Some people who think they have a gluten sensitivity may actually have an intolerance to fructans. What are Fructans? Fructans are naturally occurring carbohydrates found in common foods like wheat, fruits, vegetables, and legumes. Fructans are made of a chain of fructose molecules. In order to digest fructans, our small intestine must break the bonds […]
Why Walk? There is no question that increasing exercise, even moderately, reduces the risks of many diseases, including coronary heart disease, breast and colon cancer and Type 2 diabetes. Research has even shown that you could gain two hours of life for each hour that you exercise regularly. According to the American Heart Association, walking […]
One of the top causes of chest pain in teenagers is heartburn. In fact, nearly 10 percent of teenagers in the United States complain about heartburn. That’s a lot of teenagers! What is Heartburn? Heartburn actually has nothing to do with the heart but has everything to do with the digestive tract. Heartburn is an […]
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