Are These Foods Good For My Gut Health?

Are These Foods Good For My Gut Health?

A Personal Note: Understanding the specific effects of particular foods on our bodies can be complicated. As a gastroenterologist, I am often asked by my patients what foods to try and what to avoid. I always recommend eating organic, whole foods whenever possible, and avoiding foods that have been overly processed or contain added sugars…

Health Benefits Of Dates

Health Benefits Of Dates

Many people have heard of dates but are not familiar with the magical capabilities that dates have to influence human health positively. They have an excellent nutrition profile offering most of their calories from carbohydrates and a small protein. Here’s a list of 10 incredible benefits of dates. What Are Dates Good For? Constipation The…

Leaky Gut Syndrome: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

Leaky Gut Syndrome: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

An underlying health condition known as leaky gut causes damage to your gastrointestinal tract, allowing toxins to enter your bloodstream. A leaky gut compromises your digestive system and overall health, leading to unpleasant symptoms such as pain, fatigue, digestive issues, brain fog, and other health complications, such as mental health conditions, autoimmune disease, inflamed bowels, and…

Could Your Gut Health Be the Reason You Can’t Sleep?

Could Your Gut Health Be the Reason You Can’t Sleep?

Gut health is connected to everything in your body; I remind my patients this often. According to new research, even your good night’s sleep may depend on your digestive health. You may blame stress, anxiety, memories popping up, depression, racing thoughts, adrenaline, loud neighbors, too much light, and lying awake at night. The truth is…