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The Best Collagen for Gut Health and Leaky Gut

The Best Collagen for Gut Health and Leaky Gut (2024)

Collagen supplements have become a hot commodity for gut health enthusiasts, especially in the last decade. But not all collagen is created equal when it comes to gut health or leaky gut repair. In this article I’ll share a round-up of the best collagen for gut health and leaky gut, based on my first-hand experiences …

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Herbal Tea Infusions for Beginners

Herbal Tea Infusions for Beginners

If you’re on the path to learning more about herbal medicine, be prepared to learn lots about herbal tea infusions, decoctions, tinctures, and other types of botanical brews (if you haven’t already!). In case you’re curious what a tea infusion is (and how to make one), you’re in the right place. 😀 As a western …

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Uncovering the Links Between IBS and Iron Deficiency - by Jena Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT - Whole-istic Living

IBS and Iron Deficiency: Uncovering the Links

If you’re among the many people worldwide navigating both irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and iron deficiency, you certainly aren’t alone!  Millions are wondering which came first, how it all started, and what they can do to address their IBS and iron deficiency synergistically. Being someone who has navigated digestive issues and iron deficiency anemia first-hand, …

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The Best Smoothie for Constipation Relief - by Jenna Volpe RDN LD CLT - Whole-istic Living

The Best Smoothie for Constipation Relief

There’s nothing worse than sitting on the toilet, “wishin’ and hopin’ and thinkin’ and praying” for a bowel movement – only to keep waiting! (Or worse – playground pebbles…)  Either way, constipation is often a pain in the butt– literally, and figuratively.  If you’re in search of some natural ways to get relief and regularity, …

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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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Intro to Nervines - Your Best Nervous System Allies (text over cup of lavender tea)

Intro to Nervines: Your Best Nervous System Allies

Ancient adaptogenic herbs (like ashwagandha and lion’s mane) are now making their way into mainstream headlines and commercial superfood products, grabbing the attention of various media outlets for their special stress-reducing properties. But at this point in time (2022), I still find very few people (herbalists aside) have heard of nervines!   Nervines may be flying …

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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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9 Best Mindset Books for Upleveling Your Life

9 Best Mindset Books for Upleveling & Personal Growth

If you know me at all, it’ll come as no surprise to you that I’m a student of life who loves to always be learning and growing!  From online courses to blog articles, podcasts to YouTube videos, local classes, paperback books and audio books, I’m totally in my element whenever I get the opportunity to learn …

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