Digestion

Bone broth is a trendy health elixir you’ve likely heard all about, but did you know there are other foods that boost collagen (in case “beef” is not your favorite beverage flavor)? Here’s why it matters: Collagen is a protein in the body that makes up joint-supporting connective tissues, is responsible for skin elasticity (AKA wrinkle defender), … Read More


Digestion

At Parsley Health, we are always on the lookout for delicious homemade energy bar recipes because we want to avoid eating the junk that comes in wrappers, full of ingredients which we can’t pronounce. A lot of the energy bars you find in stores are full of sugar and often do you more harm than good, possibly … Read More


Digestion

I was 13 when I first decided that eliminating foods was the key to weight loss. NO CHEESE! I scrawled in my little black day planner, where I charted my weight and food intake. My summer makeover plan was successful, and I started 8th grade with contacts replacing my over-sized “Tootsie” glasses, and about ten pounds lighter. But … Read More


stomach pain
Digestion

Once a week we hear from real Parsley Health members, in their own words, about how working with Parsley Health has changed their lives. This week we’re talking to David who came to us with gastrointestinal problems that other doctors just couldn’t figure out. This is his story: I have struggled with gastrointestinal (GI) issues for 5 to 7 years. … Read More


Digestion

I have to say, my Tigernut Chocolate Chip Cookies are kinda famous! Despite its name, Tigernut flour is both nut-free and gluten-free. It’s relatively new but quickly becoming a hot trend, especially for those who follow a gluten-free diet. Tigernuts have a high level of resistant starch, which promotes prebiotic growth and supports a healthy immune … Read More


Digestion

Not only is this smoothie rich in vitamin-C, which you need to boost your immune system, this delicious delight might just help you live longer. Goji berries, which are part of this orange crush recipe, are known to increase longevity. Plus they can give you great skin. Looking for more support for your skin, hair and brain health? … Read More


Digestion

This no-bake sweet recipe is one for the whole family. It is a delicious and healthy alternative to candy bars, and good for any time of the day! You can substitute almond butter instead of peanut butter for more variety. To sweeten things up, the recipe uses medjool dates instead of sugar. Dates, also known … Read More


IBS
Digestion

I recently met with a patient named Catherine who came to Parsley Health after being told by several different gastroenterologists that she had acid reflux and IBS. She had been placed on almost a years-worth of a medication called a PPI, or proton pump inhibitor, called Nexium, which blocks acid secretion in the stomach. For Catherine, this seemed to … Read More


Digestion

Buckwheat, also known as the Cardiovascular Grain, is incredibly good for cardiovascular health, amongst a host of other body goodies, such as blood sugar control, gallstone prevention, and breast cancer prevention. The Yi people of China consume a diet quite high in buckwheat (up to 5oz a day). When researchers tested blood lipids from 850 Yi people, … Read More


Digestion

The clock reads 9:37 a.m. Is it too early to eat a Snickers? “Just buy it now and save it for the long afternoon. It’ll be a reward for getting through that big meeting,” I unconvincingly tell myself. I hit the vending machine, and the whole candy bar is gone by the time I return … Read More


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