Diet

Do Chocolate, Onions, or Mint Cause or Worsen Reflux?

Do Chocolate, Onions, or Mint Cause or Worsen Reflux?

Do Chocolate, Onions, or Mint Cause or Worsen Reflux? If you have reflux, there are certain foods that every known medium says you should avoid. The news, the Internet, and even your doctor give you a list of foods that trigger reflux. Many people have heard that

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Ketogenic Diets, Your Gut, Health, and How To Properly Follow Them

Ketogenic Diets, Your Gut, Health, and How To Properly Follow Them

Eating a diet lower in carbohydrates is quite popular. I believe that low carb diets, very-low carb diets, and even no carb diets (carnivorism) do have their place in improving the health of many people, but ketogenic diets must be followed correctly. Jason Hooper has blogged about

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How Will the Ban on Trans Fat Affect You?

How Will the Ban on Trans Fat Affect You?

The FDA has announced that within the next three years, they will be putting a ban on artificially created trans fats. When I first read the consumer update, my first thought was what took them so long?  As a nation, we are spending more money from the

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Does Your Child’s Gut Microbiome Affect Their Behavior?

Does Your Child's Gut Microbiome Affect Their Behavior?

The University of Ohio hosts a research team led by Dr. Lisa Christian with the purpose of investigating stress and health in pregnancy.  Recently, the team studied 77 toddlers ranging from 18 – 27 months old.[1]  The parents filled out a temperament survey, and stool samples were collected

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Are Raw Portabella Mushrooms Dangerous?

Are Raw Portabella Mushrooms Dangerous?

Dear readers, do you enjoy a good conspiracy theory?  Well, have I got a good one for you!  I have been getting a lot of e-mails about episode #1035 of the Joe Rogan Experience with Paul Stamets.  Stamets, a celebrated mushroom expert, warned Joe Rogan about eating

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The Blood Type Diet: A Critical Analysis

The Blood Type Diet:  A Critical Analysis

Since the 1996 edition of Eating Right 4 Your Type by Peter J. d’Adamo, there have been many publications suggesting that one can modify his or her diet based on blood type for a number of benefits. Supposedly, a close adherent to a diet determined by blood

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