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Tag: gut health

2 Foods to Ditch if You Have GI Issues, Plus More Expert Advice from Gut Whisperer Will Bulsiewicz, MD

Photo by Margaret Wright As rates of irritable bowel disease and other gastrointestinal disorders have risen in recent years, so, too, has…

Gastroenterologist Will Bulsiewicz stands in kitchen holding a Mason jar of sprouts, alongside a photo of the cover of his new book, The Fiber Fueled Cookbook see article

The 6 Best Yoga Poses to Relieve Gas and Bloating

If you noticed an increase in flatulence after ditching animal products from your diet you’re not the only one. Many people experience…

Woman on a yoga mat pulling her knee to her chest see article

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: What to Know About IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects as many as 45 million people in the United States. It is the most common diagnosis in…

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Do Vegans Actually Poop More? 5 Things You Need to Know

Diet has a direct impact on the digestive tract—a fact that vegans can attest to firsthand. If you’ve recently transitioned to a…

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More Processed Foods, More IBD: New Study

Hold the cookies, soda, and salty snacks: A new study published in The BMJ suggests that eating ultra-processed foods can significantly heighten…

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Webinar Replay: Food, Hormones, and Health: Your Body in Balance with Dr. Neal Barnard

Natural Strategies for Hormone Balance Did you know that a simple food prescription can help to gently restore your hormone balance? Myriad…

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How Changing My Diet Healed My Gut and Made Me a Better Doctor

I grew up on a standard American diet. I was raised to eat lots of meat and dairy (which I thought I…

Melissa Mondala, MD see article

Webinar Replay: How to Heal Your Gut and Transform Your Health with Plants, featuring Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

Good health starts with a healthy gut. Did you know that most of your immune system resides in your gut, along with…

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Hospitalized with Ulcerative Colitis, I Turned to a Plant-Based Diet to Help Heal Myself

In 2012, I was teaching English in Japan when one day I found myself having to make a lot of urgent bathroom…

Two photos side by side showing a young man before and after he adopted a plant-based diet for ulcerative colitis: On the left, in a hospital bed; on the right, at the finish line of a competitive athletic event, wearing a shirt that says vegan see article

A Plant-Based Diet Freed Me After Decades of Digestive Distress and Gastrointestinal Issues

I’ve been plagued by gastrointestinal issues since infancy. As a child I went through extensive allergy testing and discovered I had a…

Brianna Eckler - Young woman who has improved her gastrointestinal health and digestive issues with a plant-based diet see article

How to Prep for Your Colonoscopy While Eating Plant-Based

For the past several decades, mortality rates for colorectal cancer have been on the decline, thanks in part to an increase in…

Man holding toilet paper with toilet shown in background - photo accompanies article with tips on vegan colonoscopy prep see article

Webinar Replay: How to Eat to Relieve IBS and Heal Your Gut with Dr. Angie Sadeghi

A puzzling chronic disorder that affects more women than men, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be relatively mild, or it can seriously…

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