Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals... Read more
Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... Read more
Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
having a lot of trouble with constipation. I do fiber, I do lots of water, I do lots of vegetables, I stay away from starches, and I take probiotics daily. not sure what else to do.when I go to the gastro doctor they give me me miralax. advise?... Read more
so I took some laxative an I feel so much smaller.. after I clean everything out of me I'm starting fresh! lost over 20lbs less than 3months. I feel so much healthier I have 140lbs more to go.... Read more
Uggggg ... Constipation getting the best of me. Trying prunes. Anyone else struggling like this? I eat fruits and veggies now more than ever, i gave up cow's milk for almond milk years ago, i am no longer eating until I hurt, i am exercising, i... Read more
Any tips to help clear up constipation? It has been about 3-4 days since my last bowel movement. My fiber levels are not where they should be, but are better than they were a couple of weeks ago. Getting plenty of water.... Read more
Constipation is a gastrointestinal issue for most diabetics. Causes: not enough water, low fiber foods, high meat intake, lack of exercise, stress, nerve damage, thyroid issues, improper food and improper fluid intake& even medication. Drink lots of... Read more
By Amanda Greene of WomansDay.com Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha... Read more
A recent survey of women between the ages of 25 and 45 found that 75% eat, think and behave abnormally around food. These results weren't limited to a specific ethnic or racial group, applying to most women in general. The study also found that 31%... Read more
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