Digestive Health

How Cyclists Can Prevent Nausea

Eat SmartEating a small, easily digested meal 60 minutes before riding is recommended.Hydrate In AdvanceMake sure you’re well hydrated by drinking 5-10mls of fluid per kilo of bodyweight, two hours in advance.But Not Too MuchDrink when you’re thirsty, to maintain hydration, but avoid consuming too much liquid as it can make things worse.Dress SuitablyWear...

Do You Have a Stinking Gut?

"Gut" Feelings, Anyone? Hippocrates was once quoted for saying “all disease begins in the gut.” Time is proving Hippocrates to be a pretty smart guy, and science is even now linking poor gut health with a myriad of health problems.From eczema to poor immune health, it seems that our gut health influences much more than...

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...

Acupressure Points for Digestive Issues

Digestive issues can put your life on hold. From a stomach bug to an IBS flare-up, any stomach issue can cause major problems to a busy life. While medications are great for relief, acupressure is a fast way to relieve many stomach ailments. While you may need another person to press on certain points...

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...

IBS Types & Triggers

Digestive health should be something that everyone thinks about, but unless you have issues, it falls to the back of your mind. IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) sufferers know all too well how their gut effects their lives. Stress, food, and hormones can make the gut act up, causing us to break dates or alter...

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...

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...

How Dandelion Can Heal Your Digestive Health

You may consider dandelion as just a bothersome week in your front yard, but it is actually one of the most potent natural remedies around. The flower, the stem, and the root all have their uses - and each have their benefits for digestive health. While you should be sure that your supplement is...

7 Foods for Optimal Gut Health

A happy gut makes for a happy life. Your gut controls your body, and an unhappy gut can leave you bloated, sad, mad, moody, and all sorts of other nasty things. The right foods can help keep your gut happy - and it doesn't take a ton of this food to do so. Only...
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