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The Important Health Benefits of Digestive Enzymes

The Important Health Benefits of Digestive Enzymes

By: Nigel Wall Food has to be broken down into different components before it can be absorbed in the body. Digestive enzymes do just that. What’s left is discarded in liquid and bulk waste products. Look to this information to learn how enzymes work and why they are so important. Enzymes Defined Enzymes are catalysts […]

Top 5 Causes of Chronic Inflammation

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Top 5 Causes of Chronic Inflammation

Chronic inflammation increases the risk of obesity, heart disease, type-2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome.  Fortunately, chronic inflammation is preventable; understanding the direct causes is the first step in preventing inflammation in the body. Digestive Health Issues Since inflammation starts in the digestive system, it makes sense to take a look at the anti-inflammatory diet foods […]

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Leading Causes of Inflammation and Digestive Health Issues

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Leading Causes of Inflammation and Digestive Health Issues

Chronic inflammation is a growing health issue in the United States.  Contributing to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, mental decline and a host of other health issues, it is surprising to learn inflammation often starts in the digestive system; specifically a result of an unhealthy diet. The digestive system works closely with the immune system, in […]

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Foods to Avoid to Prevent Constipation

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Foods to Avoid to Prevent Constipation

By: Nigel Wall Too much of a good thing can be bad for your health. This cliche holds true for several foods that can increase your risk of constipation. Read on to find out what you should NOT eat or only in moderation to prevent constipation. Dairy Products Dairy products like milk, ice cream and […]

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Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

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Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

By: Nigel Wall Constipation affects most people at some point in their lives. Women and senior citizens suffer from constipation more than the rest of the population. You may feel bloated and have abdominal discomfort or gas. When a bowel movement finally does come, sufferers may strain to pass the hard stool. These foods may […]

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Top 3 Ways to Prevent Diverticulitis Attacks

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Top 3 Ways to Prevent Diverticulitis Attacks

By Nigel Wall, Better Digestion Health Writer Diverticula are pockets or pouches that form in the large intestine, particularly the descending colon. When there is no infection or inflammation present in the diverticula a person is said to have diverticulosis. Diverticulitis is an infection or inflammation of the diverticula that happens when feces gets trapped […]

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