Category Archives: Digestion

What 10 Straight Days Of McDonald’s Can Do To Your Gut Bacteria

McDonald’s is a worldwide billion-dollar restaurant with 62 million customers on a daily basis and 75 hamburgers sold every second. Tim Spector, a genetics professor at King’s College London, wanted to see how much a person could handle, so he volunteered his son Tom as a test subject in his newest experiment: to eat at the… Continue reading What 10 Straight Days Of McDonald’s Can Do To Your Gut Bacteria

Gluten-Free Food Labeling: Important Information for Those with Celiac Disease

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — May is Celiac Awareness Month. An estimated 3 million Americans suffer from celiac disease, a genetic autoimmune digestive disorder that damages the small intestine. Celiac disease is triggered by consumption of a protein called gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, rye, and “cross breeds” of these grains.… Continue reading Gluten-Free Food Labeling: Important Information for Those with Celiac Disease

What Is Probiotics?

Probiotics is defined as good organisms such as bacteria, germs or yeast that may help improve a person’s health. The concept of taking in live germs and bacteria may seem weird to almost all people, but it is essential to know that even our body is a naturally a home for different kinds of good bacteria that helps our body not only to defend and protect our immune system but most of them also aids in keeping our digestive system healthy and well-functioning.

A state of balance in terms of the presence of good bacteria particularly in the immune and digestive system is necessary for the body to remain healthy and properly functioning. Any changes that may happen in that state of balance may cause sickness and disease like cough, colds and even stomachache.

Probiotics or good bacteria lives on our body but they are not part of our body. Their presence is important for the body to achieve the state of balance and thus avoid diseases. The presence of sufficient number of probiotics in the body helps to avoid having enough space for the viruses and bad bacteria to cling to, live, grow and have opportunity to give diseases to the body.

A lot of people are already taking in probiotics as food supplements but most of them are not aware when to best take these probiotics supplements. Below are a number of tips on the proper time to take probiotics:

-Usually the body has ample number of probiotics that aids the immune system to counter the viruses and bad bacteria that attack it. This helps a person avoid sickness, but there are instances that the immune system is weakened and the number of probiotics is decreased thus making it prone to harbor diseases. If you notice the first signs of diseases, that’s a good time to take a probiotic supplement to replenish the diminished number of probiotics in the body.

-After taking a round of antibiotic medicines, it is recommended to take probiotics supplements since antibiotics does not only attack bad bacteria and viruses but as well as good bacteria or probiotics. Thus it is important to take probiotics supplements during this time to help replace the number of probiotics killed by the antibiotics and achieve the state of balance needed by the body.

Taking many probiotics supplements will not cause the person to be overdosed and this is another good thing about probiotics. what happens to the excess probiotics is that the body will just eliminate those that it does not need. It is also to be remembered, though, that since bacteria are delicate and are easily destroyed, it should not be taken at the same time as you are taking your meals. You must either take the probiotics supplement some time before or after having your meals. Taking the probiotics supplement 15 minutes before having your meal or 30-45 minutes after you have taken you meal is recommended. Taking the supplement during these times will help to ensure that they will reach the intestines. Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria are two of the most popular probiotics.

Not only does probiotics helps in defending the immune system and the body against infection, it also helps to prevent having cough, colds and stomach pains.

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Ninja Food Blenders/Processors/Choppers

I have been having a problem with chewing for many years, since I had many teeth missing; in 2012, practically all the remainder of my teeth began to bother me, making it even more difficult to chew. I had begun saving several years ago to pay to have all my teeth removed and to get dentures. After having all my teeth pulled, as well as surgery on the roof of my mouth, the surgeon wanted me to return in six weeks to see how every thing is healing. However, I found it very difficult to eat very much at all; after almost two weeks, I decided that I would have to do something besides buying baby food. I bought one of the Ninja processors, and I am very happy that I did. I can make puree out of almost anything; this blender is allowing me to more easily eat what was either difficult or impossible chew before. Not only does it give my jaws a rest from excessive chewing, but it also seems that I am have a lot less problems with my IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) as well as with my acid reflux.

Of course, one can use these blenders for many different purposes, including making baby food.

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