Digestive Health

How Your Tummy Affects Your Everything

The main event going on in our stomachs is the interaction between our immune systems and bacteria. In recent years there has been a huge movement in taking care of our tummys. We have all heard about the benefits of probiotics and many of us have experienced the unfortunate effects of killing too much...

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...

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...
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