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Do Fatty Foods Cause Gerd?

At one time fat in your food was almost equivalent to smoking - it was a big no no if you wanted to stay healthy. However, it is now experiencing a renaissance as part of a balanced diet, as dietitians come round to thinking that there are clear health benefits, compared to getting your calories [...]

Candida and Acid Reflux : Is It Caused by This Bug? {US}

Candida and Acid Reflux Candida and acid reflux seem to be connected; there are many references to yeast overgrowth, or candidiasis, or Thrush,  in the intestine being a cause of acid reflux. Candida is the term for a group of organisms including moulds and fungi which live all around us. One family, Candida Albicans, lives [...]

Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science? UK

Updated monthly US readers please click here Alkaline water systems are fashionable - along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages? What, if any, are the benefits of drinking alkaline water? We've taken a look at [...]

Alkaline Water Systems – Scam or Science?

Updated Monthly UK Readers please click here  Alkaline water systems are fashionable - along with juicing and quinoa. Are they just part of a media hyped fad destined to fade into obscurity? Or can they give us real health advantages? What, if any, are the benefits of drinking alkaline water? We've taken a look at [...]

Quench The Fire Of Heartburn Using This Hot Ingredient

Peppers are more often on the list of foods to avoid, so it may be surprising to learn that they may quench the fire of heartburn. The scientific basis of this lies in the capsaicin (the hot stuff in jalapeno peppers) which may protect the stomach lining (Journal of Physiology, Paris, Jan-Dec, 2001). Regular use appears to decrease reflux [...]