Ginger Tea for Weight Loss: 5 Beneficial Effects and 3 Potent Blends

Ginger is a common ingredient in ‘fat burning’ supplements but freshly made ginger tea is potent on its own and can be even more effective for losing weight naturally. There are 5 main ways that ginger can help with weight loss: Enhances digestive function. Suppresses excessive hunger. Moderates blood sugar. Increases the thermogenic effect of […]

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Ginger Tea for Acid Reflux, Nausea 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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Digestive Enzymes: What They Are, How to Take Them & The Best Brand

Here’s why digestive enzymes are so important and why you may need to supplement them if you’re not digesting your food properly. Common symptoms and signs of low enzymatic production and more serious conditions that can result from longer term pancreatic enzyme deficiency. Also, what to look for in a good digestive enzyme supplement and […]

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Gluten Sensitivity: Why Wheat Causes Bloating and Gas

Here’s why high gluten foods, like wheat bread, breakfast cereal and pasta, can irritate your intestinal lining and are causing digestive problems for a growing number of people. Following this is a list of foods that contain the most gluten and a corresponding list of gluten-free alternatives, including grain based foods. Also ahead, how to […]

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Why Beans Make You Fart & What to Do About It

Most people know that beans like pinto beans, black beans, navy beans and baked beans make you fart. But just why do these popular legumes make your body so gassy? Also, if you still choose to eat beans, which are actually quite a healthy and high fiber food, how can you greatly minimize the amount […]

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Lactose Sensitivity & Why Milk Causes Gas

Lactose sensitivity is a very common cause of digestive problems, such as bloating, intestinal cramps and excessive gas. A person who is sensitive to the sugar in milk will often experience gastrointestinal issues soon after consuming dairy products, or one of the many other hidden sources of milk sugar. Ahead is what causes lactose sensitivity […]

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14 Vegetables That Cause Gas & Less Gassy Alternatives

Vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Regular intake is associated with a lower risk of many serious diseases and they provide a wide range of nutritional benefits. Unfortunately, eating too much of certain vegetables can also cause bad gas and other digestive issues like belly bloat, intestinal cramps and even diarrhea. If […]

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12 Fruits That Cause Gas & Non Gassy Alternatives

Healthy fruits taste great and provide valuable antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and other nutrients. Unfortunately, certain fruits eaten in excess can also be a hidden cause of gas, bloating, stomach ache and intestinal cramps for many people. If you are experiencing digestive problems and are wondering whether a certain type of fruit could be the culprit, […]

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Why Sugar Alcohols Cause Digestive Problems

As the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other disorders of excess sugar consumption have taken their 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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Fructose Malabsorption: Why HFCS Causes Bloating and Gas

A common, but still relatively unknown cause of an upset stomach, bad gas and other digestive issues is fructose malabsorption in the gastrointestinal tract. More and more people are becoming aware of how unhealthy high fructose corn syrup is. Far less know that too much of this fruit sugar can also lead to bloating, intestinal […]

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How to Quit Soda in 10 Simple Steps

It is possible to stop drinking soda with a minimum of fuss or withdrawal symptoms with this simple plan to replace it with a new and healthier alternative. Before you start you’ll need the soda alternatives and caffeine and sugar withdrawal products listed below (and enough of them to keep you going for two weeks). Once you have […]

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