Gut health and gut flora

You Can Get Rid of an Ulcer if Caught Early

Peptic ulcers can be found in the lining of the stomach or in the duodenum, the upper part of the intestines.If you were to test an ulcer in the lab you would find chemicals such as hydrochloric acid and pepsin.If the ulcer is found in the upper part of the intestines it is called...

5 Steps to Better Gut Health

What Is a Healthy Gut and Why Does It Matter? More and more attention is being paid to the digestive system. We know that we feel better when our stomachs are happy.Issues like gas, bloating, constipation and diarrhea are not fun to deal with. In fact, they have a significant effect on mood and mindset.However, scientists...

How to Mellow Your Heartburn Pain

Heartburn is described as a burning sensation that can be felt in the chest specifically at the lower sternum. Such pain is caused by a reflux of digestive acid that shoots up and enters the lower esophagus thus resulting in a burning sensation and acute pain.This condition is also called as acid reflux, cardialgia,...

The Hidden Problem with Your Digestion

A huge percentage of people who seem perfectly healthy on the outside go through life feeling quietly bloated and uncomfortable. It seems like everyone around them can eat anything they like with no obvious consequences, while they seem to react to anything and everything. It’s nothing so extreme they can’t deal with it, of course;...

8 Things Your Pooping Habits Say About You

Let's talk about poop—seriously. It's something we've talked about before, so chances are, you already know when your movements look or smell weird (if you need a refresher, here are 7 things your poop says about you). But what about the way you go No. 2—how long it takes, how often you go, how...

Why Synthetic Probiotics Are A Big Fat Scam

Just a little while ago when the importance of probiotics was starting to become known to the masses, the drug companies rushed to market thousands of worthless, isolated, fake probiotic products made in a laboratory. Drug makers learned decades ago that since you can’t beat’m, you should join’m! And join they absolutely have! Every...

Your Immune System Needs Support Too

The human body is a very vulnerable organism, except for the very strong line of defense that the immune system has thrown around it. Without the natural defense system provided by the immune system, the bacteria, microbes, viruses, toxins, parasites, etc., would reduce the body to its chemical components in a few days.That is...

Terrific Tips For Managing IBS

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is a problem that few choose to talk about because it is not such a fun topic! Doctors see Irritable Bowel Syndrome the most out of all the common problems with digestion. In fact, about 20 percent of America deals with this rather uncomfortable problem.IBS...

Feel good with kefir, a powerful probiotic source

Kefir has become big in the natural health community, and who can blame them? A healthy gut leads to a healthier you, and this fermented milk beverage is more than qualified to do just that. Kefir (pronounced “Kuh-feer”) is dense with nutrients and probiotics — live bacteria that keep our digestive systems running at...

Why YOU Need MCT Oil In Your Life

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) have become increasingly popular as people are learning more about the health benefits of nutritional ketosis, which is achieved by replacing net carbohydrates (total carbs minus fiber) with high amounts of healthy fats and moderate amounts of high quality protein.Some of the health benefits of coconut oil relate to the MCTs...
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