Nutrition with Chronic Pain
It is estimated that 20 million Americans suffer from chronic digestive diseases. Pain from such diseases often make eating unappealing– which leads to skipped meals, unintentional weight loss, fatigue, and nutrient deficiencies. This article helps address nutrition strategies for fueling your body when dealing with chronic pain.
Acid Reflux in Children and Adolescents
If you are concerned that your child or adolescent may be suffering from acid reflux, this article reviews common symptoms and complaints that are associated with pediatric acid reflux, as well as provides some interventions to help alleviate any symptoms and discomfort.
Autoimmune & Inflammatory Illness: The Foods We Eat- Part 2
Anti-inflammatory diets help with both autoimmune and inflammatory illness and there are a handful of diets that have been successful in helping those suffering from autoimmune disease or inflammatory issues. This article discusses those diets and their common foods.
FODMAP Friendly Foods for Managing Cholesterol
We used to think that consuming dietary cholesterol (found in foods like eggs and shrimp) would raise our blood cholesterol, but we now know better. This article provides a list of FODMAP-friendly foods you could try to help lower LDL cholesterol levels since adding foods to your diet is usually more appealing than taking more away.
Taking a Closer Look: Vitamin D Deficiency and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
If you suffer from gastric motility disorders (i.e. irritable bowel syndrome, chronic functional constipation, and intestinal pseudo-obstruction) then you may suffer from the inability to digest and absorb micronutrients such as vitamin D. Learn about the health benefits of vitamin D and how to get more of it in your life in this article.
Main Dishes: Wild Mushroom & Asparagus Farro Risotto
The PCOS & Gut Dysbiosis Connection
PCOS- polycystic ovarian syndrome- is often characterized by insulin resistance and elevated androgen (male hormone) levels, however there is a growing body of evidence suggesting that dysbiosis within the digestive tract also has a significant role to play.
Acid Reflux in Infants
Being a parent to an infant with acid reflux is challenging. Per the American Academy of Pediatrics, reflux occurs in more than two-thirds of infants. So, if your infant is struggling with reflux, know that you are not alone.
Autoimmune & Inflammatory Illness: The Foods We Eat- Part 1
Common types of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders that benefit from preventing inflammation include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto’s, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Hypothyroid, and Gout. Doing this does involve making some lifestyle changes, particularly in the area of food and beverages.
Probiotics and IBS- Are They Beneficial?
In this article, you will learn what probiotics are and what the research is saying about how probiotics may help improve gut health and manage gastrointestinal side effects. Let’s just say, not all probiotics are created equally!
Sensational Soups: Summer Corn Chowder
This Summer Corn Chowder is not only quick and easy to throw together, but is also delicious and GERD friendly. Chowders are often made with milk and heavy cream, but this chowder is light while still offering that creamy taste you might be missing.
Fermentation & Gut Health
Fermented foods are unique because they offer the opportunity to consume foods rich in healthy bacteria from a dietary source. Examples of these foods include kombucha, kimchi, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, tempeh and probiotic yogurts.
GERD Diet Demystified: GERD Friendly Snacking Round 3
In this series of snacks for sufferers of heartburn, acid reflux and GERD, we are thinking fresh for the spring with lettuce wraps, whole grain pita pockets, and some tasty quesadillas that will keep your stomach satisfied and pain-free.
Low-FODMAP Plant-Based Protein Alternatives
Meeting your daily recommended protein intake is so important and if you are trying to figure out your dietary triggers while following a Low-FODMAP dietary pattern before the challenge phase, and if you are looking for plant-based protein alternatives, we have some ideas for you.