Tag Archives: digestive health

5 Natural Ways to Support Healthy Flora

5 Natural Ways to Support Healthy Flora

Did you know that you have a “garden” growing in the mucous membranes of your body? Indeed, you are host to many different kinds of bacteria and yeast — and it’s important to keep this garden growing optimally to have good overall health. ...
The Fiber Follies

The Fiber Follies

A few years ago, when adding fiber to packaged foods apparently was a way to get them added to customers’ shopping carts, I had an incident I will forever remember as The Day I Needed To Find a New Yoga Studio. It started off with fiber-added muffin ...
The “Mother” of All Health Tonics

The “Mother” of All Health Tonics

Q: What is apple cider vinegar? A: If you’re reading this blog, there’s a pretty good chance you already know about apple cider vinegar, or perhaps you have some in your pantry now. Apple cider vinegar is one of the most multipurpose health tonics on ...
The Beautiful Benefits of Aloe Vera

The Beautiful Benefits of Aloe Vera

Q: What is aloe vera? A: Aloe vera is a short-stemmed succulent plant with thick, fleshy leaves and small white teeth. It’s part of the lily family, or Liliaceae, which is the same family as onions and garlic. Aloe vera has become a staple for health ...
5 Tips to Stay ‘Regular’ Naturally

5 Tips to Stay ‘Regular’ Naturally

Eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise is paramount to good digestion. However, sometimes things go awry and people need a little extra help to maintain regularity. You may be surprised to learn that you should have a bowel movement every ...
Why Do Dieters Love Dandelion?

Why Do Dieters Love Dandelion?

Q: What’s all this I hear about dandelion flowers? I thought they were just weeds growing in my backyard! A: We all recognize dandelions as the pesky flowers that grow in our backyards, in cracks in the sidewalk and just about everywhere! While ...
How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

Most environmentally conscious people are aware of the word “ecosystem,” in which every participating element plays a role in the system’s ability to flourish. The human body has one of those ecosystems, too, and it’s located ...