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Gut Health

Your gut is the home of 80% of your immune system. It’s the gateway to optimal health, so if your gut isn’t healthy, you—and your immune system—can’t be healthy, either. However, I’ve got good news for you! There are simple, natural ways you can ensure your gut, and the beneficial bacteria that live there, are in balance and functioning optimally. Healing your gut, and making sure it stays in top shape, will help you be the vital, healthy, active person you were meant to be.

2 Foods You Should Never Eat and Why

2 Foods You Should Never Eat and Why

As you know, diet plays a huge role in your health. I’ve seen firsthand, in myself and my patients, the power of food to reverse chronic illness such as autoimmune diseases, including Hashimoto’s, Graves’, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s, and others….

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5 Medications that Can Cause Leaky Gut

5 Medications that Can Cause Leaky Gut

Modern medicine is a double-edged sword. While it has helped us in addressing many acute concerns, the most common challenges in healthcare today are chronic issues. Conventional medicine has no true solution for such conditions as autoimmune diseases, diabetes, thyroid…

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5 Foods to Reduce Gas & Bloating (and 5 That Make It Worse)

5 Foods to Reduce Gas & Bloating (and 5 That Make It Worse)

Although none of us wants to admit it, gas is something we all deal with on a daily basis! It’s a completely normal process that occurs when we digest our food. Still, this doesn’t change the fact that passing gas…

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How to Know When Your Gut is Repaired

How to Know When Your Gut is Repaired

There is a good chance, if you are reading this, you have been following one of my programs because you have an autoimmune disease, thyroid condition, or other chronic illness. Whether it’s Hashimoto’s, Graves’, lupus, Crohn’s, rheumatoid arthritis, or any…

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The One Thing Health Experts Aren’t Telling You About Fermented Foods

The One Thing Health Experts Aren’t Telling You About Fermented Foods

Kombucha, sauerkraut, kefir, pickles and other fermented foods are touted as a “must have” for a healthy gut and microbiome by almost every functional medicine and natural health expert. Yet, there’s something health experts aren’t telling you about fermented foods….

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8 Foods to Repair Your Gut that You Should Be Eating

8 Foods to Repair Your Gut that You Should Be Eating

Your gut health plays a huge role in your overall health. It’s why everyone, especially those of you with autoimmunity, should begin your journey to optimal health by repairing their gut. Fortunately, your gut cells turn over every 48 hours….

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What is a Food Sensitivity and How to Know if You Have One

What is a Food Sensitivity and How to Know if You Have One

Do you have symptoms that seem to mysteriously come and go, such as brain fog, fatigue, headaches, joint pain, or digestive issues? Or are you generally just not feeling “right”, and suspect it might be related to your diet? If…

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10 Hidden Sources of Gluten

10 Hidden Sources of Gluten

Whether you are new to the world of gluten sensitivities, or you’ve been gluten-free for years, it is important to watch out for hidden sources of this inflammatory substance. Eating gluten can damage your intestines, so taking care to avoid…

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9 Signs You Have a Leaky Gut

9 Signs You Have a Leaky Gut

Seasonal allergies. Brain fog. Skin problems. Hormone imbalances. Digestive issues. Mood swings. Did you know the true source of all of these could be a leaky gut? That’s because the gut truly is the gateway to health. It’s where nearly…

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10 Prebiotic Foods to Feed Your Good Gut Bacteria

10 Prebiotic Foods to Feed Your Good Gut Bacteria

Chances are, you’ve heard about the importance of probiotics, the good bacteria that help support your gut balance. However, have you heard of prebiotic foods? These indigestible fibers feed your good gut bacteria, making them essential to keeping your gut…

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7 Common Causes of Constipation and 7 Ways to Support Regularity

7 Common Causes of Constipation and 7 Ways to Support Regularity

Did you go “number two” today? Yesterday? The day before that? In conventional medicine, the baseline requirement for regularity is three bowel movements a week. However, a better indication of a truly healthy gut is going one to three times…

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