"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."
At some point there was an exposure to the allergen when the health of your mucous membranes of your eyes, nose, throat, lungs, or gastrointestinal lining was compromised. This allergen then got through the protective layer into the blood stream, and caused a reaction - foreign substance alert!
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 [...]