Diet Digestion Healthy Foods Wellness 

The Gluten-Free Kitchen

Living a gluten-free lifestyle involves two steps. First you have to stock your kitchen with the very best gluten-free ingredients. Then you need to know how to substitute those healthy ingredients for the foods you want to eliminate from your diet. The book, Living Gluten-Free for Dummies, offers some great tips. Here are the foods and ingredients to avoid in a gluten-free diet: Wheat – Wheat is first on every list, and that includes any food with the word “wheat” in its name. Stay away from hydrolyzed wheat protein, wheat…

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Are You Including This Excellent Protein Source in Your Diet?

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to take advantage of the high quality protein available from beans. With beans, you can get the protein your body requires without having to worry about harmful saturated or trans fats you may get from animal food sources. Beans are easy to incorporate into your diet. You can serve them in an omelet, toss them chilled into a salad, roll them up in a whole-wheat tortilla, or just include them in your meal as a tasty side dish. The Centers for Disease Control…

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Diet Digestion Natural Remedies 

Natural Heartburn Remedies

Acid reflex is a condition that plagues many people. Although there are a number of prescription and over-the-counter medications available, many sufferers prefer to take a natural approach to the problem. Fortunately, there are a number of effective natural remedies for acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the digestive juices in the stomach come back up into the esophagus through an action known as reflux. Another name for the condition is gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.  The most common symptom of GERD is heartburn, a burning sensation in the chest…

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Why Gluten Free Might Not Work to Cure IBS, And the Weird Thing That Could

For about a decade now people have been encouraged to go “gluten free’ in an attempt to manage annoying, and sometimes catastrophic stomach ailments. For many people IBS has ruined their lives. And a good portion of those suffering from IBS have found relief in going gluten free. But not all of them. And that’s caused quite a bit of frustration for people who have given up their favorite foods only to find out it didn’t help manage their discomfort and pain. Research has shown the reason many people who…

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If You Have Stomach Troubles Knowing What FODMAPS Is Could Help

You’ve likely never heard of FODMAPS. Chances are you will in the near future, and that’s because FODMAPS is the new “Gluten Free.” Or it could be. The reason the Gluten Free diet exploded in popularity is because many people who switched to it began to feel better. Their symptoms of bloating, gas, diarrhea, mind fog, etc. began to go away. But this wasn’t true of all people who went gluten free. Some ditched the gluten and still felt terrible, and they didn’t know why. The reason might be they…

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The Reason Gluten Free Might Not Cure IBS Problems

Over the past few years many people have switched to gluten free in an attempt to manage disorderly IBS problems. And while many have seen an alleviation in symptoms, not all have. The reason for this is many people have an additional reaction to a different kind of food substance commonly found in gluten free foods. So what gives, why do some people go gluten free and still suffer gas, bloating, diarrhea, mental fog, and other symptoms related to IBS? The reason is people react to sugar and fiber proteins…

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