Spring is here, but you wouldn’t know it by the snow I see when I look out my front door this morning! The arrival of spring triggers a very common fear for many people:
I saw a recent Wall Street Journal article that mentioned how “new” research has begun to “unravel the mystery” of how an unhealthy gut microbiome caused by poor diet or lack of sleep can lead to disease.
I don’t mean to sound cynical, but where have they been?
For all you fancy coffee fanatics, I have an important message for you.
Those sweet coffee drinks that you love so much have a very dark side—and I’m not referring to how dark the roast is.
Here’s what you must know about these brews that may taste good, but that’s where their “goodness” ends.
When someone says “osteoporosis,” most people think, “Eat more dairy products!”
But when kidney stones are brought up, the opposite is true— “You’re eating too much dairy!”
Well, there’s a lot more to it than that.
Although there are times when medications are necessary and appropriate, as a society we’ve gone way overboard and are increasingly relying on drugs to “create health” for us.
I’ve heard people say they are in “good health” because their blood pressure is controlled with beta blockers, their cholesterol is under 200 with statins, proton pump inhibitors keep their acid reflux quiet and sedatives help them sleep.
THAT’S good health?
No—that’s a chemically induced absence of symptoms!
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Digestive issues have become so commonplace in our society today that it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t have gut issues. Although the most common problems are acid reflux, constipation, gas, bloating and IBS, there’s another digestive monster that can quietly sneak up on you and you might not even know you have it.
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