There is so much misinformation around the topic of sugar and gut health, and which foods in general negatively impact gut health. I am regularly asked "is sugar bad for gut health?" by clients. The belief that sugar negatively impacts gut health perpetuates the vilification of … [Read more...] about Gut Health Myths: What Is the Connection Between Sugar and Gut Health?
Gut Health Diet
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?
Hydration and Gut Health We hear about the impact of diet on gut health all of the time, but have you ever wondered what is the connection between hydration and gut health? Hydration plays a significant role in many functions of digestion, and dehydration can worsen digestive … [Read more...] about Hydration and Gut Health: What Is The Link Between Dehydration and Digestion?
Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recommendations One of my favourite topics...anti-inflammatory diets! I incorporate an anti-inflammatory approach with many of my clients to help combat the low level inflammation that is associated with many chronic diseases. However, I see a ton of … [Read more...] about Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Recommended Foods and Foods to Limit