How to Use Activated Carbon to Stop Flatulence

Powdered Charcoal for GasActivated charcoal can be very effective at absorbing excessive flatulence gas and removing toxins and other undesirable compounds in your gastrointestinal tract.

It is, however, necessary to make sure you take this special kind of carbon in a particular way and at certain times for maximum benefit.

Learn exactly how to take activated charcoal correctly ahead, the recommended dosage and a few charcoal side effects and precautions to be aware of.

How Does Activated Charcoal Absorb Toxins?

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Fennel Seed Tea — The Quickest Remedy for Digestive Problems

Benefits of fennel teaFennel is an important herb that has been used safely for many thousands of years in Chinese, Indian, Arabian and Western medicines.

Aside from its value in cooking as a spice, it has been traditionally used as an aid to digestion and it has many health benefits.

Fennel tea is prepared from crushed or ground mature fennel seeds. These seeds are rich in important volatile oil compounds like anethole, fenchone and estragole that are believed to be responsible for its antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial/antimicrobial properties.

Here’s just what fennel tea is good for and how it can help with gastrointestinal problems like bloating, IBS and flatulence.

Bloating and Flatulence

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How to Use Fennel Seeds for Gas, Cramps and Bloating

Fennel for flatulenceIn herbal medicine fennel seeds are recognized as a powerful carminative — a herb that assists in expelling gas from your intestinal tract.

Here’s how these powerful little seeds reduce gastrointestinal problems and flatulence, a few potential precautions to be aware of and two ways to use fennel seeds to help prevent or treat intestinal cramps, bloating and embarrassing gas.

How Fennel Seeds Help Digestive Problems

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Lactose Sensitivity and Why Milk Gives You Gas

Why milk causes fartingLactose sensitivity is a very common cause of digestive problems. A person who is sensitive to the lactose in milk will often experience symptoms such as bloating, intestinal cramps and excessive gas after consuming dairy products.

Ahead is what causes lactose sensitivity and intolerance, how to know if it’s affecting you, what foods and drinks contain lactose and how to greatly reduces symptoms if you do have milk or one of the many other sources of lactose.

What Is Lactose Sensitivity?

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Best 10 Gas Causing Vegetables

Gassy VeggiesVegetables are an important part of a healthy diet and provide many valuable nutritional benefits.

Unfortunately certain vegetables can also cause excessive gas and other digestive issues like belly bloat and intestinal cramps.

If you are having problems with flatulence that you think might be caused by vegetables, this page lists the 10 most likely culprits and some simple suggestions to help avoid gas issues when you eat them.

1. Beans

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Why Baked Beans Give You Gas and How to Stop It

Gas with baked beansMost people know that baked beans give you gas. But why do they produce so much flatulence?

Also, if you still choose to eat beans, which are actually quite healthy for a canned food, how can you greatly minimize the amount of gas they cause?

How Beans Cause Flatulence

A can of baked beans is a good source of vegetable protein, is low in fat and is quite a good source of minerals like magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and zinc.

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A Special Black Walnut Pesto Recipe to Kill Parasites


Black walnut pesto recipeBlack walnuts are a well known human parasite killer and were traditionally used by Native Americans for internal cleansing and digestive problems.

They contain potent compounds like juglone that can rid the body of many kinds of harmful organisms. The still green black walnut hull is even more potent for intestinal worms and you can read much more about it in Using Black Walnuts for Parasites.

This page though will share a black walnut pesto recipe I came up with recently. It includes several other worm killing ingredients and makes a tasty accompaniment to many meals.

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A Warm Pumpkin Salad with Salmon and Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin SaladThis is a great tasting warm salad for getting more nutritious pumpkin and pumpkin seeds into your diet. It’s full of superfoods, very healthy and quite filling as well.

If pumpkin is not in season, butternut squash should be and makes a good alternative with a delicious taste and a similar nutritional profile.

You can make this warm salad recipe with either pumpkin or butternut squash with the same directions ahead.

Recipe Ingredients for 2

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Amazing Avocados — Why is Avocado Healthy?

Avocado health benefitsAvocados are an amazing superfood with a rich flavor and an impressive list of health benefits. Here’s why avocado is healthy and some seriously good reasons to get more of them into your diet.

Avocado Nutrition

There is a wide variety of nutritional elements in avocado to support better health and these nutrients are in a highly usable and absorbable form for your body but to their high fatty acid content. Some experts have even described avocado as nature’s most perfect food.

Avocados are rich in the prime antioxidants vitamin C and vitamin E, they contain good levels of most of the B vitamins are full of the often difficult to obtain vitamin K that helps build strong bones and maintain a healthy cardiovascular system.

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Parsley Nutrition and Why It’s Too Good to be a Garnish

Parsley Nutritional InformationParsley is a green superfood so rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other nutrients that eating it is like using a multivitamin supplement – only one that actually works.

The nutrition in this herb is much more easily assimilated than in engineered multivitamins and many people who start using it regularly in their diet with attest to the many health benefits of parsley.

Parsley Vitamins

Parsley is a good source of provitamin A beta-carotene, with one cup containing around 100% of the standard RDA (though you’d really want to get more than that for vitamin A’s beneficial effects on your immune system, for healthy skin and vision, protection from infection and much more).

It is very high in vitamin C, containing far more than most well known sources like oranges and other citrus fruit (though these are admittedly much easier to eat in large quantities). Vitamin C from natural sources like parsley is a potent antioxidant that protects the cells in our bodies from dangerous free radical damage.

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