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The IBS Diet and Food Cures

Inflammatory bowel diseases generally cause severe symptoms such as diarrhea or ulceration of the digestive tract. This illness can often be related to a number of other health conditions including ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease and leaky gut. The amount of people who now struggle with some form of IBS is a shocking 60 million people…

The Most Common IBS Symptoms & What You Can Do About Them

Wondering if your recurring digestive issues might mean you have irritable bowl syndrome (IBS)? As you'll learn, IBS symptoms vary a lot from person to person and tend to come and go with stress and other lifestyle changes. Each person's experience with IBS is a bit different, and certain symptoms often seem to be stronger or…

What Are FODMAPs? The Key to Heal IBS?

FODMAPs is an acronym for a collection of food molecules (mostly sugars) that are short-chained carbohydrates, both fermentable and poorly absorbed in the gut. If you haven’t heard the term “FODMAPs" thrown around at work or at the gym lately, you probably will soon enough. Essentially, FODMAPs stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. These are specific…

A Guide to Using Slippery Elm for Pets (From Wounds to Tummy Trouble, It Heals)

By Jean Hofve, retired holistic veterinarian, author of Paleo Dog and other pet books and administrator of the award-winning website www.littlebigcat.com.  Some people may be wary of using herbs like slippery elm for pets. Others may be a little too enthusiastic, trusting all sorts of herbs for pets when many that are safe for humans are inappropriate for our…

Asafoetida: The Ancient Roman Spice that Reduces Asthma, Blood Pressure + Farting!

Back in the days of the Roman Empire, there was a substance used to cure health problems ranging from respiratory troubles to hysteria. Today, it's still used in modern herbalism for treating hysteria, some nervous conditions, as well as bronchitis, asthma and whooping cough. It's called asafoetida, and it's an antispasmodic, carminative, expectorant, natural laxative and sedative. (1)…

Slippery Elm: The Digestive Aid that May Fight Breast Cancer

Do you struggle with constipation, diarrhea or other digestive issues? If so, you must try slippery elm. Slippery elm, also known as red elm, has been used as an herbal remedy in North America since the 19th century because it's been shown to treat a number of digestive issues, including relieving constipation. What makes it so great? It contains…

Build Muscle & Heal Your Gut with Glutamine Powder

[Below is my transcript of my video about using glutamine powder supplements, along with additional information on the topic.] Have you heard about the benefits of L-glutamine powder? L-glutamine is an amino acid that is abundant in the human body, especially in your musculoskeletal tissue. L-glutamine was first used mostly by people, who were looking to preserve muscle…

Do You Have SIBO Symptoms? Here is ALL You Need to Know!

Millions of Americans suffer from gastrointestinal symptoms and distress each year. Diagnoses of leaky gut syndrome, Crohn’s and celiac disease, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) continue to grow, and researchers still can't quite put their fingers on why our digestive systems are under attack. Recently, researchers have started to acknowledge there's another digestive disorder lurking: small intestinal bacterial…

Top 25 Peppermint Oil Uses and Benefits

Pleasantly suitable for an abundance of oral and topical uses and antimicrobial properties, peppermint may be the most versatile essential oil in the world along with lavender. Literally, there are few body, health, and mind issues that it cannot help. Peppermint essential oil gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body,…

The Fecal Transplant: Can It Help Colitis, Candida, IBS and More?

According to a study published in the journal of Gastroenterology Hepatology, fecal transplants also known as microbiota transplants have a 91 percent cure rate (!) in treating clostridium difficile and may also help heal IBS, colitis and autoimmune disease. (1) There are several instances where someone with a life-threatening infection had fecal transplant actually save their…