The single biggest thing I used to fear was how I’d manage my digestive issues while traveling. Will there be food options that are safe for me? What if I get a flare up? What if I have to see a doctor or go to the ER? Should I even travel anymore…?   But I […]

Digestion

How to Travel With a Digestive Condition

I learned something about myself recently that I never thought would actually end up being so true. It was something that crossed my mind every once in awhile, but I never considered to be the top contributor to all of my health issues over the past several years.   All this time, I was looking […]

Digestion, Stress

I Was Treating My Disease All Wrong. What I Did Instead

Pharmaceutical companies make it seem that most of us have too much acid (hence why so many of us have or are taking acid blocking medication), but more often than not, the issue today is we have too low of stomach acid.   While heartburn can occur when we have high stomach acidity (a condition called […]

Digestion

Here’s How to Test Your Stomach Acidity Levels (Is it Heartburn or Not?)

There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there today about eating raw vegetables for better health. One expert will say to have as much as possible and another will say to avoid it.   Here’s the truth: raw foods can be really beneficial, but only if your digestion is in balance. For many of us today, […]

Digestion

Why Some Raw Vegetables Cause Gas and How to Avoid It

Every week, I speak to dozens of clients and prospective clients from all over the country about digestive health. Everyone has their own health story and journey. But one common thread in all my conversations, this week in particular, was bloating.   Bloating can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, and for many of you, it might […]

Digestion

Bloated? Here Are Three Natural Remedies

Massages are a powerful way to improve circulation, remove unwanted toxins and calm the nervous system. I get them all the time I love how refreshed I feel afterwards. Can you relate?   But did you know you can use massage to benefit gut health, too?   The ancient Maya developed a type of massage […]

Digestion

Why I Do Self-Belly Massages for Better Digestion and Stress Relief

When you think of exercising, you probably don’t think about it benefiting your gut health, do you? Fact is, exercise isn’t all about the physical benefits, it goes far beyond muscle tone and calories burned! Exercise affects your whole body, including your gut. Professional athletes actually show a much more diverse microbiome than their non-exercising […]

Digestion

Here’s What Exercise Has To Do With Gut Health

Constipation is a symptom many of my clients experience, and I’m no stranger to it either. It happens to everyone at some point. You might even experience constipation when you transition from a typical diet into a clean eating gut-healing diet. That’s because, even though you’re eating well, all of a sudden you’re putting food […]

Digestion

3 Ways to Relieve Constipation Naturally

A lot of people ask me what foods I can eat and what I can’t, between having ulcerative colitis and over 20 food allergies. It’s not easy, but over the years I’ve found what works for me and hope this post can inspire you to find out how you can feed your body well during […]

Digestion

What I Eat When I’m Having a Digestive Flare-Up

When I started learning about all the toxins I was putting into my body after years of eating processed food, I was horrified. I started to ask myself: How can I help my organs to get rid of these toxins more effectively? How can I help my gut to repair itself so that I don’t have […]

Digestion

Should You Be Taking Digestive Enzymes? Here’s How to Find Out