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Digestive Health

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 10.16.2014 | 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 YouBeauty.com 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 10.01.2014 | 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 09.29.2014 | 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 09.23.2014 | 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)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

How Bacteria in Our Gut Can Guide GI Treatment

Colleen R. Kelly, M.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Colleen R. Kelly, M.D.

Even though greater access to mass DNA sequencing technology and the emergence of bioinformatics has given us the ability to study the four pounds of microorganisms that make up the microbiome in greater detail, there's still much more that we can learn about the body's "unsung organ."

Five Steps to Treating Candida Overgrowth, Naturally

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Most naturopaths will tell you that they spend a great deal of their time with patients treating yeast overgrowth, also called candidiasis, and the pe...

Want Optimal Health? Time for a Gut Check

Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D.

Good digestive health is a cornerstone for optimal health and by initiating these steps, not only will you discover invaluable information about your body, you will strike at the very reason why your gut issues cropped up in the first place.

How Diet Can Bug Your Gut

Dr. Franck Carbonero | Posted 08.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Franck Carbonero

The purpose of the study was to evaluate the potential relation between diet, microbiome and colorectal cancer risk. To explore this disparity, we switched the diet in healthy subjects from a traditional high fat, high meat, low fiber Western diet to a high fiber Zulu African diet, and vice versa.

5 Amazing Benefits Of Gut Bacteria

Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brett Spiegel The phrase "gut bacteria" might sound icky and repulsive, but modern science may have you soon thinking differently about the bu...

Losing Weight: You Can Gut It Out

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

The evidence is mounting: Get your gut back to equilibrium, and health will follow. But how does one go about this, exactly?

Gut Health Linked to Heart Disease and Stroke

Leonard Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Leonard Smith

The connection between the gut microbiome and human health is currently being explored as part of the Human Microbiome Project. This project has inspired a new wave of research into the effects of the gut microbiome and is delivering interesting findings.

3 Simple Steps to Eliminate Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

In this week's blog, I'll explain why, but more importantly, I will outline a simple 3-step approach that will help you prevent acid reflux and heartburn by treating its underlying causes.