Digestive Health How-To's

Spread-Of-Vegetables
How to Prevent Digestive Discomfort If you're like most Americans, you probably regard digestive problems such as heartburn and bloating, as inevitable as death or taxes. But common as they are, subjects like gas and diarrhea don't make the talk shows the way cheating spouses or loss of libido do. Let's face it: Tummy troubles are simply not sexy. And our silence means these potentia...Read more

Diets

Gluten-Free Diet (Gluten-Restricted Diet) by Maria Adams, MS, MPH, RD What Is Gluten?Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and numerous other foods containing or made from these ingredients. Gluten can also be found in many non-food items, such as medicines, lipstick, and stamp adhesives. Why Should I Follow a Gluten-Free Diet? If you have gluten int...Read more

Digestive Conditions

A Senior Woman Consulting With A Doctor
What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease? It could be IBD. An estimated one in five Americans, including children, have ulcerative colitis or Crohns disease (ileitis), which are inflammatory diseases of the large and small intestines referred to collectively as inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. Most people who have it ignore it and that is neither wise nor pleasant.IBD is not a tummy ach...Read more
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