5 Foods for Gut Health

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The importance of better gut health has been the focus of much research and study in the past decades. Good gut health is essential to maintaining your overall health. Benefits range from its healthy effects on supporting the immune system, eliminating acne, to its impact on the increase in the level of obesity as it nears a staggering 40% in American adults. Supplements such as aloe vera for digestion and certain foods like leafy greens, pinto beans and Brussels sprouts for fiber are promoted to improve gut health. There’s a good reason. The interaction of a diet of processed foods and gut bacteria has been a factor in a predisposition towards poor health and obesity. Research has provided evidence that microscopic gut bacteria alters the way the human body stores its fat, balances levels of glucose in the blood, and even how it reacts to the hormones that make us feel hungry or full.

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What is Bioavailability?

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Our aloe products are made from the highest quality aloe vera and contain the most bio-available levels of Acemannan, the famous healing property in aloe vera’s inner leaf gel. We use the word bioavailable when describing our product but it might not be a term you hear every day. So what does it mean anyway? You may be surprised to know that it is one of the most important factors of nutrition. So in this blog, we are discussing its meaning and how it applies to healthy eating.

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Due to a variety of factors such as diet, medication, stress, lack of sleep and more, the healthy bacteria in your digestive track is in a constant state of flux. When we have digestive problems, we often turn to probiotic supplements to help improve the bacterial landscape of our digestive tract and to ease the discomfort of an unhealthy gut. Maybe you don’t have overt issues but taking steps to improve the trillion of organisms that live in your gut is truly worthwhile.

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What's in Our Beach Bag?

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The sun is both our friend and our enemy. It brings us out to enjoy the glory (and much-needed Vitamin D) at the beach, campground, and hiking trails during the summer months. A day on the beach should leave you feeling energized, not depleted and dehydrated. From our favorite aloe vera skin repair products to our favorite wellness beach-reads, here are the goodies in our beach bag that will leave you feeling happy and healthy.  

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