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It’s no secret that gut health is important. You can’t look at any nutrition- or health-related site without seeing more and more details about the microbiota and how influential those little guys are. While there’s no question that a healthy balance of good gut bugs is critical, there’s more to gut health than just microorganisms. The […]


One of the a-ha moments I often have with clients is when they finally understand what inflammation is. I mean, we hear this word thrown around all the time… “this food causes inflammation”, “this disease is the result of inflammation”, “you should eat an anti-inflammatory diet.” But we often don’t know what those things really […]


In the first post about acid reflux (a.k.a., GERD, heartburn and indigestion), I outlined the conditions of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that can manifest as that uncomfortable burning sensation in the chest or throat. I’m sure you were surprised, as I was when I heard it the first time, that acid reflux is usually not […]


Doesn’t it seem like everyone struggles with heartburn these days? Whether it’s once in a while or after every meal, many people have a burning sensation in their chest or throat or experience regurgitation of sour liquid into the throat or mouth. Ugh, it’s not even pleasant to describe in writing! As you are well […]


In my recent posts about constipation and diarrhea, I told you that one possible solution to both problems is more fiber. That may seem counter-intuitive that problems on the opposite ends of the same spectrum could have the same solution, but it’s true. And I promise you will be perfectly clear about how this works […]


Previously I posted about the large number of people who are living with constipation; and the reality is that there are a whole lot of people living with chronic diarrhea. In some ways chronic diarrhea is worse because it impacts your daily life by interfering with your ability to get things done and causing anxiety […]



In my video about causes of Leaky Gut, I mentioned that an imbalance in your microbiota (i.e., dysbiosis) can cause your intestine to become more permeable than it should be. And I briefly mentioned that there can be an imbalance in any number of ways. Since there is no one-size-fits-all solution to dysbiosis (or any […]


The other day I got a message from my sister saying that she had read something about how to determine a good probiotic. The post or article or whatever it was sounded logical, but some how didn’t seem exactly accurate to her, and she wanted my feedback on what she had read. I had a […]