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Digestive problems: Why does digestion slow down when we age?

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 November 2017, Digestion
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Food is a huge part of our everyday lives – it not only keeps us up and running on busy days, but it provides us with breaks to socialize and share moments with those around us. Whether we’re at work or with family at the dinner, sometimes our love of food leaves us with bloating, heartburn, slow digestion and acid reflux.

While people of all ages may encounter these unpleasant symptoms and disorders, nearly 40% of older adults over 50 years-old experience age related digestive problems each year…

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Amazing facts about gut-brain connection

by Sonia Chartier, on 24 August 2016, Digestion
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co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

The brain-gut connection is one of my favourite topics.

It is a perhaps the epitome of how everything in the body is related and how our external environment affects the internal state—yes, even though your gut is inside your body, the inner section of the gut is actually part of the outside world!

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15 signs of sluggish liver function

by Sonia Chartier, on 3 March 2015, Digestion
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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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