Digestion

The Best Foods to Soothe a Taxed Digestive System

First, the good news: You enjoyed indulging over a party-packed weekend, on vacation or for a whole season. Now, the uncomfortable news: You brought …

Nutrition

Why ‘Eat Plants and Chill’ Should Be Your Motto in 2018

Whether you’re one of these people who puts value on New Year’s resolutions or not, you can’t deny that the start of 2018 feels like a fresh …

Healthy Eating

How a Hole in the Stomach of Alexis St. Martin Revolutionized Medicine

The history of medicine isn't pretty. It's full of grisly accidents, inhumane behavior, and ambiguous ethics. The story of Alexis St. Martin and Dr. …

7 Ways Grief Can Affect Your Physical Health

Grief is a normal and natural part of human life, whether it's for a family member who's passed or a pet who met an untimely fate. But you may be …

Wellness

A Step-by-Step Journey Through Your Body's Digestive System

We at Mental Floss write a lot about poop, but not as often about how our bodies produce the stuff in the first place. Humans eat between two and six …

W.T.F. is Açaí?

We all want to know what makes those bowls so delicious.<p>December 16, 2017<p>Açaí has been all the craze in the past few months, and people race to get …

Healthy Eating

This Gut-Healthy, Fiber-Rich Soup "Nourishes Your Digestive System"

The Pinterest 100 for 2018 recently came out, confirming a few food trends we've seen popping up in the health and wellness world this year. Namely, …

Healthy Eating

Do These 4 Things to Keep Your Gut Healthy

• POPSUGAR<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Hormones<p>How to Have a Health Gut and Digestive System<p>Do These 4 Things to Keep Your Gut Healthy<p>Shares<p>Having a healthy gut …

Healthy Living

How I Healed Myself from a Chronic Disease with Juice & Yoga (Seriously).

About 12 years ago, I was diagnosed with <i>prostatitis,</i> an inflammation of the prostate, and a chronic condition millions of American men suffer from …

Diets

Risk Factors for Laminitis

Question!<p>What are some of the common laminitis risk factors?<p><b>Horses of any type can develop laminitis</b> - so it’s always a good idea to monitor every …

Diabetes

Can Eating The World's Hottest Pepper Kill You? How Spicy Foods Affect The Body

The strong and sometimes overwhelming effects that come with eating spicy food are caused by one small chemical found in chili peppers: capsaicin. …

Health

24 Amazing Facts That Prove Your Body Is Full of Surprises

YevhenVitte/shutterstock.com<p>Even though mankind has been around for centuries, there is still a lot that we do not know about the body. Scientists …

Amazing

Here's How Stress Is Affecting Your Digestion - Soapbox

Stress plays a major role in the health of one of our most important organ systems: the gut.<p>The word stress is a broad term and so often used. It can …

Horse and Cows Together - Yes or No?

Question!<p>Cows and Horses - do they make good pasture buddies?<p><b>MEH….yes and no.</b> There are a few good reasons to pasture them together, and a few not so …

Farming

An Introduction to Inflammation and Icing - And How it Affects Your Horse!

Question!<p>How does inflammation affect my horse?<p><b>Think back to any baseball or football movie you have seen - the star player walks around with ice</b> …

Wellness

The 6 Best Ways To Improve Your Digestion (From One Of The World's Best Functional Doctors)

What you're eating only matters if you're digesting it well...

Wellness

Stress Can Be Dangerous to the Digestive System

ArticleA diet full of junk food isn’t the only thing that can have a negative impact on the digestive system.Staff Author: Kenny WalterTopics: Biology

Microbiome

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Stress May Be Just As Unhealthy As Junk Food To Digestive System, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Stress causes gut microbiota composition to shift as though a female mouse is on a high fat diet, researchers report.Source: Brigham Young …

Microbiome

Milk Allergy Symptoms + 7 Healthy Ways to Go Dairy Free

Did you know that milk is one of the most common food allergens in existence? It’s estimated that between 2–3 percent of children under the age of 3 …

Nutrition

Revolutionary Act 35: Move It Out

Most of us would rather not talk about poop, but it turns out that what exits your body is just as important as what goes in.<p>Let’s talk a bit about …

Microbiome

Stress might be just as unhealthy as junk food to digestive system: Study with mice shows stress causes digestive microorganisms to behave similar to how they act with high-fat diet

Study with mice shows stress causes digestive microorganisms to behave similar to how they act with high-fat diet<p>We all know that a poor diet is …

Nutrition

How to Take the Stress Off Your Digestive System

Spoiler: "We are consistently exposed to toxins through the air, water, and the food we eat," shares Paula Simpson, holistic beauty nutritionist and …

Healthy Eating

Grain-Free Diet Benefits for the Digestive System and So Much More

Is a grain-free diet right for you?There are a number of healthy diet options these days. Depending on your goals, convictions, and conditions or …

Nutrition

Jessica Biel Says This Diet Choice Keeps Her Digestive System in Check

When it comes to her diet, Jessica Biel believes in balance. She doesn't follow any one regimen, and she hasn't banned sugar, or cheese. (Her cheat …

Gluten

Your Horse's Digestive System - The Basics And What To Look For

Question!<p>What do I need to know about my horse’s digestive system?<p><b>Lots. Of course there are entire encyclopedias of things to know about your horse’s</b> …

Alternative Medicine

This Woman Took to Instagram to Prove "Bloating Happens," No Matter How Fit You Are

With more than 60,000 followers on Instagram, 20-year-old Food, Science, and Nutrition student Aylish Rutherford sets a positive example when it comes to health and fitness. You can see her incredible progress over the years (especially when it comes to booty gains), and she's always offering …

Weight Loss

4 Must-Try Restorative Poses—& How to Get the Most Support from Your Props

Well-propped restorative poses can offer us the experience of being cradled and protected while releasing deep-held tension and providing the …

Yoga

Yes, You Are Definitely Ingesting Pesticides. Here's Why It's Not A Problem

<i>If food is sprayed a lot, is that bad for your digestive health? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Matan Shelomi, Entomology, Biology, Evolution, on Quora:</b><p><i>If food is sprayed a lot, is</i> …

Agriculture

Digestive Health

Crohn's Disease

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Ayurveda