Studies reveal modern food processing techniques and additives cause food to become more allergenic and create or contribute to intestinal permeability (“leaky gut”) and generalized inflammation involving histamine, mast cells and more.
Portions have grown tremendously over the years, and it is most noticeable in restaurants. Many steaks often contain a pound of meat (yes that is 16 ounces!), overflowing pasta bowls often hold three or more cups, and some sandwiches contain over 1,000 calories. However, you do not need to eat an entire dish yourself.
Estrogen balance is essential for achieving and maintaining fat loss. In men and premenopausal women, too much estrogen, a condition called estrogen dominance causes toxic fat gain, water retention, bloating and a host of other health and wellness issues.
As men age, their levels of testosterone begin to decline, usually beginning around the mid-40s. This heralds what is commonly known as andropause, the male counterpart to menopause. While this is a natural part of aging, the decline in testosterone production by the testes can be more precipitous in some men than others.
When your digestive system isn’t working properly, your whole body can feel off. There a number of factors that can affect your digestion. Read on to find out if your eating habits and lifestyle are the cause of your tummy troubles and learn what you can do to help ease gas and bloating.