Lactose Intolerance

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose is the sugar naturally found in animal milks – human breast milk, cow, sheep and goat milk etc.  Lactose is broken down in the gut by an enzyme called lactase.  Once the lactose is broken down it can be absorbed by the body.  If...

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The Best Weight Loss Diet

We all know people who have had miraculous transformations on weight loss diets.  But the thing is… they all seem to have done something different!  12 week challenges, Weightwatchers, cabbage soup, juice only fasts, low carb, blood type, healthy eating, shakes & bars… the list goes on and on...

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Diverticulitis

Diverticular disease is when small pouches form in the walls of the intestines.  If these pouches become inflamed, causing pain and a fever this condition is called diverticulitis.  When this occurs it can be necessary to follow a low residue diet until the inflammation settles down.  But you shouldn’t...

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