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The Real Causes of Acid Reflux and the Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet on it

The Real Causes of Acid Reflux and the Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet on it

A number of studies have confirmed the overall health benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet. As you may imagine, eating a healthy diet will naturally contribute to your body’s proper acid balance. Even if you do not have reflux issues, a Mediterranean-style diet is a good choice if you are interested in optimizing your health, since

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What Are Stomach Enzymes?

Stomach enzymes, also knows as digestive enzymes, chemically break down the food you consume so that it can be absorbed by your body. Various digestive enzymes are found in the mouth, stomach, pancreas, and the small intestines and large intestines. The gastric enzymes in the stomach are classified based on their functions. Pepsinogen is secreted

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Get Good Gut Health With Prebiotics And Probiotics

We all want our gut to feel good. No one wants a gut that is in constant turmoil possibly leading to serious conditions of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diabetes, obesity or rheumatoid arthritis. What our gut is trying to tell us when these diseases arise is that the gut’s microbiome, partly inherited from your mother

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Food Additives That May Make Our Gut Leaky

Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects more than a million Americans. It is an inflammatory bowel disease in which the body attacks the intestines. There is currently no known cure for Crohn’s disease; current research focuses on controlling symptoms. There is no definitive medical or surgical therapy. The best we have is a

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