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·Ever heard the saying, "You are what you eat"? This pin board contains helpful diet information for a healthy lifestyle.
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Upset stomach? How to identify your food intolerances
Bloating, excessive gas, abdominal discomfort and even diarrhea. These are all frequent symptoms that often lead people to seek a physician’s help, unsure of what is going on to trigger their discomfort after eating. Most often, the culprit is this—a food intolerance. You are likely eating a food that you’re actually intolerant to. You should plan to consult a medical professional early on if you are experiencing any of these symptoms to make sure there is not something more serious going on.
IBD Diet: What to eat, what to avoid, and more
IBD can usually be well controlled with newer biologic medications. But some foods and food groups can make your symptoms worse while avoiding certain foods can reduce many of your symptoms. There are a few recommended common dietary patterns that can help guide you toward an eating plan that works for you.
Could your frequent heartburn be GERD? How to tell and what to do about it
GERD, which stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a common disease that affects 10-20% of the population. GERD is a frequent cause for doctors’ visits and prescription medications, but often can go undiagnosed if you doesn’t seek adequate care. The good news is this—simple changes to diet and lifestyle can make a big difference in controlling the symptoms and carrying on with normal life.
Intuitive Eating 101: How to break up with diet culture
Let’s talk about intuitive eating. (Never heard of it? Jump over to this article on what intuitive eating is and then come back.) Now that you know the basics, it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty of how to incorporate it into your lifestyle. Intuitive Eating is broken down into 10 guiding principles, plus some other chapters that touch on kiddos and eating disorders. These principles are very helpful in starting your intuitive eating journey.
Intuitive eating: What it is and what it isn’t
Intuitive eating has become very popular in the last year or so — so much so that it is being misconstrued by dieting and wellness companies and influencers. To set the record straight, I’m here to explain what intuitive eating really is and why it isn’t another diet or trend.
Gut check: How to eat your way to a healthier, happier gut
You may have heard the saying that “your gut is your second brain,” and there’s good reason behind that. The bacteria in your gut are key for lifelong health, which is why you want to promote healthy bacteria through diet and lifestyle. Your gut bacteria support weight and metabolism, promote optimal brain functioning, create vitamins that regulate your immune system, and more! Let’s dive in to the building blocks of good gut health.
Taking stock of bone broth: Is it really worth the hype?
Have you been intrigued by the growing collection of bone broth recipes out there? Bone broth is trending, but don’t let its recent popularity fool you. Bone broth has been around for ages and has been used in Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years. So, what exactly is bone broth and what are the benefits?
5 highly nutritious yet underrated foods to add to your diet
You might be surprised to know that many nutritious foods are often overlooked. You might consider them as unpopular, even boring, but by including them in your diet, you can take advantage of their unique nutritional benefits. And you might even discover you enjoy them! Here, I will share five very nutritious foods that may seem ordinary but are actually extraordinary.
What's in Your Smoothie? 3 Popular Smoothie Supplements
Did you know that many trendy health beliefs about smoothies aren’t rooted in fact? Many claims made about certain smoothie supplements have not yet been thoroughly researched. Here are three common smoothie supplements and what you need to know about their real health benefits.