Peppermint Oil for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Peppermint Oil for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Boosting Brown Fat Through Diet

Boosting Brown Fat Through Diet

Peppermint Aromatherapy for Nausea

one of the most common fears patients express when facing surgery is post-operative nausea which ranges from minor queasiness to protracted periods of vomiting feeling 6:1 stomach and throwing up after surgery is a common problem affecting between a quarter and a half of those …

Club Soda for Stomach Pain and Constipation

“Club Soda for Stomach Pain and Constipation” Natural bubbling or sparkling waters have been popular for thousands of years. Manufactured sparkling water has been around ever since a clergyman suspended water over a vat of fermenting beer. For centuries, carbonated water has been considered capable …

Ginger for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

“Ginger for Nausea, Menstrual Cramps, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome” Ginger is most famous for its role in preventing and alleviating nausea and vomiting with so many studies now, that there are reviews of reviews, and not just in morning sickness, where just a half teaspoon …

Flashback Friday: Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden

Flashback Friday: Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden

“Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden” The total surface area of our gut is maybe 3,000 square feet, counting all the little folds, larger than a tennis court, yet only a single layer of cells separates our inner core from the outer chaos. The primary fuel …

Diet and Hiatal Hernia

Diet and Hiatal Hernia

“Diet and Hiatal Hernia” In terms of preventing acid reflux heartburn, I’ve talked about how high fat meals cause dramatically more acid exposure in the esophagus in the hours after a meal, but why does high fiber intake decrease the risk? One typically thinks of …