Bloating and Gas – How to Prevent & Relieve These Common Complaints
You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who has never dealt with bloating and gas at least once or twice in their lives. There are several reasons that these common digestive complaints occur, and luckily there are quite a few… Read more »
What are Plant Enzymes?
Plant enzymes exist in all foods found in nature. When foods are picked at the peak of ripeness, they’re naturally rich with healthy enzymes which help the food digest in the body before our own digestive processes even begin. Unfortunately, the common Western diet has evolved such that raw foods contain… Read more »
You may eat a clean, organic, nutrient-dense diet, but if your digestive system isn’t functioning properly, you might still be nutrient-deficient. Poor absorption due to a poorly functioning digestive system is not an uncommon issue, and luckily there are things you can do in order to improve digestive functioning.
Symptoms of Poor Nutrient Absorption
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Food Allergies and Digestive Enzymes
Food allergies and intolerances are commonplace in today’s world, and cause a great deal of discomfort and frustration for those living with them. However, many people who deal with the challenge of eating around forbidden foods may find life a little easier when incorporating digestive enzymes into… Read more »
You Don’t Have to Suffer From Digestive Issues
Do you suffer from digestive issues like irritable bowel, constipation, burping, heartburn, bloating and gas? Do you have chronic diarrhea, stomach pain or cramping? For some, symptoms like burping and gas after meals have become so commonplace that one might think this is your body’s normal reaction… Read more »
Probiotics and Gut Health
Recently on the blog we have gone back to basics of health education by discussing digestion and the importance of good digestion in overall health. Many people, particularly in the Western world, suffer with digestive problems and rely on over the counter medications like antacids to relieve discomfort after meals. This… Read more »
An Unlikely Addiction: Sugar
Are you one of the millions of people that call themselves a sugar addict? If so, you likely know that it [when consumed in excess, as it almost always is] is TOXIC, and yet avoiding sugar seems to be the one thing you either 1) have decided you can’t do or 2) have… Read more »
I began experimenting with gluten-free living last December when a very close friend of mine discovered she had a gluten sensitivity. She and I had both done Dr. Loomis’ 24-Hour Urinalysis the previous year and had similar results: sugar and carbohydrate intolerance and a mildly toxic colon. We both… Read more »