Digestive Health

10 Ways to Get Your Gut—and the Rest of You—Healthy

Friday Jul 31 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Your colon is the doorway to health. The key to getting in may be closer then you think. I just swallowed a capsule containing 50 billion living ... more »

The Truth About the Seafood You Love

Tuesday Jul 21 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Omega-3 fatty acids are good for you, but contaminants aren’t. Which seafood types are safest? Those healthy omega-3 fatty acids can potentially ... more »

Are Colonics and Enemas Helpful or Harmful?

Thursday May 28 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Just how often does your colon really need to be cleaned? I haven’t reached the age where I need to think about colon cancer screening yet, but my ... more »

How To Know The Biodiversity Of Your Microbiome

Friday May 22 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Want to know if eating fried cicadas or grasshoppers will improve your gut biodiversity? If you want to know what’s going on in your gut, get ... more »

Overdose: Are Pharmaceutical Companies Systematically Destroying Your Health?

Friday Mar 13 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

In September 2004, Merck & Co. pulled Vioxx from the market. The press spun the headlines to make it look like Merck – a pharmaceutical giant ... more »

Is 10 Minutes of Daily Exercise Enough? Make Your Healthy Minutes Count

Friday Dec 19 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

It seems that for health, the range of exercise—there’s always the proverbial range—is between 30 to 90 minutes daily for at least five days a ... more »

The Aging Gut: Do Probiotics and Supplemental Fiber Help Us Live Longer?

Friday Oct 24 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

One thing we know for certain, a healthy gut prevents disease and promotes longevity. As we age, all parts of our body get old with us, including the ... more »

Depression: A Mental Illness or Digestive Disorder?

Monday Oct 13 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Depression may have more to do with our “gut feelings” than we thought. After Robin William’s death in August 2014, the issue of depression was ... more »

Still Sick? When Going Gluten-Free Is Not Enough

Friday Sep 19 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

You’ve gone gluten-free, but you’re still not feeling well. What gives? Every morning when I first come in to the clinic, I look at my ... more »

IBS and Abdominal Discomfort—Have We Incorrectly Blamed Gluten?

Friday Sep 5 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Why is it that after ten thousands of years of agriculture, we don’t know what foods work best? Bethany, a single mother of two, was in pain. She ... more »

Renegade Health Story of the Month: Laura Ricci

Tuesday Aug 5 2014 | by Kevin Gianni

Through a myriad of health problems including cancer, Laura hung in there looking for solutions, and found out she was a lot stronger than she ... more »

5 Health Benefits of Sauerkraut—Including Helping to Prevent Cancer

Wednesday Jun 25 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies show that compounds in sauerkraut may help prevent cancer, boost immunity, and more. A one-cup serving of sauerkraut provides about a quarter ... more »