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Why Is The Gut Microbiome Important? With Gastroenterologist Dr Larry Kosinski

We sat down with Dr Larry Kosinski, gastroenterologist, founder of SonarMD and Jona advisor, to learn more about how he uses the microbiome in his own practice.

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Why Is The Gut Microbiome Important? With Gastroenterologist Dr Larry Kosinski

We sat down with Dr Larry Kosinski, gastroenterologist, founder of SonarMD and Jona advisor, to learn more about how he uses the microbiome in his own practice.
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Probiotics Shopping Guide

How should you choose a probiotic among the thousands of options available today? Jona’s quick guide offers independent, science-based tips on reading probiotic labels to choose the right option for you.

See a sample report from our Microbiome Gut Test

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Probiotics Shopping Guide Probiotics Shopping Guide

Diet + nutrition

Probiotics Shopping Guide

How should you choose a probiotic among the thousands of options available today? Jona’s quick guide offers independent, science-based tips on reading probiotic labels to choose the right option for you.

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What's the difference? Gluten Intolerance vs. Celiac Disease What's the difference? Gluten Intolerance vs. Celiac Disease

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What's the difference? Gluten Intolerance vs. Celiac Disease
Several studies indicate that gluten intolerance may be on the rise in Western populations in some cases despite stable testing rates. This common condition comes in a few different forms. In this week’s blog post, we’ll dive into the different types of gluten intolerance and how your microbiome affects your ability to digest this protein.
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Weight Management and the Microbiome Weight Management and the Microbiome

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Weight Management and the Microbiome

Researchers are actively exploring the complex relationship between the gut microbiome and weight management. Weight management involves factors like diet, physical activity, and genetics, and emerging research suggests the gut microbiome's role in influencing metabolic processes and appetite-related hormones.

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Healthy Aging and the Microbiome Healthy Aging and the Microbiome

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Healthy Aging and the Microbiome

Aging reshapes our bodies and our health. Our microbiome, like the rest of our body, also changes as we age. In recent years, researchers have been looking into the connections between the gut microbiome and healthy aging. Understanding the microbiome's role in our well-being allows us to make informed choices for a healthier and more graceful aging journey. In this blog post, we'll uncover how the microbiome can empower us to age at our best.

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A Guide to Eating with IBS A Guide to Eating with IBS

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A Guide to Eating with IBS

This week we dive deeper into the intricate relationship between the microbiome and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Uncover how an alteration in the gut ecosystem is associated with IBS symptoms and explore strategies to manage the symptoms with diet. Since what you eat fuels your gut microbiome, many people can manage their IBS with food. We breakdown which trigger foods are best to avoid if you have, or suspect you have, IBS. Even better, we give detailed and science backed food recommendations for those suffering from this condition. We also delve into dietary modifications, FODMAP categories, and alternative interventions like probiotics and digestive enzymes. 

In the end gut health is highly personal since each individual's microbiome composition is totally unique. We can make suggestions based on general scientific evidence and research but emphasize that a microbiome test is best for targeted, personalized and effective solutions

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Superfoods for Gut Health Superfoods for Gut Health

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Superfoods for Gut Health
If you’re looking to boost your digestive health, you may want to consider food groups that are sometimes called “superfoods”. Superfoods are nutrient-dense foods packed with fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. In this post, we will review some categories of superfoods and explore the benefits of incorporating superfoods into your diet. Note that the optimal foods for each person can be highly individualized and depend on a person’s individual microbiome and their personal health goals.
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