Posts With Category: ‘blog’

How Can a High Fiber Diet Help With my Digestion?

high fiber foods
April 19th, 2019

Fiber is an important part of your diet, as it aids in your digestive health. If you’re thinking of switching to a high fiber diet, keep the following considerations in mind. How Does Fiber Help Digestion? Your body doesn’t digest fiber, but this nutrient helps make your stools larger and softer. This can help lower […]

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Can You Suddenly Become Lactose Intolerant?

Lactose intolerance
March 21st, 2019

Lactose intolerance causes people to have trouble properly digesting the sugar that is found in milk, which is called lactose. Lactose intolerance can develop at any time. Causes of Lactose Intolerance When you are lactose intolerant, your small intestine is not able to make enough lactase that is needed for digesting lactose. In normal conditions, […]

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What is the Difference Between Gluten Intolerance & Celiac Disease?

woman not wanting bread, gluten free
February 19th, 2019

Gluten intolerance and celiac disease are diseases that affect your digestive system. While they might seem similar, these are different conditions. Understanding the differences between the two can help ensure that you get the proper treatment. What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is a condition in which consuming gluten leads to an immune system response. […]

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How Can I Lower My Cholesterol?

Cholesterol level chart on a table.
January 30th, 2019

When it comes to cholesterol, many people don’t know if their cholesterol is high or normal. It is important to schedule an annual blood test with your physician to determine what steps to take to lower your cholesterol, if needed. If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol (LDL), you can make lifestyle changes that will […]

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