It’s no secret that fiber is incredibly important for our overall health. Read any blog on fiber and you’ll hear, ”Make sure you’re getting enough fiber!” But when it comes down to it, what is fiber and why is it that it’s so helpful for our digestion and overall health?   Dietary fiber […]

Digestion

Why Fiber is Good for Digestion (And When to Avoid It)

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

One nutrient I never go without, especially when I’m taking probiotics, is prebiotics. The yin to probiotic’s yang, prebiotics help probiotics flourish in your digestive tract. So, what are they? Prebiotics are indigestible plant matter that our gut bacteria feed off. They’re a magical little nutrient that can stimulate the growth and maintenance of our inner […]

Digestion

Should You Be Taking Prebiotics? Here’s the Low Down