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Eat Less Sugar: How and Why

Eat Less Sugar: How and Why

We’ve all been told to consume less sugar, and kicking a sugar habit can be a challenge. According to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, sugar is the United States’ biggest health concern. Eating too much sugar has many health effects, and doctors and...
Spring Forth with Nutrition

Spring Forth with Nutrition

Spring is officially here, which means losing an hour of sleep, welcoming warm weather, and total house cleaning. While you’re spring cleaning the rest of your home, don’t forget to clean out the kitchen! Get rid of the cookies, chips, candy, chocolates, cake mixes,...
Obesity and Your GI Health

Obesity and Your GI Health

Did you know that almost 65 percent of adult Americans are overweight and nearly 40 percent are obese? The American College of Gastroenterology reported this startling number and defines obesity as the term to “describe body weight that is significantly greater than...
What is GI Nutrition?

What is GI Nutrition?

The digestive system is also known as the gastrointestinal system begins in the mouth and ends at the anus. It is responsible for enzymatic breakdown of foods into nutrients and facilitates the absorption of nutrients into the bloodstream and eliminates the...