Chronic Gut Inflammation? Foods to Bring to the Fight!

Chronic Gut Inflammation? Foods to Bring to the Fight

We typically think of inflammation as a result of an injury or disease. But diet also plays an important role in chronic gut inflammation. This is in part because the foods we eat influence the types of bacteria that populate our gut and their chemical byproducts. While some foods encourage the growth of bacteria that stimulate inflammation, others promote the … Read more

Eating in Peace: Choose to Practice the Art of Nourishment ♥

Eating in Peace. Choose to Practice the Art of Nourishment ♥

When we can’t even make the time to sit down to eat in peace, there’s something wrong. Indigestion (dyspepsia) is a pain or burning feeling in your upper belly or abdomen. It is common in adults. Indigestion is not the same as heartburn. It is not related to stomach acid. Heartburn is when stomach acid goes out of your stomach … Read more

Rough Up Your Diet! Fit More Fiber Into Your Day

Rough Up Your Diet! Fit More Fiber Into Your Day

Fiber—you know it’s good for you. But if you’re like many Americans, you don’t get enough. In fact, most of us get about half the recommended amount of fiber each day. Dietary fiber is found in the plants you eat, including fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. It’s sometimes called bulk or roughage. You’ve probably heard that it can help with … Read more