• Paloma Ruiz, nutritionist

Common bloating symptoms and how to relieve them

agosto 23rd, 2021|Categorías: Articles|Etiquetas: , , , , |

Maldigestion and gastrointestinal symptoms. Concepts around bloating, maldigestion and what are these terms. What is maldigestion? This term is used for impaired digestion of protein, fats, and starches or carbohydrates. If any maldigestion occurs, it's going to be very hard to fix the microbiome. And to fix the potential of  the so-called  “leaky gut” or intestinal permeability. So we always want to start with any patterns of maldigestion = no digesting well. What about malabsorption? Malabsorption is more severe; that's the end stage where you have significant gastrointestinal malfunction, where you're not able to absorb nutrients very well. The key here are [...]

  • Paloma Ruiz Naturopathy Marbella

Hormonal imbalances and their influence on women’s health

agosto 10th, 2021|Categorías: Articles|Etiquetas: , , |

Have you heard of the term prostaglandins and its relation to blood glucose and our health? Firstly, let me tell you what is the food glycemic index. The glycemic index (GI) is a rating system for foods containing carbohydrates. It shows how quickly each food affects your blood sugar (glucose) level when that food is eaten on its own. Secondly, the excessive consumption of terrestrial animal products (meats, sausages, dairy), the consumption of saturated fats (red meat, butter, fatty sausages, dairy) and the consumption of foods with a high glycemic index (bread, pasta, sugars, industrial pastries) increases the production of prostaglandins [...]

Therapeutic Medicinal Mushrooms

septiembre 2nd, 2020|Categorías: Articles|

Medicinal mushrooms have always been used for hundreds of years, mainly in Asian countries, specifically for treatment of infections. More recently, these beings have also been used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases and cancer.   Medicinal mushrooms have an extensive clinical history of safe use as a single agent or combined with radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Cancer treatments or cancer advice are not within the scope of this article.   There are more than hundred species of medicinal mushrooms that have recently been used not only in Asian practices, but more in Europe through integrative medicine doctors. Some of the [...]