One of the most painful things is to watch our feline best friends in pain and feeling helpless as to what to do. Just six weeks ago, I thought we were going to lose my 8-year old cat, Riley, who I’ve had since he was a tiny kitten. Today, he’s sitting here on my […]

Animal Health, Health Journey, Immune System, Inflammation

Holistic Treatment Options for Feline Cystitis & My Personal Experience

You’re a few days into vacation soaking up the sun, delicious new foods, and enjoying some well overdue R&R. And then…you start to feel bloated and heavy around your stomach, to the point where every meal feels less and less enjoyable. Was it something you ate? Maybe. Do you have a stomach bug? Hopefully not! […]

Digestion, Health Journey, Inflammation

Constipation Ruining Your Travel? How to Avoid and Treat It

Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through my link, I receive a small sum to compensate for running this blog. Thank you!!   Hemp oil, or CBD oil, is a hot topic these days as it’s now legal in all 50 U.S. states. I was a skeptic of it for […]

Health Journey, Inflammation, Stress

Hemp Cannabidiol (CBD): Body-Wide Benefits & How to Select the Right One

There’s a smoothie craze happening, and it’s creating stomachaches worldwide. We’re told that green smoothies are all you need to detox your way to a nourished mind, body, and spirit, but what if you get all those high-vibe ingredients and blend them all together, only to have your stomach tighten three minutes in? I get […]

Digestion, Health Coaching, Health Journey, Inflammation, Uncategorized

Smoothies Giving You a Stomachache? Here’s Why

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

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

Glutamine is synonymous with bodybuilding, it’s also useful for so much more than just muscle recovery! L-Glutamine helped me to heal my leaky gut, strengthen my digestive system and recover from my mounting digestive issues much faster. I also like to think it helps me recover faster from spin and barre classes! 🙂   What is […]

Digestion, Inflammation

How L-Glutamine Can Aid in Healing Digestive Symptoms

Aloe is an incredibly powerful plant that anyone with digestive issues should know about. When I used to think of aloe, I would automatically think of sunburn relief. Similar to how aloe helps relieve sunburn, it also helps to relieve intestinal damage. It has nourishing properties unparalleled by anything else in the plant world. It’s almost as […]

Digestion, Inflammation

The Benefits of Aloe Juice for Digestive Health

Headaches, bloating, digestive distress, and acne can all be signs your immune system is on edge, causing chronic inflammation. You see, our immune system is built to protect us from illness and injury, jumping into action the moment it recognizes something has gone wrong. So as processed foods invade our food pyramid, and we’re exposed […]

Inflammation

How to Beat Chronic Inflammation: 5 Natural Cures