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Category: Natural Health Questions

Why Am I Fat? Too Many Processed Foods

It has been proven: eating processed foods make you fat! People eating ultra-processed foods eat more calories and gain more weight than when they eat a minimally processed diet. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the results of a small study of 20 adult volunteers in the first randomized controlled trial examining the effects […]

Is Diet Involved In Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Hell yes! YES, what we eat directly affects how our gut reacts and how our bowels perform. How could it not? It always blows my mind that doctors ignore diet when treating issues of the stomach and bowels, but that is the current medical standard of care. There is a direct anatomical path from the […]

Treat Candida By Balancing the Gut

To have candida in the bowels is normal; the problems from too much candida arise when the environment of the gut is compromised, allowing for an overgrowth of candida or undesirable bacteria (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth “SIBO”). The worst thing we could do at this point is throw antibiotics or other toxins into the mix, […]

How to Eat and Be Healthy Without a Gallbladder

A friend of mine shared that her husband recently had his gallbladder removed but he still has gastric distress. I asked if he were taking any digestive enzymes to replace those his gallbladder used to produce. She looked confused. No one had told them that he should do anything different after his surgery. I gritted […]

Can You Get Parasites from a Water Park Visit?

I am working with a man in his 30s who is in overall good health. Eats well, works out regularly, keeps himself fit. About three weeks ago, he took his family to a water park and almost immediately afterward began having unusual symptoms including stomach cramping, diarrhea/constipation, and nausea. He visited a number of doctors […]