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Don’t Let Indigestion Ruin Another Evening

A good friend of mine loves spicy food. A few years ago, though, he noticed that whenever he ate anything to spicy, he spent the rest of the evening with miserable indigestion. He asked me if there was any way he could enjoy the foods he loved without the unpleasant aftereffects. Fortunately, I was able to give him several recommendations that helped prevent his indigestion. As you get older indigestion becomes a more common problem. Six million Americans suffer with frequent indigestion. Whether you suffer from gas, frequent heartburn, or bloating these are all signs that something is not working quite […]

Don’t Let Indigestion Ruin Another Evening

A good friend of mine loves spicy food. A few years ago, though, he noticed that whenever he ate anything

How to Eat for Better Sleep

        A good night’s sleep is one of the foundations of well-being. If you are battling an illness, sleep is your body’s time to repair and strengthen its defenses. If you are healthy, getting enough quality sleep helps to keep you feeling good and gives you the energy you need to tackle all the responsibilities of your busy life. One of the simplest tricks for improving sleep is modifying your diet. It couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is learn what foods help you sleep and what foods keep you from getting the rest you need. Foods […]

Heartburn Versus Acid Reflux- Which Do You Have?

When my patients come in complaining of getting burning chest pain after eating spicy food, or burping up

Wheatgrass Juice Provides Digestive Relief

When you have digestive problems, it’s easy to become dependent on over-the-counter drugs. I’ve had

The Real Spice of Life

The modest ginger root, curcumin, is demonstrating in the lab exactly why traditional healers have used it for thousands of years. Curcumin, an ancient spice in the ginger family, also known as turmeric root, is gaining plenty of attention for its positive impact on a number of ailments. It is shining as an antioxidant, for example, as well as for its beneficial effects in prohibiting tumors, for its anti-inflammatory properties, and even for its ability to retard some of the progress of the virus that causes AIDS. This sounds like a lot of claims for a seemingly unpretentious kitchen spice. But, […]

Memory May Be A Problem With Your Stomach, Not Brain

Do you suffer from a sore mouth, fatigue, anemia, constipation, loss of appetite, numbness or tingling in

The Nightshift Eating Checklist

Eating healthfully on the night shift to optimize your energy levels and ‘feel fueled’ is its own science. Here are some quick tips and ideas for brown bag meals that will help you avoid the drowsy ‘post-lunch’ feeling when you’re working through the night.   Instead of having a large meal, have several quick, healthy snacks. Remember that your body’s normal digestive rhythm can also be disrupted by shift work, resulting in indigestion and heartburn, which can awaken you and keep you up when you’re trying to sleep. Eat small portions to include two meals and two snacks, eating every two […]

100 Million Americans At Risk for Fracture From This:

Like many people, you may get acid indigestion at times.  The first thing you do is reach for your favorite over-the-counter antacid to get relief.  But, what if I told you that every time you use that antacid, you increase your risk of a life-threatening fracture?  It’s true.  Here’s why. Your Favorite Antacid Is Damaging Your Bones If you’re over 50, your risk for osteoporosis and a debilitating, life-changing fracture is much greater.  Hormonal decreases in both older men and women can create mineral insufficiencies and weaken your bones.  It can put you at higher risk for debilitating fractures of […]

Chamomile Tea Linked to Longevity

Love chamomile tea? You’ll probably love it even more after hearing about the results of this study. Why? Because a recent investigation conducted by the University of Texas showed that chamomile may actually help extend life. The results of the study were published in the journal The Gerontologist. Chamomile Tea Linked to a 29% Decreased Risk of Death Chamomile is one of the most popular herbs on the planet. And for good reason. It tastes great and it has a medical reputation that goes back thousands of years. For the current study, researchers analyzed data from 1,677 Mexican-Americans living in five […]