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Welcome to EpiCor's new "More Healthy Days Blog." Here you will find great ideas about staying active, boosting your energy level, tips on healthy living and much, much more! It's all about providing you with the information you need to live a more happy and healthy life. Sign up for our blog to get email updates so you never miss any of the interesting information provided by our experts and people just like you!

December 20, 2017

Dr. Lisa Metzgar:  Kefir is a yogurt-like drink that can be made from diary or other non-dairy options like coconut milk, or nut milks.  It is a fermented drink that is an excellent source of probiotics providing sometimes 3 times more gut friendly bacteria than yogurt.  Kefir starts with little rubbery... Read More

November 3, 2017

The hectic holidays and chill in the air can take a toll on the immune system and make one more susceptible to cold weather challenges. Stay healthy and vital all season by taking the following steps. Be Balanced From eggnog and cookies to champagne toasts at midnight, you may be more likely... Read More

October 16, 2017

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: We live in an age of over sanitation, especially when it comes to our children. We use antibacterial soaps and don’t expose our children to necessary bacteria that help to build their immune systems. "According to this "hygiene hypothesis,'' the human immune system evolved two types of... Read More

July 31, 2017

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: One of the most common questions I get from my clients is “what can I eat for breakfast besides eggs?” Everyone is on the high protein kick these days and carbs have gotten a bad rap, even healthy carbs. The fact is that some carbs are very... Read More

June 22, 2017

Adding healthy dips and dressings are a great and tasty way to help benefit your gut bacteria. I find it is much easier to eat healthy when you have great recipes. Here are some easy recipes to help improve gut health and make your meals more interesting. Yogurt is a great... Read More

May 17, 2017

Fifty-five percent of nutritional supplement users in the U.S. are aware of their gut microbiome, but most are not quite sure what it does. This data comes from a recent survey of more than 1,000 supplement users conducted by Ankeny, Iowa based Embria Health Sciences using the Qualtrics enterprise research platform.... Read More

April 5, 2017

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar: You are more bacteria than human. Our bodies contain over 100 trillion bacteria. We have 10 times more bacteria than human cells and they play a significant role in our health and longevity.   You get your first dose of bacteria when you travel down the birth canal... Read More

March 6, 2017

Take our 3 min survey about EpiCor for a chance to win a $100 debit gift card. This giveaway will start March 1 and run until March 15, 10 pm PST. A winner will be chosen and announced no later than Mar. 24th, 2017. Official Rules Read More

January 24, 2017

By Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: I have loved being in the nutrition and wellness industry because there is always something new to learn. Research shows us everyday new findings about our health and well being, yet it amazes me that there are so many unhealthy people in this world and... Read More

December 23, 2016

Dr. Lisa Metzgar, PhD: The holidays tend to be a time focused on eating. In my house we all tend to cram into the kitchen to nosh on whatever tasty treats our guests have contributed to the affair. Our holiday traditions always involve celebrating over food. With all the holiday... Read More

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