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Digestion And Absorption Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Digestion And Absorption.

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12 Ways to Spot a Fad Diet

The next time you watch an infomercial, read an advertisement, or spot a new supplement reporting miraculous weight loss results, we wouldn’t blame you for cocking a wary eyebrow. When evaluating claims for weight loss products, the Federal...  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

All about Vitamins

It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again?  There are so many, it...  Read more

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

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

I had my gallbladder removed around 2.5 months ago and am having bunch of digestion issues. Does any
Updated 1/11/2016 8:52:52 PM

I had my gallbladder removed around 2.5 months ago and am having bunch of digestion issues. Does anyone know how long that takes to resolve and what foods to avoid. I'm off dairy and have cut down on gluten, and eating low-fat...  Read more

Can antidepressants hinder supplement absorption?
Updated 11/4/2015 10:15:03 PM

I'm wondering if my antidepressants are keeping my supplements from working properly. I'm in the process of getting off of antidepressants anyway, but would like to know if I would see better results when I'm off them completely....  Read more

Eating healthier foods - having digestion problems
Updated 10/14/2015 1:19:52 PM

So for over a month, I've been trying to eat more healthier. For about 2 weeks in September, I detoxed/had a very strict diet (eliminating sugar and dairy). Now I'm more lenient on my diet, since I reintroduced dairy in my diet, but nowadays I try to...  Read more

Spice Things Up

Triple your livers ability to turn blood sugar into fuel by eating garlic, cayenne pepper, ginger and other hot spices and foods. Stanford University says the more quikly you burn off sugar the lower you risk of diabetes.Turmeric helps to heal and c...  Read more

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar (2 or 3 teaspoons to 8 ounces of water) supplies dietary fiber and other ingredients, which are beneficial in controlling blood glucose levels. A study suggested the consumption of apple cider vinegar slowed the rise of blood sug...  Read more

I Love My Acupressure Mat!

Some possible benefits (upper/lower back): Liver, kidney, spleen; headache, fatigue, depression, insomnia; ease spine problems, sciatica, muscle spasm, cramps; immune system, digestion, elimination...  Read more

Iron Foods Can Energize Your Body

Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nutr...  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