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Weight loss: The Optimal Intestinal Health Way, Part 3

There are many weight loss books we have at home. In fact, most of them were my husband’s books. I was very surprised to see there were so many different approaches to losing weight. It was overwhelming to go through them all to see which ones are good for my husband. As I looked through… Read more »

Weight loss, The Optimal Intestinal Health Way, Part 2

A few weeks ago, I calculated BMI (Body Mass Index) for my husband and myself. It turned out to be a wake-up-call, for the urgent weight loss mission for my husband’s future health. His number was higher than expected…almost “very obese” which could cause many health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, and even premature… Read more »

How and Why do you get Ulcers?

One of my sisters-in-law used to suffer from “ulcers”. She suffered from acute abdominal pain and claimed that she got this due to the stresses in her life. It is a common assumption that stress and anxiety can cause ulcers and it was thought to be the result of a high stress life-style (especially common… Read more »

A Top Recommended Supplement for IBD

One of the reasons why I started this website was to understand more about inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and be able to support people with IBD, especially Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. My brother was diagnosed with the latter only a few years ago (see My Story for details). In fact, over 200,000 Canadians suffer… Read more »

You can’t beat Beets!

My garden has been pretty successful this summer and my family and I are enjoying fresh vegetables almost everyday. However, there is a vegetable that I have been noticing but haven’t harvested yet …  Beets. Since beets are growing underground, I can never tell if they are ready to be picked or still small. So,… Read more »