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Digestion Process Resources

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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

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

For Better Health, Go with Your Gut

As a society, we spend a lot of time stressing out over our stomachs. We inspect them in the mirror, crunch them into oblivion, wrap them in constrictive undergarments and gauge their size with measuring tape—all with the goal of whittling away...  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

I love this whole process. Yea some days are Harde
Updated 4/25/2016 8:11:45 PM

I love this whole process. Yea some days are Harder then others but I love it alllll. You never know how to truly appreciate all da goodness without all the bad too....  Read more

Carbs are not bad. Only refined processed carbs a
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Carbs are not bad. Only refined processed carbs are bad. Stick to whole grains and fruits and veggies. Also, what about fat? Fat calories can add up fast and if you are eating the wrong kinds of fats, it can derail your weight loss...  Read more

I'm still working on specific goals - but in general I'm working on cutting out processed foods, and
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I'm still working on specific goals - but in general I'm working on cutting out processed foods, and getting in my 10k steps per day. I really need help setting specific-short-term goals. -VBURGAN and EBENTLEY- I'll add you as well for support!...  Read more

Anyone else on a "no processed sugar" quest? I just finished day 5 & could use support.
Updated 4/15/2016 11:52:19 PM

Anyone else on a "no processed sugar" quest? I just finished day 5 & could use support....  Read more

Day four no processed sugar! I'm feeling great!
Updated 4/14/2016 11:12:51 PM

Day four no processed sugar! I'm feeling great! Much better than I expected....  Read more

Eat More Oatmeal!

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

Eat Tomatoes or Have Tomato Juice In The Morning

Tomatoes have good fiber, Vitamin B & the red pigment in tomatoes help reduce obesity. Tomato juice aids in digestion. Try a cup of tomato juice 20 minutes before eating to increase the digestive function & to help process food faster. Make the juic...  Read more

Adoption

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

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

All-Natural Ways to Fight Bloating

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 pha...  Read more