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High Fiber Foods

Fiber is often a forgotten, but important nutrient. It is found in almost everything we eat. From fruits and vegetables to grains, nuts, dried beans, and peas, we eat servings from these foods daily. If you eat these foods daily, you should be getting fiber. But the problem with fiber is that we don’t eat …

IBS Awareness Month

What is IBS? Agonizing stomach pain. Constipation. Irritating Diarrhea. Bothersome bloating. Cramping. Gas. Oh, and don’t forget the “I need a toilet, NOW”. If any of these words brought back painful memories that you wish to forget, you aren’t alone. However, if this describes your current situation, day after day, week after week, month after …

Low FODMAP Diet

What is a FODMAP? FODMAP is an abbreviation for Fermentable Oligo‐, Di‐ and Mono‐saccharides and Polyols. For a good reason, you might see why we shorten it to FODMAP! In other words, these are short-chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols. If they digest poorly, they can ferment in the large intestine. Fermentation can draw out water …

Can Probiotics Help With Weight Loss?

Probiotics and Weight Loss Bacteria living in our intestinal tract influence many aspects of our health.  Probiotics are microscopic bacteria that we eat for the health benefits. The human body carries around 100 trillion microorganisms in the intestines (gut flora). Probiotics help to maintain the balance of bacteria in the gut. The gut flora plays …