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Inflammation

What is the role of inflammation? Like a check engine light, inflammation is there to be an alarm. It lets you know something is wrong. Unlike your late-90s car dashboard lighting up, we shouldn’t ignore it. We need to look into the root cause of why the alarm is going off so we can make changes…

Lyme disease beware

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease x Gut Health Lyme Disease is caused by the corkscrew-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacterium is introduced to a human host through the bite of an infected tick,...
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Sufficient Sleep & Gut Health

Sufficient Sleep is Important. We all know that sufficient sleep is important. But when seasons of life get busy, it’s often the first thing to go.  Sleep is critical to...
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Probiotics & Medication

At Entegro Health HQ, we are often asked the question: Can I take Flourish while on medications or other supplements?  The answer (most of the time) is: YES! A healthy human...
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Spinach Lentil Dal Recipe

2021: The Year of the Lentil  Although my family may not be as excited about this self-proclaimed lentil banner year, I'm so excited to put this underrated legume to use...
Lyme disease beware

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease x Gut Health Lyme Disease is caused by the corkscrew-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacterium is introduced to a human host through the bite of an infected tick,...
sleeping woman

Sufficient Sleep & Gut Health

Sufficient Sleep is Important. We all know that sufficient sleep is important. But when seasons of life get busy, it’s often the first thing to go.  Sleep is critical to...
flourish probiotics and medication

Probiotics & Medication

At Entegro Health HQ, we are often asked the question: Can I take Flourish while on medications or other supplements?  The answer (most of the time) is: YES! A healthy human...
spinach Lentil Dal

Spinach Lentil Dal Recipe

2021: The Year of the Lentil  Although my family may not be as excited about this self-proclaimed lentil banner year, I'm so excited to put this underrated legume to use...
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Fermentation Station

Let's talk about the wondrous world of fermentation. Fermentation has been a part of human life and in almost every culture around the world since the beginning of time. So,...
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Gut-Mouth Connection

The gut is a well-connected organ and a key player in the GI tract. Let's explore the connection between the top of the GI tract, and near the end: the...
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Egg-Free Frosted Banana Muffins

We couldn't let today go by without sharing just one more #tasty banana treat! These EGG-FREE frosted banana bread muffins are a must-try. It is National Banana Bread Day after...
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Flaxy Banana Bread

Happy National Banana Bread Day! (February 23rd) Quick breads don’t need to compete with your gut microbiome. Fuel your body and your microbiome with the fiber found in flax and...
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10 High Fiber Foods

Let's talk about some common nutrient-dense (and tasty!) high fiber foods you can include in your daily diet. The recommended fiber intake for men is a minimum of 38 grams...
Tonya Huenink

All About Fiber

Live & Learn – All About Fiber with Tonya Huenink, RD  In this excerpt of our interview series, Live & Learn, we talk with Registered Dietician Tonya Huenink, creator and owner...
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Human Microbiome Through the Lifespan

Throughout the human lifespan the body undergoes many changes to include everything from growth to aging. The human microbiome is not a static entity. Our many daily choices affect how...
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Simple Gut-Friendly Habits For 2021

Small changes add up to big differences. 2021. It's the long-awaited new year with big expectations. Let’s look forward to the new year by making simple changes that help you...
Entegro Health Consultant

5 Reasons to Work with an Entegro Health Consultant

Your Consultant takes extra time to educate themselves on gut health, as well as guiding you through your journey toward better health. Here are the top 5 Reasons to work...
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Gut-Skin Connection

There is a connection between your gut microbiome and your skin. The anecdotal concept of a gut/skin connection has been around for centuries. Remember the height of our acne prevention...
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Simple Roasted Asparagus

Nourish your body and the beneficial bacteria in your gut! Spruce up your diet to include delicious whole grains, vegetables, and fruits filled with prebiotics that feed your microbiome. Not...
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Get to know Entegro Health HQ

 The Faces Behind the Names Entegro Health was founded in 2015 by a team of passionate, hard-working individuals who were fired up by the idea of using living bacteria to...
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The Flourish Way: Part 2

Flourish Probiotic. At Entegro Health, we say these two words together often. It’s what we do! But what do these words really mean? Flourish means to grow or develop in...
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The Flourish Way

  Part of what makes Flourish unique is the natural state the probiotic bacteria are kept. The eleven strains grow up together and create an environment that the bacteria are...
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Get to Know Your Probiotics

  Flourish Original + Junior include 11 diverse strains of probiotics from 5 unique families.     Let's get to know your probiotics!   Name: Lactobacillus acidophilus  Nickname: L. acidophilus ...
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Flourish: The Art of the Brew

The brew process of Flourish Original and Flourish Junior allows the bacteria to create an environment that promotes the sustained growth of beneficial bacteria. Bacterial growth is influenced by several key...
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Preventative + Promotional Health

Prevention and awareness go hand in hand. How do you know how to prevent wildfires if you're not aware it is a problem in the first place? What are the associated...
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Get the Most out of Your Gut Health!

Nothing worth having comes easy and everything about your health is complex. Is that the saying? When we’re talking about overall health and gut health, we’re referring to complex systems...
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Back to School – Back to Reality

5 routines to implement NOW for immune support  Back to school looks a little different for everyone this year. Whether you anticipate distance learning, homeschooling, or sending kids to school...
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Strawberry Banana Blue Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Make this refreshing smoothie bowl you can eat with a spoon…or a straw! This delicious and nutritious smoothie bowl is sure to tame your craving for a sweet and filling...
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Immune System + Microbiome

The innate, also known as non-specific, immune system is the first line of defense against pathogens and works in a couple of general ways. Physical Barrier Primarily, the top layer...
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DNA Extraction Kitchen Lab Experiment

If you’ve spent weeks in the grips of self-quarantine and are looking for a fun home laboratory activity, look no further. You can do DNA extraction from the comfort of...
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Home Ferment Ketchup – Try it!

Kids and ketchup. They just go together – at least they did at my house when my girls used to be picky eaters. Don’t like that steak? Give this magic...
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Work from Home… Partner with Us!

Partner in Probiotics Do you remember the first time you heard the word probiotics? Yeah, neither do I! But you would soon find out that probiotics are microorganisms that are...
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5 Stress Management Tools

'Stress is like spice – in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you.' -Donald Tubesing ...
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Cocoa Covered Granola

This yummy, healthy treat is filled with fiber for you and your friendly bacteria! Cocoa covered granola is super simple to make and easy to customize to suit your taste....
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Valentine’s Day Treats

February is a month that wears many hats. Two of the most well-known and nationally celebrated are Black History Month and Heart Health Month. However, there are plenty other more...
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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter

Cold and flu season is in full swing and schools and daycares are crawling with a variety of illnesses. Snuggly kids are sweet and all, but it’s no fun to...
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Yummy + Gut-Friendly Super Bowl Snacks!

Your gut and Super Bowl snacks don’t have to disagree. Take these easy snacks to the party and your friends and family’s gut bacteria will live happily. Be the real...
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Made To Move

Exercise: For Humans and Bacteria Alike  Everyone knows that exercise is good for us. And many of us know that a diverse, healthy bacterial population is good for us. But...
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Bone Broth, Two Ways

Bone broth is a hot topic these days, but it’s been an important part of cultures across the world for millennia. Not only is it a cost-effective way to add...
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Feliz Salad Recipe

Every once in a while, you come across a salad that tastes so fresh and flavorful, it keeps you coming back for more, and more, and more. THIS is that...
Resilient Probiotic

Micro what now? A glimpse into the human gut microbiome

Your body is an amazing collection of cells which make up the muscles, bones, organs, and nerves that make you, YOU.   These systems work together to create movement, emotion, and...
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PRO-101: A Brief History of Fermentation & Probiotics

The use of beneficial bacteria have been a major part of cultures since the beginning of time. Ancient cultures have used the mysterious process of fermentation for food preservation and...
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Let’s Tacobout it: Food’s Journey Through the GI System

We talk about the gut an awful lot around here, but what does that really mean? What is the gut? Where is it located? How does the food get down...
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Pregnancy, Delivery & the Gut Microbiome

Babies. They are the cutest! With their little toes, chubby cheeks, perfect hands, and soft skin – it’s enough to make any mom or dad swoon. I think the reason...

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Fermentation Station

Let’s talk about the wondrous world of fermentation. Fermentation has been a…

teeth gut mouth connection

Gut-Mouth Connection

The gut is a well-connected organ and a key player in the…

banana muffins with frosting

Egg-Free Frosted Banana Muffins

We couldn’t let today go by without sharing just one more #tasty…

banana bread

Flaxy Banana Bread

Happy National Banana Bread Day! (February 23rd) Quick breads don’t need to…

oatmeal with raspberries and almonds high fiber food

10 High Fiber Foods

Let’s talk about some common nutrient-dense (and tasty!) high fiber foods you…

Tonya Huenink

All About Fiber

Live & Learn – All About Fiber with Tonya Huenink, RD  In this…

microbiome

Human Microbiome Through the Lifespan

Throughout the human lifespan the body undergoes many changes to include everything…

simple gut-friendly habits

Simple Gut-Friendly Habits For 2021

Small changes add up to big differences. 2021. It’s the long-awaited new…

Entegro Health Consultant

5 Reasons to Work with an Entegro Health Consultant

Your Consultant takes extra time to educate themselves on gut health, as…

gut skin connection

Gut-Skin Connection

There is a connection between your gut microbiome and your skin. The…

chronic inflammation

Inflammation

What is the role of inflammation? Like a check engine light, inflammation is there to be an alarm. It lets you know something is wrong. Unlike your late-90s car dashboard...
spinach Lentil Dal

Spinach Lentil Dal Recipe

2021: The Year of the Lentil  Although my family may not be as excited about this self-proclaimed lentil banner year, I'm so excited to put this underrated legume to use...
oatmeal with raspberries and almonds high fiber food

10 High Fiber Foods

Let's talk about some common nutrient-dense (and tasty!) high fiber foods you can include in your daily diet. The recommended fiber intake for men is a minimum of 38 grams...