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Can high fiber diet be a curse or a cure for ulcerative proctitis, colitis and IBS?

One of my readers wrote to me the following comment.                                                         (I am posting just a part of her comment ). Lyza writes: I have ulcerative proctitis and arthritis–two seemingly conflicting […]

BEST PROBIOTICS. Product Review

PROBIOTICS and ANTIBIOTICS The word Probiotic literally means “for life”. For a contrast, antibiotics literally means “against life”. WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS? Probiotics present a group of beneficial bacteria that play the first line of defense in your gut against harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungus. By forming colonies on the intestinal wall the good bacteria […]

Is Probiotic “Align” Really Mis-Aligned?

Recently, a representative of Procter & Gamble (PG) offered to me FREE samples (plus a purchase discount) of Align probiotic for my patients and blog readers. Here is the quote from the e-mail I received: “…Procter & Gamble is offering a deal where you can get $10 dollars back when you buy $30 worth of […]

What can cause abdominal pain and bloating?

Question: Debbie writes, Hi Galina, I have bacteria, inflammation of the intestines, and can only digest very low carbs and proteins.  I have juiced daily for years and am a great believer in foods.  I just cannot get past the indigestion pain and bloating, been working with probiotics and gut-flora from med/herbs.  I too am […]

Natural Birth Control – My Experience

This is a follow up article to “Birth Control & Broken Bones: Are You at Risk?” Conventional Birth Control: Pills & Diaphragms are not for me I have experimented with diaphragm and birth control pills to prevent unwanted pregnancies.  Below you will find a brief overview of my experience with these two methods followed by […]

Birth Control & Broken Bones: Are You at Risk?

Conventional Birth Control pills and injections can prevent pregnancy but at what price? Recent studies have revealed shocking side effects among many popular birth control methods, read below. Important: Those of us with digestive disorders (Crohn’s, Colitis, Celiac Disease, IBS, etc) are more prone to poor calcium absorption and bone density loss. The side effects of […]

Chewing your way to Health: Liquefy or Die

ATTENTION: Important for Patients with Gut Problems (IBS, Colitis/Crohn’s and Stomach Ulcers) Did you ever think why hospitals feed their patients intravenously? It’s because nutrients are only absorbed by your body when in liquid form. Have you ever left the table feeling tired and bloated? You are not chewing properly! Chewing is an important, yet oftentimes overlooked, […]

Food Poisoning: How to Protect Yourself While Eating Out

Attention: New medical research indicates a clear connection between food poisoning caused by Salmonella and IBD (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s). In August of 2009, the journal of “Gastroenterology” published a study by Dr. Kahng, which indicated that a large number of patients developed IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease such as Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s) after being […]

Q&A: How To Use Simple Foods As Natural Cures for Depression

Q: Jacinta writes: I’m new to juicing and am hoping to find the right combination to help aid in anxiety and depression. Any ideas? A:Hello Jacinta! I have some mood lifting ideas for you this winter. Overall, I love winter holidays. This is the time I cherish the most because I spend it with my […]

Yeast Infection (Candidiasis): Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

Overview The candida yeast infection is a fungal infection that affects the digestive tract or exterior of the body of both men and women. The fungi become prevalent enough that they cause infections, especially in warm and moist areas. Examples include thrush (mouth and throat), vaginal yeast infections, skin and diaper rash. Candida albicans first […]

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