The gut isn’t just where digestion and metabolism happens. The gut is full of bacteria, yeast and viruses – all of which help to keep you healthy. But it’s a delicate balance, and we can throw it off with a poor diet, too much stress and yes, medications. So, to protect your gut and stay healthy, beware of theses medications that are known to wreck the gut and microbiome.
During the summer, we lather up and cover ourselves with sunscreen. After all, you want to protect your skin from UV damage, prevent aging, wrinkles, sunburn and yes, even cancer. But many sunscreens contain chemicals that aren’t so great for your skin. So, along with safer sunscreens, it’s a good idea to eat these three foods to protect skin from sun damage, too.