You’ve heard that sweet potatoes are part of the “good carb” group, so you enjoy a warm, sweet orange potato with lots of melted butter and cinnamon sugar for dinner. But later, your stomach feels funny. And you have gut problems the rest of the night. Maybe you should try the potato prepared in a different way? Was it the butter? The sugar?
Stomach ulcers, also called peptic ulcers, are sores in the lining of your stomach. People who have stomach ulcers experience indigestion and burning stomach pain that may come and go. 1 Stomach ulcers occur when the acid in your stomach damages tissue. 2 An estimated six million people in the United States suffer from stomach ulcers each year.3
I love apple pie… especially around the holidays.
For me, it’s not truly Thanksgiving until I’ve had a slice, and experienced that toasty, cinnamon-apple flavor.
Nothing derails a diet faster than food cravings. Just a few seconds of binging on fatty, sugary snacks can set you back to 0… even if you’ve done everything right for the past week!
If you’re trying to slim down, lunch can be downright dangerous.
When you’re busy all the time, sometimes it’s easiest to just grab a drive-thru burger…
If you’re looking to slim down…
Start drinking more water.
Fruit can be a problem. It wilts in the refrigerator. It can go bad within a few days of buying it. And sometimes it’s just plain inconvenient to eat!
BUT… all that being said, fruit is an absolutely crucial part of a healthy diet.
Psyllium offers a multitude of serious health benefits for a healthy digestive system. Pronounced “sili-em,” this fiber is derived from the husks of a plant seed known as Plantago ovata. After the seeds are removed from the shell, the psyllium husk is then milled to create a powder. Commonly used as a dietary supplement, psyllium husk powder is an effective and convenient way to increase your daily intake of this essential nutrient.
Are you slowly killing yourself by too much sugar? As disturbing as that sounds, millions of Americans are doing this every day. And even though we doctors constantly talk about the dangers of too much soda (and sugar)…
Here’s something shocking:
Each and every morning, you may be doing something dangerous for your health, without even realizing it.
It’s something you were likely told is good for you…
But may actually be making you heavier than you should be… sapping your energy… and even making you feel depressed.
I’m talking about the “breakfast myth.”