Digestion

Are You Suffering From “Leaky Gut”?

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You’ve probably heard the term “Leaky Gut” mentioned online, in blogs and health-related discussions. You might wonder: What is a “Leaky Gut” and do I have it? The medical term for “Leaky Gut” is increased intestinal permeability. What are possible symptoms of this disease? Bloating, belching, excess gas, recurrent heartburn and acid reflux or irritable …

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The Truth About Gluten

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Lately it seems that a Gluten-free diet is the biggest “all healing” discovery of the century. Gluten-free diets are everywhere. Celebrities tweet about them, grocery stores are filled with products labeled “No Gluten!” and restaurants often offer special menus or items that don’t have any gluten in them. The most serious disease associated with gluten …

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Updates On The Fiber

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We know about the multiple benefits of the fiber in our diet from weight management to heart disease. Dietary fiber comes from plants. It is the portion of a plant that is not digested by our enzymes present in the digestive tract but that may be digested by the microorganisms that inhabit the intestines. The …

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