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Fix bloating and heartburn with these easy-to-digest foods

Fix bloating and heartburn with these easy-to-digest foods

Digestive issues like bloating or heartburn can be inconvenient and even painful, but knowing what kinds of food to eat can ease the discomfort that they cause. If you often suffer from these conditions, add more easy-to-digest foods to your diet. Foods that can relieve digestive conditions Various digestive problems like bloating, Crohn’s disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or […]

One Way To Increase Your Beneficial Bacteria Without Any Food

One Way To Increase Your Beneficial Bacteria Without Any Food

By Karen Foster  Listen to Article It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what’s inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University. In this first-of-its-kind study, just published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, recent […]

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Antibiotics found to leave bacterial toxins in your gut, which explains why you need probiotics after antibiotics

If you’ve ever taken a course of antibiotics, you might have been told that it’s a good idea to take probiotics at the same time or immediately afterward. We’ve long known that this is a wise move, but now scientists have gained further insight into precisely why it can make such a big difference in […]

Healthy, anti-inflammatory gut bacteria is actually key to averting the start of cancer

Healthy, anti-inflammatory gut bacteria is actually key to averting the start of cancer

A number of studies have indicated that the “good” bacteria living in our intestines play an important role in managing obesity and preventing disease, and new research has found that gut bacteria also helps in preventing cancer. The latest study, conducted by researchers at the University of California, showed that the anti-inflammatory properties associated with […]

This Is For Everyone That Still Eats at McDonald’s (Even if they won’t admit it!)

This Is For Everyone That Still Eats at McDonald’s (Even if they won’t admit it!)

Someone recently asked me what I think the worst ingredients are at McDonald’s and my first thought was… “Um, where do I start?!” The 37-page ingredient list for McDonald’s reads like an encyclopedia of nutrition-less, additive-filled, processed food. It should be pretty obvious that I don’t eat at McDonald’s (and many of you may not either) but I still have […]

Raw Sauerkraut - A Fermented, Probiotic Superfood

Raw Sauerkraut – A Fermented, Probiotic Superfood

Unexplained Symptoms? – Could be your Ileocecal Valve

Unexplained Symptoms? – Could be your Ileocecal Valve

Could you have Ileocecal Valve Syndrome? The most common response is “what’s an Ileocecal valve?” It’s a small circular valve located between the small and large intestine. It is located on the lower right side of the abdomen just above the appendix. It allows digested food to pass from the small intestine into your large […]

Top foods to improve gut health and stomach acid levels naturally

Top foods to improve gut health and stomach acid levels naturally

Digestive problems are not uncommon; it’s estimated that 25 million Americans will get a peptic ulcer at one point in their life. (1) Even children under 12 may have GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease), but instead of having the accompanying heartburn, may instead find themselves with a dry cough or have a hard time swallowing. (1) […]

DNA from GMOs can pass directly into humans, study confirms

DNA from GMOs can pass directly into humans, study confirms

The idea that DNA from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false. A recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE found that large, meal-derived DNA fragments from GMOs are fully capable of transferring their genes directly into the bloodstream, deconstructing the […]

Lemon: The quintessential cancer destroyer and all-around health tonic

Lemon: The quintessential cancer destroyer and all-around health tonic

After the excesses of the holiday season, the unassuming lemon can offer much needed relief for an overtaxed body. Jammed packed with nutrients, this upbeat fruit is a cost-effective way to trim down, detoxify and boost vitality. Lemons also conceal a little known health secret – that is, by enjoying the entire fruit (juice, rind, […]