(NaturalHealth365) Those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) cope with a number of troubling symptoms, including painful abdominal pain, bloating and cramping. But research shows enteric-coated peppermint oil capsules – because of peppermint’s calming, relaxing effects on the stomach – can effectively eliminate many of the symptoms of IBS.
In our continuing effort to educate folks to the vast array of healing agents found in the natural world around us, we are excited to feature peppermint, a member of the aromatic mint family that you may already have squirreled away somewhere in your kitchen cupboard. While most have experienced peppermint as a flavoring agent, or perhaps as a comforting cup of herbal tea, few are aware of its wide range of experimentally confirmed therapeutic properties.
(NaturalHealth365) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – a term that includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease – is characterized by chronic inflammation of the digestive tract.
With symptoms of abdominal pain, cramping and altered bowel function, IBD is a potentially debilitating condition that can raise the risk of colon cancer and blood clots. Unfortunately, the prevalence of IBD is currently increasing nationwide. The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation reports that 1.6 million people in the US are now affected by inflammatory bowel disease – with 70,000 new cases diagnosed every year.
(NaturalHealth365) Autism affects approximately 1-2% of the world’s population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Yet, conventionally speaking, there’s ‘no definitive cause or cure.’ However, over the past few years, scientists have found some promising clues within the gut and recent studies have taken this one step further by featuring the…..Read more
(NaturalHealth365) If you’re one of the estimated 45 million Americans living with irritable bowel syndrome – also called IBS – then you understand how upsetting this common condition can be. Constipation and diarrhea are probably constant companions of yours, as well as issues like bloating, a sense of bowel urgency, and abdominal pain – often worse right after eating. But, have you heard how glutamine can help?
In the quest to find natural solutions for IBS or digestive upset, adding a glutamine supplement to a well-balanced diet could be the next key step. And even if you don’t have irritable bowel syndrome, this amino acid could very well still be beneficial for your overall well-being……..Read more
Den globala livsmedelsindustrin – Big Food borde oroa sig över att miljarder människor över hela världen blir allt sjukare av deras produkter. Men så är det inte, deras största oro idag är att allt fler människor vaknar till insikt om hur hälsovådlig industrimaten är och börjar välja närproducerad ekologisk mat. Jag har bl.a. en ingående analys av den globala epidemi som industrimaten orsakar i min senaste bok Den metabola pandemin.
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Soki Choi – Foto: Peter Jönsson, Creative commons-licens CC-BY-SA-4.0
Soki Choi som är föreläsare och medicine doktor från Karolinska Institutet säger att det genomförs intensiva projekt för att försöka isolera och förpacka bakterier i kapslar som ska användas i kampen mot autism, cancer, IBS, psoriasis, alzheimer, Parkinson och andra kroniska sjukdomar. TV Helse har sedan en tid publicerat artiklar om sambandet mellan mage-tarm och….Läs mera