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Stomach Digestion Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stomach Digestion.

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

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

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

Chew Slowly to Prevent Heartburn

Heartburn may feel like your heart is on fire, but what’s “burning” is actually your esophagus. Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the stomach acids enter the esophagus, causing pain and burning sens...  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

Stomach pain since eating healthier
Updated 6/17/2014 9:14:54 AM

Since I have been eating healthier, I have had stomach aches and some diarrhea. Is this normal? Does my body just need to get used eating healthier? I have been eating more vegetables....  Read more

SICK to my STOMACH (have you felt this way)
Updated 5/29/2014 11:49:17 AM

I saw a new doc yesterday(within the same practice) and he basically said that the tumors are still there! He doest know if its the same ones. He wouldnt review the information ( ct images and reports from various doc including his practice )that I...  Read more

Stomach Bug
Updated 4/10/2014 10:19:30 PM

I am sooo sick! I have been wanting to start Paleo this week, but I have not been able to yet. Sunday evening I started having diarrhea, (it's Wednesday - still have it.) Started nausea and vomiting yesterday afternoon. I don't know what to eat,...  Read more

Growly stomach
Updated 4/5/2014 6:22:37 PM

I have diabetes and eat a low starchy carb diet. Lots of veggies. Why does my stomach START growling just minutes after I eat. It's very annoying and the only thing that makes it stop is eating more. It's especially hard at night, trying to f...  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

Cumin~ Aids in Digestion and Weight Loss

The spice cumin helps break down foods more efficiently and aids in digestion. Rich in Vitamin E, C and iron, Cumin activates salivation. Cumin's essential oils, magnesium and sodium can alleviate an upset stomach, and the fiber actually can act as a...  Read more

stomach MUST go!

A fun team with lots of support and motivation. We have challenges for all sizes and ages. New members are always welcome - jump right in and bust out that gut with us!...  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

Sweatiquette: Answers to Common Exercise Etiquette Questions

Have you ever wondered about how to handle sticky situations at the gym, in yoga class, or when exercising outdoors? We got expert advice on questions about how to deal with sticky workout situations.   Weighty TalkQ. "My friend gloats abou...  Read more