Gluten Free Just a Trend

A study from Medical News Today was recently released that suggests consumers should not adhere to a gluten-free diet unless they have celiac disease. The research was done over a 26-year period and it measured the gluten consumption of participants every four years. Researchers concluded that avoiding gluten was not a healthy choice for people…

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For many Americans, suffering from a bloated stomach after every meal is something they can’t control. It’s embarrassing and uncomfortable. But it often may signify more serious health problems.   So what causes a bloated stomach? As with most health issues, the cause may be any number of different conditions. It takes a bit of…

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Sugar and Gut Health

Americans are addicted to sugar. Last statistic I read said we consume about 150 lbs per person per year! When you really think about it that is a lot of sugar over a lifetime. Sugar is in almost everything we eat these days, even products that you would not think it would be. I grabbed…

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Setting Unrealistic Expectations Have you ever noticed that getting tough on yourself when it comes to dieting doesn’t work?  It’s very similar to an itch you are ignoring.  That itch wants to be itched, and the more you ignore it, the harder it gets to ignore it.  The same goes with a diet plan.  If…

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The 2nd Brain

According to an important person – Disease begins in the… Hippocrates is said to have stated all disease begins in this place as well. For your body to operate at a high level, it’s necessary to make sure this part of your body is in tip-top shape. Is the suspense killing you yet? OK, I…

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Interested in Losing Weight

Why watch Creed? I know what you might be thinking. What does that have to do with me losing weight? I would argue a lot. In the movie “Creed”, we are shown two men Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa. Both men are searching to find meaning in their lives for very different reasons. Adonis Creed…

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Gut Health and Depression

Depression is a serious problem in our nation today. It is the most common mental disorder in the U.S. and affects more than 16 million adults. Add in those under 18 and the number goes even higher. Women are 70% more likely to experience depression in their lifetime than men. It is estimated that many…

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Vitamin C and Gut Microbiome

Growing up, it was not uncommon to hear about the dangers of all the bacteria and germs that were surrounding us. Perhaps our parents and teachers would often tell us to make sure to wash our hands, to not touch things too much in public spaces, not eat things off the floor or hold hands…

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