NaturalNewsBlogs Prebiotics vs Probiotics

These two terms sound very similar and are often used interchangeably, but they are very different and have different roles for the digestive system. Gut health is extremely important so understanding the difference can help stomach issues and better movement of food through the system.

Prebiotics are non-digestible and is the fiber of foods that doesn’t get broken down. It can be found in foods such as bananas, the skin of apples, garlic, onions, beans, as well as many other items. This fiber enters the small intestine and is fermented once it reaches the colon. Fermentation helps to increase the good type of bacteria. By boosting total fiber intake, you also boost prebiotic fiber. Prebiotics can be thought of as the fertilizer for the gut. They’re not affected by heat, cold, time, or acid. The nourish the already existing good bacteria present in the gut. They can help treat obesity,

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NaturalNewsBlogs Are we really with a government of, for and by the people?

When I was a kid, if I were told that I’d be writing a book about diet and nutrition when I was older, let alone having been doing a health related radio show for over 36 years, I would’ve thought that whoever told me that was out of their mind. Living in Newark, New Jersey, my parents and I consumed anything and everything that had a face or a mother except for dead, rotting, pig bodies, although we did eat bacon (as if all the other decomposing flesh bodies were somehow miraculously clean). Going through high school and college it was no different. In fact, my dietary change did not come until I was in my 30’s.

Just to put things in perspective, after I graduated from Weequahic High School and before going to Seton Hall University, I had a part-time job working for a butcher. I was the delivery

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Get Moving | Ahhmazingly Healthy

wake up and workout title on light box surface surrounded by colorful sport equipment

When I was a kid growing up in the 70’s, all we did was play outside, ran around non stop with our friends, neighbors, siblings, cousins and whoever else getting good physical exercise from sunrise to sunset without even knowing that we were staying healthy by just moving and all we knew was that we were having fun, fun, and more fun!

Today has certainly changed and although technology is important, It is unfortunate that the kids of today as well as adults are living in the gadget friendly world who will choose to be on their phones non stop being a couch potato, not moving, not playing and running outside, no physical activity but rather just fixed and glued to their electronic devices choosing to stay indoors therefore, It is not surprising that today, Obesity is the new epidemic of overweight children, teens and adults.

It is important to

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