L-Glutamine for Leaky Gut Repair - The Complete Low-Down According to a Functional Dietitian - Whole-istic Living

The Low-Down on L-Glutamine for Leaky Gut Repair

With chronic gut issues (like IBS and leaky gut syndrome) on the rise and becoming a modern-day epidemic, more people are turning to holistic and functional nutrition supplements such as L-glutamine for leaky gut repair. But if L-glutamine (aka “glutamine”) is as great as the claims say it is, why are millions of people still …

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Intro to Nervines - Your Best Nervous System Allies (text over cup of lavender tea)

Intro to Nervines: Your Best Nervous System Allies

Ancient adaptogenic herbs (like ashwagandha and lion’s mane) are now making their way into mainstream headlines and commercial superfood products, grabbing the attention of various media outlets for their special stress-reducing properties. But at this point in time (2022), I still find very few people (herbalists aside) have heard of nervines!   Nervines may be flying …

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The LEAP Diet - What is it - How does it work - Who is it for - Jenna Volpe RDN LD CLT

The LEAP Diet Protocol: What Is It, How Does It Work & Who Is It For?

In our modern-day chronic illness epidemic, millions of people each month are now scouring the internet for information on diets to help their inflammatory, autoimmune, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) conditions. Yet still, surprisingly very few of those people are aware of the LEAP diet protocol and its profound roles in reducing symptoms of inflammation …

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What is Holistic Nutrition and How Can it Help You on Your Journey - Whole-istic Living

What is Holistic Nutrition & How Can it Help You on Your Journey?

Over the last decade, it’s safe to say the field of holistic nutrition has become a hot commodity!   More and more people are looking outside the box, beyond the conventional medicine scope, to explore holistic and alternative ways of supporting their health at a deeper level.  Don’t get me wrong – as a holistic nutritionist …

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Does green tea help with digestion?

Does Green Tea Help With Digestion?

If you’re among the many who have been wondering, “does green tea help with digestion?” you’re most definitely in the right place!   Speaking as a holistic and functional dietitian, gut health nutritionist, and clinical herbalist, I’m confident your burning questions about the potential benefits of green tea for digestion will be covered in this article.  …

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What’s the Best Sauerkraut for Probiotics and Gut Health?

Nowadays, with IBS, leaky gut, and other digestive health issues exponentially on-the-rise, holistic and functional nutrition practitioners worldwide are leaning more on “functional” fermented, probiotic-rich foods like sauerkraut to help support people suffering from digestive woes. But unfortunately, choosing the best sauerkraut for probiotics and gut health is no longer as easy and simple as …

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Iron Supplements and Probiotics: What You Need to Know, According to a Gut Health Dietitian

Can you take iron supplements and probiotics together?  Can probiotics reduce the awful side effects of iron pills for people with iron-deficiency anemia?   Does iron feed bad bacteria?  Why does iron make people constipated?  Is it possible to take iron pills without getting sick? …If you’ve asked yourself any of the above questions, and/or you’re …

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