Why is High Fructose Corn Syrup Bad for You?

A common, but still relatively unknown cause of an upset stomach, bad gas and other digestive problems is high fructose corn syrup malabsorption. More and more people are becoming aware of the dangers of high fructose corn syrup to their health, but fewer would know that too much fructose can also lead to bloating, intestinal cramps, diarrhea […]

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How to Quit Soda in 10 Simple Steps

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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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Healthy Soda Alternatives You Can Make at Home

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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

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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

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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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How to Drink More Water for Better Digestion

While most people know that they should drink more water throughout the day, up to 75 percent of the US population are estimated to be chronically dehydrated. This isn’t really surprising, with Americans now buying more diuretic soda than water, but this dehydration extracts a heavy cost on both your health and your appearance. Here’s […]

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Ginger Tea Benefits for Bloating, Gas and Digestive Health

Ginger Tea Benefits, Side Effects & How to Make It

Ginger is a popular medicinal herb and cooking spice used throughout the world with potent pharmacological actions and many beneficial properties. Eating fresh ginger rhizome, and drinking ginger tea, is particularly helpful for digestive problems, like abdominal pain, bloating and too much gas. Ahead is how to use ginger tea to improve your digestion, prevent […]

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Fennel Seeds Benefits for Gas, Bloating, Cramps, IBS, GERD and Much More

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Fennel seeds are a natural trapped gas remedy with many benefits for better digestive function and intestinal health. Eating these potent little medicinal seeds regularly can be especially beneficial for treating gastrointestinal problems like abdominal bloating, intestinal cramps, IBS and excessive flatulence. Here’s how the seeds of the fennel plant improve digestion and ease intestinal […]

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Top 12 Fennel Tea Benefits — What Is Fennel Seed Tea Good For?

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Fennel seeds, and particularly fennel tea, are important natural remedies that have been used safely for many thousands of years in Indian, Chinese, Arabic and Western medicinal traditions. Aside from its value in cooking as a spice, the seeds from the fennel plant have been commonly taken as a herbal treatment to reduce intestinal gas, aid […]

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