Digestive Health

Now Showing Articles 1-5 of 25

View All
  • How to Get a Healthy Digestive System: The Role An Alkaline Diet Plays

    How to Get a Healthy Digestive System: The Role An Alkaline Diet Plays

    Have you wondered how to naturally regulate your digestive system? Do you know the role that an alkaline diet plays in keeping your digestive system regular? One element of digestion that is seldom discussed is the importance of keeping the body's cells alkaline. The pH level of your body is ver...

    Read Article
  • Soil Conditions Affect on Food Nutrients

    Soil Conditions Affect on Food Nutrients

    Studies show that crops grown in the past were actually healthier than crops grown today. Modern agricultural methods have depleted nutrients from the soil which results in less nutritious fruits, vegetables and grains. Researchers from the University of Texas in Austin examined data from 1950 and...

    Read Article
  • Is Your Colon Healthy?

    Is Your Colon Healthy?

    Death begins in the Colon. This shocking statement was first made by Dr Bernard Jensen, D.C. whose work has earned him the nickname "the father of colonics." He studied the digestive system and how food passes through the intestines and how problems such as constipation can lead to a build-up of to...

    Read Article
  • The Benefits of Chlorella

    The Benefits of Chlorella

    Just living in the modern world means that you are likely being exposed to a wide variety of harmful agents. This isn't "alarmist talk," but is, in fact, an unfortunate reality. One of the key components of the technological revolution is heavy metals. Heavy metals are found in our electronics, and...

    Read Article
  • Probiotic Foods and Supplements May Help Diarrhea

    Probiotic Foods and Supplements May Help Diarrhea

    Probiotics are friendly microbes that can be found in supplements and foods like yogurt, sauerkraut, kefir, tempeh and natto (two foods made from fermented soybeans). Diarrhea has been linked to an upset in the balance of friendly bacteria in the gut, and studies have suggested that probiotics food...

    Read Article
  • Benefits of Detoxifying with Cilantro

    Benefits of Detoxifying with Cilantro

    There is no shortage of detox diets and detox approaches on the market today. Look up the term "detox" on any search engine, and you will not just find an array of different approaches and theories regarding detoxification, but you will also find scores of books and even elaborate products designed...

    Read Article
  • Safe detox with Artichoke Extract

    Safe detox with Artichoke Extract

    Looking for a safe, natural, effective way to detox? Consider the artichoke, which has been prized for centuries as a culinary delicacy and a potent liver and blood cleanser. Artichokes are actually the buds of a plant that originated in the Mediterranean region. Today, global artichoke cultivation...

    Read Article
  • Simple Tips for Relieving Common Digestive Issues

    Simple Tips for Relieving Common Digestive Issues

    While it might seem simple to grab a bite to eat, the digestive process is actually quite complicated. The food must travel through the intestines and then various processes work together to eliminate it from the body. If you have been having digestive issues like gas, cramps, constipation or acid ...

    Read Article
  • Can Green Tea Regulate Your Digestive System as a Digestive Aid?

    Can Green Tea Regulate Your Digestive System as a Digestive Aid?

    Green tea is made by steaming the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant at an intense heat which releases antioxidants called polyphenols or catechins. Due to high concentrations of these powerful antioxidants, green tea has been getting a lot of press for a myriad of health benefits including redu...

    Read Article
  • Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating & Optimum Liver Health

    Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating & Optimum Liver Health

    Do you struggle to eat well during the holidays? You're not alone. Thankfully, the secret to healthy holiday eating is not difficult. All you need to do is spend a little time naturally detoxifying your system. Detoxification can eliminate impurities from the body allowing health and wellness to t...

    Read Article
  • How Vitamins and Supplement May Help Improve Your Liver Health

    How Vitamins and Supplement May Help Improve Your Liver Health

    There is no doubt that the Internet has made finding the answer to a vast array of questions easier than at any time in human history, but there is a very big "however," that must be addressed. Many people attempt to answer the question, "can I take supplements with my current medications?" on thei...

    Read Article
  • How to Support a Healthy Liver

    How to Support a Healthy Liver

    The liver is one of the major organs that the body needs to survive. It is one of the largest and most important organs in the body and performs many important functions. The liver is essential to life as it filters toxins out of the blood and breaks down vitamins and minerals so that the body...

    Read Article
  • Regulate Digestion with Enzymes and a Healthy Lifestyle

    Regulate Digestion with Enzymes and a Healthy Lifestyle

    There are natural solutions that can help to regulate your digestion. Every single day more than 70 million Americans suffer from digestive problems with symptoms that range from uncomfortable and embarrassing to life-threatening. Common digestive complaints include gas, bloating, constipation, nau...

    Read Article
  • Natural Treatment for  Lactose Intolerance

    Natural Treatment for Lactose Intolerance

    While that little milk mustache may look cute in dairy advertisements, it is anything but cute to the 40 million Americans who suffer some level of lactose intolerance. For those who suffer from this condition a simple glass of milk can lead to severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, flatulence and bloat...

    Read Article
  • Missed Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

    Missed Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

    Pancreatic cancer is serious and is unlike many other forms of cancer. You may have two lungs and two kidneys. However, you only have one pancreas. When something goes wrong with this important and vital organ, the results can be nothing short of grave. For this reason, it is not just important to ...

    Read Article
  • Natural Treatments for IBS

    Natural Treatments for IBS

    Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a gastrointestinal condition that is becoming increasingly common. Symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea. Affecting roughly 15 percent of the American population, dealing with IBS can be frustrating, uncomfortable and cos...

    Read Article
  • Shed Some Light on Crohn’s Disease

    Shed Some Light on Crohn’s Disease

    Some new studies have been making waves in regards to natural treatments for Crohn's Disease. It seems that receiving vitamin D through natural sources and taking a multivitamin with natural probiotics can make a difference to the occurrence and severity of this health issue. Crohn's Disease...

    Read Article
  • Top 3 Tests for Kidney Health

    Top 3 Tests for Kidney Health

    Quite often in nature, good things come in pairs. Even the kidneys come as a dynamic anatomical duo; but interestingly, people can live with only one-but it?s best to avoid splitting up this pair, and the only way to do that is by taking good care of your health, especially while you have good hea...

    Read Article
  • Five Uncommon Causes of Constipation

    Five Uncommon Causes of Constipation

    Living with chronic constipation is no fun. It can cause severe stomach pains, loss of appetite, bloating, rectal pain, hemorrhoids and difficulty passing a stool. There are many causes of constipation which can be treated simply by increasing water or fiber in the diet. Some causes of constip...

    Read Article
  • IBS Sufferers Face Significant Physical And Emotional Challenges

    IBS Sufferers Face Significant Physical And Emotional Challenges

    Irritable bowel syndrome is a painful bowel function disorder that affects 58 million people in the United States. Symptoms of IBS include cramping, pain, bloating and an urgent need to use the restroom. Some people are affected by 'diarrhea predominant' IBS where abdominal pain may occur after...

    Read Article
  • Probiotics May Prevent Endothelial Dysfunction

    Probiotics May Prevent Endothelial Dysfunction

    When we think of cardiovascular disease we think about maintaining a healthy heart function. However, endothelial dysfunction in the arteries and veins can cause coronary artery disease, hypertension and plaque build-up (atherosclerosis). Endothelial dysfunction is a medical term for the medical c...

    Read Article
  • Probiotics for Skin Health

    Probiotics for Skin Health

    Many eyebrows raised recently when a major study came out indicating that probiotics are not just good for boosting health and increasing immunity, but also for helping improve the health of one?s skin. The skin is the largest organ in the body, and the health of your skin can be a major indicator ...

    Read Article
  • Baby Probiotics

    Baby Probiotics

    Colic is a very common condition in infants, affecting eight to 15 percent of babies. Their inconsolable crying, sometimes for hours on end, can cause great strain on parents, and even lead to depression and marital strain. In extreme cases, colic and inconsolable crying can lead to parental abuse....

    Read Article
  • Flaxseed Oil or Olive Oil for Constipation Relief

    Flaxseed Oil or Olive Oil for Constipation Relief

    Whether merely sluggish or completely stopped up, constipation is uncomfortable. With over four million Americans affected each year, it is one of the most common digestive problems in the country and people can suffer from occasional bouts or chronic constipation. Generally, people are thought to ...

    Read Article
  • The Best and Worst Foods for IBS

    The Best and Worst Foods for IBS

    IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, is a chronic abdominal pain whose cause is currently not known, although there are many theories. In addition to pain, other symptoms include bloating, and bowel issues, like constipation or diarrhea. In this article, we will examine IBS and look at some of the be...

    Read Article
View All