Heartburn and Spicy Foods

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According to Lauren Gerson, a practicing gastroenterologist for seven years and director of Stanford’s Esophageal and Small Bowel Disorder Center, there is currently no evidence to show that any of the dietary restrictions usually recommended make a difference when it comes to easing heartburn symptoms. They found only two lifestyle changes for which there was […]

You’re Sweet… Fat, but Sweet.

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According to the US Agricultural Research Service, the average American consumes 74 pounds of added sugar each year. That’s about 23 teaspoons of added sugars every day–or 460 calories that supply no additional nutrients. To put that in perspective, your average guy would need to do high impact aerobics for a full hour every day […]