The Best Electrolyte Drink During a Flare

When you are in a flare, or just experience chronic diarrhea, you are losing life sustaining electrolytes at alarming rate. That is why doctors offer commercial electrolyte drinks, such as Gatorade for adults or Pedialyte for children, to prevent dehydration and life–threatening electrolyte dis-balance. On the surface, it sounds good and should resolve the problem. […]

Get Informed and Entertained: Food Safety Report

This Video is Courtesy of Healing Foods Company April’s FDA Recall Recap. Highlights: – Dead bat(s) in Fresh Express Organic Spring Salad Mix – Oysters with Norovirus – P. Diddy collaborates with Nursery rhyme legend Peter Piper? – Robin Hood Flour e.Coli scare – Hash browns tainted with golf balls.

Colonoscopy – No More! New non-invasive Alternative

Nobody likes to go through colonoscopies (except the doctors who perform them on you, of course). But colonoscopy is an excellent screening tool that is sometimes absolutely necessary for some people. However, the key words here are “sometimes” and “for some people.” So, should you start dropping your pants immediately after your doctor recommends colonoscopy […]

This Type of Travel can Raise your Risk for a Flare in Ulcerative Colitis & Cronh’s Disease

Researchers from Triemli Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland  have discovered that flying or traveling to high-altitude locations seems to increase the risk for flares in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This discovery was presented on 5/20/2012 at Digestive Disease Week at San Diego Convention Center. “Our most striking finding was a statistically significant correlation between […]

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 diseases in the food world when it comes to dietary plans!!! This was incredibly informative…thanks for sharing. I will explain to you what I have […]

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, […]

Raw Food Diet. 5 Quick Tips on How to Avoid Bloating and Diarrhea.

Q: My Daughters and I have been on a vegan, wheat, glutten, sugar(even fruit) and dairy free diet for just 2 days so far, not 100% Raw but very close. however today we all experience really bad bloating and visiting the rest room too often. any tips on how to ease this discomfort? A: Galina […]

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 […]