What You Eat Adjusts Your Gut Microbiota and Epigenetic Marks

We’ve long known that what we eat affects the microbes in our bodies. Right now, hundreds of different species of bacteria are churning in our stomachs, working to protect us as well as survive within us. New research is showing that the bacterial microbiota of the gut could place chemical tags on our DNA and … Continue reading What You Eat Adjusts Your Gut Microbiota and Epigenetic Marks

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What Exactly Are Lectins? The Best & Worst Lectin Sources

Source: What Exactly Are Lectins? The Best & Worst Lectin Sources by Dr. Jonathan Group You may have heard of gluten — and the dietary problems it causes — but have you heard of lectin? Known as an "antinutrient," lectin is a type of plant-based protein commonly found in seeds, grains, legumes, and tubers, like potatoes. As an antinutrient, … Continue reading What Exactly Are Lectins? The Best & Worst Lectin Sources

Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods

Source: Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods by Dr. Edward Group  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 of the ways people with … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease Diet: Best & Worst Foods

Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

Source: Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies by Dr. Edward Group  If you have a leaky gut – also called increased intestinal permeability – substances that should stay in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract pass through spaces called tight junctions. In a healthy gut, tight junctions act like gatekeepers, keeping partially digested food and microbiota in and allowing … Continue reading Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health

Source: Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health by Dr. Edward Group   Digestion is a complex process with many components and digestive enzymes are among the most important.[1]Digestive enzymes help break down food so that the body can use the nutrients within the food. For a healthy person, their body should produce all the digestive … Continue reading Enzymes in Food: 10 best foods for gut health

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  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 you feel better while making … 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  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 your nether regions, you will … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Why a Gluten-Free Diet Is the Healthiest Way to Eat

Source: Why a Gluten-Free Diet Is the Healthiest Way to Eat by Dr. Edward Group   A gluten-free diet (GFD) is an eating plan devoid of gluten-containing foods. People with gluten intolerance and people who want to eliminate this protein for a healthier life experience adopt a gluten-free diet plan. Many people experience unpleasant reactions after consuming gluten, … Continue reading Why a Gluten-Free Diet Is the Healthiest Way to Eat

9 Proven Indigestion Remedies You Can Try Today

Source: 9 Proven Indigestion Remedies You Can Try Today by Dr. Edward Group   For most of us, mealtime is a pleasure. Sometimes, though, eating brings the uncomfortable symptoms of an upset stomach, or indigestion. One in four people experiences it occasionally or regularly.[1] While there are a variety of over-the-counter and prescription drugs that claim to target the … Continue reading 9 Proven Indigestion Remedies You Can Try Today

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  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 severe side effects, especially with … Continue reading Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know