It's quite possible that Miami locals who suffer from IBS are luckier than they may think. In a recent study, scientists have discovered that Vitamin D may be an important element in treating IBS.
Scientists from University of Sheffield have found that 82% of IBS patients are vitamin D sufficient. Study leader Dr Bernard Corfe said: ‘Our work has shown that most IBS suffers in our trial had insufficient levels of vitamin D. ‘There was an association between the Vitamin D
What are GMOs doing to our Digestive Health? Everybody knows that GMOs are bad. Yet, many are not doing much to avoid consuming GMOs. Everytime I see a child eating a 'perfect' shiny GMO apple I cringe. To fully understand the dangers of GMOs we have to understand what GMOs are doing to our bodies. Since GMO's are lurking in the majority of processed foods (Seventy percent of processed foods contain hidden GMO ingredients such as High fructose corn syrup (which can be labe
"GLUTEN WASN'T THE PROBLEM. NEVERTHELESS, MY INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS AND HEALTH ADVISORS HAD SUGGESTED I GO GLUTEN FREE TO COMBAT MY SEVERE DIGESTIVE ISSUES. ONCE I TOLD SEVERAL OF THEM ABOUT THIS FRESH ORGANIC WHOLE GRAIN STONE GROUND BREAD FROM JOSEPH'S BAKERY THEY AGREED THAT I SHOULD TRY IT. THIS 'STRONG' BREAD IS SO ENJOYABLE AND SUSTAINING THAT I CAN'T IMAGINE BEING WITHOUT IT. I SINCE HAVE HEALTHIER AND LESS PAINFUL DIGESTIVE PROCESS AND HAVE SLOWLY BEGUN TO
With the dramatic increase in prevalence of IBS, Crohns and Colitis in our generation, we must examine the causes behind this epidemic. Digestive illnesses generally do not begin overnight. Chronic constipation and/or chronic diarrhea should be taken seriously before serious harm is caused to the digestive system. Thankfully there is a solution to this common problem: Fiber. Fiber is an essential part of a well rounded diet and should not be underestimated. There are two m
According to the most comprehensive study ever conducted on the subject, bad diet is a factor in one in five deaths around the world. The study was based at the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington and Global Burden of Disease, and compiled data from every country in the world. They also found that High blood glucose levels contribute to early death because high blood glucose levels can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, high
We need B vitamins for proper digestion. There are 8 B vitamins. They are all essential for digestive health. Since they are water soluble vitamins, our bodies can't store them in fat cells or tissues, so we must obtain them regularly from the food we consume. For thousands of years, people obtained their B-vitamins from bread. Most of the B-vitamins in bread are found in the wheat germ. Today, due to bleaching, heating, and over processing of wheat flour, the flour on
"I've suffered from bad health for the past 25 years. Digestive problems have been a constant issue. Years ago I had a colostomy bag. Since then, I suffered from terrible bloating and constipation that leaves me unable to function. Every so often, I had to get fluid pumped out of my stomach to relieve the swelling. The worst was the constipation and the fact that I couldn't digest food properly. A few months ago I tried a loaf of bread from Joseph's Organic Bakery. I c