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!

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 …

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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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DIY Raw Sauerkraut with Probiotics

Raw Sauerkraut with Probiotics (Recipe)

“Fermented?  EW!” …This was my mother’s reaction when I offered for her to try this raw sauerkraut with probiotics back in the early stages of my healing journey… I kid you not. 😀   I mean, she has a point!  When I used to think of “fermented” foods, the first thing that came to mind was …

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Spilling the Tea on Splenda / Sucralose and IBS

Splenda® (Sucarlose) and IBS

Splenda®, or “sucralose”, is a Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved artificial sweetener which entered the mainstream food system in the United States back in the late 1990’s.  Along with its sugar substitute counterparts including saccharin, aspartame (now labeled as “amino sweet”), and a handful of other artificial sweeteners, sucralose has been hit with a lot …

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