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Fiber. The holy grail?

Fiber is a simple and cheap intervention which can help with a whole host of problems. The recommended amount of daily dietary fiber is 20-35 grams. Total dietary fiber is a combination of both insoluble (the kind you can’t break … Continue reading

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Irritable bowel syndrome. Innovative treatment…

Research about irritable bowel syndrome is turning us away from an “old friend” and instead to two different types of medicine.  A compilation of 56 randomized controlled trials (read this:  really good research studies) showed that there is better treatment … Continue reading

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