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The Importance of Prebiotics

I get many questions from my patients that suffer from GI issues on what is healthy and what should they eat and why.  I am a big fan of nutrition through whole foods rather than supplements and I spend a lot of time to educate my patients on the importance of the normal flora and bacteria that help breakdown and absorb nutrients from our foods. 321 more words


Supplements for Digestive Health: The Gut, the Bowel, and the Ugly

Bowel cancer – and digestive issues in general – have run rampant throughout my family. On face value it looks as though we’ve been blessed with yet another genetic predisposition. 1,038 more words


All About That GUT

In honor of the last day of Celiac Awareness Month, I’m discussing a topic that directly relates to celiac disease–gut health. Anyone who has been diagnosed with celiac disease should be aware of the importance of maintaining a healthy gut, which is sometimes easier said than done. 1,272 more words

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Protect Your Health with Immune-Boosting Nutrition

Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, which offers protection from seasonal illness such as the flu and other health problems including arthritis, allergies, abnormal cell development and cancers. 335 more words


A Little Something to Put You to Sleep

Is it just me, or is a good night’s sleep really the muts nuts! Dear reader lets be honest it’s freaking awesome! (I’m trying to moderate my language more, can you tell). 2,101 more words

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Onion Relish (sugar free, fermented & prebiotic packed)

I’m sure you’ve heard all about probiotics – the beneficial bacteria that help keep our gut and digestion in top condition. Chances are you can name probiotic rich foods, like yoghurt, sauerkraut and kefir. 393 more words

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“All disease begins in the gut.”– Hippocrates said this more than 2,000 years ago, but we’re only now coming to understand just how right he was. 1,581 more words

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