Nutrition

Bloating After Eating; Foods that Cause Bloating

Bloating – stomach distension due to gas built in the stomach or bowel – may be caused by certain foods, intestinal disorders, bacterial overgrowth or food poisoning with bacteria or parasites. What Causes Bloating Shortly After Eating? Bloating in the upper abdomen appearing within minutes after starting a >> Read More ...

Excess Iron (Poisoning, Overload, Toxicity) in Blood

Hemosiderosis is a chronic iron overload or excess iron levels in body tissues, either throughout the body or only in specific tissues and organs. If this chronic overload begins to cause tissue damage, it is known as hemochromatosis or commonly referred to as iron toxicity. Iron is an abundant element in the human body >> Read More ...

Food Allergy and Food Intolerance Tests

FOOD ALLERGY TESTS How to prepare for allergy testing? Antihistamine and antidepressant drugs should be stopped 3-5 days before testing, but only with doctor’s approval. Skin Prick Test A skin prick test can confirm allergies to certain foods. A drop of a dissolved food sample is placed on the forearm, and pricked >> Read More ...

Foods to Stop Diarrhea

People often ask which foods to add into the diet to stop diarrhea when this has already started. In most cases however, certain foods have to be avoided to stop diarrhea. Anyway, let’s see in which types of diarrhea, adding certain foods into a diet can help. 1. Toddler’s Diarrhea Toddlers, fed with excessive >> Read More ...

Inappropriate Diet and Diarrhea – Foods Causing Diarrhea

How Can Healthy Food Cause Diarrhea in a Healthy Person? There are several foods that may not seem like an obvious diarrhea trigger but can still cause loose bowel movements in a person. It is important to understand why this abnormality in bowel habit may occur specifically after eating these foods. 1. Overeating >> Read More ...

What Is Lactose Intolerance – Symptoms, Test, Diet, Medicine

What Is Lactose Intolerance? Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose (milk sugar) because of a lactase deficiency. Lactase is an enzyme that breaks down lactose to glucose and galactose, which are normally completely absorbed from the small intestine into the blood. In lactose deficiency, undigested lactose >> Read More ...
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