Tag: Digestion

Protein Powders: Vegetarian Diets vs. Animal Protein Diets

Protein Powders, Vegetarian vs Animal Diets

The Difference Between Animal and Vegetarian Diets

Based on thirty years of study and working with clients, I am very wary of diets that eliminate all animal source food. There can definitely be cleansing and healing benefits short-term, often a lift in energy, though long-term I consistently see people’s health deteriorate on pure vegetarian diets.

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Plant Enzymes: The Key to Proper Digestion

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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 »

Itchy Scalp – A Common Complaint

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Relief For an Itchy Scalp

If you suffer from an itchy scalp, you’ve likely seen the plethora of self-help articles available online offering a variety of at-home remedies. Unfortunately, the majority of those articles don’t cover all of the reasons you might have an itchy scalp, and therefore do not offer relief to everyone looking… Read more »

10 Ways to Prevent Bloating and Gas

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Gas & Bloating – 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 »

Poor Absorption: Improve Your Health with Better Digestion

Nutrient Deficiency

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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Could Digestive Enzymes Benefit You?

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 »

Turmeric – A Medicinal Herb Great for Your Health

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What is Turmeric?

Turmeric is a spice made from the Curcuma longa plant, native to Southeast Asia and surrounding areas. The bright yellow spice is made by grinding the roots of the plant. This ancient spice has been used for centuries in food and in rich fabric dyes, but is most commonly recognized today as… Read more »