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Antiviral Ginger for Coughs, Sore Throats and Immunity

Antiviral Ginger for Coughs, Sore Throats and Immunity

Ginger has antiviral properties and has been used for centuries as a traditional remedy for a cough, sore throat, body aches and other symptoms of cold and flu. With the current pandemic some people have asked could fresh ginger root and ginger tea be useful for symptoms of viral infection? Firstly and importantly, follow the […]

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Ginger Tea for Acid Reflux, Nausea and Ulcer Prevention

Ginger Tea for Nausea, Indigestion, Acid Reflux and Ulcer Prevention

Ginger root tea is an effective natural remedy for stomach acidity and symptoms of indigestion like heartburn. It also has strong anti-nausea effects and is a useful treatment for motion sickness, surgery recovery, PMS and morning sickness. Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial compounds in fresh ginger make it beneficial for preventing ulcers and improving gastric and digestive […]

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16 Lesser Known Causes of Digestive Problems

16 Lesser Known Causes of Digestive Problems

Indigestible and poorly digested carbohydrates, like oligosaccharides in beans, galactans, fructans, resistant starch, lactose, fructose and sugar alcohols are the most common causes of bloating, intestinal pain and excessive gas. Most people suffering from  digestive problems usually see a quick improvement by limiting sources of these substances in their diet, such as: lactose in dairy […]

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Why Sugar Alcohols Cause Digestive Problems

Hands on Belly with Digestive Problema

As the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other diseases of excess sugar consumption has taken its toll, consumers have looked for ways to lower their calorie intake. Food manufacturers have taken notice and many have turned to alternative sweeteners for their products. Sugar alcohols, like sorbitol, maltitol, xylitol and erythritol, emerged with the promise of lower […]

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The Hidden Costs of Poor Protein Digestion

While getting enough protein in your diet is very important for optimal health, not properly digesting the protein foods you eat can actually harm your body in many ways. Here’s how undigested protein in your gastrointestinal tract can lead to much more serious health issues than just bad gas. Also, why low stomach acid is […]

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Healthy Soda Alternatives You Can Make at Home

Addictive-soda

Just quitting cola cold turkey is a lot harder than finding a better and healthier drink to replace soda with. To make withdrawal easier an effective soda substitute should be similar enough to cola in taste, while cutting out the unhealthy and addictive ingredients like sugar, phosphoric acid and caffeine. It sounds like a tall […]

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Is Soda Acidic? — How Cola Impacts Digestive Health

Coke Acidic

How exactly did so many of us come to be pouring highly acidic cola down our throats over and over again each day? And what kind of negative effects is this acid drink having on your teeth, stomach, digestive system and long term health? Ahead is the pH level of soda and just how acidic Coke […]

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How Soda Impairs Digestion & Breeds Bad Bacteria

The Popular Beverage that Breeds Bad Bacteria

How exactly did so many of us come to be pouring a bizarre mixture of highly acidic phosphoric acid, addictive caffeine and disease promoting high fructose corn syrup down our throats each day? Aside from the many well-known health risks associated with drinking soda, just what kind of effect is this acidic beverage actually having […]

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My Top 2 Caffeine Withdrawal Remedies

Caffeine avoidance

There were two other things that I used when giving up coffee that I believe helped in the fact that I had very few caffeine withdrawal symptoms. One was deliberate and planned and the other was unplanned and only I realized after the fact that it had probably helped.

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