When your gut isn’t feeling well, it can seem to affect your whole body. Bloating, gas, abdominal pain, and other symptoms can make it difficult to engage in daily tasks. You may not feel like eating, walking, or working when these symptoms are triggered. And when your gut symptoms appear, inflammation ensues, and can set off a whole cascade of events that can put your overall health at risk. Let’s look a little more about gut health, inflammation, and how you can improve your health by taking care of your gut. What does gut health mean? There are about 100...
When you think of fasting, you might first think of a religious or spiritual fast. However, fasting has gained popularity recently for weight loss and other health reasons. In fact, some forms of fasting can improve your gut health and reduce symptoms, which will be worth any hunger you may feel when at first trying such an eating regimen. Let’s learn about a special kind of fasting known as intermittent fasting, how it can improve gut health, and how you can get started on this regimen today to help your gut feel its best. What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting...
When it comes to gut health, a low FODMAP diet may help lessen your symptoms like it does for those with conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). However, sometimes this diet restriction may not be enough to resolve all your symptoms. Therefore, in order to improve our quality of life, there are other foods and drinks that you must look out for. And on the other end of this spectrum, there are some foods and drinks that could help soothe your gut and improve your digestive symptoms. Let’s look at some of the best and worst foods for gut health...
When you’re following a low FODMAP diet, reading the label of the foods you buy is very important. This is because even a small amount of high FODMAP ingredients can trigger digestive symptoms. One of those ingredients that can be hidden in some processed food products is inulin. Let’s learn about inulin, inulin intolerance, and what part it plays in gut health. What is inulin? Inulin is a soluble fiber, found in many plants, that is considered a fructan. A fructan, if you remember from the low FODMAP diet overview, is a compound similar to fructose that contains FODMAPs. These...
Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, can be a difficult digestive condition to deal with. The uncomfortable symptoms such as abdominal pain and bloating that are triggered with certain foods can make meal and snack time difficult. The low FODMAP diet can help those with IBS relieve symptoms by avoiding certain foods that are common triggers. However, those with a certain kind of IBS, known as IBS-C, may also benefit from the addition of prebiotics to the diet. Let’s learn about what IBS-C is and how prebiotics may help those with this digestive condition. What is IBS-C? IBS-C is...
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