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What’s Wrong with Current Dietary Guidelines?

by Brenda Watson

07.28.14

Every five years the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) holds a series of public meetings to incorporate feedback from stakeholders on the next version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are released the following year. The ... Read more.

Men—Take that Cell Phone Out of Your Pocket

by Brenda Watson

07.25.14

Ninety percent of American adults have a cell phone, 29 percent of which describe their cell phone as “something they can’t imagine living without.” If you are one of these 90 percent, you likely know the convenience your phone offers you. This ... Read more.

Gut Balance the Missing Solution for Overweight Children and Teens?

by Brenda Watson

07.23.14

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents over the past 30 years. According to the CDC, in 2012 more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. The long-term health effects of obesity ... Read more.

Estrogen from Toxins Making Us Fat?

by Brenda Watson

07.21.14

You are likely already well aware that the obesity rate is sky high—two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. That’s over 65 percent. It is becoming clear that there is to more to the equation than simply calories in/calories out. There are a ... Read more.

Brain Fog Improves on Gluten-Free Diet in People with Celiac Disease

by Brenda Watson

07.18.14

Celiac disease is a condition that involves damage to the small intestines as a result of an inflammatory response to gluten from the diet. People with celiac disease commonly report that they experience brain fog, which can include difficulty ... Read more.

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aminkus on Intestinal Bowel Support

Digestive Wellness Community

07.28.14

bwatson said
Dear aminkus,

Intestinal Bowel Soother is actually formulated to relieve the cramping that can accompany IBS. It's not specifically designed to eliminate gassiness, although if it works ... Read more.

karenhbrowne on l-glutamin powder with gamma oryzanol

Digestive Wellness Community

07.28.14

I can't find L-glutamine powder with gamma oryzanol.  I can find the powder but not the gamma orzanol.  Are they two separate products?

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bwatson on Intestinal Bowel Soother

Digestive Wellness Community

07.28.14

Dear aminkus,

Your answer will actually be found on your post Intestinal Bowel Support. I knew your name was familiar so I went looking. I posted your answer on the wrong thread - right person though!!!

Stay in touch, ... Read more.

bwatson on Neurocardiogenic Syncope/ Orthostatic Hypotension

Digestive Wellness Community

07.28.14

Dear Angela,

Thanks for visiting the Detox Strategy site. And yes, heart related issues are most definitely related to digestive health. In fact, the last PBS special that I did was all about that. You can read more Read more.

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