category: Digestive Health

5 ways to build resilience – starting with your gut health

August 23, 2021

We all want to be a little bit more resilient right? Having that ability to bounce back from the things that stretch us to our limits or during times of adversity and stress. This can be from busy schedules, demanding jobs, balancing family life, tight deadlines. These can all test our resiliency and lead to […]

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Learning How to Listen to your Body

July 30, 2021

As an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, I believe that listening to our bodies is one of the best things we can do to protect our health. But in today’s fast paced, consumption heavy society it’s mostly a lost art. Think about all that our bodies can do without our thinking about it. It moves, breathes, […]

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Daily Habits to Support Your Digestive Health

July 29, 2021

When we think about digestive health, we tend to think of getting lots of fibre and probiotics.  But our daily routine and lifestyle plays a large role in our optimal digestive functioning.  We can all agree that creating daily helpful habits help us create growth and change for the better.   We can probably also agree […]

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3 Ways Stress Can Impact Digestion, & What You Can Do About It

May 26, 2021

How stressed are you?  You may not think you are that stressed because many people function at a high level of stress on a daily basis and this becomes their new normal.  Stress is a natural response to pressure when faced with challenges. Illness, work deadlines, or misfortune are examples but it can be brought […]

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A healthy gut means a healthy brain, and that means a healthy you!

May 01, 2021

Have you ever experienced that sensation of butterflies in your stomach?  Or feeling a pit in your stomach when you are upset or stressed?  These are simple ways we can see the gut-brain axis (GBA) in action.  Our digestive system is known as our second brain because it has its own nervous system, called the […]

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What Do Your Gut Microbes Have to Do with Estrogen Detox?

April 10, 2021

The digestive system is connected to every other system in the body.   When we are working on optimizing our digestion, this means more than just keeping our gut happy.  Digestive health is inherently linked to our overall health and hormone balance, estrogen in particular.  Our gut microbes and the estrobolome Our gut microbiome, the collection […]

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How I Learned to Fall in Love with My Food Sensitivities

January 15, 2021

Chances are you or someone you know has experienced some unpleasant and unwanted symptoms after eating something.  It could have been gas, bloating, skin irritation or brain fog among other symptoms.   I can relate because it happened to me.  I, like many others, have food sensitivities.  Are you wondering what exactly is a food sensitivity? […]

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Guide to Intermittent Fasting

July 05, 2019

Have you ever felt that no matter how hard you exercise or how diligent you are with your nutrition, the weight just keeps slowly creeping up? The weight increases and slows you down, causing fatigue, pain and inflammation. You are not alone in the fight against weight gain, and there is a smarter path to […]

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Survive the Holidays with Chaga Hot Chocolate and Cordycep Tea

December 21, 2018

This Hot Chocolate can help you Survive the Holidays…and possibly improve your performance. Doesn’t it seem like the holiday season begins earlier and earlier each year? As stores fill their shelves with festive gear months in advance, I find my stress levels rise. In October, yes – October, I start asking myself questions like – […]

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Why Meal Plans Don’t Work

September 19, 2018

Meal plans don’t work. There, I said it! Coming from a Nutritionist, that statement might seem bold, but I have a sneaking suspicion you might agree. Think for a second about all the diets you’ve tried that lasted a few days, weeks, maybe a month max. Maybe you found a plan online with a strict […]

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