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12 Foods to Eat to Relieve Constipation

12 Foods to Eat to Relieve Constipation

REFERENCES: Allaturi, A. et al. Randomised clinical trial: dried plums (prunes) vs. psyllium for constipation. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Apr;33(7):822-8<http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21323688> Calories in Popcorn, Air-popped. Caloriecount. Jul 26, 2015<http://www.caloriecount.com/calories-popcorn-air-popped-i19034> Holma, R. et al. Constipation Is Relieved More by Rye Bread Than Wheat Bread or Laxatives without Increased Adverse Gastrointestinal Effects. Journal of Nutrition. 20 January 2010. […]

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Health Tip: Foods With Lactose

Health Tip: Foods With Lactose

(HealthDay News) — Intolerance to lactose, if present at all, varies from person to person, the U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says. Latest Digestion News For many, symptoms can be avoided by reducing the amount of lactose consumed in dairy foods or beverages. But first you have to know that […]

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Health Tip: Living With Celiac Disease

Health Tip: Living With Celiac Disease

(HealthDay News) — Celiac disease is an overactive immune system disorder affecting about 1 in 100 people worldwide, says the Celiac Disease Foundation. Latest Digestion News People with celiac disease may well damage their intestines by eating foods that contain gluten. Currently, the only treatment is a strict gluten-free diet. Foods with wheat, rye or […]

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Hernia

Hernia

What is an abdominal hernia? Picture of a Woman with Hernia Pain An abdominal hernia occurs when an organ or other piece of tissue protrudes through a weakening in one of the muscle walls that enclose the abdominal cavity. The sac that bulges through the weak area may contain a piece of intestine or fatty […]

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Sugary Sodas, Juices Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

Sugary Sodas, Juices Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s long been known that sugary drinks help people pack on unwanted pounds. But new research suggests that sweetened sodas, sports drinks and even 100% fruit juice might raise your risk for some cancers. The study couldn’t prove cause and effect, […]

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Could Computers, Crafts Help Preserve the Aging Brain?

Could Computers, Crafts Help Preserve the Aging Brain?

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Keeping your brain active as you age, whether it be working on a computer, playing games or being socially involved, might ward off memory loss, a new study suggests. Losing memory as you age is a sign of mild cognitive impairment, […]

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Researchers devise a more &#8216;child-friendly&#8217; test for autism

Researchers devise a more ‘child-friendly’ test for autism

The current methods of diagnosing autism in children use questionnaires and psychologist evaluations. However, these methods can be stressful for those at a young age. New research now suggests an easy, more stress-free test that simply tracks the gaze. Researchers have devised a new, less stressful method of diagnosing autism based on ‘how a child […]