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not feeling your best?
The answer could be in your gut
Digestive problems, bloating, or immune imbalance? It’s time to get your gut – and the rest of you – feeling good.
Top reasons to check your gut:
Were you able to check off more than one? Then let's continue to step 2!
Are you eating to support a healthy gut?
  1. Food is always First! 1) Food is always first!
    Having a wide diversity of food in your diet, especially high-fiber fruits and vegetables, leads to greater diversity of microflora in your GI tract. And, whenever possible choose organic foods.
  2. Probiotics 2) Probiotics
    Be sure to include probiotic-rich foods such as kombucha, kefir, sauerkraut, kimchi, low sugar yogurt and fermented soy.
  3. Take It Up A Notch 3) Take It Up A Notch
    You can also try eating more prebiotic foods such as oats, onions, garlic, leeks, asparagus, artichokes, soybeans and whole grains - to promote the growth of healthy microflora. Think of prebiotics as "food" for probiotics.
  4. Recipes 4) Be bold and give these yummy and good-for-your-gut recipes a try! Sauerkraut: Your gut's new favorite condiment > Savory yogurt bowls to delight your gut >

Things to avoid:
  • Glyphosate – a chemical in Monsanto’s signature herbicide, Roundup. Yes, weed killer. Commonly used as a dessicant to speed up the drying process on crops, there’s a chance this weed killer is in the food you and your family eat every day. As a premium vitamin and supplement company that uses real food in its ingredients, we are proud to be the first supplement company to have our entire brand certified Glyphosate Residue Free!
  • Sugar – known to negatively alter your gut flora and contribute to inflammation in the body.* So do your best to limit foods with added sugars.
  • Antibiotics – can be unavoidable if you are sick and need to take them, so when you are prescribed antibiotics, make sure to restore the balance to your gut with extra probiotics and fermented foods and beverages.

Breathing

A stress free lifestyle...begins with breathing. Yes, breathing...have you ever tried the 4-7-8 exercise? Watch our Chief Medical Advisor Tieraona Low Dog, MD demonstrate:
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  • Close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count of four
  • Hold your breath for a count of seven
  • Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight.
  • Inhale again and repeat the cycle three more times for a total of four breaths.

Movement

Movement is helpful in addressing uncomfortable GI symptoms such as gas, bloating, and indigestion* Try these simple yoga poses to get your insides flowing:
  • Cat-Cow (Marjaryasana-Bitilasana) Helps to massage your organs as you alternately compress and lengthen the intestines, bringing fresh blood to the epithelial cells, which are responsible for healthy gut function.
  • Downward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) Use this Downward Dog to take deep breaths into your belly, pulling the navel up and in toward the back of your heart each time you exhale to nourish your intestines.

Sleep

Catch some Zzzzs You need a good night’s sleep to maintain optimal gut flora. Lack of sleep limits bacteria diversity. Check out this sleep study to learn more!
Top questions to consider: Do the number of strains matter?
We need variety! We want to ensure that the product we're taking is diverse and offers a variety of unique strains that don't compete for resources.
What’s the right potency for your needs?
CFUs (colony forming units) are the number of live microorganisms in each serving of probiotic. What’s the right potency for you and your unique needs?
Are the probiotic strains in my supplement “alive”?
How can you be assured that the probiotic strains are viable (alive) in your supplement?
What certifications matter to you?
We take quality, purity and safety seriously here at MegaFood and proudly display all our certifications on every label- full transparency!
What’s the best probiotic for your age and gender?
There’s an incredible diversity in the amount of probiotic strains. Certain strains are better suited for different individuals and stages of life.

Let us help you choose the probiotic that is right for you.
If you still have personal questions about your digestive health, speaking with a natural healthcare practitioner may be just what you need. We also recommend you ask them about INNATE Response, a practitioner-strength MegaFood brand.
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NUTRITION WITH AMBITION
Our family of premium probiotics are uniquely curated to help build your foundation to good health.
  • 5, 10, 20, 30, 50 and 200 Billion CFU options
  • Available in acid-resistant refrigerated and shelf-stable formats
  • Certified glyphosate residue free, plus gluten, dairy and soy free
  • Age, gender and condition-specific formulas
A healthy digestive system is the cornerstone of strong immunity and overall good health. Whether you’re looking for a broad-spectrum probiotic to keep your digestive tract in balance, or you prefer a targeted option with a twist, our full line of probiotics support your gut health needs.
Glyphosate: A punch in the gut?

Glyphosate, a commonly used herbicide, kills more than just weeds. It also kills the soil, and disrupts your gut health. That's why we're working to revolutionize our farming system and secure a sustainable, glyphosate-free future.

Learn how this common weed killer plays an unsettling role in your digestion, and why we’re out to ban glyphosate for good.

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The content on this page does not constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.