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-Louise B.

How to Keep Your Colon Happy with Daily Fiber Intake

We’ve all heard that fiber is an essential part of the diet, but what’s the big deal anyway? Well, it turns out that our bodies have a really hard time letting go (read: pooping) without it. If you’re having trouble with inconsistent bowel movements, this is for you!...

An Apple a Day: The Digestive Remedy That Tastes Delicious

We’ve all heard the saying ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’, but have we ever really believed it? Sounds too good to be true, right? If you’re dealing with digestive issues like diarrhea, constipation, or undigested food in the stools, this recipe might be a...

Strategies to Untie the Knots in Your Stomach

I don’t know about you, but the first thing that happens to me in times of stress is a big ol’ knot in my stomach. The stress I’m feeling emotionally manifests physically, and now I’ve got TWO problems instead of one! UGH. Acknowledge your feelings When we’re feeling...

Stress Eating: How to Stop Eating Your Feelings

So you’re a sleeve of Oreos in and you’ve just looked down at the mess of little black crumbs on your lap. Oops. We’ve all done it! It’s all too easy to reach for a quick and satisfying treat when you’re feeling stressed out. Eating provides a momentary lift and makes...

The Low FODMAP Diet

What the heck is a FODMAP, and how do you lower it in your diet? Good question. FODMAPs are carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion, which means they stick around until the far reaches of your intestine. When they get there, they feed gut bacteria which causes...

Digestive Enzymes: Rocket Fuel For Your Tired Gut

Our bodies produce substances called digestive enzymes that break down what we eat into smaller building blocks that we can absorb. There are three main types of these enzymes that break down proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. They can be found in our saliva, stomach,...

The Stress + Gut Connection

We’ve all been there. It’s finals week and you’re short on sleep, or you have a deadline at work and can’t remember the last meal you cooked at home. The kids are sick and you’ve been up all night, or your personal life is crumbling at your feet. We all know that...

The First Steps Toward Better Digestion

What to do with your food BEFORE you eat it Look at it. That’s right, just take in the sight of your food. The simple act of appreciating the way your meal looks helps to prepare your body for the act of digestion. Your brain signals your saliva and stomach to start...

IBS is a SYMPTOM, Not a Diagnosis

Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS) is a very real, VERY disruptive and annoying set of symptoms that plagues millions of people, and if you’re reading this maybe you’re one of them. Our bodies are pretty intricate, it turns out. Our bodies actually WANT to kick ass for us...

Tried and True Methods For Better Gut Health

Digestive enzymes, digestive bitters, and apple cider vinegar are all tools you can use to prepare your body for a meal.

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