What is your microbiome’s influence on your genes? How does this influence development of a "leaky gut"? How are the immune system and gut health connected?
These muffins pack a lot of protein, omega-3, fiber and flavor. Bake them up for a party, for Sunday brunch, or for school/work snacks. They will store about 3-4 days at room temperature, and they also freeze well.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects between 25 and 45 million people in the United States alone. With such a large group of people affected, it is important to understand possible causes for IBS.
"All disease begins in the gut." - Hippocrates My clients know that I LOOOOOVE talking guts! The art and science of digestive health is really, really interesting, especially as our knowledge of it grows through research. Our guts are dynamic and impact every other system in our bodies. Unfortunately, digestive problems poop on a lot of people's parties.
Fire-topped trees. Sugar-perfumed air. Hot cocoa and blanket snuggles. Autumn has particular intentions that melt the hearts of even the hardest person. The comfort foods unique to Fall are finally here. Warming spices marry in nurturing broths. In a hungry flurry, I whipped out this meal last week.It's born from a spirit of hmmm, what
The GAPS diet has worldwide fans who use it to help gut disorders, autism, learning disorders, mood disorders, and mental illness. This is known as Gut and Psychology Syndrome. I asked Penelope Ferguson, a Certified GAPS practitioner and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, to help explain the GAPS diet in a podcast interview (her description below). It
People who have intolerances to FODMAPs foods may suffer gas, bloating, pain, diarrhea, or increased pathogenic bacteria as a result of certain carbohydrates fermenting. Many of my patients have found relief when I've helped them through the FODMAP method. It's clinically demonstrated to help 75% of patients improve their IBS symptoms. Recently, I wrote about
Mmmm, lunch! Being health-conscious, you grab a bowl of lentil soup with whole wheat toast. You slather it with fat-free apple butter. Later in the day, you treat yourself to a little frozen yogurt with your family. You've picked up these habits after years of trying. But if you're eating really well and still suffering
Of course, you've heard the message that veggies are good for you, probably since you were a young lad. Plants contain antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and liver-health-promoting micronutrients. They have impressively powerful actions supporting health, many of which are just beginning to be understood in science. And since eating enough veggies is something many Americans aren't
There is growing evidence that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is related to your wellbeing. Happiness, satisfaction with life, and positive affects are not entirely explained by variables such as socio-economic status, race, education, marriage, exercise, smoking, and body mass index (BMI). Recent experimental and daily food diary research suggests that consuming fruits