Digestion

Vision Loss? Here’s How to Stay Safe at Home

Impaired vision is something everyone becomes concerned with as they age. It’s something that can steal your independence… no more driving or going out of the house alone.
However, there’s another problem with vision loss that may be of even greater concern. Poor eyesight greatly increases your risk of a fall.

Who Should Take Digestive Enzymes?

Digestive enzymes are protein substances that break down the food you eat. They also pull essential nutrients, minerals, and vitamins from the foods you eat and deliver them to your cells, muscles, tissues, and organs where they are needed.
Enzymes go to work with your very first bite of food, as they’re released by saliva in…

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How Antacids Can Harm Your Health

Antacids are one of the most popular over-the-counter remedies for upper GI concerns like acid indigestion, burping, stomach bloating, and abdominal discomfort. It is estimated that half of American adults have used antacids at some point in their life, and over a quarter of adults take 2 or more doses per month. While antacids may…

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Foods that Calm a Nervous Tummy

When my daughter is nervous or feeling stressed, she often experiences digestive upset. Her tummy hurts and her stools get a little loose. The symptoms appear about a week before big events, like a dance performance, leaving for sleepaway camp, or the first day of school. To help calm her nervous tummy and firm up…

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Probiotics for Digestive Health

There are several hundred strains of probiotics normally found in the human body. In fact, by the time you are two years old, you have a unique colony of bacteria established that’s meant to last your whole lifetime. Problem is, that colony of probiotics is being destroyed by modern lifestyles and medicines, causing an imbalance…

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