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Discussing our bowel movements is a difficult subject to talk about, and not the sort of topic that anyone brings up at the dinner table. However, knowing the difference between a healthy stool and one that may indicate signs of a serious medical condition, is essential in maintaining our overall health, and can also act as an early warning detector to a problem from within.This informative article by Clinical Nutritionist Julie Keene will help educate you to “read the signs” that your stool is telling you about your health.

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What’s a proper diet for you? How bad is eating fast food for your health? What is the new food pyramid the USDA has issued all about? Find out the answers the these questions and a lot more by reading this H.I.C. article.

Can Stool Testing Help Chronic Digestive Issues?  You bet it can!  Diseases of the human digestive system are a painful reality to many people every day. Over 50 million people currently suffer from debilitating digestive system diseases such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease and Colitis. Other people with various digestive symptoms such as hemorrhoids, [...]

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Obesity is the single largest contributor to declining health suffered by Americans (and for that matter the world community). Obesity rates have increased across the board in all population demographics in the United States over the last several decades. The statistics are staggering and if a sea-change in attitudes about learning to live and eat a healthier lifestyle, Americans (who lead the world in this sad statistic) will continue to suffer and die from obesity. This article by Ronald Uy is a comprehensive condensed snapshot on obesity and not only covers the statistics, but details the measures government and even the manufacturers of food products are responding to this life-or-death subject.

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Did you know chocolate has many health benefits? Find out in this H.I.C. article everything you ever wanted to know about Chocolate and how it effects your health and digestion.

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Ever wonder why some people just can’t seem to keep their weight down or why some people keep on eating and never get fat? Some of us go to great lengths just to keep our weight down. Society has placed so much value in keeping a slim figure that being healthy means keeping a slim figure. Read this new article by H.I.C. staff and contributor Ronlad Uy to find out more!

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Gastroenteritis is the medical term for the stomach flu; this medical condition is characterized by the inflammation of the stomach and the small intestine. This is caused by a viral or bacterial infection of the stomach and the small intestine. Infection is often due to poor preparation of food or ingestion of contaminated food and [...]

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It has long been noted that to have a strong immune system, there first must be a healthy digestive system. These two systems used to be thought of as separate entities.  Now, through research, an intimate connection between the two has been discovered. When we think of the digestive system, we think of it as [...]

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