GI Health

The Worst Foods For Those With Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory chronic disease of the colon and rectum where ulcers develop inside the lining of the large intestine. It is an inflammatory bowel disease along with Crohn’s Disease which causes a multitude of painful and unpleasant symptoms. Since dietary habits can contribute to ulcerative colitis symptoms, let’s look at the worst foods for those with ulcerative colitis.  » Read more about: The Worst Foods For Those With Ulcerative Colitis  »


Health and Safety Warnings for a Natural Colon Cleanse

When we hear the word “natural,” it is easy to assume it is something perfectly healthy that Digestive Health Services would approve. Not so fast. Never assume that labeling something as healthy means it’s actually good for you. This is especially true when it comes to a “natural” colon cleanse because there are some important health and safety warnings for a natural colon cleanse you should know.   » Read more about: Health and Safety Warnings for a Natural Colon Cleanse  »


What Your Stool Color Says About Your Health

We all want to be those people, right? The ones who maintain the perfect diet and have the most consistent bowel movement schedule, never having to worry about anything going wrong. While it’s ideal, it’s certainly the exception to the rule. But, that doesn’t mean that you should always have abnormal stool!
If you’re seeing different abnormal colors, here are some potential causes.   » Read more about: What Your Stool Color Says About Your Health  »


Healthy GI Bacterias and Foods That Contain Them

Your gastrointestinal tract is home to many good kinds of bacteria, including trillions of microbiota. This bacteria helps to keep your gut healthy but is not alone in its efforts.
Two other substances are known as prebiotics and probiotics also exist within your GI tract, but what exactly are they and how are they any different from one another?  » Read more about: Healthy GI Bacterias and Foods That Contain Them  »