Sometimes going gluten free is just not enough to reduce symptoms of bloating and other functional bowel complaints, including IBS. Could there be more to the picture than previously believed? Enter the acronym FODMAPs, as it may provide a crucial missing link in solving the problem once and for all...
Could common complaints of bloating, abdominal tenderness and indigestion following a meal, and even the increasingly prevalent complaint lazily labeled 'irritable bowel syndrome' by conventional medicine, be worsened -- even caused -- by consuming wheat?
Natural medicine doesn't just involve "nutraceuticals," but extends to modalities like yoga and acupuncture that an increasing body of peer-reviewed research shows can be superior to drugs
Peppermint has been used as a herbal medicine for thousands of years. Dried leaves found in Egyptian pyramids have been carbon dated back to 1,000 BC. Modern science increasingly confirms the therapeutic potential of this plant for disease prevention and treatment.
A recent article in the British Medical Journal asked whether doctors should recommend acupuncture for pain, but the argument against acupuncture suffered from three important flaws
More than just helping your skin recover from sunburn, aloe vera has a rich array of uses to improve your health and well-being. It can be ingested to fight inflammation or irritable bowel syndrome, or applied topically to fight eczema and other skin conditions. Here are compelling reasons to maintain your aloe vera plant at home -- or start growing one today
Maximize & boost your nutrition by simply adding a few common herbs to your favorite foods!
If you've been considering cannabis as an herbal health aid, there's more evidence than ever to give marijuana a fair trial
Discussing the challenges and misunderstandings about what makes for a healthy glutenfree lifestyle with the example of a grain-free Paleolithic diet.
On September 30, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a strongly worded warning (not a recall) to the general public regarding unsubstantiated dangers supposedly related to homeopathic teething tablets.
This unjustly demonized plant is about to change the scope of medicine and disease management as we know it
A 2020 study points to apples' ability to mediate significant gut microbial metabolic activity. All it takes: two apples a day
The path to wellness is through food
Here are 20 health benefits you can expect from mint in its many different, wonderful forms, from peppermint to spearmint to wild mint
Leaky Gut Syndrome is a rapidly growing condition that millions of people struggle with and don't even know it can lead to many other health conditions.
The Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT) released a report today proposing a link between genetically modified (GM) foods and gluten-related disorders. In today’s report, a team of experts suggests that GM foods may be an important environmental trigger for gluten sensitivity, which is estimated to affect as many as 18 million Americans.
Do you have digestive problems? Don't wait for science to sort it out, do your own test on the GMO effects on your health
Papaya is more than just a delicious treat, especially when served cold and juicy in its ripeness. It also provides a wealth of benefits against wounds, skin damage and gut problems, to name a few of its precious therapeutic effects lauded since ancient times
Nature has safe nontoxic answers to the crisis of over-reliance and addiction to pain medications with their known harmful effects
Revel in the seasonal colors and tastes of spring with these five fresh picks with distinct health and disease-fighting benefits