Digestive Health

Can Probiotics Make You Sick?

Probiotics are great for pretty much everything. From our skin, to eyes, to teeth, and out gut, a probiotic supplement can help keep you healthy. But, what happens if a supplement makes you sick? This is always a risk with any supplement, and while most take probiotics without any issue, there is a risk...

How Probiotics Can Help Keep You Healthy

Probiotics are great for us, but do you know how? Or why? Maybe not. While a lot of talk is about taking the supplement, few talk about why you need to. In fact, many of us already get the probiotics that we need in foods that we eat. From dairy to fermented foods, our...

Eggs for Dieting? Who Needs Them, and Who Doesn’t

Eggs have a mixed reputation. Some love eggs, and love their good-fat benefits, and some believe that eggs are a cholesterol disaster in the making. While we will not all agree on their benefits and wealth to dieters and healthy eaters, we can agree that eggs provide enough protein to keep you full during...

Acidophilus v Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

We have all read the ads and seen the commercials for probiotic and acidophilus supplements. They seem similar; after all, they are supposed to help get out gut into shape. However, there are distinct differences in these two supplements, and for some with allergies, knowing the differences can be lifesaving.The Difference:For starters, the bacteria...

The Best Gut Healing Foods for You

Gut issues come in many forms: IBS, Colitis, Crohn's, leaky gut, and so forth. These ailments are terrible, and they cannot be totally cured. What can be done is control - and there are foods that can help control symptoms. While some of these may be foods that you cannot tolerate due to your...

IBS Suffers Benefit from Probiotics

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) can hit anytime from childhood to adulthood, and it can hit hard. An estimated 10-15% of US adults have some form of IBS. While some suffer from strictly diarrhea and some from constipation, others suffer from a combination of the two, making remedies not-so-easy to find. Bloating, gas, and constant...

The Best Probiotics for Children

Probiotics are everywhere, and marketed to many different age groups. While healthy adults may not need these supplements, many children do. Children are often picky eaters, and even if a good multi-vitamin children are not getting the probiotics needed to aid their growing gut. There are many brands, formulation, and price points out there,...

Serotonin for a Happy Gut

Serotonin is something that is found naturally in our bodies. It controls our moods, helps out muscles work properly, and helps our bowels work smoothly. While many know that serotonin helps keep us happy, those who are in need of bowel support may not know that they may be lacking serotonin. While our bodies...

Fermented Foods for Great Gut Health

Fermented foods bring out two sets of thought: The first, being those who are up to trying anything, and the second being those who think of their childhood fear of sauerkraut. Sauerkraut isn't the only fermented food, and these foods are great for gut health. They help feed good bacteria to gut flora, helping...

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...
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