Digestive Health

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...

Two excellent foods for better digestion that you’re missing out on

Are you soaking up all your nutrients? Many individuals carefully consider what they eat, but do they think about digestion enough? If you're not digesting your food well enough, you may not be absorbing all those nutrient-packed foods. Daily multivitamins may also not be being absorbed. A healthy, balanced diet full of raw fruits...

Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

Imbalance of digestive liquids in the stomach appears with the symptoms of bad breath, nausea, stomach ache, heartburn and common belch. Acid reflux equally affect both sexes, men and women and it is a sign that your body is asking for help. The main causes of having an acid stomach are eating too much...

Resistant Starches – What They Are and Their Health Benefits

When you ask people whether or not they know soluble fiber and insoluble fiber, many may give this answers, ‘The former dissolves in water while the latter doesn’t.’ But when you ask them whether they have ever heard about resistant starch, some would stare blankly at you and others may simply tell you that...

Prebiotics vs probiotics: how to include them in your diet

Last year I started experiencing the odd bout of anxiety. This was a particularly foreign feeling to me so I had a sense that something in my body wasn't quite right. Around the same time I observed both digestive issues (bloating, general discomfort) and brain fog/memory loss and was subsequently tested for a candida overgrowth. Testing positive I...

15 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Lemon Water Every Morning

If you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is a pretty simple routine to get into and will have tremendous effects on your overall health.Since I started this simple and surprisingly healthy habit a few...

Bioactive Compounds in Cucumbers That Fight Heart Disease and Cancer

We all know that cucumbers are good for weight loss. They contain fiber, lots of water and are low in calories. But did you know that eating cucumbers regularly can help fight cancer and heart disease?Lucky for us, there’s no shortage of cucumbers. They are one of the most cultivated veggies in the world....

Can Gut Bacteria Affect Alzheimer’s Disease?

New research finds the microbes in your gut may play a major role in escalating the chronic brain disease.A raft of recent studies has shown that the microbiome is a factor in the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, asthma and cardiovascular disease. Now, we can add Alzheimer’s disease to the list.A new study, published in Scientific Reports, has shown...

Common Detox Issues and Why They Happen

In the natural health and raw food movement, the concept of detox refers to the process your body goes through when it expels toxins. This process usually occurs during a cleanse or fast – such as a juice fast.When you do a detox cleanse, your body is said to suddenly release built up toxins...

Detoxing For Cyclists

It's almost that time of the year, when we’re stepping up the mileage and blowing out the cobwebs of a winter’s basetraining, it’s tempting to want to spring clean our insides too – to detox – perhaps with one of the many products or diet plans lining the shelves of your local pharmacist. First up,...
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