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7 Reasons to Eat Better that Have Nothing to Do with Weight Loss


2. Soothe IBS Symptoms

If you question Jamie Lee Curtis’ claims about the wonders of yogurt, trust in these findings from the journal, BMC Gastroenterology, which link low levels of gut bacteria to the risk of developing irritable bowel syndrome (or IBS).

The research shows that eating probiotic rich foods (i.e., yes yogurt, but also kimchi, kombucha, and kefir) can ease painful IBS symptoms. In fact, the more beneficial bacteria in your gut—the less constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, and stomach cramps.

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