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Chemical Digestion Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Chemical Digestion.

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Getting Fit with GERD

The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology...  Read more

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Stop and Chew Your Dinner

In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ...  Read more

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h...  Read more

Dear Experts: Can creatine be bad for digestion?
Updated 7/6/2014 9:53:37 AM

There's a lot of good research on the benefits of creatine. However, I am experiencing at least one side-effect, and possibly one more. Interested in knowing if our experts have heard anything about either: 1) Creatine upsets my stomach. It can...  Read more

Giving up Artificial Sweeteners and other chemical
Updated 6/5/2014 6:44:21 PM

I thought this would be a relatively simple task, just give up the sweet n low in my morning coffee and ditch the Crystal Light. I figured, I know how to eat well, just stick to the other health stuff I know and I'll be fine. WRONG!!!! This is exactl...  Read more

10,000 chemicals/food additives --many unregulated
Updated 9/21/2013 12:54:58 PM

I was reading this morning in one of our metropolitan newspapers about how there are approximately 10,000 chemicals added to Americans' foods in order "to improve it." Apparently, according to the study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, the Food...  Read more

Vinegar

A nice replacement for chemicals....  Read more

First thing in the morning

I drink 1 cup of hot water with fresh lemon juice first thing in the morning....  Read more

Starry Knights

This is a team for parents of kids with neuro-chemical disorders such as ADD/ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Tourette's, etc. We can't help our kids if we don't take care of ourselves!...  Read more

Could Water Be a Miracle Cleaning Fluid or a Cure-All?

Most of you already know that we are keen on water here at SparkPeople. So when SparkGuy sent some info about water as a miracle cleaning solution in addition to being a miracle beverage, I had to learn more!I already knew that even plain old tap wat...  Read more

The Best After-Dinner Stretches for Thanksgiving Day

After a large meal, such as Thanksgiving dinner, I like to take a short walk to jump-start digestion. If I've overindulged and feel a bit blah in the belly, I add in a few quick stretches to get the digestive juices flowing.Today I'm sharing...  Read more