Gut Health

Check out these evidence-based resources for IBS, IBD, SIBO, ulcers, dysbiosis, and/or leaky gut syndrome.  From herbs and tea recipes to functional foods, prebiotics to probiotics, gut health supplements, and healthy recipes for improving your digestion and overall health from the inside out, we’ve got you covered!

Low FODMAP Yogurts - List and guide on how to find and choose low FODMAP yogurt brands and products

Best Low FODMAP Yogurts for IBS – Comprehensive Brand/Product List & Guide

“Best Low FODMAP Yogurts for IBS – Comprehensive Brand/Product List & Guide” was written by Salisha Sial, B.A. (New York University graduate student in public health and nutritional sciences) and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and you’ve …

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Is Peanut Butter Low FODMAP - Expert Guidance on How to Navigate Peanut Butter and IBS

Is Peanut Butter Low FODMAP? (Expert Guidance on Peanut Butter and IBS)

“Is Peanut Butter Low FODMAP? (Expert Guidance on Peanut Butter and IBS)” was originally written by dietetic intern and Certified Personal Trainer Julie Wilcoxson, B.S. and was reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Whether spread generously on toast, added to a smoothie, or enjoyed right out of the jar by the …

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Diarrhea After Eating Sugar - 7 Possible Reasons It's Not All In Your Head

7 Possible Causes of Diarrhea After Eating Sugar

“7 Possible Causes of Diarrhea After Eating Sugar” was written by dietetic intern and Certified Personal Trainer Julie Wilcoxson, B.S. and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Have you found yourself rushing to the restroom after eating a sugary treat? It may seem unusual – but you may actually be onto …

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How Can Coffee Cause Gas and Bloating?

When and How Does Coffee Cause Gas and Bloating? (9 Little-Known Considerations)

“When and How Does Coffee Cause Gas and Bloating?” was written by dietetic intern and Certified Personal Trainer Julie Wilcoxson, B.S., and reviewed, edited, revised and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Ahhh, coffee… a beloved beverage enjoyed by millions each day. Yet there’s also an ongoing dispute on whether coffee is good for …

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Is Butter Low FODMAP and is it IBS-Friendly - What to Consider

Butter is Low FODMAP – But Is It IBS-Friendly? (What Else to Consider)

“Is butter low FODMAP, and is it IBS-Friendly?” was written by Salisha Sial, B.A. (New York University graduate student in public health and nutritional sciences) and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Not only is butter delicious – butter is also low FODMAP in reasonable quantities, and usually well tolerated by …

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Probiotic Pickles - How to Find and Make Fermented Pickles with Probiotics

Probiotic Pickles: Ultimate Guide on How to Find & Make Fermented Pickles with Probiotics

Probiotic pickles are lacto-fermented cucumbers which are unpasteurized, chemical-free, and made without any vinegar or chlorinated water.  They’re also delicious, and can make an amazing functional food for supporting a healthy gut!   But there’s more to the story.  Finding pickles with probiotics is easier than it sounds – cause there are a lot of imposters …

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Is Erythritol Low FODMAP - The Low-Down on Erythritol and IBS

Is Erythritol Low FODMAP? (The Low-Down on Erythritol and IBS)

Embarking on the quest for the perfect sugar substitute when you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)… or anything else masquerading as IBS – like small interstitial bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or a sucrose intolerance – sure isn’t a cake-walk!   Many folks are turning to erythritol, a commonly used sugar alcohol added to …

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17 Best Types of Tea for Diarrhea and Upset Stomach

Experiencing the occasional bout of diarrhea and upset stomach is unfortunately a part of being human.  But when this stuff is happening regularly, it becomes a huge P-I-T-A!  Whether your unwanted symptoms are occasional or chronic, the good news is there’s a variety of different types of tea for diarrhea and upset stomach that – …

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Leaky Gut and Food Sensitivities

Leaky Gut and Food Sensitivities: A Complicated Relationship, Explained

Leaky gut and food sensitivities are two common modern-day issues that often go hand-in-hand.  Especially when it comes to gut imbalances (like diarrhea), and even autoimmune disorders! But how does this dynamic work, and which comes first (the leaky gut or the food sensitivities)?!  The relationship here is a bit murky and complicated.  It’s sort …

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Low FODMAP Desserts for IBS

51 Drool-Worthy Low FODMAP Desserts for IBS (Functional Nutritionist Picks)

“Holistic & Drool-Worthy Low FODMAP Desserts” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and was reviewed and revised by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Contrary to popular belief, dessert in moderation can be a part of a balanced diet!  (Not just during birthdays and holidays.) Honoring your sweet tooth and leaning …

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