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

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

Maintaining a Healthy Digestive System This Holiday Season

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 11/26/13 9:15 AM

Maintaining a Healthy Digestive System This Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving this week and New Years just around the corner, eating tends to become a priority rather than a necessity. Sure, the dinner and deserts are delicious. And honestly, who doesn’t enjoy a second serving of stuffing or another slice of pie?

However, as great as the food may be, it’s not worth the discomfort that may cause you to leave the party early. Here are a few tips on what foods you can avoid to improve digestion.

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Topics: gut issues, ibs symptoms, digestive issues

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