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Why Sugar Alcohols Cause Digestive Problems

Digestive Problems with Sugar Alcohols

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

Quit caffeine

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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Coffee and Digestion: 8 Digestive Problems with Coffee

7 Digestive Problems with Coffee

After doing the research for this post I gave up coffee. I’m done with it. I took the last I had to work as an offering to the caffeine addicts there and replaced it with this caffeine-free and coffee-tasting substitute. It was actually easier than I’d expected. Giving up their daily caffeine fix is a […]

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