Evolving Health

Low-carbohydrate diets may do wonders for quick weight loss (mostly from water loss) and to improve glucose and insulin levels, but they are not without their adverse effects (1-2). The body...

When you have undigested meat proteins in your colon, they will basically do what they do when thery are outside the colon: they rot. The rotting, or decay, is characterized by...

When a patient has hemorrhoids (most prevalent in males over 50) then it is always important to evaluate hydration and dietary fiber intake because constipation contributes to risk (1). Sufficient regular...

Heartburn is an awful feeling that almost everyone has suffered from at some time in their lives. It’s disheartening to hear that in the USA about 44 percent suffer every month...

Vitamin D deficiency may actually contribute to Crohn’s disease because the hormone modulates the immune system. According to endocrinologists at McGill University, vitamin D appears to turn on genes to encode...

It is well documented that a diet low in insoluble fiber is considered the main etiological factor in leading to diverticulitis. The intake of insoluble fiber speeds up transit of food...

When IBS is diarrhea-predominant, a doctor may prescribe an antimotility agent to assist patients with symptoms (1). He or she may also prescribe an antibiotic if the IBS is a result...

It is well known that dehydration is a potential adverse effect of a ketogenic diet, which is one higher in fat with adequate protein and lower in carbohydrates. Nutritionists should be...

I was curious to know what it is about animal protein in general that would affect kidneys more than vegetable protein. So I went searching for a study. There was a...

I’ve been perusing through Dr. Batmanghelidj’s book Your Body’s Many Cries for Water. Yes, I’m well aware that it does not entirely scientific and does have a few claims that could...