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POSTED ON 10/31/2016
When did gluten become such a hot topic? Gluten free options are flooding restaurants and grocery store shelves. There are debates about who should or shouldn't have gluten, whether or not you can be sensitive to gluten or if gluten intolerance is the only legitimate concern. The bottom line is h...
POSTED ON 10/03/2016
Obesity is commonly linked with a higher risk for several different cancers including colon, breast and endometrial. Generally obesity isn't alone and people will have multiple weight related risk factors such as diabetes, sedentary lifestyle and poor nutrition. Multiple risk factors increase you...
POSTED ON 09/09/2016
No one knows the cause of Crohn’s Disease, but it is classified as an autoimmune disease that affects the digestive tract. With Crohn’s your immune system confuses the lining of your digestive tract with a foreign body and attacks it, causing inflammation which, in turn, causes ulcers and ble...
POSTED ON 08/01/2016
If you’ve experienced it, you know. The burning sensation in your stomach, chest or throat is acid reflux. Acid reflux is caused by acid rising from the stomach into the esophagus. Uncontrolled acid reflux is reflux two or more days a week or reflux that does not improve with over the counter m...
POSTED ON 07/08/2016
Another study linking sugar with cancer has been published. The study done in Sweden was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and linked sugary drinks with an increased risk of gallbladder and biliary tract cancers.The truth is that the s...
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