The Dark Side Of Wheat

Wheat has long been a dietary staple in our culture, but it may not be all it’s cracked up to be (pun intended). Wheat has a dark side, and we’re not talking about the color… we’re talking about it’s impact on your health. For starters, eating wheat bread increases your chance of developing diabetes, thanks to the high starch content. High […]

Digestive Bitters to Beat the Bloat

Do you feel gassy? Bloated? Do you ever feel like food sits in your gut after you eat a meal and wish you could just put a fire hose down your throat to flush it out? I have. Sluggish digestion is no fun, which is why this recipe for homemade digestive bitters may be one of the most valuable recipes […]

My Brilliant Fennel Noodles Idea

I was in the mood for pasta tonight, but didn’t want to deal with the gassy, bloated, crampy side effects that come with gluten-filled spaghetti. So I decided to use fennel as a pseudo noodle base on which to perch some of my favorite seafood items. This was genius because fennel in itself is a carminative. It’s a herb known […]

5 Foods That Will Cleanse Your Colon

Over the past few years, there has been a surge of studies regarding the significance of gut health and its role in lifelong wellness. More and more physicians and wellness experts are now passionately touting the importance of the gut microbiome and the health of the colon, in particular. Gotta keep things moving! Why is Colon Health So Important? The colon (also known […]

Prune Juice: Not for the Faint of Heart

People think that because I am a nutritional therapist my body always runs like a finely tuned machine. Of course this is not always the case, as sometimes my digestion gets a little sluggish. This is my body’s way of telling me that I am not eating enough vegetables or drinking enough water. Now let me tell you a little story. […]