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5 Foods That Help Reduce Bloating

By Sarah Marie Jackson, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Bloating is a common discomfort that affects millions of people all over the world. The term bloating has been characterized as the sensation of abdominal tension, distended abdomen and abdominal gas pressure. The occurrence, severity and presence of co-occurring gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms should be discussed with a physician, as this may be a sign of a GI disorder such as Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome ...

How to Maintain a Strong Immune System

By Sarah Marie Jackson, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Nutrition plays an integral role in the human body’s ability to prevent and reduce risk factors for disease. The immunocompetence of an individual, which involves the normal immune response to a given antigen, depends of various factors, such as a person’s genetics, age, gender, health and pregnancy status. However, research continues to highlight the important role that functional foods play in supporting the immune response. The ...

Why Enzymes Are Important For Digestion | Digestive Center™

Everything you need to know about digestive enzymes and how they help you digest your food Digestion is the process which takes place inside the organs of the human digestive system. These organs include the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), and the anus. During the process of digestion, food molecules get broken-down into smaller, water-soluble, substances which can be absorbed into our bloodstream. Digestive enzymes and stomach acid play a vital role ...

The Process Of Digestion In The Body

How The Digestive System process works and the process your food goes through. “Health is wealth,” as people like to say, and the best way to keep and improve your health is to truly understand how our body works. The digestive system is a gate to our organism which we can control to improve our health as at the end we all decide for ourselves what we will eat and drink.   However, before we learn what food and beverages are healthy for us, we should first get familiar with the ...

How Good Bacteria Get In Our Stomach and Digestive System?

The foods, supplements, probiotics and prebiotics are needed for healthy stomach bacteria. The gastrointestinal tract is the largest part of the human digestive system. Its main components are the stomach, small intestine, and the large intestine (colon). Digestion of food starts in the mouth, where the food enters and continues in the stomach and other parts of the gastrointestinal tract. The whole process is assisted by the stomach acid, various digestive enzymes, and the gastrointestinal ...

How The Digestion And Absorption Of Vitamins Occurs?

An in depth look at the bodies absorption of vitamins and minerals Have you ever thought about importance of vitamins? How they work to keep you healthy and what happens if they don't? From a medical point of view neither vitamins are food nor medications but the most important thing we need to learn is that our life would not be possible without them. While fungi, bacteria and plants produce vitamins for themselves we are not able to, so we must provide another way of intake. These ways ...

8 Tips That Make Living With IBS Manageable

So you got the dreaded IBS diagnosis. The cramping, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn and gas finally have a name and its Irritable Bowel Syndrome. So now what? Now that your doctor officially classed your stomach as “irritated” what are the next steps you can take to start feeling better? Just because your condition now has a name doesn’t mean you can load up on prescription meds and pop pills until it goes away. IBS is incredibly personal and you hear the phrase “everyone's ...

Coffee and Digestion: The Good, the Bad, and the Hard-to-Swallow

Coffee is widely considered to be one of the most commonly consumed beverages in the world second only to water and in some countries, tea. The National Coffee Association released a 2018 consumer trend report based on a nationally representative sample study composed of 2,737 people aged 18 or older. The study showed that 64 percent of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee daily which is the highest percentage it’s been since 2012. Hundreds of additional studies have been conducted all ...

Active Restore Ingredients Review

The digestive system can be a labyrinth riddled with booby traps ready to spring out at an unsuspecting victim, like pools of acidic juices lurking in your stomach or bubbling into your esophagus or hostile bacteria invading your bowels. These obstacles are maneuverable as long as you have an Indiana Jones-savior to guide your nutrients to the promised land of proper absorption. And that’s exactly what Active Restore is, the Indiana Jones to your digestive system’s bewildering maze. The ...

How to Reduce Bloating and Get Back to Normal

How to Reduce Bloating Bloating is one of the most uncomfortable and frustrating symptoms stemming from a compromised digestive system. The unwavering rise of a swollen belly after even the barest meal affects 10-30% of patients who visit doctors, according to a population-based study sampled in Olmsted County Minnesota. Those percentages are more likely to be higher because many people do not visit the doctor for their bloating issues since they assume it is not a serious medical condition ...