In This Day and Age, How Do We Get Back to Normal?

In This Day and Age, How Do We Get Back to Normal?

With all the fad diets, food rules and body expectations that we are bombarded with every day, not to mention #life, it can be easy to lose sight of what is truly important. YOU! Taking care of yourself can take many forms, including truly enjoying the food that you eat.

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Your Daily Fruit And Vegetable Requirements In Pictures

Your Daily Fruit And Vegetable Requirements In Pictures

You may have heard the recommendations for daily fruit and vegetable intake - approximately 2.5 cups of vegetables and 2 cups of fruit. But what does that actually look like? Read on to find out…

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Phytochemicals: Cancer and Chronic Disease Fighters, Immune Boosters, Heart Helpers

Phytochemicals: Cancer and Chronic Disease Fighters, Immune Boosters, Heart Helpers

Think about what you’ve eaten over the past several days. Do you eat a wide variety of foods or do you easily get into a routine of eating the same foods every day? Is your diet colorful or is it mostly beige? Eating a wide variety of vegetables and fruit provides your body with a range of phytochemicals that are vital to maintaining good health.

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Could Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth be the Cause of your Unexplained GI Symptoms?

Could Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth be the Cause of your Unexplained GI Symptoms?

Experts are often touting foods to increase and improve the microflora in our intestines. But while we want to ensure we have adequate colonies of ‘good’ bacteria in the large intestine (colon), when it comes to the small intestine, bacteria are not so welcome. If you experience regular unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms, it may be wise to ask your doctor or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to test you for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).

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Choosing the Right Non-Dairy Milk for Your Child with Allergies

Choosing the Right Non-Dairy Milk for Your Child with Allergies

For those with dairy allergies in the family, it’s wonderful that the market has so many nondairy milk options to choose from. But nutritionally speaking, these milks vary widely. It’s important to read the label and make sure your nondairy milk is providing you with enough vitamins, minerals, and protein. Read on to find out what to look for.

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Prebiotics: Are These Foods the Answer to Improved Gut Health?

Prebiotics: Are These Foods the Answer to Improved Gut Health?

Prebiotics are not a new concept, but they are only now starting to get some time in the spotlight. Until recently, it was always probiotics that were given center stage. However, people are starting to realize just how important prebiotics are to intestinal health. So what is the difference between the two, and are prebiotics really the answer to improved gut health?

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