Four Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Probiotics

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You probably know that probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. You also likely know that our bodies are full of bacteria, both good and bad and that probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy. But here are… Read more »

Why You Should Take Digestive Enzymes

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If you’ve ever suffered from gastrointestinal distress (ie. gas, bloating, heartburn, constipation, etc.), you need to read on. First of all, you’re not alone. More than 100 million Americans suffer digestive difficulties along with you. Second of all, you don’t need to live this way. Digestive enzymes can help. Having a healthy gut goes beyond… Read more »

What NOT to Pack on a Picnic

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Who doesn’t love spreading a blanket in the great outdoors and enjoying a delicious meal? Picnics evolved from the elaborate traditions of outdoor feasts enjoyed by the wealthy. In Europe during the 14th century, the earliest picnics were medieval hunting feasts in England. Renaissance-era country banquets, and Victorian garden parties lay the foundation for today…. Read more »

The Five Worst Foods for IBS

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If you’ve been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), it’s likely that some foods cause you more trouble than others. Try limiting your intake of these foods to manage your symptoms: Dairy – More specifically, dairy containing high amounts of lactose. Lactose is found in milk and other soft dairy products like cottage cheese, ricotta… Read more »

Probiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal condition in North America with an estimated 30 to 50 million sufferers. Yet it remains one of the most difficult to treat. The chronic and often debilitating symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and/or diarrhea. Treating IBS can be a difficult process for doctors… Read more »

Common Symptoms of IBS in Women

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Suffering from any gastrointestinal disorder can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. It can be even more so for women. It’s normal to have a little bit of gas and bloating, but feeling discomfort, pain or changes in your bathroom habits regularly is not. If you experience these things, you may be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome… Read more »

Why You Need Enzymes on Game Day

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Team Nu-Zymes Plus Your digestive difficulties generally aren’t suitable game day table conversation, but that doesn’t mean you need to suffer in silence. Digestive enzymes can have a profound effect on your symptoms. Below is a list of common digestive “fouls” and the enzymes that can relieve the symptoms associated with them. Foul – Flatulence,… Read more »

Two Reasons Most Probiotic Supplements are Ineffective

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Your gut health is linked to many other bodily functions. A healthy gut is necessary for a healthy body. There are several lifestyle and environmental factors that can lead to a compromised gut. Our modern diets are often full of processed foods. That combined with stress, age, exposure to environmental toxins and the overuse of… Read more »

How Enzymes Improve Digestive Disorders

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Your digestive difficulties generally aren’t suitable table conversation, but that doesn’t mean you need to suffer in silence. Digestive enzymes can have a profound effect on your symptoms. Below is a list of common digestive disorders and the enzymes that can relieve the symptoms associated with them. Problem – Flatulence, Bloating, Gas Enzymes – Alpha-galactosidase… Read more »

Your Stress is Wreaking Havoc on Your Digestion

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Stress really takes a toll on your body. But have you ever considered that it can even affect your digestion? According to medical experts, stress can affect every part of the digestive system. In fact, the great German writer and philosopher, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe believed that the gut was the root of all human… Read more »