Posts Tagged ‘Ulcers’

Delicious Vegetables

September 27, 2010 Written by JP

When I’m not writing content for this site, I’m frequently consulting with individual clients. One of the first things I tell them is that it’s imperative that they’re 100% honest with me. I need to know the unvarnished truth about how they really eat, exercise, manage stress and sleep. If they binge, I need to know. If they starve themselves, that too. Do they abuse caffeine or drugs to compensate for a lack of rest? Is exercise a daily activity or a monthly exception? It’s all pertinent information that I need to factor in when putting together a comprehensive wellness program. One of the most common admissions I hear is, “I don’t like healthy vegetables” or some variation on that theme. My Healthy Monday tip of the week is to transform healthy vegetables into something that you’ll actually crave.
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Food and Drink, Nutrition, Recipes | 12 Comments & Updates

Mastic Gum and Digestive Health

December 17, 2009 Written by JP

A few years ago I went on a 7-day cruise to the Mexican Riviera with my family. By all accounts it was destined to be an experience where many fond memories would be formed. We were surrounded by exotic and picturesque locales. The time spent on land and sea could not have been more restful and restorative. Even the food was surprisingly good. But coming back home was a completely different story. By that, I’m not referring to an endless barrage of choppy waves or otherwise tumultuous weather conditions. The problem was my stomach. The following two weeks were crowded with digestive issues, the likes of which I’d never encountered before. My state of health was so volatile and unpredictable that I was afraid to leave the house. I simply couldn’t rely on my “insides” to cooperate with my “outer” plans. Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Alternative Therapies, Nutritional Supplements | 6 Comments & Updates

Celiac Disease, Meditation and Ulcers Updates

May 24, 2009 Written by JP

New research has just emerged that warrants updates to three recent columns of mine. I intend to keep the information on this site as current as possible. In order to do so, I’ll regularly draw attention to breaking news that adds something important to previously discussed topics. I encourage you to check out the original posts, which I will link to, as well as the new material that’s being presented.
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Nutrition | 11 Comments & Updates

Broccoli Sprouts and Ulcers

April 6, 2009 Written by JP

In the past many people believed that alcohol, a spicy diet and stress were the primary causes of gastric ulcers. But the truth is that the leading cause of stomach ulcers is an infection caused by a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori or H. pylori for short. This same bacterium is also implicated in a higher risk of stomach cancer. According to the American Association for Cancer Research, stomach cancer is the second most common form of cancer worldwide and offers a very grim survival rate. Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Nutrition | 1 Comment