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
Hydration and Gut Health: What Is The Link Between Dehydration and Digestion?
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?
Fiber: Types of Fiber, Requirements and Supplementation
Fiber is the primary source of fuel for our gut bacteria. Human cells cannot digest dietary fiber, its sole purpose is to feed gut bacteria. Fiber increases the diversity and abundance of the gut microbiota. When fiber is fermented by gut bacteria it results in the production … [Read more...] about Fiber: Types of Fiber, Requirements and Supplementation
5 Facts About Hemp Hearts
Hemp hearts are all the rage! But do you know the benefits of hemp hearts and how to add them to your diet? 5 Facts About Hemp Hearts 1. Hemp hearts are the soft, chewy interior of hemp seeds that can be eaten raw 2. Hemp hearts are a soure of omega-3 fatty acids … [Read more...] about 5 Facts About Hemp Hearts