Gut Health

3 Signs of an Unhealthy Gut and What You Can Do About It

When your gut is healthy and happy, the rest of your body usually is, too. That’s largely because your gut and your microbiome act as important gatekeepers for your body. They impact everything from your digestion to your brain health. So, when your gut isn’t the healthiest, your body starts to send you signals. Keep…
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3 Gentle Ways to Support Your Colon Health

For many of us, living with digestive discomfort has become a way of life and something we think we just have to “deal with.” Plus, talking about your poo isn’t the most glamorous topic.  But keeping your colon in good working order may be easier than you think. And the ultimate relief it can provide…
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3 Ways to Promote Good Gut Health

If we’ve learned anything from 2020, it’s that many things in life are outside our control. And this year, that realization was a bitter pill to swallow. While you may not be able to remove the thing or things that are causing you stress, you’ve probably felt the impact of stress on your body –…
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3 Ways a Detox Makes You Feel Better

It’s that time of year! The holidays have wrapped up, and 2020 is finally in the rearview mirror. January is all about looking ahead with optimism. It’s a time for new beginnings, fresh focus, and resetting. This is the perfect time to start thinking about how to reset your body after the past couple of…
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Simple Plate of Food

The Food Pyramid was first introduced in 1992 and was touted as being the guideline for a perfectly balanced diet. But unfortunately, this perspective was jaded by the greed and power of the food industry giants who had much to gain from guiding people toward consuming processed and refined foods. Nearly 20 years later, the…
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The Love Triangle: Your Gut, Your Brain and Your Microbes

Did you know that the bacteria in your gut actually run the emotional part of your brain? It seems a bit far-fetched, but it's true! The emotions we have on a moment by moment basis are not just "out there somewhere" feelings that ebb and flow throughout the day. Instead, they are largely influenced by…
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Your Thyroid May Not be the Problem…

Symptoms of a poorly-functioning thyroid are becoming more and more common: fatigue, dry skin, weight gain, constipation, depression, and digestive issues, to name a few. And although they’re most likely related to something having to do with thyroid hormones, the problem may not originate from the thyroid itself. More often than not, something’s not quite…
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Protecting Your Health as You Age

Getting older has its benefits for sure. Not only do we have the advantage of more life experience, we gain new perspectives on relationships, work/life balance and what’s truly important. Gone are the days of worrying about what someone else thinks about us, or whether we are up on the latest fashions. It seems to…
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Fermented Food is a Superfood!

It’s hard to keep up with all the research being done about the extreme benefits of fermented foods. Until recently, the general public was largely unaware of this ‘new food group’ however, every single traditional culture in the world has a long history of including fermented foods as part of their diets in order to…
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The Gut-Thyroid Connection

You know that your body is a symphony of conversations, right? Bones, tissues, organs, and glands, are all part of an ongoing symphony of conversations your body has day after day. The information is relayed at lightning-speed, anticipating needs, preparing for the expected and the unexpected, always well ahead of time. One very important communication…
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