” started the grain-free,...

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Understanding the Basics of Functional Medicine

Understanding the Basics of Functional Medicine

How have you been feeling? Living through a pandemic has prompted many of us to put our health into the foreground of our lives. We've all had to reexamine our health choices and contemplate measures to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. This is an excellent and...

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How to Love Your Gut Again

How to Love Your Gut Again

Widely considered to be the father of medicine, Hippocrates famously quoted, “All disease begins in the gut.” Today, integrative medical practitioners are delving in and discovering the truths behind this 2000-year-old proclamation. Does all disease begin in the gut?...

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What Is SIBO?

What Is SIBO?

If you are treating your leaky gut by following the 4 Rs and you're not seeing much progress, it could be that you're dealing with SIBO - small intestine bacterial overgrowth. SIBO (pronounced SEE-bo) is one of the causes of leaky gut, but the two vary a bit when it...

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Modern Agriculture And Its Effect On Gut Health

Modern Agriculture And Its Effect On Gut Health

If you've done much research on gut health, you already know that antibiotics, even when prescribed and used correctly, can really do a number on your digestive health. While they're killing off the pathogens they were meant to eliminate, antibiotics also rid your...

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Gut Health And Weight Loss

Gut Health And Weight Loss

Do you have trouble losing extra weight even though you're exercising regularly and eating healthy foods? Starving yourself to lose weight isn't good for your body, and a super hard-core exercise program may not be the answer, either. These are both extremes, most...

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