IBS

Recipes and articles on nutrition and herbs for people navigating IBS.

Everything You Need to Know About Monk Fruit and IBS

What You Need to Know About Monk Fruit and IBS

While more research is needed on how monk fruit impacts people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), many are wondering if the two are compatible.  The short answer is technically yes, but unfortunately since not all commercially available monk fruit products are the same, that isn’t always the case!  In this article I’ll share everything you …

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The Best Sweeteners for IBS

What’s the Best Sweetener for IBS? (2023)

Low FODMAP sweeteners are all the craze right now in the world of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  But if a sweetener is low FODMAP, does that mean it’s healthy for your gut? Not necessarily!  In this article I’ll teach you how to read between the lines from a holistic perspective, so …

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Honey for IBS - The Pros and Cons

Honey For IBS: Benefits & Contraindications

There are some pretty exciting benefits and polarizing contraindications of honey for IBS, all over the internet.  Alas, if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and you’re curious about whether or not honey will work for you, my short answer is yes – unless you have a fructose intolerance.  But there’s more to the story, …

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What is IBS and How Do You Know If You Have It

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

It’s safe to say irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has become a modern-day epidemic! 🙁  Not only does it run rampant among my clients – a global Gastroenterology study published in 2021 concluded that about 40% of the entire population has a gut issue of some kind. (1)  But while many people have heard the term “IBS”, most …

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Prebiotic Foods and Herbs List PDF - Free Download

Prebiotic Foods & Herbs List PDF (Free Download)

If you’re looking for ways to include more prebiotics in your diet (to help optimize your gut health), this free downloadable Prebiotic Foods & Herbs List PDF is just what the dietitian ordered! 😉 Probiotics are all the craze in the wellness industry nowadays. But if you ask me, not enough attention is given to prebiotics. …

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The 5R Protocol for Gut Repair - by Jenna Volpe RDN LD CLT of Whole-istic Living

The 5R Protocol: A Holistic Approach to Leaky Gut Repair

While millions of people worldwide are starting to dip their toes into the waters of functional medicine and holistic health, I noticed still very few people have heard of the “5R protocol” for gut repair.  Let’s change that! Whether you’re navigating leaky gut syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and/or small intestinal …

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Thanksgiving Survival Guide How to Navigate Thanksgiving with IBS - by Jenna Volpe of Whole-istic Living

Thanksgiving Survival Guide: How to Navigate Thanksgiving with IBS

From reconnecting with family and friends to enjoying lots of delicious, hearty food – there are lots of reasons to look forward to Thanksgiving!  But if you’ve got digestive issues like IBS, SIBO, or IBD (a medical condition which can often fly under the radar and disguise itself as IBS), Thanksgiving likely isn’t always all …

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Should You Take Collagen for Gut Health The Benefits, Side Effects & Contraindications, According to a Functional Dietitian - by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT

Should You Take Collagen for Gut Health?

“Should I be taking collagen for gut health?” …Believe it or not, I’ve been hearing that question from clients at least once every week in my functional nutrition clinic lately! And if you’ve made it here to my little corner of the internet, chances are you’re probably wondering the same thing. (If so, look no further!  …

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