GI Health

August 17, 2017

What is GERD?

Most people know it as ‘heartburn,’ but the medical term for it is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a chronic digestive disorder characterized by the […]
August 16, 2017

How Does Metabolism Work?

Metabolism. We’ve all heard of it, and we’ve likely all talked about it. We may even know if ours is slow or fast. But how much […]
June 2, 2017

What is the Microbiome?

The most succinct definition of the ‘Microbiome’ is the entirety of microorganisms and their accompanying genetic material that we have in our bodies. Wait–is there that […]
May 4, 2017

How to Improve Digestion

Good digestion is vital to good health. Your digestive system is important because it’s where important nutrients your body needs to thrive are absorbed. Sadly, digestive […]
April 11, 2017

How to Make The Colon Happy

Is your colon happy? Yes, you read that right. The question was: Is your colon happy? Think about it. You spend so much of your time […]
February 9, 2017

How Do Food Allergies Affect the Body?

Food allergies are on the rise, both in the United States and around the world. In fact, researchers estimate that upwards of 15 million Americans suffer […]
June 21, 2016

Why Does My Breath Smell?

The scientific name for bad breath is halitosis and the biggest culprits for creating this malady are onions and garlic.  This is not only due to […]
May 27, 2016

The Immune System and The Gut

If you are in reasonably good health, you might attribute it to genes (no major health issues in your immediate family), you watch what you eat […]
May 20, 2016

How to Prevent Gas

It’s Friday at your workplace and the boss is out for the day.  Someone suggests doing Mexican food for lunch and soon all the employees are […]
April 1, 2016

Common Causes of Tummy Ache in Children

When you are not feeling up to par, there are a few solutions available to remedy the situation:  1)  you wait it out and hope it […]
March 24, 2016

Natural Ways to Prevent Constipation

Constipation is a problem for many people, it is something that can have a direct impact on our overall health and can also cause long term […]
September 10, 2015

What Is a Celiac Disease Friendly Diet?

The word ‘celiac’ (Greek) literally means ‘relating to the abdomen.’ Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that occurs when wheat, pasta, breads, and other products that […]
September 8, 2015

How to Reduce Risks of Stomach Ulcers

A stomach ulcer occurs when areas of the lining of the stomach or small intestine become eroded or worn away. Stomach ulcers can be very painful. […]
September 3, 2015

What Causes Stomach Ulcers?

Millions of Americans suffer from stomach ulcers. In fact, so many people in the U.S. have stomach ulcers that we’ve almost become desensitized to the seriousness […]
May 10, 2015

Common Causes of Stomach Pain

Everyone has been through abdominal pain. The question becomes is this something due to temporary indigestion or is it something more serious? Without the diagnostic skills […]
March 15, 2015

How to Maintain GI Health

How you feel can be a direct result of your gastrointestinal health. Your physical and emotional well-being, level of energy, and ability to perform your daily […]