15 Facts About Vitamin D

Vitamin D for Inflammation, Immunity & Gut Health: 15 Little-Known Facts

Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide silent epidemic.  Given the current circumstances and state of the world (people don’t know what they don’t know), and due to some recent 1:1 conversations, I felt compelled to share this with you! Unconditional of whatever is going on around us, it’s important to remember the trees with the strong roots …

Vitamin D for Inflammation, Immunity & Gut Health: 15 Little-Known Facts Read More »

Gut health and hormonal imbalance

Gut Health and Hormone Imbalance, Explained

Gut health and hormone imbalance may seem like two completely separate topics of conversation, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth! Gut health and hormones are very intertwined; they have a complex “chicken-or-the-egg” dynamic. In this article I’ll explain how gut health and hormone imbalance are linked, and what you can do to optimize …

Gut Health and Hormone Imbalance, Explained Read More »

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 …

Prebiotic & Low FODMAP Potato Salad Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Food Allergy vs Intolerance vs Sensitivity Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Low FODMAP Spaghetti Bolognese (Paleo, GAPS, Low Sucrose) Read More »

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 …

What’s the Best Tea for Digestion? Read More »