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!

IBS and Coffee - Can They Coexist?

IBS and Coffee: Can They Co-Exist?

When you suffer from gut issues, savoring a morning cup of coffee might unfortunately feel more like a privilege than a choice.  But luckily, having irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and enjoying your morning brew don’t necessarily need to be mutually exclusive!  So, can IBS and coffee to coexist?  Short answer: sometimes (it depends.) Longer answer:  read …

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GI Mapping

GI Mapping: An Integrative, Cutting-Edge Component of Gut Health Treatment

Given the growing number of people struggling with IBS, IBD, leaky gut and dysbiosis nowadays, “GI mapping” is now making its way into exponentially more functional nutrition and functional medicine clinics worldwide each year. And for good reason! Research has uncovered that the roles of the gut extend far beyond just digesting our food and …

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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 …

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Gut health and hormonal imbalance

Gut Health and Hormone Imbalance: Do They Go Hand-in-Hand?

In this modern world, we tend to think of our energy levels, mood, metabolism, skin, gut health and hormone imbalance as completely separate “things” that have totally different functions.   Most people even go to see a different doctor for each category! However, from a functional nutrition and functional medicine standpoint, we know that gut health …

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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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