Digestive Health

Diets

5 gluten-free “grains” to try now

An estimated 18 million people have gluten sensitivity, in addition to the 1.8 million with celiac disease. And an estimated 11 percent of households now...

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Digestive Health

10 Tips to Beat Motion Sickness

If traveling by car, train, plane, or boat makes you queasy, there’s good news: Not only can you take steps to stop motion sickness before it starts,...

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Digestive Health

All About Laxatives

It used to be a subject reserved solely for the most private conversations, but laxatives are enjoying a moment in the sun, with football icon and TV...

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Prilosec, Nexium, Protonix and Heart Attacks

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re taking one of these medicines — called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — for heartburn or...

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Digestive Health

Should I Take Probiotics?

The 500 different species of microorganisms you have living inside your system make a substantial impact on your overall health. There are 100 trillion...

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Digestive Health

5 Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium

Calcium is a crucial mineral for building strong bones and teeth. But what if you don’t drink milk? If you’re lactose intolerant or trying to...

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Depression

How Gut Bacteria Affects Mental Health

Whether you know it or not, your gut is teeming with over 100 trillion microorganisms. Although that concept may sound scary, most of the 500 different...

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Simple Food Swaps for 8 Heartburn Triggers

It’s painful, stressful, and can become something more serious. Heartburn is an incredibly common affliction, affecting about 22 million Americans on a...

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