Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) GERD Awareness Week is the week of Thanksgiving (November 20-26). As we start the holiday season, some reflux from overindulging may happen. When the reflux symptoms start to occur on a regular basis, this may indicate GERD. GERD is a chronic condition where stomach acid refluxes back into the esophagus and […]
The Digestive System starts in the Mouth Mouth cancer causes more deaths per number of cases than breast cancer, cervical cancer or melanomas. Symptoms of Mouth Cancer: Risk Factors for Mouth Cancer:
Did you know you can get enough protein from plants! Many plant-based foods are loaded with protein, as well as other important nutrients and fiber necessary for a healthy balanced diet.
October is Vegetarian Awareness Month: Are you getting enough vegetables? Daily Vegetable Table *These are general recommendations by age. Find the right amount for you by getting your MyPlate Plan.
When my twin teenage girls lost their dear grandmother, Baa, to breast cancer earlier this year, they responded to their loss so differently. One of my daughters spoke so eloquently and delivered a beautiful eulogy at the funeral and the other retreated. Both of these responses are completely normal. Children take time to cope with […]