by: Lori Alton, staff writer | October 4, 2021
(NaturalHealth365) Believe it or not, the average person has trillions of bacteria living in their intestinal tract, accounting for an astonishing two to four pounds of total body weight. Although this may be an unsettling concept, the truth is: this community of microbes – also known as the gut microbiome – is not only beneficial but essential for health.
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by: Stephanie Woods | August 8, 2021
(NaturalHealth365) Few things are less fun than “stomach issues.” Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is one of the most common conditions that affects the gastrointestinal system and is believed to often be related to certain lifestyle choices.
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by: Lori Alton, staff writer | July 4, 2021
(NaturalHealth365) While artichokes feature a nutty, mild flavor when properly prepared, their interlocking leaves and armor-plated appearance convey the perception that they are the “tough customers” of the food world. And, when it comes to defending your health, it turns out that artichokes really do live up to their intimidating appearance. These odd-looking members of the thistle family, botanically known as Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus, contain a roster of antioxidant compounds that help combat serious conditions such as heart disease, liver disease, and cancer.
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(NaturalHealth365) Although researchers believe that many different factors contribute to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammation continues to get more recognition as a potential cause of the condition. Many patients who have IBS deal with low-grade inflammation and scientists continue to try to understand why. One substance, glutathione shows great promise in helping people with IBS. →
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(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.
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May 23rd, 2019 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World
The cannabis plant has over 400 chemicals and at least 60 different cannabinoids1 — chemical compounds the human body is uniquely equipped to respond to. Of the two primary chemicals, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), only THC has psychoactive properties.
THC is the compound in cannabis triggering a “high,” whereas CBD has no psychoactive effects. Both compounds, and other phytochemicals found in medical marijuana plants, have a long list of beneficial effects on health.
Read more & video clip: “Dr. Mercola Interviews Carl Germano on the Endocannabinoid System’s Role in Human Health” (2:55) via CBD Has Unique Ability to Cross Blood-Brain Barrier — Wake Up World
(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.
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In case you haven’t noticed, every Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS in the country is once again in fear-mongering mode when it comes to pushing their customers to get the flu shot. But for all of the reasons that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that Americans should just roll over and take…Read more
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(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
via Irritable bowel syndrome RELIEF: 6 ways glutamine can help, according to a new study — Natural Health 365
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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