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6 Steps to Rebuild Gut Flora Metabolism

6 Steps to Rebuild Gut Flora Metabolism  The most up to date research has revealed that the balance of our gut bacteria plays a large role in our metabolism.  Many studies are even showing that changes in our gut flora are highly correlating with obesity and other metabolic disorders (4). Remember that girl that seemed […]

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The Benefits of Ileocecal Valve Massage

The Benefits of Ileocecal Valve Massage Often times, solutions can be so simple that they get overlooked. Ileocecal valve massage is one of those solutions.  Ileocecal valve massage has been found to be very effective for the relief of a wide range of gastrointestinal problems.   Research has suggested that malfunction of this valve is a […]

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4 Steps to Heal Diverticulitis Naturally

4 Steps to Heal Diverticulitis Naturally: A routine colonoscopy has confirmed that the abdominal complications you have been experiencing is a consequence of diverticulitis. You have been prescribed antibiotics as the recommended conventional treatment for the disease but is this approach in your best interest? Antibiotic treatment has its own risks and can cause pain […]

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8 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids

8 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids are normal in all individuals from birth. These vascular structures or “cushions” help regulate bowel movements at the end of the rectum. However, people who experience the embarrassment of hemorrhoids are often associating their condition with having symptoms of enlarged hemorrhoids. (2, 3) Millions of people across the globe […]

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12 Ways to Overcome Constipation

12 Ways to Overcome Constipation Throughout my first 23-24 years of life, I suffered with constipation.  Growing up, my family used to joke that if someone had to use the bathroom while I was in there, you might as well do something else because it was going to take a while! I felt terrible when […]

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8 Ways to Reduce Gas and Farting

8 Ways to Reduce Gas and Farting Back in my early 20’s, when I struggled with irritable bowel syndrome I had the worst smelling gas.  It was super embarrassing, but I knew there was a problem with my body, I just didn’t exactly know how to fix it back then.   I was eating what […]

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5 Reasons Why You Have a Bloated Stomach

5 Reasons Why You Have a Bloated Stomach Years ago as a teenager, I would struggle regularly with a bloated stomach, gas and often times cramping.  Years later, in my early 20’s, I experienced severe cramping, bloating and full blown irritable bowel syndrome.  Fortunately, I was able to discover the root cause issues involved in […]

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10 Steps to Beat Acid Reflux Naturally

10 Steps to Beat Acid Reflux Naturally Acid reflux or gastric esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common conditions affecting Americans today.  This condition is characterized by a burning sensation in the chest that has coined the term “heartburn.”  An anti-inflammatory lifestyle has been shown to beat acid reflux naturally. Upon eating, food […]

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18 Ways to Beat Eczema, Acne and Psoriasis

18 Ways to Beat Eczema, Acne and Psoriasis Eczema is known as a chronic dermatological condition that is characterized by skin rashes, dryness, crusting and flaking skin.  The word eczema is derived from the Greek word ekzein meaning “to boil out”; the Greek word ek means “out,” while the Greek word zema means “boiling.”  Research […]

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The Top 10 Best Food Sources of Glutamine

Top 10 Best Food Sources of Glutamine Amino acids are critical players in nearly every metabolic function within the body.  One of the most critical amino acids is L-glutamine which is by far the most abundant free amino acid in the body.  It accounts for over 60% of the free amino acids in blood, brain, organs, and muscle […]

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The 5 Most Powerful Energy Drinks

The 5 Most Powerful Energy Drinks: Functional beverages are one of the hottest markets in the food and beverage industry.  These drinks offer their customers unique benefits that often appeal to the health conscious.  Some of these drinks are vastly overhyped and should be avoided.  Other functional beverages are a fantastic support to one’s health […]

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5 Ways Kombucha Improves Your Health

5 Ways Kombucha Improves Your Health Kombucha is a fermented beverage that contains SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast). A gelatinous film known as zoogleal mat forms and thickens the longer the drink is allowed to ferment. Kombucha is a functional drink meaning that it offers significant health advantages when consumed. In many countries today […]

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