When you're living with chronic heartburn (GERD) cooking and enjoying a meal can be a challenging and often anxiety-filled experience. However, just as there are many foods and cooking techniques that can set off heartburn, there are also plenty... Read more
If you're prone to frequent heartburn symptoms, there are lots of simple things to try before you see your doctor. If one of more of these solutions works for you, great! If not, make an appointment to discover if your heartburn is really a sympt... Read more
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
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
Most of us give little thought to our stomachs, or any of our internal organs for that matter. We focus primarily on the muscles and bones, rarely paying attention to our organs until they cause pain or discomfort. People suffering from heartburn (GE... Read more
What does the word "processed" mean when it's applied to food? I see a lot of people talking about cutting out "processed" foods but they never really explain exactly which "process" is bad. I mean, my milks and cheeses are all pasteurized, which is... Read more
This has nothing to do with food or working out, but I wanted to speak my mind.
As a veterinary technician I see all sorts of people in and out of the office. Those with money, those with none. Some who get upset because we charge for services... Read more
I have years of yo-yo dieting on junk food and trying to eat healthy at the same time. I have high cholestorl, prediabetes, fatty liver, and benign kidney cysts. I have been through almost two years of learning about healthy eating and that it's a... Read more
Very hard to get my body not to crave the processed sugars. I think it will take about a week to "not" crave them....it is so tempting. I know just by cutting out the processed sugars I can lose weight....but I have to have my creamer in my coffee... Read more
I just learned in my Nutrition class that the fiber in oatmeal binds to bile during the digestion process. Every bowl of oatmeal you eat will literally flush cholesterol right out of your body.... Read more
For people starting the adoption process, or for parents of adopted children, or adult adoptees. We also welcome foster parents as many of our members have adopted through the foster system.... Read more
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
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com
Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the phar... Read more
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