Digestive Support

  1. Understanding Digestive Supplements

    Understanding Digestive Supplements

    Understanding Digestive Supplements

    6 Ways to naturally support your digestion

    Funny tummy. Extra gassy. Blocked up. Bloated. Feeling queasy. Tummy tantrum.

    Everyone, at some point, experiences digestive problems. Whether it’s an upset stomach, diarrhea, gas, and bloating, or the feeling like you ate an entire watermelon – you’re not alone.

    The interesting thing is that most of us never talk about what’s going on with what’s coming out. You know, the inner ecosystem of digestion and elimination. For some reason, we’re shy about this. Well, this blog will help relieve any stigma and change that today. 

    Digestive problems are too important to ignore and be embarrassed about. Number one, if you have trouble with number two, you need to talk to your doctor. No ifs, ands, or butts – you need to tell your doctor that you’re having problems. 

  2. When is the Best Time to Take Probiotics?

    Best time to take Probiotics

    When is the Best Time to Take Probiotics?

    Learn 11 do’s and don’ts of taking probiotics

    Probiotics. Everyone seems to be taking them as a fundamental way to support overall health,  but numerous questions arise when integrating probiotics into your wellness routine, including which probiotic strains to take and the best time to take them. 

    Ideally, you follow the dosage instructions for your probiotic supplement. Depending on the probiotic strain, the instructions may tell you to take them with food or between meals. The ability of various probiotic strains to survive the pH of our stomach acid varies from species to species and within strains. For example, Lactobacillus spp. are able to survive acidic gastric conditions while Bifidobacterium spp. cannot tolerate these conditions.

    But life is busy. Sometimes you simply forget. Other times, you don’t have your probiotics with you.

  3. Psyllium Fiber – Minerals, Mucilage and Might

    Pysillium for gut health

    Psyllium Fiber – Minerals, Mucilage and Might

    Having a healthy weight is crucial for overall wellbeing, and there’s no better place to start than with your diet. Are you looking for a way to boost your fiber intake without having to eat another bran muffin? If so, psyllium fiber may be the answer. Not only is psyllium seed and husk loaded with soluble fiber, but psyllium also contains soothing mucilage which effectively relieves bloating and constipation. 

  4. Bentonite Clay: Mineral-Packed Multipurpose Medicine

    Clay in Bowls on Table

    Bentonite Clay: Mineral-Packed Multipurpose Medicine

    Bentonite clay is rich in minerals, including silica, calcium, and magnesium, and has a fine, soft texture. When mixed with water, it becomes highly absorbent, which is why it is often used to treat digestive issues and help with detoxification. This versatile clay can also be mixed into a paste and applied to the skin for cosmetic benefits, such as alleviating rashes and helping ward off acne.

  5. How Can You Achieve Your Own Best Digestive Health?

    Digestion

    How Can You Achieve Your Own Best Digestive Health?

    The standard Western diet is typically lacking in the beneficial vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that help power and support all of the body’s organs. In addition, this inferior diet puts a large strain on your digestive system because harmful food additives can stress stomach function because they are difficult to break down and process. In contrast, scientific evidence suggests that a diet high in vitamins and nutrients can help to protect against digestive disorders.

  6. The Super Powers of Your Microbiome

    Gut Microbiome Healthy

    The Super Powers of Your Microbiome

    Inside and out, your body contains a massive variety of micro-organisms. It is fascinating to think that your body has 10 times as many microbial cells as human cells. Wow! Your microbiome consists of a number of microbes such as bacteria, bacteriophages, fungi, protozoa, and viruses. Does it sound pretty complicated? Don’t be deterred!

  7. Is the Word ‘Digestion’ a Sore Subject for You?

    Person with Digestive Issues

    Is the Word ‘Digestion’ a Sore Subject for You?

    Many people struggle with occasional digestive issues from time to time, but if you find yourself habitually suffering from an upset stomach, gas, heartburn, nausea, indigestion, or constipation, you may want to make some key changes to your diet so you can boost your digestive system performance.  

  8. What Silent Toxin Are You Most Likely Eating Every Day?

    Woman eating and alarmed

    What Silent Toxin Are You Most Likely Eating Every Day?

    Unbeknownst to you for quite some time, your health has been slowly sabotaged by a seemingly harmless and very common food item. 

  9. Oops! Did You Overindulge? Here’s What to Do!

    Thanksgiving Dinner

    Oops! Did You Overindulge? Here’s What to Do!

    Don’t beat yourself up too much if you slipped up during the holidays and overindulged a bit. The important thing is to get yourself back on track with a healthy nutritional routine afterwardsAlthough they may be delicious, those overly tempting “cheat foods” can wreak havoc on your digestive tract, so restoring your digestive health 

  10. How Does Gluten Impact Your Digestion?

    Different Types of Gluten in Spoons

    How Does Gluten Impact Your Digestion?

    You’ve probably heard of this dirty word in nutrition – gluten – but do you really know what gluten is and how it impacts your digestion? 

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