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Colitis, Crohn's & IBS

Would You Swallow a Magnetic Pill?

Swallowing a pill is one thing. Getting its ingredients to where it’s needed in the most efficient manner is quite another, especially for some time-release pills. This problem could be solved, say re…

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7 Tips to Help Your Gut

Maintaining a healthy gut isn't as easy as popping a magic pill. "If you're going to use probiotics, then drink, smoke and eat badly, that's not going to cut it," says Georgianna Donadio, PhD, nutri…

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10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

Marijuana frequently gets a bad rap. How much of it is deserved? After my earlier blog, “Should Marijuana Be Legalized?” I conducted research to find out the benefits and problems linked with marijuan…

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How to Avoid Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth, or SIBO, occurs when the bacteria in our gut gets out of balance. Bacterial overgrowth is an often-neglected disorder that can severely impact nutritional status …

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10 Things I Learned from Healing an Incurable Disease

Five years ago I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a condition that is commonly believed to have no cure. I was given the options of surgery and medication for the rest of my life, still without the…

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Why Broccoli is Crucial in Helping Our Immune System

It might seem that our skin is the first line of defense between our insides and the outside world, but our greatest interface with our environment is actually through the lining of our intestines, wh…

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?  This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.  So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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5 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

  We all know that exercise will tone your muscles and keep you fit. It might even help your heart or keep your blood pressure in check. But there are many, many other reasons to hit the gym o…

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12 Surprising Uses for Herbs & Spices

Need to keep your clothes bright, your salt intake down, or your radiator sealed? Look no further than your spice rack. Yep, there are plenty of really fantastic ways to use herbs and spices to solve …

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Is Carrageenan Safe?

Six hundred years ago, people living along the coast of Carragheen County, Ireland started using a red algae, which came to be known as Irish moss, to make a jellied dessert. This moss is now the sour…

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