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


Digestion

When it comes to packing a lot of nutrients into a single food, avocados have pretty much cornered the market. They are the ultimate healthy fat, one of the best in helping your body absorb healthy nutrients from your vegetables. Avocados are also high in monounsaturated oleic acid, a “heart healthy” fatty acid. When consumed … Read More


Salt in Food
Digestion

There’s a reason we say good people are “the salt of the earth” and reliable people are “worth their salt.” Salt, or sodium chloride, is a valuable mineral. It’s an essential nutrient the human body cannot make itself and plays a role in nerve and muscle function as well as regulating the body’s water content. (No wonder … Read More


Digestion

Are you tired of eating the same lunch from the same deli every single day? Ditch the boring salad for this warming, filling and healthy lunch bowl recipe. The Nourish Bowl, one of the delicious lunch options from our 7 Day Detox program, is a Parsley Health favorite. You can prepare most of the ingredients … Read More


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