How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

Do you ever feel a bit “overextended” in the belly after a meal? Perhaps “gassy?” Have you ever carried a “food baby?”

Well, bloating is common. Up to 25-30% of people experience it regularly. It happens when you have trouble digesting. The symptoms come from excess gas, reactions to foods, or food not moving through you as well as it could.

5 Natural Ways to Deal with Bloating

Do you ever feel a bit “overextended” in the belly after a meal? Perhaps “gassy?” Have you ever carried a “food baby?”

Well, bloating is common. Up to 25-30% of people experience it regularly. It happens when you have trouble digesting. The symptoms come from excess gas, reactions to foods, or food not moving through you as well as it could.

Is my poop normal?

Yes, I’m serious! (And don’t you sometimes wonder anyway?) You already know that your poop can reflect your physical, and sometimes even emotional, health. You may get constipation or have diarrhea when you eat something that “doesn’t agree with you,” or when you’re super-nervous about something. And what about fiber and water? If you’re not […]

3 Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.  This is because protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses up a […]

Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance?

Food intolerances or “sensitivities” can affect you in so many ways. And they’re a lot more common than most people think. I’m not talking about anaphylaxis or immediate allergic reactions that involve an immune response. Those can be serious and life-threatening.  If you have any allergies, you need to steer clear of any traces of […]

All About Digestive Enzymes

Not everyone should be taking digestive enzyme supplements; and not all of them are created equal.   As a practitioner, I find that many people with digestive issues want to jump straight into using a supplement. And many times I would rather try other strategies first. Not to mention, that some supplements can be harmful […]

Homemade Salad Dressings

Print Recipe Zesty Balsamic Vinaigrette Zesty Balsamic Vinaigrette homemade salad dressing that rival store bought brands in 5 minutes or less. Prep Time5 mins Course: SaladKeyword: dressing, vinaigrette Ingredients½ cup balsamic vinegar¾ cup olive oil1 tbsp. Dijon mustard2 tbsp. water1 tsp. pure maple syrup1 tsp. garlic minced1 tsp. black pepper freshly cracked InstructionsBlend all ingredients […]

Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic (i.e. lasts a long time). Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, just to […]

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere!   And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you.  Right?   Well, maybe…   Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat.  […]

MYTH – Fat is bad

Clean Eating – Eat more healthy fats MYTH – For decades we’ve been taught that fat is bad. A dangerous myth.   Because instead of fat, we’ve been replacing it with sugar. And many people believe this has led to the current diabetes and obesity epidemic. The truth is that your body needs some fat. […]