Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods

Source: Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that is becoming more common. People with this illness often find it debilitating and are always seeking new ways to improve their lifestyle and live with less discomfort and disruption. One … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods

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A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy

Source: A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When you're having digestive problems, you may not feel like eating anything. Even your favorite food may seem unappetizing when you're dealing with nausea, diarrhea, constipation, or other digestive issues. Fortunately, there are easy-to-digest foods that can help … Continue reading A Guide for Easy-to-Digest Foods That are Actually Healthy

Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Digestive Enzymes: The Answer to Gut Health & Nutrient Absorption

Source: Digestive Enzymes: The Answer to Gut Health & Nutrient Absorption by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  “You are what you eat," has never been a more important statement, given the latest science in digestive health. Decades of research has confirmed the role the gut plays in your health. A healthy gut can boost … Continue reading Digestive Enzymes: The Answer to Gut Health & Nutrient Absorption

Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Source: Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Constipation causes discomfort and it can lead to embarrassing gas and uncomfortable bloating. Laxatives, which help evacuate stool from the bowels, are the go-to solution for most people dealing with constipation. Effective as that may be, some laxatives have mild to … Continue reading Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness

Source: Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Activated charcoal is a hot topic in health and wellness these days, gaining recognition as a powerhouse agent for detoxification with a wide range of potential uses. We see activated charcoal in everything from facial masks and … Continue reading Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness

What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Source: What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Your poop is an important indicator of how your body is running and your current health status. While using the appearance of your poop to gauge your wellness may seem strange to some, it is a medically … Continue reading What the Bristol Stool Scale Tells You About Your Poop

Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

Source: Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Almost everyone has or will experience some form of constipation during their life. Signs or symptoms of occasional constipation include infrequent bowel movements, painful stools, bloating, and the need to strain to pass waste. Causes of constipation include a poor … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Source: The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate that your body cannot digest. This essential nutrient is found only in plants; you can’t get it from animal products. Although fiber passes through your gut undigested, it’s a very important nutrient for … Continue reading The Top Nutritious Foods High in Fiber

Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

Source: Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Pregnancy is tough. You’re exhausted, bloated, nauseous, broken out, and your feet and ankles are so swollen that they look like a hot water bottle with toes. As if creating life wasn’t enough of a challenge, over half of pregnant women … Continue reading Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy