digestion

Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity

An interview with digestive health expert Dr. Sara Celik By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Sara Celik, ND, HMC, BHSc is a Naturopathic Doctor and Homeopathic Master Clinician with over 15 years of experience. With her extensive clinical and educational background, she is a sought-after national authority on natural health. Recently I had the opportunity to ask [...]

Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity 2018-02-15T15:52:49+00:00

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head!

An interview with Dr. Karen Jensen, ND By Jason Sebeslav, Owner, The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Dr. Jensen received her degree in naturopathic medicine in 1988. She is a well-known lecturer, has written extensively for health magazines and is author of six books. The most recent is Three Brains: How the Heart, Brain and [...]

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head! 2017-06-22T14:35:41+00:00

5 Simple Food Combining Tips for Good Digestion

by Dominique Vanier, BScH, MEnvSc, ND (cand) With the holidays quickly approaching, so too are many nights of hearty meals, good wine, and great company. Eating large meals with heavy foods, however, may cause some indigestion, especially for those of us who have sensitive stomachs. To combat the unpleasant after-effects of dense meals, proper food [...]

5 Simple Food Combining Tips for Good Digestion 2018-02-15T15:52:53+00:00

Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut

An Interview with Caroline Farquhar, RHN by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Caroline Farquhar, RHN, BA is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive care and cleansing. She educates audiences through seminars, TV and radio appearances across the country on the topic of how to achieve better health naturally. Caroline is [...]

Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut 2018-02-15T15:52:53+00:00

Ease gas and bloating with enzymes

When we understand the important role of digestive enzymes in the body, we know why some experts have changed “You are what you eat” to “You are what you absorb”! When the body cannot properly use the food its given, it doesn’t matter how good the diet is — it still won’t be able to [...]

Ease gas and bloating with enzymes 2018-02-15T15:53:04+00:00

Chocolate Helps Diarrhea: Flavonoids help reduce fluid, find researchers

A new study conducted by researchers at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland is the first to discover that flavonoids in cocoa beans can limit the development of fluids that cause diarrhea. Scientists believe that these flavonoids can be used to create natural supplements to ease diarrhea symptoms. Dark chocolate contains high concentrations of cocoa [...]

Chocolate Helps Diarrhea: Flavonoids help reduce fluid, find researchers 2015-09-09T13:49:32+00:00

Artichoke leaf aids digestion, IBS

Two recent studies from the University of Reading in England found that artichoke leaf extract (ALE) could significantly benefit both mild dyspepsia (indigestion) and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The first study investigated the effects of low-dose ALE on symptoms and quality of life of 454 participants with dyspepsia. Participants were randomly given 320 [...]

Artichoke leaf aids digestion, IBS 2018-02-15T15:53:17+00:00

The Kefir Connection: Fermented milk products aid lactose intolerance

For lactose intolerant adults, drinking a fermented milk called kefir either eliminated or drastically reduced symptoms related to lactose intolerance. Researchers think that microbes in this ancient fermented milk product possess the enzyme that is necessary to digest lactose. “Many health claims exist for kefir, including the enhancement of the immune system and improved digestive [...]

The Kefir Connection: Fermented milk products aid lactose intolerance 2015-09-09T13:51:15+00:00

Easing Irritable Bowel Naturally

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the gastrointestinal tract — at least one in five North Americans suffers from it. IBS may be brought on by food intolerance, excessive stress or a sensitive colon, and may result in frequent bouts of constipation, diarrhea, gas and/or bloating. IBS can be managed through changes [...]

Easing Irritable Bowel Naturally 2018-02-15T15:53:38+00:00

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