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Bitter Herbs for Digestion

Bitter Herbs for Digestion: What, Why, When & How to Get Started Working With Digestive Herbal Bitters

“The bitter, the better!”  One of my past clients stated that jokingly during a 1:1 meeting years ago, as I was introducing him to bitter herbs for digestion and educating him on the many benefits of herbal bitters for optimal gut health. While digestive herbal bitters are relatively new to the western world, these hidden …

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37 Herbs for Leaky Gut by Jenna Volpe

37 Herbs for Leaky Gut & Digestive Health

Leaky gut syndrome is a modern-day health epidemic on-the-rise. If left unchecked, a leaky gut can and will spiral into a cascade of other chronic issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), allergies, adverse food reactions, nutritional deficiencies, autoimmune disorders, hormonal imbalance, skin breakouts, and more.   While nutrition is …

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DIY Adaptogen Tea

DIY Adaptogen Tea

During this new paradigm, especially in the last few years, I’ve watched the popularity of herbal adaptogen tea and supplements rise exponentially.  The use of adaptogens now extends far beyond functional nutrition and herbal medicine into more mainstream markets and kitchens worldwide – and for good reason! While you might have heard the term “adaptogens” …

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Holistic Living and Living Holistically - What It Means and What It Entails - Whole-istic Living

Living Holistically: What it Means & What it Entails

Given the name of my nutrition practice is “Whole-istic Living”, it was only a matter of time before I’d finally write an article about ”holistic living” (also often referred to as “living holistically”)! 🙂  If you’re reading this, you’re likely wondering – what does holistic living actually look like in real life? What does living …

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Functional Nutrition - The Future of Healthcare

Functional Nutrition: The Future of Healthcare?

“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use; when diet is correct, medicine is of no need.” – Ayurvedic Proverb Considering that what we eat has been proven countless times over to profoundly impact our health, wellbeing, and overall quality of life (physically, mentally, and emotionally), it comes as no surprise that functional nutrition …

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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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