Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT

Jenna is a holistic and functional gut health dietitian nutritionist and clinical herbalist who helps people to address and resolve their gut issues at the root-cause level. Her mission is to help as many people as possible to heal and transform their health on a profound level so they can live their best lives!

Low FODMAP Prebiotic Potato Salad

Prebiotic & Low FODMAP Potato Salad

Summertime is the best time to enjoy an IBS-friendly, low FODMAP potato salad!  This recipe is based off a classic version, which I modified from Gimme Some Oven’s classic Southern potato salad recipe. Potato salad is a natural prebiotic food, which I’ll share more details on below! But first things first… (This post was most recently …

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how to stay healthy in summer season- Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD

How to Stay Healthy in Summer Season: 6 Holistic Health Tips

As I’m writing this, the sunflowers are everywhere here in Austin, which means summer 2021 is now upon us!  (Speaking as a “summer solstice” baby and subsequent Cancer crab who loves the beach, summer is most definitely my favorite season!) 😎  That being said, if you’re looking for some holistic and timeless ways to stay …

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Food Allergy vs Intolerance vs Sensitivity

Food Allergy vs Intolerance vs Sensitivity

Food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities – oh my!  Adverse food reactions are a topic near and dear to my heart, especially now that I’m trained and certified as a Lifestyle Eating & Performance (LEAP) therapist (“CLT”), and after going through my own holistic gut-healing journey. Allergies, intolerances, and food sensitivities are actually three totally different …

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what is a leaky gut?

What is Leaky Gut, and How Do You Know If You Have It?

If I’m being honest, I really wish they called it something else.  But like millions of others, if you’ve made it to this post, you must also be wondering – what IS leaky gut?! Does it even exist? (While many gastrointestinal doctors and dietitians will insist that leaky gut doesn’t exist, I’ll politely agree to …

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Low FODMAP Spaghetti Bolognese

Low FODMAP Spaghetti Bolognese (Paleo, GAPS, Low Sucrose)

Navigating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) (and/or sucrase-isomaltase deficiency) and following a restrictive diet such as the low FODMAP diet, Paleo, GAPS, and/or a sucrose intolerance diet can be challenging, but it doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy delicious food! (I speak first hand as a foodie and former IBS sufferer, who also happens to come from …

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Best Herbal Tea for Digestion - 9 Ways

What’s the Best Tea for Digestion?

Chronic digestive health issues such as IBS and leaky gut are on the rise, now impacting millions of people worldwide.  The fields of holistic nutrition and herbal medicine also grown exponentially in the last decade, since more people are realizing symptom management is not the answer to digestive ailments. As a result, those seeking out …

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Pro Tips and Hacks for Successfully Navigating Holidays with IBS and Other Gut Issues

How to Successfully Navigate Holidays with IBS & Other Gut Issues: 9 Pro Tips

Gut issues like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and other issues that often masquerade as IBS (like small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD),  sucrose intolerance, and food sensitivities) can often feel like a rain cloud, following you around everywhere you go… Especially during the holiday season, when everything is so food-centric.  But the …

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Boosting your immune system with food - Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD

Boosting Your Immune System with Food

Now more than ever, it’s time to start thinking about being proactive (versus reactive) in taking our health, immunity, and self-care habits to the next level.  During the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and now moving into cold/flu season, preventive protocols such as handwashing, sanitizing, masks and social distancing will continue to go a long way to …

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