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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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8 Ways to Banish Holiday Digestive Troubles

Everyone loves the delicious holiday treats, feasts, and party-fare, but no one loves the indigestion, bloating, and heavy feeling afterward.  Here are 8 ways to improve your post-holiday meal digesti…

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Manage Heartburn Without Drugs

Q: I have been taking Prilosec OTC for my heartburn and acid reflux for a while now, but I'd like to get off of the medication. Is there a better way to manage my symptoms? A: Any antacid can help …

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Correction: MCTs are medium chain tryglycerides like those in coconut oil.

wow. Didn't know. Thought almost everything was more healthful raw. THANKS

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