How to Reduce Excessive Flatulence and Gas

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 6/14/17 9:09 AM

Reduce excessive flautence and gas through proper nutrition and supplements.

Living with digestive disorders such as IBS can often mean living with an uncomfortable, embarrassing problem: excessive flatulence and gas.

But instead of problems, we want to talk today about solutions. What foods might you be eating that cause flatulence and gas? What foods can you eat to prevent it?  And how might you prevent or treat excessive gas?

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Topics: digestive issues, gas, flatulence

The Adult Diaper Boom: The Movement to Remove Stigma

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 6/7/17 11:45 AM

The Adult Diaper Boom

There was a time when adult diapers were marketed solely to senior citizens. The idea that younger adults might need them wasn’t something people acknowledged.

Those days seem to be over. Within the next 10 years, sales of adult diapers could rival or even surpass sales of diapers for babies at companies like Kimberly-Clark, which makes Huggies and Depends. Sales are projected to jump from $1.8 billion in 2015 to $2.7 billion by 2020, a 48 percent increase. Sales of diapers for babies, meanwhile, are expected to climb by just 2.6 percent.

If that sounds strange, consider these statistics regarding adults with bladder and bowel incontinence.

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Topics: gut issues, digestive issues, gut heath, digestive health

The Link Between Stress and Digestive Issues

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 3/1/17 10:22 AM

The Link Between Stress and Digestive IssuesWhen something stressful happens, we can feel it – as the saying goes – in our gut.

And if you feel like stress is exacerbating the trouble you’re having with digestion, you’re on the right track. Science has found definite links between stress and digestive issues, validating that it plays a role in a range of problems, from heartburn to indigestion to irritable bowel syndrome.

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Topics: digestive issues, stress

Go With Your Gut Health

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 2/20/14 10:00 AM

Go With Your Gut Health

Gut health is often overlooked and under appreciated.  Well, not anymore!  As it turns out, a healthy gut could mean a healthy body and a healthy mind.

But wait, what does my gut have to do with my mind?  And there is no way it could affect my entire body!

Wrong! Your gut is one of the most important factors for you to live an entirely healthy life.

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Topics: gut issues, digestive issues, gut heath, supplements, probiotics

How Exercise Can Reduce Your IBS Symptoms

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 1/2/14 10:00 AM

How Exercise Can Reduce Your IBS Symptoms

You’ve tried everything.  You’ve eaten the right foods and stayed away from the wrong ones.  You’ve been to the doctor on multiple occasions.  You even take medication for your Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  So why do you still experience symptoms?  There is one more thing you can do to help treat the symptoms of IBS — exercise.

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Topics: ibs symptoms, digestive issues, exercise

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