Bloating is one of the most common complaints I hear about from my clients and they are always requesting tips to beat bloating. Even those without other digestive complains often reference longstanding issues with bloating. Bloating simply refers to distention in the abdomen, … [Read more...] about Nutrition and Lifestyle Tips to Beat Bloating
Are Unrefined Sugars Better Than Refined Sugars? Agave nectar, honey, and coconut sugar are often seen as healthy alternatives to the well-established “villain” of white sugar. There are so many different types and classifications of sugar that it can be very confusing trying … [Read more...] about Are Unrefined Sugars Better?
Low Carb Diets Have Got to Go! Gut health is all over the media right now, but exactly what a gut health diet means is less clear. I'm frequently asked about my opinions on low carbohydrate diets, and whether or not a low carb diet can be good for gut health. Anyone who … [Read more...] about Gut Health Diet: The Negative Impact of Low Carb Diets
I learned about the benefits of butyrate while completing my major research project for my Master of Science degree, which I completed in March of 2020. My research was focused on exploring the link between the gut microbiota and weight, and whether manipulation of the gut … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of Butyrate and How Does It Support Gut Health?
With summer weather in full gear, staying hydrated is even more crucial than normal, especially for those with digestive concerns. Why Is Water Important? Water is an essential nutrient, meaning that it is required in amounts that exceed the body’s ability to produce … [Read more...] about How Does Hydration Impact Gut Health?