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The Best Natural Prokinetic Herbs and Supplements - by Jenna Volpe of Whole-istic Living

The Best Natural Prokinetic Herbs & Supplements (2024)

Natural prokinetic herbs and supplements are something I wish everyone knew about. Prokinetics have done wonders as part of a holistic treatment protocol for digestive issues like constipation, reflux, and/or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in my functional nutrition & clinical herbal medicine practice! In this article, I’ll teach you the fundamentals of my favorite …

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15 Dietitian-Approved Low FODMAP Lunch ideas

15 Simple & Delicious Dietitian-Approved Low FODMAP Lunch Ideas 

“15 Simple & Delicious Dietitian-Approved Low FODMAP Lunch Ideas” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and was reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Planning and preparing a healthy low FODMAP lunch each day can get overwhelming and time consuming, especially if you’re trying to follow a …

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Potential Benefits of Zinc Carnosine for Leaky Gut and Beyond

Potential Benefits of Zinc Carnosine for Leaky Gut & Beyond

Leaky gut syndrome (aka “intestinal hyperpermeability”) is a condition that occurs when the lining of your intestines becomes compromised, allowing harmful substances to leak into your bloodstream.  While it can quickly spiral into other issues when left unchecked, the good news is there are lots of wonderful foods, herbs, and supplements which can help you …

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Bone Broth for IBS and Leaky Gut- Holistic Dietitian Advice

Bone Broth for IBS and Leaky Gut: Holistic Dietitian Advice

Bone broth has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among health enthusiasts and folks looking for natural remedies for gut-related issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or leaky gut. But what exactly is bone broth, and does it really help to heal the gut? In this article, we’ll explore the pros and cons …

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15 Tasty and Healthy Low FODMAP Breakfast Recipes

15 Tasty & Healthy Low FODMAP Breakfast Recipes (Round-Up)

This Low FODMAP Breakfast Recipe Round-Up post was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and reviewed, edited & updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. If you’re struggling with digestive issues like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), it’s likely you’ve recently decided to try out a …

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Clinical Herbalism - What It Is & Why You Should Know About It

Clinical Herbalism: What Is It, and What’s In It For You?

Clinical herbalism is a fascinating and increasingly popular field that blends the use of herbs with ancient indigenous wisdom and modern scientific knowledge to promote health and wellness.  In this article, we’ll dive into the world of clinical herbalism, exploring what it is, how it works, and the benefits it can offer, and how you …

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Should You Take Colostrum for Leaky Gut?

When and How Should You Take Colostrum for Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut… It’s a term that’s been tossed around quite a bit in recent years, especially since it’s been under investigation as a potential underlying culprit of multiple types of gut-related conditions and even immune imbalances.  Fortunately, there are a number of natural remedies that research is confirming can help strengthen your intestinal barrier, one of …

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Low-down on the Low FODMAP Diet

Low-Down on the Low FODMAP Diet: What’s It All About & Who Is It For?

The “Low-Down on the Low FODMAP Diet” article was originally written by dietetic intern & functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. (nutritional sciences & dietetics), and it was reviewed, edited, & updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. It’s possible you’ve heard the term “FODMAPs” –  along with some hype about the low FODMAP diet circulating …

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