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Does Gut Health Start In Your Mouth?

Does Gut Health Start In Your Mouth?
How your teeth and dental habits can support or wreck your gut and digestive health.

The Diet Debate: What does Healthy Really Mean?

The Diet Debate --Is there Really a Definition for "Healthy"?
When everyone has their own definition of the word healthy ... who is right? Dr. Dhruv provides a solid definition for the term "healthy".

Overuse of Salt is Causing You to Gain Weight, Studies Suggests

Overuse of Salt is Causing You to Gain Weight, Study Suggests | Malibu Health Labs
Salt brings a lot more into our bodies than just flavor, research reveals.

Stress and How it Can Shred Apart Your Microflora

Stress and How it Can Shred Apart Your Microflora
A study on stress and how it effects your "Second Brain".

Why Am I Supposed to Avoid Fake Sweeteners, Exactly?

Why Am I Supposed to Avoid Fake Sweeteners, Exactly?
We're told every day that we are supposed to avoid artificial sweeteners... but why, exactly? MHL investigates.

4 Ways Your Gut Bacteria Is Controlling the Rest of Your Body

4 Ways Your Gut Bacteria Is Controlling the Rest of Your Body
Your gut has a much stronger grip on your overall health than you may realize...

Can Probiotics Help Fight Off Urinary Tract Infections?

Can Probiotics Help Fight Off Urinary Tract Infections?
Dr. Dhruv tells how enforcing your gut health can lead to a reduction in U.T.I.'s.

Yes, Everyone Has Gas and You Do Too

Yes, Everyone Has Gas and You Do Too
We all have gas, and it's nothing to be embarrassed about. Dr. Dhruv talks about good gas, bad gas and how we should respond to both.

This is What Happens When You Cut Out Meat for a Single Week

This is What Happens When You Cut Out Meat for a Single Week

Dr. Dhruv talking about why you should consider taking a short break from meat, as well as the benefits your body can expect during this time away.

How To Get Your Gut Health Back On Track After the Holidays

How To Get Your Gut Health Back On Track After the Holidays
Dr. Dhruv breaks down how you can quickly rebalance your body's gut bacteria here in the post-holiday season.

The Raw Water Craze: Why This Fad is One You Should Skip

The Raw Water Craze: Why This Fad is One You Should Skip
Promising more energy along with a natural source of probiotics --this new fad promises better health... but has historically made drinkers sick.

How Probiotics Can Boost the Effect of Antibiotics

How Probiotics Can Boost the Effect of Antibiotics
Antibiotics are powerful tools used to wipe out infections and bad bacteria, but did you know that there was a way to reduce the negative side effects? --enter probiotics.