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Taking Corporate Wellness To The Next Level With Personalized Wellness Initiatives
With a large number of the working population in sedentary jobs with little or no physical activity, being overweight, if not obese, is a widespread problem. Poor nutrition, workplace stress, coupled with that of other life responsibilities, can be detrimental to physical and emotional well-being. Recognizing this, man ...
Obesity: Officially A Disease?
Obesity - a legitimate "disease," a lifestyle choice, or merely a state of being?  In light of alarming statistics worldwide, obesity is a bona fide pandemic. According to the World Health Organization’s Obesity Fact Sheet: Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults were ove ...
The Gut Microbiome And Its Role In How Medication Works
We know that our intestines contain a large number of richly diverse bacteria that form their own ecosystem. This “gut microbiome” is now recognized to be an organ in itself and a rather important one at that. The good bacteria in our gut help us fight diabetes, break down environmental toxins like pesticides in our fo ...
The Case For Personalized Nutrition
  We know now that there is no magic bullet for weight loss, as much as we’d like one. With exercise or diet, what works like a charm for one person can often show little to no results in another. One can’t help but wonder, then, if it is worth expending energy and willpower trying to stick to something that’s just not ...
The Relationship Between Gut Microbiome and Weight Loss
If you’re one of the 160 million Americans who are overweight, you have probably tried countless diets and exercise to try and lose weight without any lasting results. That’s because you don’t have all the information. One incredibly significant piece of the puzzle is to understand the connection between the gut microb ...
What is Prediabetes & Type 2 Diabetes, and how your gut microbiome and DNA determines care?
Webinar Summary - Dr. Eillen Schutte, Unique Nutrition Solutions with Ranjan Sinha, CEO - Digbi Health Webinar Date: 13 Nov 2019 Webinar Link: https://vimeo.com/374201025  Has your job gotten you stuck to your desk? In our busy lives, there’s often little to no time left for exercise or cooking our own meals. High ...
Stress, sugar cravings and weight gain: What lies beneath
Digbi Health Precision Care Webinar Series with Dr. Eldred Taylor, Taylor Medical Group with Ranjan Sinha, CEO - Digbi Health Webinar Date: 16 Oct 2019 Webinar Link: https://vimeo.com/367276027 If you’ve ever thought of drowning your troubles in a sugary soda, or tiptoed down to the fridge to finish off leftover cake i ...
Everything You Need to Know About Bariatric Surgery + Gut Microbiome Changes
Millions of Americans struggle with obesity. Despite hard work, diet, and exercise, many of those suffering from the condition can’t seem to get to a healthy weight. So, after trying all other known options, some opt to undergo bariatric surgery.
Why variety is the spice of life – and the sign of a good gut
A healthy gut is a diverse gut. You need good eyesight to work in the Digbi Health laboratory. Our research focus tends to be on the microscopically tiny.Of course, we’re all about the trillions of bacterial cells that are hitching a ride in, and on, your body right now.But let’s just for one-minute exchange our micros ...
Why you're speaking with your mouth full. Even when it's empty.
The wild world of your oral microbiome. The National Zoo in Washington, D.C. is home to roughly 300 different species of animals. And just so you know, right now your mouth probably houses about the same number of species of bacteria.Yup, at any one time, there’s a whole zoo’s worth of tiny microbes – between 200 and ...

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