The True Probiotic Superstar

The True Probiotic Superstar Research on the intestinal microbiome is uncovering potential new probiotic species that could revolutionize medicine. The research is also destroying some rather long-held, but limited views on how to influence the composition of the...

Digestive Enzymes to Aid in Food Intolerance

Food is supposed to nourish and heal us, but sometimes food is the problem. In particular, many people suffer from food intolerances or allergies that can produce not only digestive issues like gas, bloating and loose stools, but also set the stage for more serious...

An Effective Natural Alternative to Acid-Blocking Drugs

IntroductionGastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition that regularly affects 25-30% of adults in America. Most of these sufferers and physicians look to drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) like Nexium and Prilosec to deal with their heartburn...

Low FODMAP Diet Proven Effective, but is it Necessary?

Introduction Digestive complaints affect nearly 100 million Americans. In most cases, the symptoms reflect disturbed digestive function or food intolerance rather than an underlying disease. Functional gastrointestinal disorders include occasional indigestion or...

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