Tag: digestion

Nutritional and Functional Causes for Digestive Complaints

November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Nutritional and Functional Causes for Digestive Complaints

The body requires specific nutrients to function properly. When we don’t get adequate nutrition, our bodies begin to fight back and systems begin to fail. The Standard American Diet (SAD) is generally lacking in nutrient-rich foods, thus the obesity and health epidemics that are sweeping across our nation. To keep gut function healthy, you need […]

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Causes of IBS: Allergies, Sensitivities and Autoimmune Reactions

November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Causes of IBS: Allergies, Sensitivities and Autoimmune Reactions

Classic allergy reactions called IgE (immunoglobulin E) can occur under a variety of circumstances and are usually swift, obvious and can cause potentially life-threatening to somewhat debilitating symptoms —“ shock and awe” symptoms. The sudden reaction is triggered by the IgE antibody binding to the offending object triggering a histamine response, which is the cause […]

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Two Gut Organisms: A Destructive Co-Dependent Relationship

October 22, 2015 0 Comments
Two Gut Organisms: A Destructive Co-Dependent Relationship

Balance of bacteria and organisms in your gut matters more than you may think. When the bacteria are out of balance you may experience symptoms such as bloating, cramping, gas, belching, constipation and diarrhea. There are two types of organisms in the gut. One group is bacteria, the other is an archaea—a one-celled organism like […]

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Common Causes of IBS: SIBO

October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Common Causes of IBS: SIBO

Statistics show that at some point, nearly 75 percent of women will be diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome at some point in their lives. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that affects the intestines and causes symptoms such as cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. Symptoms of IBS often occur when bacteria […]

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GMOs banned but not US

June 21, 2013 0 Comments
GMOs banned but not US

By Betty Murray GMOs banned but not US.  Take it from Hungary: genetically modified foods are not safe, and should be banned, or better yet — burned. The U.S. should follow the lead of Hungary, which set at least 1000 acres of farmland ablaze to destroy maize that was found to have been grown with genetically […]

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Can Antibiotics Make You Fat?

January 15, 2013 0 Comments
Can Antibiotics Make You Fat?

By Betty Murray Animals raised on many of America’s factory farms are pumped with antibiotics to prevent illness and disease caused by the inhumane living conditions on those farms. In the 1940’s, scientists discovered an added benefit to farmers who give their animals antibiotics: those animals put on more weight per pound of feed. When […]

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