Prebiotics and probiotics have become healthy buzzwords, but what is the difference between a prebiotic and a probiotic?
Stefani Sassos, MS, RDN, CSO, CDN, CPT, is an esteemed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist on Long Island's North Shore. Stefani works as a Clinical Dietitian, and also sees clients in her private practice in Great Neck, NY. She completed her Master's in Clinical Nutrition at New York University, and has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from the Pennsylvania State University. Stefani is dedicated to leading a healthy and active lifestyle, and inspiring others to do the same. Follow her on social media @stefhealthtips for daily health inspiration!
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No one likes to talk about it, but everyone deals with constipation at one time or another. The good news is that there are a few simple changes that you can make to help your digestive system run smoothly.
Gas, bloating, belching- YIKES! Although these are normal parts of our digestion and bodily processes, too much can be uncomfortable and embarrassing! Read along as Clinical Dietician Nutritionist Stefani Pappas shares some tips on eliminating gas and bloating through diet.
Treatment for GERD may include medications, but there are some diet and lifestyle changes that can help alleviate symptoms. This doesn’t mean that you have to eliminate all of your favorite foods! Take a look at the tips below and pick a few of the items to make small modifications to your typical routine.
The American Institute for Cancer Research has estimated that about 45% of colorectal cancer cases could be prevented through a healthy diet, physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight! This provides tremendous incentive for us to take control of our lifestyle habits and make a positive change.
Most of these probiotic-rich foods are easy to find and add to your diet. Start by picking one or two of these foods to incorporate as a snack or part of a meal.