Digestive Health Supplementation for Better Travel Experiences

When you travel, you want to be at your best, including your gut health. Here’s more about prebiotics, probiotics, digestive enzymes and healthy energy drinks.  Prebiotics You can think of prebiotics, also known as fermentable or functional fibers, as fuel that feeds the bacteria in your gut—and the presence of prebiotics is what allows probiotics … Read more

Can Stress Cause Crohn’s Disease? No, But Stress Management Helps

iscover how stress management techniques can help you manage Crohn’s symptoms during flare-ups, and read emerging evidence about Crohn’s and the gut-brain axis.  Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease, one that can affect any part of your digestive system, but more typically affects your large intestine (colon) and/or small intestine. Symptoms tend … Read more

Young Wanderlust: Intriguing Millennial Travel Trends

“I was amazed by one thing in particular: Millennials may be traveling—which isn’t a foreign idea—but they’re doing it in totally new and unexpected ways.”  This quote is from a fascinating article published at Forbes.com, one that shares how Millennials don’t see travel as something that they do. Rather, it’s something that they identify with as “citizens … Read more

What is Microbiome and Why is it Such a Big Deal?

You might be hearing about the microbiome—and wondering if it’s really important or just a flavor-of-the-month topic. Here’s the microbiome definition & more.  The microbiome is making headlines in mainstream media publications, bringing it to the attention of more and more people—and, because some of the articles can get pretty technical, we decided to explain … Read more