Core strength in IBS recovery

My journey in IBS recovery has led to some interesting problems, and solutions I'm sharing in this post. IBS can cause painful bloating, manifesting in distention. Much like pregnancy, this distention stretches the abdominal muscles, but above that, the distention of IBS is often accompanied by anterior pelvic tilt ("APT"). This is when the pelvis is tilted …

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Essential Amino Acids: Threonine & Tryptophan

Threonine "makes up tooth enamel, collagen, and elastin. ...[It] is [u]seful with intestinal disorders and indigestion, ...[and] used to alleviate anxiety and mild depression."Studies on supplementation have looked at wound healing, MS, and spinal spasticity. It is found highly concentrated in eggs, wheat germ and most animal products.  Not much exists that definitively suggest supplementation …

Phytic Acid

Phytic acid is a much-talked about subject matter. Paleo will use it as a reason to not eat legumes or grains; vegans generally ignore them because that's all they have for protein; WAPF'ers and 'traditional' homesteaders will eat them prepared the traditional way. Phytic Acid is a molecule that is composed of phosphorous and it …