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Probiotics vs. prebiotics

2014-11-11 16:27

Heard of probiotics, right? Then it's time to also jack up your knowledge on prebiotics – certain foods that can boost the growth of the good bacteria in your colon.

Aspiring model brings awareness to Crohn’s disease

2014-07-07 13:04

Makeup artist Bethany Townsend strikes a pose, exposing her colostomy bags.

5 quick facts on lactose intolerance

2014-02-10 13:26

Living with lactose intolerance doesn't mean you have to give up your favourite dairy foods. Check out this infographic courtesy of the US National Dairy Council to learn more.

What causes irritable bowel syndrome?

2013-10-27 15:15

Read about the causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), treatment and diet for those living with the symptoms of spastic colon such as pain, bloating, and diarrhoea.

Poo in a pill to treat gut infection

2013-10-04 11:31

Researchers have found a more palatable way to deliver a decidedly unappealing treatment that can cure a potentially deadly intestinal infection.

Aid your digestion

2013-09-25 09:20

Feeling a little sluggish after meals? You could do with some peppermint.

Treating an ulcer

2013-09-13 10:36

Ulcers are sores that occur in the lining of the digestive tract. They can be triggered by factors such as bacteria, medication or excess production of stomach aci

Keep your colon healthy

2013-06-26 10:13

Bowel or colon cancer occurs fairly commonly in men, but also affects women.

Beating IBS with the low-fodmap diet

2013-05-06 13:02

Reducing or eliminating certain fodmaps from your diet (carbs found in common foods that can be difficult to digest), can improve your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, research has found.

Causes of IBS

2013-02-17 15:18

Read about the causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), treatment and diet for those living with the symptoms of spastic colon such as pain, bloating, and diarrhoea.

5 stomach-soothing herbs and spices

2011-01-04 00:00

If you're prone to stomach pain, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or heartburn, consider adding some of these stomach-soothing herbs and spices to your meals.

 

Bacteria vital for keeping intestinal lining intact

2014-08-05 11:52

The role of intestinal microorganisms in promoting or preventing disease is a major emerging field of study.

Probiotics: the facts

2014-02-21 14:52

Most people who have heard about "probiotics" associate this concept with health. Here's more info on these foods that can really have a positive effect on your well-being.

Can humans eat grass?

2014-01-14 05:00

A Garankuwa pastor recommended eating grass to his followers. Can humans digest grass at all?

A real pain in the gut

2013-10-23 11:22

Do you often suffer from abdominal pain such as cramping and bloating, along with diarrhoea, constipation or both?

Poo in a pill to treat gut infection

2013-10-04 08:20

Researchers have found a more palatable way to deliver a decidedly unappealing treatment that can cure a potentially deadly intestinal infection.

Smart colon habits

2013-09-20 10:17

There are many things you can do to keep your colon healthy and happy and regular without resorting to harsh laxatives and purging and colon cleansing.

Manage your farts

2013-09-04 09:14

It seems there may be a modicum of truth to some people who declare: “My farts smell like ice-cream!” That’s because they’ve been chugging down yogurt.

Baby poop colours

2013-02-25 15:26

Find out what all of the different colours of baby poop may mean.

The real cause of stomach ulcers

2012-07-13 00:00

The discovery of the bacteria called helicobacter pylori led to great changes in the treatment of peptic ulcers.

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