Why do you get constipated in the summer?

Why do you get constipated in the summer?

Constipation is a common summertime concern. When you’re working up a sweat outdoors, your body is losing water. This puts you at risk of dehydration. As your body conserves fluids, one result can be constipation.  You need adequate fluids and fiber to be regular. If...
Is your child showing signs of potty training constipation?

Is your child showing signs of potty training constipation?

Diet isn’t always what comes to mind when parents consider potty training issues. But constipation can really slow the whole process! When bowel movements become hard and painful to pass, toddlers may avoid or even become anxious about going potty.  Children should...
Eight natural approaches to constipation relief

Eight natural approaches to constipation relief

Straining to go #2 … feeling sluggish and bloated … spending too much time behind the bathroom door. Constipation can be a real drain on your wellbeing! But before you consider chemical laxatives, you might want to try one or more of these more natural approaches....
How to enjoy a gut-friendly pizza

How to enjoy a gut-friendly pizza

You gut may not love pizza as much as your taste buds. This favorite food often contains ingredients that cause gas, pain and bloating. Thankfully, making a gut-friendly pizza isn’t too difficult. Bonus: Use this guide when you order at your favorite local pizzeria....
November 19 is World Toilet Day

November 19 is World Toilet Day

Celebrated on November 19 each year, the goal of World Toilet Day is to raise awareness about sustainable sanitation practices and get people thinking about their own toilet habits. For this World Toilet Day, we’ve gathered some interesting facts to keep you in the...