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tag: digestive health

Is Low Stomach Acid Damaging Your Health?

If you’re suffering from bloating, gas, indigestion, and frequently even heartburn, you may have insufficient stomach acid. Officially called hydrochloric acid, this compound is essential to digest pr…

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12 Ways to Supercharge Your Digestion

You are what you eat, according to the adage, but I say you are what you eat, digest, absorb, and assimilate. The building blocks of every cell, tissue, gland, hormone, organ, organ system are found i…

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A Healthy Gut Makes a Healthy Brain

“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” according to the adage.  But the same sentiment cannot be applied to your health.  Seemingly unrelated parts of your body can be intimately connected.  When it …

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Get the Scoop on Poop

If you're like me, you've started noticing increased conversation and buzz lately about intestinal health, probiotics, and "healthy flora." I want to know, what's it all about and how can it improve m…

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