14 Apr, 2024
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Our Gastroenterologists Share The Best 3 Foods To Reach For To Poop Instantly – Health Digest

In our exclusive interview, Dr. Irteza Inayat, a gastroenterologist and Digestive Health Institute Medical Director at AdventHealth Central Florida Division, reinforced much of Dr. Huang’s advice. “Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is key for prompt bowel movements due to their high fiber content,” Dr. Inayat told us. Offering his own specific food […]

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Ultra-processed foods: 6 steps to unprocess your life  – Healthista

Recent studies reveal the link between health issues and ultra-processed foods. Nutritionist Rob Hobson, author of Unprocess Your Life reveals 6 steps to unprocessing your life  We are all living a faster pace of life, which has influenced our food choices and how we eat. The biggest drivers for food choice have become convenience and budget, […]

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Doctor And NY Times Best-Selling Author Tells Us The Worst Foods For Your Cholesterol – Health Digest

Avoiding fatty foods isn’t easy when you consider the fact that in 2023, there were a reported 200,859 fast food restaurants operating in the U.S., according to IBIS World. However, Dr. Joel Fuhrman tells us that the problem isn’t as simple as labeling certain foods as “good” or “bad” and then choosing accordingly. “Many people are […]

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The Weird Reason Sugar-Free Foods Make You Poop – Health Digest

People with digestive issues like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Chron’s disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), or candida overgrowth should be especially careful when consuming foods labeled “sugar-free.” A 2017 study published in the journal Advances in Nutrition found that polyols, which are also naturally found in plants, can cause gastrointestinal discomfort, flatulence, and laxative effects in people with IBS.  According […]

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Foods That Are Secretly Making Your Dandruff Worse – Health Digest

The Malassezia fungus, other fungi, and yeasts can get out of hand if you eat a lot of sugar. Not only that, but too many sweets and sugary drinks in your system quickly increase your blood sugar and insulin levels. As a result, your body secretes hormones that boost oil production. The Malassezia fungus feeds […]

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Eating The Same Foods Every Day Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Sleep – Health Digest

The 2013 article in Appetite said that a deficiency in certain nutrients was linked to specific sleep durations. Shorter sleep was linked to a lower intake of vitamin C, tap water, lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene, and selenium. Longer sleep (more than 9 hours) was associated with lower intake of theobromine and choline. Alcohol was linked to […]

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What It Means When You’re Craving Sour Foods – Health Digest

Traditional Chinese medicine says that everything in the world is made up of five elements of energy: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. If you’re craving a certain type of food, it’s an indication that one of these energies is out of balance. A craving for sour food, for example, could indicate an imbalance of […]

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Not Eating These 11 Foods Can Increase Early Death Risk – Health Digest

You may not automatically think of legumes when building up a healthy dinner plate, but this family of flowering plants, which include beans (kidney, pinto, white, black, and lima), chickpeas, split peas, lentils, and edamame (unripened soybeans) are robust sources of protein, fiber, and vitamins that support heart health. Legumes can also help lower cholesterol […]

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The Best Foods To Eat After Having Your Blood Drawn – Health Digest

Iron is an essential mineral needed for making hemoglobin, which is a protein found in red blood cells. It’s used to carry oxygen from your lungs to all the other areas of your body, according to the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. When you have your blood drawn, eating foods rich in […]

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These 13 Unexpected Foods Are Higher In Calcium Than A Glass Of Milk – Health Digest

Canned sardines are treasures in tin cans that offer convenience with a plethora of health benefits. With a remarkable 936 milligrams of calcium per 245-milliliter cup, accounting for 72% of the DV, these tiny fish can significantly contribute to your daily calcium intake (per USDA Food Data Central). Plus, according to Medical News Today, they’re […]