Articles in: Digestion & Elimination

Possibly the most prevalent health concerns that people experience are digestion-related. In Ayurveda, it is said that 80% of all disease can be attributed to digestive imbalance. An accurate understanding of digestion requires an evaluation of each aspect of the digestive process. Poor lymphatic circulation and stress can also directly impact digestive strength, and must be evaluated to restore optimal digestive health. While most folks just remove the hard-to-digest foods from their diet, we aim to reset the digestive strength that you deserve.

Part 3: Cholesterol: Size Matters

lifespa image, two halves of a hardboiled egg

Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 14 seconds It will take some time for doctors and the general public to decompress from sixty years of conditioning that a high cholesterol reading on a blood test means an increased risk for heart disease. While the total cholesterol number means little according […]

Part 1: Writing Love Letters Lowers Cholesterol

lifespa image, man writing a love letter

Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 34 seconds In a recent study, healthy college students were divided up into two control groups. One group was asked to write an affectionate letter to friends, loved ones, family or romantic partners. The second group wrote to the same groups of people, but […]

Five Spices to Rock your Digestive World

lifespa-five-spices-to-rock-your-digestive-world-video-still

Average Reading Time: 5 minutes and 4 seconds According to a recent survey as reported by Fox News, a whopping 74% of Americans are living with digestive discomfort. The common symptoms are gas, bloating, indigestion, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. (1) While these symptoms can be due to minor imbalances, they […]

The Scoop on the FODMAP Diet for Stressed Out Digestion

lifespa image, diet written with vegetables in healthy nutrition concept

Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 21 seconds The FODMAP diet was developed for folks with IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Basically, the FODMAP Foods to Avoid List are foods that are known to, in one way or another, irritate the gut. FODMAP stands for Fermentable, Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides And […]

Digest Like An 18 Year Old Again

lifespa-digest-like-an-18-year-old-video-still

Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 55 seconds This article is geared to those of you who once digested well, but over time started struggling with health, weight, mood, digestive and other health concerns. Perhaps you are eliminating foods, taking digestive agents or exercising like crazy to recapture your health, […]

Be Free of Gluten Free

blonde girl wheat field eating bread

Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 15 seconds According to a recent study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, it is estimated that 2 million Americans complain of celiac disease (CD), which is a gluten sensitivity condition. Gluten is a hard-to-digest protein that can trigger an overzealous immune response in […]