March 2024

Medicinal mushroom known as the purple Shiitake mushroom by The Healthy RD

12 Medicinal Mushrooms And Their Unique Benefits

Some of the most fascinating foods on the planet are mushrooms because they cross over into the world of medicine. Medicinal mushrooms have been eaten for several thousand years in traditional Chinese medicine and folk medicine across the globe. They are finally gaining the research they deserve to support their roles in medicine. While mushrooms […]

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Image of a turqouise colored capsule with Mg and Magnesium written on it and magnesium rich foods like chocolate, almonds, spinach, bananas, chia seeds on a light gray background with title magnesium for IBS constipation by The Healthy RD

Magnesium for IBS: Everything You Need to Know

Can something as simple as magnesium for IBS help alleviate this uncomfortable condition?  The short answer is yes; magnesium has a mild laxative effect and also a calming effect on the body.   But let’s dig in some more to find out how magnesium helps alleviate constipation for people with IBS, food sources of magnesium, and

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Allergies and Gut Health: The Surprising Connection

Do you suffer from allergies? If so, have you considered the health of your gut? Allergies and gut health are tightly connected as it turns out. This is because our digestive and immune systems are very closely connected. A so-called leaky gut may contribute to food intolerances, sensitivities, and even seasonal allergies. You might be

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Tryptophan Health Benefits by The Healthy RD

Tryptophan Health Benefits That You Don’t Want to Be Without

Tryptophan health benefits are very promising and vast. But, when people think of tryptophan, one word mostly comes to mind: turkey.  Let’s explore this substance called tryptophan, which is so much more than a Thanksgiving nap inducer. Turkey isn’t the highest in tryptophan of foods. But, it definitely is in the conversation. Tryptophan, like many

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