Digestion

 · 6 min read

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Early Death, Study Claims.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in September 2019 and has since been updated.Heartburn medications, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), may increase the risk of early death, according to research [1]. Over-the-counter (OTC), as well as prescription medications for heartburn, may increase the risk of heart disease, stomach cancer, and kidney dysfunction, among other […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

 · 8 min read

Martin Freeman Says He Has Given Up on Vegetarianism With Concerns That Meat Replacements Are ‘Very, Very Processed’

For 38 years, Martin Freeman was celebrated for his stellar performances on both the silver screen and television, holding steadfast to a vegetarian lifestyle. His journey into vegetarianism began in the winter of 1986 during his teenage years, a time marked by introspection and a growing discomfort with the notion of consuming animal flesh. This […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 7 min read

Fodmaps Diet: If Chronic Bloating or IBS Is Ruining Your Life, Try This

Do you suffer from abdominal bloating, altered bowel habits, and recurring abdominal pain and discomfort despite following a relatively “clean” and healthy diet?  Does it seem as if certain foods trigger your symptoms, but it’s hard to pin down exactly which ones? If so, you may be one of the 7-10% of people worldwide who […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 10 min read

25 Ways Peppermint Oil Can Make Your Life Better

Peppermint oil is one of the most widely used essential oils, found in everything from candy canes to chewing gum, to toothpaste. Beyond its good smell and unique, refreshing taste, however, peppermint essential oil has a number of benefits for your health. While some of these uses you may already know, there are many uses […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Founder of The Creative Palate

 · 5 min read

7 Symptoms of Diverticulitis (Causes, Treatment, and Remedies)

Diverticulitis is a condition characterized by the inflammation or infection of diverticula. These are small, bulging pouches that can develop in the lining of the digestive system. These pouches are most commonly found in the large intestine, specifically the sigmoid colon. While many individuals with diverticula experience no symptoms, when these pouches become inflamed or […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

You Are Not Gluten Intolerant- You’re Glyphosate Intolerant?

This article was originally published on April 2, 2019, and has since been updated. It wasn’t that long ago that someone with Celiac disease would have a hard time ordering meals at restaurants or finding safe gluten alternatives for themselves at the grocery store. Now, gluten-free options seem to be the norm almost everywhere you […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

3 Healthy Eating Habits to Prevent Bloating, Indigestion, and Acid Reflux

We’ve all been there. One hand is clutching your stomach while your other hand is leaning forward and reaching for that last piece of chicken. You know you’re full, but everything is so damn delicious. Anyway, you worked out yesterday so it’s okay. Or was it last week? Doesn’t matter, this chicken is filling that […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 5 min read

10 Signs of Pancreatic Cancer You Should Never Ignore

Pancreatic cancer is a serious and often life-threatening disease that affects thousands of individuals every year. It has a low survival rate, mainly because it is often diagnosed at an advanced stage. This means that being aware of the signs and symptoms can help detect it early, increasing the chances of successful treatment. These are […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team