Is healthy food causing your digestion problems?

Mmmm, lunch! Being health-conscious, you grab a bowl of lentil soup with whole wheat toast. You slather it with fat-free apple butter. Later in the day, you treat yourself to a little frozen yogurt with your family. You’ve picked up these habits after years of trying. But if you’re eating really well and still suffering from uncomfortable (or even really painful and embarrassing) digestion, you’re not alone.

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#11: Know Thyself, Know Your Microbiome

Can bacteria influence whether you acquire modern diseases, like diabetes, cancer, irritable bowel disease or obesity? The answer may lay in your personal ecosystem. You comprise trillions of bacterial cells living within you and all over you, known as “microbiota”. There are more of them than there are of you. Most of them are quite helpful, if not essential, to life.

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How Bacteria Are Bringing Sexy Back

Bacteria are vindictive, life-sucking demons who must be shunned with every antibacterial scrub and spray made available. At least, that’s the conventional wisdom to date. Thankfully, news is leaking out of a surprising, life-supportive relationship with bacteria. Yep, I did say it: bacteria supports life all over, inside and outside, of your body. Many of you already understand that bacteria is a huge topic, and I don’t want to insult those of you who are already savvy.

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Eat Ginger

Ginger – rich in superstar antioxidants with exotic names, like gingerol, shagoal, and zingerone.  It is beneficial for a kaleidescope of ailments, most notably appetite loss, stomach upset, stomachache, colic, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, motion sickness, nausea, pain, motion sickness, arthritis, migraine headaches, coughs and upper respiratory illnessess. It can even be used as a topical anaglesic!

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