Leaky Gut

Recipes and articles on nutrition and herbs for leaky gut syndrome.

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 irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and leaky gut on the rise, more people are turning to holistic and functional nutrition supplements like 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 suffering from leaky gut …

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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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Does green tea help with digestion?

Does Green Tea Help With Digestion?

Green tea and digestion are two topics very near and dear to my heart.  If you’re among the many wondering, “does green tea help with digestion?” you’re most definitely in the right place!  Speaking as a holistic and functional dietitian, holistic nutritionist, and clinical herbalist whose entire career path started with a cup of green …

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The 39 Best Herbs for Leaky Gut and Digestive Health

39 Herbs for Leaky Gut & Digestive Health

Leaky gut syndrome is a modern-day health epidemic on-the-rise. If left unchecked, leaky gut can and will spiral into a cascade of other chronic issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),  allergies, adverse food reactions, nutritional deficiencies, autoimmune disorders, hormonal imbalance, skin breakouts, and more.  While leaky gut repair is complex and requires an individualized, multi-dimensional …

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Collagen for Leaky Gut

Collagen for Leaky Gut: Potential Benefits & Contraindications

The first time I heard about the potential benefits of collagen for leaky gut was back in 2015, while attending a holistic and functional nutrition conference for continuing education. Having recently reached the “light at the end of the tunnel” on my personal gut healing journey (after a very long road), I was still basking …

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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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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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