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Rowdy Bars: The Greatest Backpacking Foods For Your Adventures

Rowdy Bars: The Greatest Backpacking Foods For Your Adventures

Backpacking Foods To Get Rowdy About! When packing for a backpacking trip, you need backpacking foods that are loaded with nutrition, easy, sustainable energy and tons of flavor … because life’s too short to get bored with your snacks halfway through your trip! Dried fruits, nuts & seeds, oats, and energy gels always make great backpacking snacks, but trail bars can be a bit trickier to select. Some snack bars are too filling while others burn up quickly, leaving you hungry again in 20 minutes. The Brain Behind Rowdy Backpacking Foods Rowdy Prebiotic Foods was inspired by founder Kellie Lee’s...

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What is Leaky Gut? Simple Science From Rowdy Prebiotic Foods

What is Leaky Gut? Simple Science From Rowdy Prebiotic Foods

What's The Deal With Leaky Gut? In a lot of ways, digestive health signifies overall health. Our brains, our immune system and even our moods are connected to the microbiome in the gut, so when things are a bit off balance, we can feel it unlikely places. Mood swings, foggy brain, migraines, indigestion, food allergies, are just a few of the symptoms we experience when our gut isn’t happy. When the good to bad bacteria ratio is consistently off balance (aiming for 75% good and 25% bad), we can get what’s called a leaky gut. How the Gut Gets Leaky...

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Good Pals: Your Digestive System and Your Immune System

Good Pals: Your Digestive System and Your Immune System

Your Digestive System and Immune System Are The Coolest Dynamic Duo! The digestive system and immune system have a close relationship—they look after one another because when one is balanced and healthy, so is the other. Our digestive tract is a primary potential entry point for pathogens that could make us sick, and it is up to our immune system to make sure those pathogens don’t take over. Our digestive tract is responsible for breaking down large particles into smaller particles so the nutrients are more easily absorbed. The digestive tract also comes in contact with bacteria and viruses that...

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What's Good? Bad Sugar vs Good Sugar - Rowdy Prebiotic Foods

What's Good? Bad Sugar vs Good Sugar - Rowdy Prebiotic Foods

FOS, Sucrose, Glucose, and Fructose ... what's good for you and what's not?  If you take a look at the packaging of Rowdy Bars, you’ll notice the nutrition label says 10g of sugar and 9g of added sugar. You might think Yikes! That’s a lot of sugar, but not all sugar is created equally. Let us explain. Health researchers are now shedding light on bad sugar vs good sugar. That’s right, not all sugars are bad for you. It all depends on how our body metabolizes the sugars.  What is sugar, and how does it interact with our body? You’ve...

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