Tag archives for digestion

Milk Sensitivity

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Have you been weaned yet?? A mother feeding her young is a beautiful thing. But as adult humans, why are we drinking milk meant for baby cows???© Can Stock PhotoI told my new gastroenterologist I had a milk sensitivity.  He wasn't surprised, but what he said surprised me. He told me just about everyone a ...

Soy Sensitivity

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Is this 'health food' hurting your health? Many people have a soy sensitivity that makes them sick as, um, heck! Others eat soy with no problems???© Can Stock PhotoSoy sensitivity (also called soy intolerance) affects many people. Most people don't even know what soy is.  Yet many people suffer from the effects soy has on their digestive ...

Fatty Foods

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A delicious way to trigger IBS symptoms! MMMMMMmm. Some of my favorite fatty foods!!! I have to be really careful eating ANY of them now though.© Can Stock Photo Do you like fried food? What about some ice cream? OOOH, how about some fried ice cream?! How about cold cuts? Or Bacon? Or fried eggs on toast?I love ...

The Human Digestive System

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Digestion from one end to the other. © Can Stock PhotoHere is a quick tour of the human digestive system. Knowing how it works can help you understand what's going wrong, and THAT can be the key to getting it fixed!Note that the digestive system is incredibly complex. We're not going into deep detail here. ...

What is IBS?

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Here Are Some Quick Facts: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complicated illness that effects the intestines (also known as bowels).This pictures shows what your bowels look like. The red is the large intestine, the pink is the small intestine. © Dreamstime.comIBS is a 'syndrome.' The word syndrome means a group of symptoms and signs ...