It’s been two months since I decided to start taking low dose naltrexone (LDN) and I wanted to open up about WHY I decided to take it and how it works to address autoimmune conditions like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, Celiac, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and much more.   Why LDN and how does it work? […]

Digestion, Immune System, Inflammation

My Experience With Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) and Why I Take it for Autoimmunity

One of the most common questions I get from my clients when we talk about their food sensitivities and other foods they should avoid during their healing journey is:               Can I ever eat that again or do I have to avoid it for the rest of my life?   I used to think […]

Digestion

Can I Ever Eat That Again? A Guide to Food Sensitivities

Please note: All information, content, and material of this website is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. This article is written by Whitney Kear, former operator of Nourishing Roots and Thrive by Food team […]

Digestion, Fatigue, Health Journey, Immune System, Inflammation

Do Colonics Work and Are They for You? Let’s Take a Look

Hello, Spring, and hello, allergy season!   Most people I know this time of year are: Sneezing Running around with Kleenex boxes Getting headaches And feeling pretty terrible.   If you aren’t experiencing allergies, I can bet many people you know are. But just because it’s “allergy season” doesn’t mean you have to put up […]

Immune System, Inflammation

The Definitive Guide to Natural Allergy Season Relief: 7 Allergy Remedies

Do you ever feel like living with a chronic illness should be easier to manage? Need more optimism to carry you through the valleys and peaks?   While you heal, there are several ways in which you can positively impact the trajectory of your gut health. It has to do a lot with the mind-gut […]

Digestion, Health Journey, Lifestyle, Thrive by Food Show

How to Maintain Positivity with a Chronic Illness + 5 Meal Planning Tips

Last week, I embarked on my first ever fast — both for personal reasons and to see firsthand how it could benefit many of my clients. But this wasn’t your typical starvation fast or juice fast that leaves you ravishingly hungry by day two. The fast I did was what’s called a fasting mimicking diet, […]

Digestion, Health Journey, Immune System

Health Benefits of a 5-Day Fasting Mimicking Diet and My Personal Experience

When it comes to your digestive wellness, have you ever wondered, when enough is enough?! Enough bloating, enough worrying about what you can and can’t eat, enough anxiety when traveling….enough!     In this blog, I’m recapping a live Q&A with myself and Crossroads of Fitness’ fitness and nutrition expert Garrett Wood. We discuss Garrett’s gut […]

Digestion, Thrive by Food Show

When Enough is Enough: When To Take Digestive Health Action (& Mistakes to Avoid)

Ever feel like there’s gotta be more to health than just eating well?   There may be a big part of your health journey that you have yet to tap into, and it has to do with the emotional and spiritual connection with your body.   This week on the Thrive by Food Show, my […]

Health Journey, Thrive by Food Show

How to Become Emotionally and Spiritually Tuned Into Your Health

Welcome to part 3 of this 3-part gut healing blog series! Now that you’ve read part 1 and part 2, we are going to finish strong with one of my favorite topics: what NOT to do in your gut healing journey.   Let’s take a look at the top 5 mistakes I see people making […]

Digestion, Health Coaching

The 5 BIGGEST Mistakes to Avoid for Better Gut Health

Welcome to part 2 of my 3-part gut health series. If you haven’t yet read part 1, which details the 3 signs of a dysfunctional gut, click here and read that first. For part 2, we’re diving into what it’s like to actually be on the other side of digestive health woes when those signals […]

Digestion, Health Coaching

The Power of Routine: Daily Habits for a Healthy Gut