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GAPS Diet: For A Healthy Gut

The term “GAPS” stands for “gut and psychology syndrome.” Where gut refers to a group of organs that includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, colon, and rectum. The diet follows the notion that gut health is linked with overall physical and mental health.  Maintaining optimum gut health contributes to a strong… Read More »

Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health

A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine, finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost effective after five years and improve health outcomes. “We… Read More »

What being healthy means to me

The more I talk to people about health and what they do to stay healthy, the more I realise how everybody is different. How everybody has a different belief of what being healthy means. When some people talk about being healthy, they mostly talk about the food they eat. The foods they think are healthy.… Read More »