Tag: Intestinal blockage

Ask Tufts Experts: More on A2 Milk, Carrageenan Safety, Flaxseeds.

Q: In the July issue you talked about A2 milk. Could you clarify if this product will help with my lactose intolerance?
A: John Leung, MD, an allergist, gastroenterologist, and director of the Center for Food Related Diseases at Tufts Medical Center, explains, “A2 milk is almost identical to the milk

3 Unexpected Bentonite Clay Benefits

3 Unexpected Bentonite Clay Benefits

Clay has been used for more than 6,000 years as a detoxifying, antimicrobial medicine that helps people with skin problems. And, those aren’t the only bentonite clay benefits! However, use of clay is not without danger. Learn how to use it safely and effectively.

Your Best Options for Outsmarting Chronic Constipation

Q. I?ve been suffering with constipation, but I heard a study found that fiber doesn’t help. What can I do for relief?A. Though research disputes their effectiveness for everyone, fiber and fluids are still best for beating constipation. What’s Normal? More than three-quarters of Americans experience occasional constipation; more than

Gut Check: From Top To Bottom, Finding Relief For G.I. Disorders

Irritating, painful and sometimes life-threatening, gastrointestinal disorders affect 60 to 70 million Americans. Because food is inseparably linked to the digestive tract, it’s not surprising that people often blame what they eat for G.I. misery. Here, EN explores five common gastrointestinal disorders and how to get relief.Gastro-Esophageal Reflux DiseaseThough everyone

Getting the Best of the Breakfast Bran Bunch

You’ve narrowed your cereal choices to those with bran. Now the choosing should be easy, right? Better take a second look. There are traditional grains like oat bran and wheat bran, or new

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