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Digestive Health

The Pros of Prebiotics

Dr. Veronica Anderson | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Veronica Anderson

By now, most people are aware of the many benefits of probiotic supplementation, including improved digestive health. However, a relatively new area o...

Eating These Foods May Actually Make You Feel Happier

OWN | Posted 06.30.2015 | OWN

When a bad mood strikes, it's tempting to lean into the emotions and just ride it out. But there are ways to take a more proactive approach -- even wi...

New York Restroom Access - Just Think About It!

Rebecca Kaplan | Posted 06.12.2015 | New York
Rebecca Kaplan

The "gotta go" feeling can pop up anywhere and at anytime and if a public restroom is not available, business owners currently can refuse access to an employee-only restroom to people with these debilitating digestive diseases.

The Digestive Perks Of Being A Vegetarian

Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living

By Madeline R Vann, MPH Switching to a vegetarian diet may be a good way to enhance your digestive health, and you don't have to take an all-o...

Treating the Root Cause of IBS: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

The small intestine is full of bacteria, and that's a good thing: We need a robust population of bacteria in both the small and large intestine to stay healthy. But when there are too many of the wrong kind of bacteria in the inappropriate place, symptoms like the above arise.

'My Candida Was Hungry, So I Fed It Pizza and Beer'

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

My friend said that to me recently, and I laughed out loud. She wasn't joking, either. Ever had food cravings? Felt like you'd fight someone for th...

The Gut-Brain Link: How Your Headaches Might Stem From Your Digestion

Trupti Gokani, MD | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Trupti Gokani, MD

Eating a diet that is Ayurvedic and matches your mind-body type and excludes foods that you have an intolerance to can strengthen your digestive tract, improve serotonin production and thus strengthen your mind. This can lead to a healthier, more optimal brain.

Which Cutting Board Is Better: Wood Or Plastic?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.12.2014 | Taste

There's one clear winner in our book.

You Won't Believe Which Of These Breakfast Foods Is Healthier

OWN | Posted 11.08.2014 | OWN

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day – unless you're unknowingly sabotaging yourself with so-called "healthy" choices. I...

7 Super Seeds With Big Health Benefits

SELF | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Suddenly, seeds are everywhere -- beverages, bars, you name it. For little guys, seeds are nutritional powerhouses. But which ones deliver the health and body benefits you crave most? Some help. Tell us how you enjoy your super seeds in the comment section below!

8 Healthy Habits To Adopt Now

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 01.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As most of you know, I am not a fan of diets. The reason is that we follow a certain diet for a while, and then we fall off the wagon as we are unable to sustain it, and so often, end up discouraged. Better to adopt a healthy lifestyle you can sustain for the long haul.

6 High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Rather than cut out al...

New Type Of 'Good' Fat Could Help Cure Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Scientists have added a new type of fat to the list of “good” fats that help keep us healthy. So healthy, in fact, that this new fat may play a ro...

10 Foods You Might Be Eating Wrong

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Once you have mastered a liking for these healthier food options, the next logical step is to prepare in the best way for maximum nutrient density!

Disappointing News For Parents Looking To Prevent Celiac Disease In Babies

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 10.16.2014 | Parents

Two studies give disappointing news for parents looking for a way to prevent celiac disease in babies at higher risk for it because of family history....

What A Healthy Snack Looks Like Around The World

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone loves snacks. Around the world, consumers spend $374 billion on snack foods a year, according to research giant Nielsen's recently release...

The Recipes That'll Make A Raw Food Diet Look A Lot Less Scary

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste

All the recipes you need to eat raw and happy.

Fruit And Vegetable Flours Make Gluten Free Diets Even Easier

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste

Pancakes made with apple flour? Yes please.

Are Kettle Cooked Potato Chips Healthier Than Regular Chips?

Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Schupak for The Expert: JJ Virgin, a nutritionist and author of The Virgin Diet and The Virgin Diet Cookbook The Answer:...

Your Coffee Maker Is Full Of Mold. Here's How To Clean It.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.01.2014 | HuffPost Home

We love nothing more than a good cup of coffee. But a good cup of mold? Not so energizing. A 2011 study from NSF International found that about hal...

Can You Do a Vegan Diet, Paleo Style?

Dr. Amy Shah | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Amy Shah

The problem is, the strict modern definition includes a moderate (to very large) amounts of meat, eggs, etc. in the daily diet -- so it's almost impossible to do a plant-based version of this even if you wanted to try it. But what I started wondering is: Why can't you do an ancestral, plant-based diet?

5 Surprising Facts That Will Finally Convince You To Give Up Soda

David Zinczenko | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Our love affair with soda is slowly changing from infatuation to a love/hate relationship. We know it isn't good for us, we know that diet soda has its own dangers -- but it's hard to put down. Maybe these surprising facts will help you cut the cola cord once and for all.

Mustard Greens and Pot Liquor Love

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 11.23.2014 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

The way to my heart is not fancy chocolates, furs, or diamonds. It is mustard greens and a glass of pot liquor.

This Might Explain Why Diet Soda Drinkers Are Often Overweight

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living

People who drink diet sodas over regular sodas are more likely to be overweight or obese, but scientists weren't sure why. The theories fell into two ...

Amanda L. Chan

Sneaky Ways Our Environment Tricks Us Into Eating More (And How To Avoid Them) | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living

Chew on this: When it comes to eating healthfully, our environments may be working against us. Not always on purpose. But simple elements -- from t...