"Maldigestion, malabsorption, and abnormal gut flora and ecology are often found to be primary contributing factors not only to gastrointestinal disorders but also to a wide variety of chronic, systemic illnesses."
A physician such as Dr. Wells, who is helping a person establish a natural approach to relieving gastric reflux understands–and teaches their patient–that conventional drugs, at best, have only masked their symptoms ...
Food & You: The Body-Mind Connection There's no doubt about it: what we eat, and how much we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health. But did you know that those same choices also influence mood, mental alertness, memory, and emotional well-being? Food can act as medicine, have a neutral effect, or it can be a poison to the body and mind. When we have an imbalance, how do we know it is food? The trick is to determine if the food you are eating is causing the issue or there is something else happening. This is [...]
Why can't I sleep? Why it matters? A survey conducted by the American Cancer Society concluded that people who sleep 6 hours or less per night, or who sleep 9 hours or more, had a death rate 30 percent higher than those who regularly slept 7 to 8 hours. Even those who slept 6 hours or less who otherwise had no health problems had death rates 1.8 times higher than those who slept "normal" hours. Sleep is essential to LIFE! What happens when we sleep? Our brain goes through 4 stages of brain wave patterns that move [...]
Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common cancer diagnosed in men and women in the U.S. The American Cancer Society's estimates for 2014 are 96,830 new cases of colon and 40,000 new cases of rectal cancer. The lifetime risk is 1 in 20 or 5%. There are factors within our control to lessen our chances (research based) such as eating less red meat (beef, lamb, liver), especially processed meats (lunch meat, hot dogs). Also, increasing vegetable and high-fiber foods, and getting daily exercise have been proven to be effective. Obesity, is a strong risk factor within our control, as [...]
What is happening to me? Now I am sensitive to foods! Finally, the body is trying to tell you what foods are harmful, the signal is getting louder, and you are hearing it! These symptoms are truly blessings in disguise. As you may know, trying to figure out exactly which foods are bothering you can be maddening. Everyone has 1 or more food intolerances, and have had them since birth. Many of us don't ever notice symptoms, others notice and patch the symptoms with medications. In recent years, with the surge of gluten intolerance, the idea of food intolerances is becoming more popular, so [...]