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Are You Getting Enough Of This Vital Mineral ?
Are You Getting Enough Of This Vital Mineral ?
Magnesium glycinate has been increasing in popularity for several years –  with good reasons. However, since 2020, I’ve seen this impressive mineral hit superstar status in my practice. ...
05-21-2022
Genetic Study on Oats Reveal Why the Grain is Suitable for Gluten-Free Diets
Genetic Study on Oats Reveal Why the Grain is Suitable for Gluten-Free Diets
The Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) genetic study on oats has shown why oats could be the answer for most people with coeliac disease and gluten intolerance. “We discovered ...
05-20-2022
What’s the Best Sleep Position to Combat Heartburn?
What’s the Best Sleep Position to Combat Heartburn?
News briefs It's hard to fall asleep at night when heartburn is your frequent bed partner. How can you give it the boot? In addition to elevating your ...
05-19-2022
3 Breakfast Foods You Should Eat for Better Digestion
3 Breakfast Foods You Should Eat for Better Digestion
There's nothing worse than experiencing stomach pain, cramps and gas during a morning meeting or on your commute to the office, and certain foods can definitely cause your ...
05-11-2022
Foods That Cause Inflammation
Foods That Cause Inflammation
Excessive inflammation may play a role in a number of leading causes of death and disability, including type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. But what are the ...
05-10-2022
Is Seltzer Water Healthy?
Is Seltzer Water Healthy?
My health conscious friends and colleagues tell me that they need an alternative to soda but plain water is too boring. They, like many people, are turning to ...
04-29-2022
7 Stool Shapes That Signal Health Warnings–Eat This to Relieve Constipation and Diarrhea
7 Stool Shapes That Signal Health Warnings–Eat This to Relieve Constipation and Diarrhea
The shape of the bowel discharges are indicators of your overall health. What should you do when you have diarrhea or constipation? We asked a few doctors on ...
04-26-2022
How Does Coffee Affect Your Metabolism?
How Does Coffee Affect Your Metabolism?
Coffee contains many bioactive compounds that influence metabolism directly, causing your colon to contract and promoting bowel movements, as well as indirectly, via neurohumoral responses. Story at-a-glance There’s ...
04-23-2022
How Dairy Affects a Woman’s Risk of Breast Cancer
How Dairy Affects a Woman’s Risk of Breast Cancer
According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), breast cancer has now surpassed lung cancer as the world’s most commonly diagnosed cancer. If you saw our recent ...
04-23-2022
Cooking for Healing: The Medicinal Magic of Chicory
Cooking for Healing: The Medicinal Magic of Chicory
Herbs and spices were used by ancient cultures to heal the body, mind, and spirit. Roughly 80 percent of people worldwide still use traditional or ancient medicine, and more than 80 ...
04-18-2022
Is Your Gallbladder Healthy? 10 Signs It May Not Be, and What to Do About It
Is Your Gallbladder Healthy? 10 Signs It May Not Be, and What to Do About It
The gallbladder plays a central role in maintaining a healthy digestive profile. This tiny organ is located just below the liver and is essential in releasing bile into the ...
04-16-2022
The Most Nourishing Type of Rice
The Most Nourishing Type of Rice
Despite the way its name sounds, glutinous rice does not contain gluten. Also known as "sticky rice," these milky white grains instead contain amylopectin, which easily turns into ...
04-4-2022
Herbal Tea for Optimum Body Detox
Herbal Tea for Optimum Body Detox
Herbal tea is the perfect choice for cleansing your body from unwanted toxins that cause disease. Caffeine-free and natural, they are nature’s best remedy against fighting unpleasant symptoms ...
03-28-2022
Not Everyone Can Intermittent Fast, Here’s Why
Not Everyone Can Intermittent Fast, Here’s Why
More and more people have gastrointestinal problems, sometimes with symptoms patients don't recognize are related to their gastrointestinal systems. Besides seeing the doctor for the right medicine, some ...
03-28-2022
Castor Oil Packs: A Useful Natural Remedy
Castor Oil Packs: A Useful Natural Remedy
For centuries, folk medicine has recommended the internal or topical use of castor oil to address various health complaints. Naturopaths and other holistic practitioners utilize this therapy to ...
03-28-2022
How to Heal a Leaky Gut with Diet
How to Heal a Leaky Gut with Diet
Our intestinal tract is the largest barrier between us and the environment. More than what we touch or breathe, what we eat is our largest exposure to the outside world. ...
03-23-2022
Stress and the Digestive System
Stress and the Digestive System
You don't need a PhD in physiology to know that stress can be hard on the stomach. We've all done our own experiments on the subject, intentionally or ...
03-19-2022
Location of Gray Hairs Corresponds to Health of Different Organs
Location of Gray Hairs Corresponds to Health of Different Organs
Graying and white hairs are a concern for many people, but do you pay attention to the location of your gray hair? In fact, the position of your ...
03-17-2022
Germs to the Rescue: What You Need to Know About Probiotics
Germs to the Rescue: What You Need to Know About Probiotics
From the bacterial point of view, the human intestine is the promised land. The gut is warm, moist, and full of good food. It's also extremely crowded. A ...
03-17-2022
Cancer-Causing NDMA in Medications (Zantac, Metformin) and Meat
Cancer-Causing NDMA in Medications (Zantac, Metformin) and Meat
In 2018, one of the bestselling blood pressure drugs, valsartan—sold as Diovan—was found to be contaminated by the “probably carcinogenic” nitrosamine known as N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). It’s believed that ...
03-9-2022
Gallbladders May Be Removed Too Often
Gallbladders May Be Removed Too Often
Many patients with gallstones and abdominal pain don’t feel better after a procedure to remove their gallbladder, and a recent study suggests this surgery may not always be ...
03-4-2022
How to Heal Your Gut Naturally
How to Heal Your Gut Naturally
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract of a healthy mammal is home to a complex community of bacteria. This microbial community is often called “microbiota,” “gut flora,” or “beneficial bacteria.” These ...
02-27-2022
Low Sugar Diets Are Better for Your Gut
Low Sugar Diets Are Better for Your Gut
A study from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, found that mice fed diets high in sugar developed severe colitis by increasing harmful colon bacteria and decreasing ...
02-14-2022
Reflux: Too Much or Not Enough Stomach Acid?
Reflux: Too Much or Not Enough Stomach Acid?
It used to be common knowledge that indigestion or heartburn was a sign of dietary indiscretion. Taking an antacid was the typical means of treatment. If the heartburn ...
04-2-2021
Digestion According to Traditional Chinese Medicine
Digestion According to Traditional Chinese Medicine
What foods should I eat? For my patients, both with and without digestive health issues, this is a common question. My answer is not that simple. Traditional Chinese ...
09-16-2019