Herbs for SIBO Protocols: Do They Work?

Herbs for SIBO

Does using herbs for SIBO protocols work? First off, if you have SIBO, you already know it can be a beast to beat. From conventional prescription drugs to herbal protocols and other supplements for SIBO, patients now have a lot of options to consider. But when discussing herbs for SIBO, which are usually not recommended…

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SIBO vs IBS: How to Tell the Difference

Symptoms of SIBO vs IBS

How can you tell if you have SIBO vs IBS? Do any of these sound familiar to you? Painful bloating. Irregular bowel movements (constipation, diarrhea, or both). Excessive gas. Fatigue. Reflux. Abdominal cramping. In other words, does your overall digestion generally just suck? For many, these types of symptoms result in a diagnosis of Irritable…

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Ozempic for Weight Loss: Is it Safe?

Semaglutide

“Oh, oh, Ozempic!” Does this tune sound familiar? The commercials for this popular drug have been running non-stop, but not without good reason. Originally designed as a medication for those with type 2 diabetes, Ozempic has been making headlines recently for its ability to help with weight loss, especially for those where other efforts have…

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Electrolyte Supplements: Necessary or Just Hype?

Electrolyte products

If you scroll Instagram, Facebook, or even listen to your favorite podcasts, you’ve probably noticed an uptick in the marketing for electrolytes and electrolyte supplements. These come in a variety of forms, including liquid classics like Gatorade or Powerade to the newer powdered and tablet versions now advertised like LMNT, Liquid IV, Nuun, and others.…

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Spinach and Banana Smoothie

Spinach smoothie

With the warmer weather, we’ve been talking electrolytes this month, and this spinach and banana smoothie definitely fits the bill. *For a quick overview of electrolytes, see our electrolyte blog post here. While electrolyte supplements abound, the cool thing is, you can actually get most of these essential minerals from food. This smoothie with spinach,…

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Spinach and Kale Salad with Feta and Pumpkin Seeds

Spinach leaves

With the warmer weather, we’ve been talking electrolytes this month, and this spinach and kale salad recipe definitely fits the bill. *For a quick overview of electrolytes, see our electrolyte blog post here. While electrolyte supplements abound, the cool thing is, you can actually get most of these essential minerals from food. This spinach and…

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Baked Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Greek Yogurt Sauce

Salmon fillet

With the warmer weather, we’ve been talking electrolytes this month. For a quick overview of what electrolytes are, see our electrolyte blog post here. While electrolyte supplements abound, the cool thing is, you can actually get most of these essential minerals from food. This baked salmon recipe with a creamy yogurt sauce is a great…

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Five Overlooked Ways to Help Improve a Sluggish Gut

Do you feel like you always have slow digestion? Maybe you commonly complain of indigestion, burping, stomach pain, reflux, nausea, constipation, or just a sense that food is “stuck” in your system. If so, believe me, this is not uncommon. I talk to clients frequently who complain of many of the above. Whether it’s from…

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Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

School lunch for kids

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links It dawned on me this week that I am in a serious funk finding healthy lunch ideas for my kids. They have dutifully carted off with the same, sad ham sandwich in their lunch bag for at least the last two months. There have been few complaints, but this…

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