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Will Antibiotics Make You Fat? (Plus Other Ways It Affects Your Gut)

Will Antibiotics Make You Fat? (Plus Other Ways It Affects Your Gut)

Find out what antibiotics do to your gut health. Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections, and they do this by inhibiting or killing off bacteria in your body - including those in your gut. Unfortunately, this means that taking antibiotics can lea...
Probiotics: What Are They and What Do You Need to Know Before Taking Them?

Probiotics: What Are They and What Do You Need to Know Before Taking Them?

While taking probiotics can boost your digestive health and immunity, it can also potentially have an impact on your emotional health. Here’s what you need to know. Probiotics are a type of good bacteria that can provide you with a range of health benefits, w...
Do You Have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? 1 in 5 Singaporeans Have It

Do You Have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? 1 in 5 Singaporeans Have It

IBS is quite literally a pain in the butt. The scary part? It affects 20 per cent of our population. Here's what to do about it. Stomach issues make for some seriously awkward social situations. The gas, pain and constant need to be near a washroom can be...
The Most Common Causes of An Unhealthy Gut – And What to Do About It

The Most Common Causes of An Unhealthy Gut – And What to Do About It

Find out the causes and symptoms of an unhealthy gut here. Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates famously said: “All disease begins in the gut.” And while you can’t attribute 100 per cent of all illnesses to your intestines, it’s true that many diseases do ...
6 Best Fermented Foods to Eat if You Want a Stronger Gut

6 Best Fermented Foods to Eat if You Want a Stronger Gut

Fermented foods are so good for you. Fermenting food increases its nutrients, and more importantly, gets you lots of probiotics – commonly known as good bacteria – which we all know are great for your gut. We found these fuss-free (and tasty) options for you ...
I Drank Kombucha Every Day for Two Weeks and My Digestive Problems Disappeared

I Drank Kombucha Every Day for Two Weeks and My Digestive Problems Disappeared

As someone who suffers from a weak gut, kombucha surprised me. I never understood the importance of gut health until I became lactose intolerant following a severe bout of food poisoning last year. Once my digestive systems were down, I was falling sick m...