The VIDA Integrative Medicine Blog: Gut Health

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...
Make your Gut Great Again!

Make your Gut Great 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...

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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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GMOs And Gut Health

GMOs And Gut Health

GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have genes from another species transplanted into their DNA. This is done to increase production or yield or add some other previously nonexistent quality to the organism. These experimental organisms have so far been mostly...

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Essential Oils And Gut Health

Essential Oils And Gut Health

We typically think of using essential oils for their marvelous fragrance, or as a spa treatment. They do these jobs wonderfully well, but plant essences have also been used as medicine for thousands of years. First, it's important to distinguish between essential oils...

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