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Vegan Snacks for Summer

Looking for new healthy snack options to help maintain your energy levels and keep you moving through the long summer days? Vegan snack options provide an opportunity to eat something healthy and nutritious, with summer oriented snacks keeping you cool and satisfied when it is warm out. For those new to the term vegan, you may be wondering what it means and how it applies to snacks. Vegan is a term used to describe a plant based style of eating. A vegan diet is rich in fresh fruits, vegeta...

Root Causes of IBS

IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is a digestive disorder that is estimated to affect up to 10-15 % of the population in the US. It is characterized by changes in bowel habits, such as chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea or both. Other common symptoms include bloating, abdominal pain and digestive spasm.1,2 There can be a dramatic range in intensity of IBS symptoms, from mild to so severe that it prevents some people from working a regular job or even leaving the house. In western countries, ...