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Is Resistant Starch Healthy? I’ve received some version of the following question on several occasions in the past few months, so thought it was time to tackle this topic.

Is Resistant Starch Healthy?

How Nutrition Can Shape Gut Microbiota - Alessio Fasano (March 2016) 》The BEST NATURAL LAXATIVE: If you EAT THIS You’ll Empty Your Bowels and Excess Fluids!! Leaky Gut Test You Should Consider Taking - Dr. Axe. Think you might have leaky gut syndrome, causing you to experience symptoms like arthritis, fatigue, headaches and mood changes?

Leaky Gut Test You Should Consider Taking - Dr. Axe

If so, you should strongly consider taking a leaky gut test. Many health and nutrition experts agree that to a large extent, health really begins in your gut. Chronic Ischemic Colitis Symptoms, Diagnosis, Diet, Surgery. What Is Ischemic Colitis?

Chronic Ischemic Colitis Symptoms, Diagnosis, Diet, Surgery

Ischemic colitis is inflammation of the colon ( a part of the large intestine) due to impaired blood flow (colonic ischemia), usually appearing in persons after 50 years of age. This may trigger sudden (acute) or long term (chronic) abdominal pain, blood in the stool and diarrhea. Injury of the colon may be mild and temporary or severe and requiring surgery. Symptoms. Proton Pump Inhibitors Lead to C Diff, SIBO, Dementia, and Heart Attacks. Monday, November 14, 2016 By: Linda J.

Proton Pump Inhibitors Lead to C Diff, SIBO, Dementia, and Heart Attacks

Dobberstein, Chiropractor, Board Certified in Clinical Nutrition Recent research on the negative effects of acid blocking meds/proton pump inhibitors (PPI) sent chills down my spine and provides a real wake-up call on how detrimental PPIs can be. It has taken decades for the health care community to recognize the damage of antibiotics on natural gut flora. We now understand the even more damaging effects of PPIs on gut health. Acid blocking medications/proton pump inhibitors are often handed out without second thought and without attention to how to fix the underlying digestive issues that caused the distress in the first place.

[Jump to: Nutritional Options] Cool Your Digestion: Self-Massage Technique. Rebalance your intestinal bacteria immediately: the best steps to heal your gut! How to heal leaky gut syndrome! Cannabis To The Rescue Again! This Time It’s Crohn’s Disease. Photo credit: bigstock.com If you or a member of your family suffers from one of the several types of inflammatory bowel problems, we have good news for you.

Cannabis To The Rescue Again! This Time It’s Crohn’s Disease

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Probiotics. How colon damage occurs and how to cleanse it. (NaturalNews) There is an epidemic of digestive disorders occurring in North America, and it comes from a foundation of poor nutritional habits, negative emotions, and improper activity and rest.

How colon damage occurs and how to cleanse it

This results in various disease labels and conditions that ultimately end with prescriptions and surgeries, which only further exacerbate these digestive disorders. The biggest factor in colon damage is improper eating habits. The drifting away from clean, fresh, whole food to dirty, "old," and processed food has irrefutably caused the most damage, as the intestinal system tries to deal with a slew of refined foods riddled with toxins and deficient of adequate vitamins, minerals, probiotics, enzymes and other life-promoting nutrients. The primary suspects that have arguably created the most damage to the colon are sugar, flour and dairy products. Overeating also damages the colon. Prebiotics & Probiotics for GI Health and Immune System Functions with Stephen F. Olmstead, MD. Leaky Gut, Leaky Brain: How Gut Problems Create Brain Problems. 12 Reasons You Feel Bloated Much Of The Time (#7 Is Unbelievable!)

Photo credit: bigstock.com Feeling bloated much of the time is not a comfortable thing to live with.

12 Reasons You Feel Bloated Much Of The Time (#7 Is Unbelievable!)

The good news about it, however, is that it is almost always the result of something that can be treated and not something you have to live with the rest of your life! Some of the following problems can be tested for at your doctor’s office, others you can simply try the elimination method and see if it works. Bloating and excessive gas are very common complaints so don’t be embarrassed to speak to your doctor about the problem. He’s most likely heard it dozens of times before. If you want to avoid bloating and get the root of the problem, keep reading! Four Types of Celiac Disease w/ Strikingly Different Symptomatology - Part 2 of 7. Celiac Symptoms What this disease is and Warning Signs of It! Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment. Hiatal Hernia Self adjustment. Hernia Exercises - Inguinal Hernia healed without surgery. Prof. Dr. Murali Manohar Chirumamilla, M.D. (Ayurveda) Causes and Solutions.

FAR infrared saunas help to accomplish detoxification in the following manner: A layer of fat and oil exists just below the surface of the skin.

Causes and Solutions

The FAR infrared light resonates with the water molecules within these lipid or fat cells. This vigorous activation of the water molecule stimulates the fat cells to excrete toxins. These toxins will be released through the skin's sweat channels as a result of the high temperature from the sauna. As sweat and oil are secreted, the toxins dissolved in them are secreted as well.

By excreting these toxins and then washing them off your body, the toxic load on the body is lowered and cellular health improves. Oil glands help remove oil-soluble toxins that the body would otherwise have a difficult time eliminating. Top 6 Reasons Why You Have Digestive Issues And How To Fix Them. Photo credit: bigstock.com Doesn’t it seem as if almost everyone you know has some type of digestive problem?

Top 6 Reasons Why You Have Digestive Issues And How To Fix Them

IBS, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease or one of the other dozens of digestive problems that are a result of our poor diets? This has made the food industry rich as they not only sell us the foods that are making us sick, but then they sell us the “free” foods- you know- sugar free, lactose free, fat free, gluten free, etc. How to Naturally Heal Low Stomach Acid. Why You Should Use Apple Cider Vinegar Instead of Antacids and Baking Soda for Indigestion - The Health Wyze Report. Cheating on a Gluten Free Diet? Increased Serious Risks May Occur. Monday, December 07, 2015 By: Linda J.

Cheating on a Gluten Free Diet? Increased Serious Risks May Occur

Epstein Barr Virus, Ulcers, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Other Gut Disorders. Monday, October 19, 2015 By: Linda J. Dobberstein, Chiropractor, Board Certified in Clinical Nutrition The Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) is found in virtually 90 percent of the adult population worldwide. This nearly ubiquitous and assumed benign virus discovered 50 years ago has been linked with several digestive disorders. Peptic ulcer disease, inflammatory bowel disease, acute appendicitis, and gastric cancers are associated with EBV.

Certain immune suppressant drugs like anti-TNF alpha drug and steroids have been shown to activate dormant EBV virus and make these gut problems worse. Gut health destroyed by artificial sweeteners. (NaturalHealth365) Those looking to shed a few pounds by using artificial sweeteners to cut calories may not only be sabotaging their diets, but could be putting themselves at risk for diabetes and related health threats. Let me put this another way: ‘this stuff is crap AND toxic! That’s basically the conclusion that can be drawn from study results published in the journal Nature by researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. But, of course, if we ask the Food and Drug Administration – they would say ‘it’s safe.’

(yeah right) The Weizmann scientists found that non-caloric sweeteners can damage gut health, spurring glucose intolerance in mice and some people. How to Stop IBS, Crohn's and Ulcerative Collitis. Natural Reflux Remedy Without That Pesky Purple Pill. Need a reflux remedy that is easy and totally natural?

Read on for the details but don’t be put off by how simple this solution is. It works so give it a try! Acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is at epidemic levels today. Leaky Gut Syndrome: More Than Just a Gut Problem. Monday, September 21, 2015 By: Linda J. Dobberstein, Chiropractor, Board Certified in Clinical Nutrition Every day, our digestive tract lining comes into contact with thousands of germs, toxins, and nutritional elements.

This digestive lining is an amazing interactive, dynamic, multi-tasking system involved with several profound functions. Untitled. By Christina Lavers Guest Writers for Wake Up World Many of us are feeling something profound shifting within. For most this transformation process is both exciting and daunting. It is exciting because the more we open and allow this shift to occur the more aware we become of the energy in our environment and how we interact with it. Caroline Carter. Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Acid Reflux and Ulcers. By Dr. Mercola Acid reflux is an extremely common health problem, affecting as many as 50 percent of Americans. Beat acid reflux naturally. Sun. Jan. 5, 2014 by Dr. Learn how antacids threaten gut health. (NaturalHealth365) Heal Stomach Ulcers Naturally. Photo credit: bigstock.com. Top 5 Reasons Why Your Digestive System is Out of Whack.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Slideshow: Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrom on RxList. 2011 November. Heal leaky gut syndrome by restoring stomach acid levels. Nanoparticles In Food and Water Found to Alter Gut Microbiome. By Heather Callaghan Nanotechnology - that is, metal oxide particles* such as titanium dioxide - are increasingly used in the commercial food supply, consumer goods, body care and in water treatment. The gut microbiome is today's most appealing topic of science because it was previously unacknowledged by the medical community just how important gut health is to the human brain, hormones, immunity, mental health and more.

What are FODMAPs? Are They the Key to Heal IBS? - Dr. Axe. Restoring Your Digestive Health. Absorb More Nutrients with Digestive Enzymes - Dr. Axe. 4 simple mealtime habits that can improve your digestion. Three ways to quickly remedy constipation and maintain bowel regularity. Roundup Ready, Bt-Toxin and GMOs — A Dangerous Trinity That Encourages Gluten Intolerance and Celiac Disease. 12 Ways to Get Rid of Gas & Bloating. Enzymes - Health Benefits and Natural Food Sources. 10 Bizarre Things That are Killing Your Gut. 4 enzyme rich foods that can dramatically improve digestion. Systemic Enzymes: What they do and Why We Need Them! Systemic enzymes eliminate pain, fibroids and boost immunity. Big Data Analysis Suggests Common Antacids May Greatly Increase Heart Attack Risk. Coriander - Good For Digestive Complaints. Wheat - the good, the bad, and the ugly. Gluten allergies affect everyone. The dangers of intestinal plaque and how to get rid of it naturally.

Heal Your Gut – Top 5 Superfoods. Heartburn? My Gut Feeling Is That You Need More Acid. How To Make Healing Honey Water. 6 simply ways to avoid digestive toxicity. After taking antibiotics, this is what you need to do to restore healthy intestinal flora. Crohn's disease can be defeated naturally. 4 powerful probiotic foods that help bulletproof the immune system - NaturalNews.com. 6 probiotic foods to improve digestion and immunity. Healing Foods Diet for Colitis and Crohn's. 10 Signs You're Gluten Intolerant. Eliminate ulcerative colitis naturally. Rare yeast in man's gut brews beer when he eats carbohydrates. Natural solutions for irritable bowel syndroms. Four ways to improve your digestion naturally.