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Digestive System

Want Optimal Health? Time for a Gut Check

Jillian Sarno Teta, N.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | 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.

WATCH: The 'Very Strong Connection' Between Stress And Digestion

Posted 11.22.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress you experience every day may be making itself known in your intestines. Gastroenterologist Roshini Raj joined HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd...

7 (Non-Yogurt) Snacks That Improve Digestion

Posted 10.02.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Nothing against Jamie Lee Curtis, but sometimes we're not in the mood for yogurt -- or we don't have a spoon. These alternative foo...

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...

5 Surprising Quirks About The Way We Eat

Posted 05.16.2013 | OWN

Mary Roach, author of the new book Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, shares her discoveries about the digestive system (taste is just the ...

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.

Don't Lose Your Balance At Mealtime

Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

When you're focusing on optimal digestion, you an easily overlook simple things. For instance, you should have a balance of warming and cooling foods at each meal.

It's All in Your Gut! How to Enhance Mood, Immunity and More Through Digestion

Dr. Isaac Eliaz | Posted 03.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Isaac Eliaz

Your body's many systems work closely together to maintain optimal health, so when one system is off balance it can trigger a domino effect, potentially igniting a cascade of chronic health complications.

What's Living In Your Digestive System

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

If you think intestinal parasites only lead to gut disturbances such as upset stomach and diarrhea, think again. Because problems that happen in your stomach don't stay in your stomach.