Inclusivity and Care: Addressing GI Health in the Workplace

As research increasingly proves the tight link between the microbiome, individuals’ gut health, and overall wellness, companies have the opportunity to close the gap of care for employees by offering inclusive, gut-first approach to health coverage while also opening a conversation that includes the often silent struggle with chronic digestive conditions that 70 million Americans suffer from.

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The Tight Link Between Digestive Health and Immunity

Staying healthy as the weather cools down is important, especially this year as COVID-19 continues to impact our lives. Digestive health plays an integral role in how well our immunity functions on a daily basis.  The digestive system has two primary functions: digestion (from absorption of nutrients to the elimination of waste) and maintaining the…

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The Growing Cost of Gut Trouble in the US

Getting sick is expensive. When it comes to gastrointestinal (GI) issues, the numbers are shocking. The report below examines the healthcare costs of GI symptoms like heartburn, diarrhea, and vomiting, as well as chronic GI diseases like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). New numbers show that GI trouble is not only…

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