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What is SIBO? A Beginners Guide to Diagnosing & Healing

What is SIBO? A Beginners Guide to Diagnosing & Healing

SIBO Is Real Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a real condition. SIBO is diagnosed when there is an excess and imbalance of bacteria in the small intestinal. In other words, when there are more bacteria than normal and the “bad” bacteria outnumber the...

There’s a test for wheat and gluten sensitivity!

There’s a test for wheat and gluten sensitivity!

Do you feel better when you avoid gluten despite testing negative for celiac disease? Does the lack of diagnosis undermine your will power, leaving you only kinda-sorta gluten free? Do you wish there was a test to confirm that, yes, you are sensitive to gluten and...

6 Surprising Causes of Constipation

6 Surprising Causes of Constipation

As a gut health specialist, I regularly talk to my clients about pooping. I ask how often they're going and what shape it takes. "On a scale of charcoal briquettes to Hershey's syrup, what's the consistency of your bowel movements?" You'd be surprised how many clients...

Deep Breathing Improves Digestion

Deep Breathing Improves Digestion

Take a deep breath.  Take another.  Try audibly sighing as you exhale.  Can you feel your body relaxing? Each time you take a deep breath, you are telling your body that everything is OK. Every time you purposely slow your breathing, you stimulate your...

Nervous System 101

Nervous System 101

You can think of the nervous system as the body’s electrical wiring. It is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Together, this complex communication system controls movement within the body. The Central Nervous System (CNS) is the main control center. It is...

What is an Integrative and Functional Dietitian?

What is an Integrative and Functional Dietitian?

Integrative and functional dietitians passionately believe in a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. We view the body as an ecosystem, not a collection of parts. We treat the organism, not just organs, and the system, not just the symptoms. “Health is not just...

Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

Four Types of Fat Not all fat is created equal. Some fats fuel chronic disease while other fats prevent disease — and sometimes help reverse it! There are four main types of dietary fat: saturated, trans, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated. Saturated and trans fats...

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