Digestive Care Expert Brenda Watson

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Dementia

by Brenda Watson

09.15.14

In addition to the everyday digestive support supplements that I recommend everyone take on a daily basis (whether or not they have “digestive” issues)—High fiber, Omega-3, Probiotics, and digestive Enyzmes (I call it the H.O.P.E. Formula)—I always ... Read more.

Memory Impairment During Adolescence—Sugar to Blame

by Brenda Watson

09.12.14

Sugar-sweetened beverages, most notably soft drinks and sweetened juices, are a regular part of the diets of many adolescents. Sugar-sweetened beverages make up 48 percent of added sugars in the diet, most coming from soft drinks. Adolescents enjoy ... Read more.

Obesity During Pregnancy Affects Gut Microbes in Offspring

by Brenda Watson

09.10.14

Obesity during pregnancy has a number of detrimental effects. Not only does it negatively affect the mother by increasing the risk of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, infections, sleep apnea, and even infertility in the first place, but it also ... Read more.

New Book Recommendation: The Grain Brain Cookbook, Released Today!

by Brenda Watson

09.09.14

If you loved reading Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter as much as I did, you’re going to love what I have to say next. The Grain Brain Cookbook is now available—with over 150 recipes for everything from Eggs Benedict with Zucchini Pancakes to ... Read more.

High-Carbohydrate Diet Triggers Colon Cancer

by Brenda Watson

09.08.14

Studies have linked the high-carbohydrate Western diet to colorectal cancer, but scientists have been unsure of just how carbs may trigger the development of the disease. In a recent study published in the journal Cell, researchers discovered that ... Read more.

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bwatson on Not sure if its intestinal or in the gut

Digestive Wellness Community

09.15.14

Dear sam11,

Overgrowth of opportunistic bacteria and yeasts happen in an environment where your gut is out of balance. Vaginal issues are very closely related to intestinal issues. Please contact my assistant at Read more.

AR on Stool size and anal fissure

Digestive Wellness Community

09.12.14

Dear Brenda ,

i am am suffering from an anal fissure that has healed twice , but subsequently torn after passing a soft, but large stool. I am eating approximately 35 g fiber daily (8 grams supplemented with konsyl 5 g and benefiber 3 g) , ... Read more.

bwatson on Questions about Paragone

Digestive Wellness Community

09.12.14

Dear rlhernandez,

I'm not sure why this post didn't show before today. I apologize for my somewhat late answer.

Some people will notice a change in stool color that could be due to the black walnut in the tincture. Dietary changes ... Read more.

sam11 on Not sure if its intestinal or in the gut

Digestive Wellness Community

09.11.14

Hello All, this community is my last resort for help. I have consulted a number of doctors and nutritionists and no one has been able to give me a definitive answer. I'm beginning to wonder if I am the only person to experience the ... Read more.

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