How Well Do You Tolerate Dairy?

Do you have a dairy intolerance? An allergy? What’s the difference? How can you even tell? And if you do, what should you do about it? Do you have to give up ice cream? There are few foods as controversial as dairy. And there are some people who say you need it. And others who say to avoid it. So what to do…. Read More

Do You Have a Leaky Gut?

You may have heard a lot about “leaky gut” these days. Today I want to share with you some of the latest information about it. Leaky gut can be linked to so many conditions, especially ones related to the gut and chronic inflammation. Stress can be one of a number of contributing factors. So I’m diving into those factors right after telling you a bit about what it is, how it occurs and what some of the common symptoms are.... Read More

Relieving Heartburn the Natural Way

If you have heartburn, you're not alone. Up to 50% of adults experience it at least once per month. It's uncomfortable and can become potentially harmful. But there are definitely things you can do to help it naturally! In this post, I share my best natural health tips for heartburn. Tips on what to eat (and not eat), how and when to eat, as well as a few lifestyle tips.... Read More

Is A Paleo Diet Healthy?

The "paleo" diet has been pretty popular in the past few years. And while its name is rooted in ancient hunter-gatherer traditions, recent studies have come to support some of its health benefits. In a nutshell, it's a whole food, nutrient-dense way of eating that removes processed foods. And that's pretty good, right? Let me give you some of the goods on the paleo diet so you can decide for yourself.... Read More

Are Digestive Enzymes Right For You?

You may be taking (or considering taking) a digestive enzyme supplement. But, how do you know which one (if any) is right for you? Because there are just SO many enzymes out there, here's a break down of the most common enzymes, what they do, and what you NEED to know about them. Not everyone should be taking digestive enzyme supplements, and not all of them are created equal.... Read More

Do You Have Food Intolerance Symptoms?

Do you have symptoms that don’t seem to go away? I'm not talking about only digestive symptoms but any random aches, pains, or discomforts. One of the trickiest things to figure out is whether a random symptom could be due to a food intolerance. That's because symptoms can be delayed or ongoing and may not resemble a gastrointestinal symptom at all....   Read More