Category Archives: Digestive Health

Probiotics – The role of friendly bacteria to our health

The term “Probiotic” is generally accepted to mean “good for life.” Probiotics are naturally occurring “good” or “healthy” bacteria that work within the immune system and especially in the digestive system (where 70% of the immune system is located) to keep the body in a balanced state. Probiotics are generally food products containing the healthy […]

Key Principles of Detoxification

Toxic exposure is an unavoidable consequence of being alive. We are exposed to toxins in polluted air, polluted water, contaminated food, drugs and even from toxic byproducts of normal metabolic processes. As such, our bodies have elaborate and effective ways to break down and excrete these substances. Five so called emunctories offer a way to […]

Superbugs thrust medicine back to the Dark Ages

The Problem: Antibiotic resistance is giving rise to a class of bacteria now labeled “superbugs”. These common bacteria have developed resistance to just about all antibiotics currently on the market, making them almost impossible to treat. Common infections like staphylococcus aureus, tuberculosis, gonorrhoeae, helicobacter pylori and clostridium difficile are some of the most common. While most of these infections can […]

Reflux Disease – Tips for Managing Heartburn

Do you suffer from frequent heartburn? Here are a few tips for getting control over your heartburn and acid reflux disease. 1. Drink lots of water. 2. Eat more raw vegetables. 3. Do not eat for 3 hours before bedtime 4. Elevate the head of your bed 5. Check your medication- Ask your doctor if […]