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5 Tips to Reduce Tummy Trouble

5 Tips to Reduce Tummy Trouble

If you’re not personally affected by IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), chances are you know someone who is.  Did you know that 11% of the world population suffers from IBS?[1]  In the U.S. alone, 25-45 million people are affected by this disorder—with a majority being women. And it is quite possible there are much more who suffer from IBS but have not been diagnosed.These are staggering statistics for a condition that does not have a specific cure. As a matter of fact, if you’ve been diagnosed with IBS, it is because most other digestive diseases or conditions have been ruled out—it is a diagnosis of exclusion with many variables in terms of symptoms, treatment, and severity. What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? The Mayo Clinic defines IBS as …a...

10 Reasons to Use Coconut Oil Everyday

10 Reasons to Use Coconut Oil Everyday

The whole world knows that coconut oil is one of the most versatile and healthiest oils today. Well, it wouldn’t be called healthy if there were no reasons. Apparently, this miracle product does not only help boost your immunity or improve gum health; it also brings about numerous benefits to the hair, skin, and other body parts.True enough, coconut oil is a heaven-sent, especially when consumed daily. However, to somehow convince you to do so, you might want to read these reasons. 1. It is ideal for cooking. Unlike other cooking oils, coconut oil has a high smoking point, making it ideal for grilling, baking, stir fry dishes, and even simple frying. Plus, it does not turn rancid quickly. 2. It improves digestion. For those having problems with digestion,...


Save your Gallbladder Using this Herbal Remedy

Gallstones can be removed without surgery. The gallbladder is a small pouch that sits just under the liver. The gallbladder stores bile produced by the liver. After meals, the gallbladder is empty and flat, like a deflated balloon. Before a meal, the gallbladder may be full of bile and about the size of a small pear.In response to signals, the gallbladder squeezes stored bile into the small intestine through a series of tubes called ducts. Bile helps digest fats, but the gallbladder itself is not essential. Removing the gallbladder in an otherwise healthy individual typically causes no observable problems with health or digestion yet there may be a small risk of diarrhea and fat malabsorption. Get more information from WebMD videos on gallbladder basics. SYMPTOMS OF CHRONIC...


Three Ayurvedic Tips to Improve Digestion

IMPROVE DIGESTION WITH AYURVEDAAYURVEDA FOR DIGESTION Do you have problems digesting food? Do you feel gas bloating and even nausea. A plethora of side effects van hinder our ability to live comfortably. Some simple solutions and dietary changes can alleviate these problems. So lets start by focusing on how we eat.STOP MULTITASKING MEALS We’ve all seen, or maybe even been, the person multitasking our meal — eating lunch while driving through traffic or catching a bite to eat at our desk because we could not take the time to have a proper lunch. Our bodies need an uplifting and settled environment in order to process and absorb the nutrients from our meals. If that is not available, then we should at least be sitting down to eat...


16 Surprising Signs You Have a Gluten Intolerance

by Lindsay SheehanGluten – which means “glue” in Latin – is a family of proteins found in cereal grains like wheat, rye, and barley. It is created when two cereal proteins, glutenin, and gliadin, join together. This bond is what makes dough elastic, allows baked goods to rise, and gives bread its chewy texture.Although gluten is one of the most widely consumed proteins around the world, and humans have been eating wheat (and gluten) for at least 10,000 years, the rate of gluten-related disorders has quadrupled since 1950. And, as of yet, no one can explain with certainty why we are seeing a sudden rise of sensitivities to gluten-based foods.To say that gluten is a complex and controversial topic is a huge understatement. Depending on...