Category: Bloating

6 Ways Probiotics Help You Lose Weight

Probiotics taken daily to help maintain a healthy microbiome have long been known to improve digestion, bolster your immune system, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, and even improve your mood. These reasons alone make probiotics a great way to support your overall health. Additionally, you may have heard that probiotics can help you lose...

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Delicious Immune Boosting Recipe – Chicken Florentine

Your immune system fights illnesses and infections, constantly battling invaders to keep you healthy. With cold and flu season upon us, it’s a good idea to do whatever possible to support and strengthen your immune system, including feeding it what it needs. Research has identified foods believed to help boost your immune system cells and...

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Don’t Put Off Having A Colonoscopy, Here’s Why…

If you’re 50+, chances are your doctor has let you know it’s time…for a routine colonoscopy. A colonoscopy finds and removes polyps and detects potentially deadly colorectal cancer and pancreatic lesions. Despite its proven effectiveness, the idea of it invokes a lot of anxiety, and too many people avoid the procedure. I know that’s how...

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5 Common Signs of a Gluten Sensitivity and How to Remedy It

Gluten has, in recent years, been demonized in many circles, leading to a mass boycott of this family of proteins. But gluten is harmless if you don’t have an adverse reaction to it. Gluten is found in wheat, rye, spelt, and barley. Gluten consists of two main proteins called glutenin and gliadin. When these two...

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The 10 Worst Foods for IBS

For many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), symptoms may be triggered by specific foods. What triggers your symptoms may be different from what triggers the symptoms of fellow sufferers, but these 10 foods are likely culprits for anyone with IBS. 1. Gluten Although gluten is often unfairly demonized, it’s fair to say that gluten...

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How to Stop Urinary Tract Infections Before They Start

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are common in women, especially as we age. Unfortunately, UTIs are commonly over-diagnosed and over-treated with antibiotics, which can lead to antibiotic-resistant organisms. Urinary tract infections have a number of causes. A UTI may result when urine pools in the bladder due to an obstructed urinary flow, and the pooled...

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5 Ways to Reduce Digestive Distress as You Age

Indigestion isn’t a disease, but rather a collection of symptoms that occur after you eat. Indigestion can be an indication of a larger problem and may include nausea, heartburn, abdominal pain, gas or bloating. It can make your life miserable, and unfortunately for us older folks, digestive distress becomes more common as we age. According...

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Top 3 Tips to Reduce Painful Bloating

When you’re working hard to have the healthiest feeling body possible, one of the most frustrating things that can happen is feeling stuffed, gassy, and bloated… And it can be especially disheartening when it happens during this time of year. Because having unpredictable gut health can put a serious wrench in so many of your...

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