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Is there a link between food and dreams?

by Sonia Chartier, on 18 October 2016, Digestion, Stress and sleep
dreams

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

This is a very interesting and intriguing question.

We know that certain foods can affect our mood, alertness, quality of sleep (e.g. caffeine or sugar), and that the nutritional value of food directly impacts our health (e.g. macronutrients, vitamins and minerals)…

So why wouldn’t food affect our dreams?

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Can’t digest fat well?

by Sonia Chartier, on 20 April 2016, Digestion
digest fat

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

Have you been experiencing unpleasant nausea and watery, oily diarrhea? Do you find that this is associated with your intake of fatty foods, or “heavy” meals?

If this is the case, you may be experiencing a problem with fat digestion and absorption…

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Oral health can affect your wellbeing, more than you think

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 March 2016, Body Care, Digestion
oral health

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

When we hear about “digestion” we often think food, stomach and gut. While the gut plays a vital role in our wellbeing, digestion is not restricted to this part of the digestive tract.

As a matter of fact, digestion begins in your mouth, and oral hygiene plays an equally important part in your overall health. This article explores how your oral health can affect your wellbeing…and it may also make your dentist very happy…

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15 signs of sluggish liver function

by Sonia Chartier, on 3 March 2015, Digestion
sluggish liver

It’s not always what you think!

Do you ever wake up around 2 am for no reason?  Or are you ever moody and feeling like your skin is dry and irritated?  Does your big right toe ever bother you?  If so, it may be your liver talking to you; there is a multitude of seemingly unrelated symptoms that are all linked to a sluggish liver.

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