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The Magic of Butyrate: How Fiber Becomes a Superfood

When you feed the bacteria in your colon a high-fiber diet, certain bacterial species produce a magical, short-chain fatty acid called butyrate. And voila; fiber that is otherwise indigestible becomes a powerful healing substance!   Butyrate is an excellent example of how certain bacteria can do such [...]

By | September 5th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

The Human Gut: A Foundation for Brain Development and Overall Health

The Gut-Brain Axis is a rapidly progressing field of research. Every month there is more data emerging from universities and private labs around the globe that continues to illuminate the role of gut microbes and intestinal function in human health [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Glyphosate Found in Breakfast Cereals

Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization that researches toxic chemicals in common products, recently tested popular cereals, granola bars, and instant oatmeal products for traces of glyphosate. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup products. This report [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Unprecedented: World’s First Roundup Cancer Trial

On Friday, August 10, 2018, a California jury found chemical giant, Monsanto, liable in an unprecedented lawsuit. Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper, alleged that the company’s products (including Roundup Pro and Ranger Pro – both glyphosate-based weed-killers) caused his [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Gut Reaction|

Can’t Afford Organic? Stay Away from the Dirty Dozen

Dr. Zach Bush has given countless talks on the importance of avoiding glyphosate as much as possible by buying organic and non-GMO foods.  He urges everyone who hears him speak to buy organic in order to foundationally change the way [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Gut Reaction|

History of the Industrial Food System in the United States

Human health has been completely degraded in the last 40 years. We have gone from 4% of the population having chronic disease to over 50%. As a society we have outsourced our food and health to the chemical farming and [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|Gut Reaction|