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Women’s Digestive Issues

We ALL experience unpleasant digestive issues - diarrhea, constipation, gas and heartburn. Women, however, experience these more often -- about once a month more often. Find out why.…

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Stool Size and Breast Cancer Risk

Women eating plant-based diets may have lower breast cancer rates because they have larger bowel movements. In The Best Detox, I described the role of the liver in removing toxins from the blood strea…

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Almost Lactose-Free Real Cheese

Ask my lactose-intolerant daughter what she misses eating most, and she speaks for many of the individuals who lack the ability to process most dairy products (roughly 65 percent of all people, accord…

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How Often Should You Have a Bowel Movement?

A: How often are you supposed to have a bowel movement? I've heard a little as once a week to three times a day can be normal. Q: You would not believe how common this question is in medical prac…

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