Identifying Food Allergies and Sensitivities

WHAT IS A FOOD ALLERGY OR SENSITIVITY? When our immune system is triggered by a food particle, it responds with inflammation, the body can also have autoimmune reactions or can attack itself when attempting to attack this “foreign invader”. The type of attack depends on the immune response. We can see immediate or delayed sensitivities. READ MORE

The 19 Best Foods to Improve Digestion

The digestive tract plays a vital role in your health, as it’s responsible for absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. Unfortunately, many people suffer from digestive problems like bloating, cramping, gas, abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation for a variety of reasons. Certain conditions, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Crohn’s Disease, diverticulitis READ MORE

Microbiome in the Gut and Antibiotics

Does the Gut Microbiome Ever Fully Recover From Antibiotics? Most gut bacteria recover quickly, but there can be long-lasting consequences from taking antibiotics. Photo Credit Stuart Bradford By Richard Klasco, M.D. Q. What are the consequences of taking antibiotics on your gut microbiome? Does the gut ever fully recover? A. Most gut bacteria recover quickly, but there READ MORE