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Gastritis Diet: Foods That Heal and Foods to Avoid

Gastritis Diet: Foods That Heal and Foods to Avoid

Gastritis is an inflammation or irritation of the lining of the stomach. It can occur suddenly (acute gastritis), lasting one to three days, or it can be chronic, lasting several days to weeks. Can a gastritis diet help relieve symptoms? Fortunately, it can, as we’ll find out below.

First, a word

One of the Best Natural Heartburn Remedies: Betaine HCl

One of the Best Natural Heartburn Remedies: Betaine HCl

Acid-blocking proton pump inhibitor drugs (the little purple pills), antacids, and other heartburn medications work by reducing stomach acid levels. But sometimes heartburn and indigestion are not caused by high stomach acids levels at all. In fact, these unpleasant symptoms can be triggered by low stomach acid levels.

This startling assertion

Low Stomach Acid: A Surprising Cause of Indigestion Symptoms

Low Stomach Acid: A Surprising Cause of Indigestion Symptoms

A University of Manchester study published in Cambridge Journal confirmed that low stomach acid is more to blame than too much stomach acid for the common indigestion symptoms associated with aging.[1]

What makes some people able to handle the occasional gastronomical indulgence while others seem doomed to pay a high price? The

The Unusual Link Between Low Stomach Acid and Osteoporosis

The Unusual Link Between Low Stomach Acid and Osteoporosis

Dr. Jonathan Wright, MD, a well-known natural healing physician in Renton, Washington reports that 90 percent of his patients with osteoporosis have low stomach acid. What’s the link? If stomach acid is low, he explains, your body won’t be able to absorb calcium, strontium, magnesium and the other minerals critical

1. Nutrition for Life

Some people say “70 is the new 50,” but, however young you feel, your body and its nutritional needs change with age. As you get older, you need fewer calories, so it’s very important to choose foods that are nutrient dense—packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein, and other essentials. And,

Constipation Remedies Needed? Try Magnesium

Constipation Remedies Needed? Try Magnesium

Although constipation is a symptom of an underlying problem that should be addressed, sometimes urgent action is required to move things along. This simple, safe mineral is one of the best constipation remedies.

Tongue Cancer: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Tongue Cancer: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Tongue cancer is the most common mouth cancer in the United States, responsible for around 2 percent of all cancers diagnosed. It affects men twice as often as women. The incidence varies greatly between countries, a fact that points to its link to societal habits such as chewing betel nuts

Enzymes Play an Important Role in Digestion

When you eat a delicious meal, you might not think about what’s happening to the food as it goes into your stomach—but the minute you start eating, a collection of digestive enzymes goes to work. They break down the food and beverages you consume so your body can absorb the

Is B12 A Brain Booster?

Some purveyors of dietary supplements claim that all you need to do is pop some vitamin B12 every day to obtain “brain support,” “brain protection,” and “cognitive power.”
Serious B12 deficiency has negative effects on your health, but research is still inconclusive about whether B12 that’s below normal but not

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