Category Archives: Digestion

Digestion, Elimination and how to feed the Microbiome

Digestion, Elimination and how to feed the Microbiome lecture was presented by Dr. Gary Kracoff and our integrative and functional dietitian, Bridgitte Carroll. Poor digestion and elimination are the underlying causes in most of our chronic health problems; allergies, hormonal, adrenal and thyroid … Continue reading

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SBI Protect-help for leaky gut and immune system issues

I usually do not talk about a specific product in this blog, but SBI Protect is a major leap forward for people suffering from leaky gut, imbalances in the digestive system, immune issues and toxicity. The clinical studies showed that … Continue reading

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Understanding Inflammation; From Leaky Gut to Heart Disease

When presented: Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 Location: Johnson Compounding & Wellness 577 Main Street Waltham, MA 02452 Dr. Gary Kracoff discuses the link between inflammation and many common health conditions. Inflammation can be helpful, or lead to disease, and understanding … Continue reading

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Why do I need a digestive enzyme?

We all need digestive enzymes to break down the food we eat and extract the nutrients. Each of our digestive systems is unique and most people could benefit from digestive enzyme supplementation. If you find you are gassy or bloated, … Continue reading

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Are you regular?

The results of the poll question “How often should a healthy adult have a bowel movement?”have been tabulated. The results are: 2-3 bowel movements a day  50% 1 time a day  40% every other day   10% Let’s think of … Continue reading

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Digestive Problems and Homeopathy

Summer is here, 4th of July is this weekend, and I thought it would be helpful and timely to provide a few easy, safe tips for some common digestive problems. I asked Christophe R. Merville D. Pharm. if he would provide … Continue reading

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The most basic and misunderstood function in our body, digestion

Let’s start our journey with  one of the most basic and misunderstood functions in our body, digestion. Good digestion and elimination are essential for a healthy and long life.  If we do not each healthy food, digest it well and … Continue reading

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