Digestive Disorders

  1. Autophagy and Fasting: Is it Healthy for You?

    Autophagy and Fasting:  Is it Healthy for You?
    When the word cleansing or detox comes to mind, what do you think of? Adopting a specific detox diet, or liquid cleanse, or enema perhaps? While there are some key steps you can take to cleanse your body, our body also has the innate ability to clean bad cells and toxins out through a recycling process of autophagy in order to...
  2. What is Intermittent Fasting?

    What is Intermittent Fasting?
    Even though intermittent fasting, also known as time restricted feeding, may seem like a relatively new term since it has become a popular trend over the years, the intermittent eating pattern has actually been around for centuries, and even plays a role in certain religions. Contrary to what some may believe, this type of fasting isn’t necessarily a diet. It’s...
  3. What do oxalates in food do to the body?

    What do oxalates in food do to the body?
    The first thought that normally comes to mind when you eat a spinach salad or drink a green smoothie is that you’re going to eat something truly healthy that will provide your body with some powerful nutrients to thrive off of. Well, for some, that can be the case. Yet for many others who have a hard time processing the...
  4. Struggling with Memory Loss or Mental Health? You may have a Candida problem.

    Struggling with Memory Loss or Mental Health? You may have a Candida problem.

    When you think of mental health issues, you may think "chemical imbalance in the brain." And with memory issues, you may think it's a brain disorder or simply aging. Research out there increasingly indicates there's more at play than brain chemistry and aging. Continue reading

  5. 5 Easy Clues That Can Help You Decide How Much Fat You Need to Eat

    5 Easy Clues That Can Help You Decide How Much Fat You Need to Eat
    Is saturated fat good or bad for you? The type of fat you eat and how much depends on five important factors -- and your unique body.
  6. Watch Out — When You Are Bloated, Your Body is Trying to Tell You Something

    Watch Out — When You Are Bloated, Your Body is Trying to Tell You Something
    When you eat too much, eat when you feel stressed, or eat when food is poorly combined, the food sits in the small intestine and putrefies. Bacteria and yeast feed on stagnant food and release gas in the process.
  7. Science Says There Are 6 Reasons to Eat More Fermented Foods

    Science Says There Are 6 Reasons to Eat More Fermented Foods
    Giving your gut more attention and replenishing it with beneficial bacteria can relieve symptoms of gut discomfort. It could even stop serious health problems before they start.
  8. Don’t Give Up Dairy -- Yet

    Don’t Give Up Dairy -- Yet
    You can think of kefir as a rich microbial soup. It contains both bacteria and yeast. While the word “yeast” may scare people, beneficial yeast can be just as valuable as beneficial bacteria in healing the inner ecosystem.
  9. Are a Baby’s Gut Bacteria the Secret to Growing Healthier with Age?

    Are a Baby’s Gut Bacteria the Secret to Growing Healthier with Age?
    The healthy bacteria found in a newborn baby’s gut help to strengthen digestion and boost immunity. As we grow older, a special strain of protective bacteria declines, making a daily probiotic all the more important.

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