We all know the frustration of working hard to maintain a healthy body weight, only to step on the bathroom scale and see the numbers going in the wrong direction - or not quickly enough in the right direction! Liar!! This scale must be broken, right?
Well, guess what? It’s probably not your fault.
I’m going to offer up some rather refreshing truths about those annoyingly normal daily weight fluctuations. And here’s a sneak peek...it might not be you, it might be your hormones!
Did you know that some women can GAIN UP TO 10 POUNDS right before their period?!
Come along for the ride as I drop a few more truth bombs about the lies YOUR bathroom scale may be telling you. Read More
The term "leaky gut" is thrown around a lot these days. I want to share with you some of the latest information about leaky gut. Leaky gut can be linked to so many conditions; especially ones related to the gut and chronic inflammation.
While there may not be 100% definitive tests on it just yet, there are known diet and lifestyle factors that can make it better or worse. So I’m diving into those factors right after telling you a bit about what it is, how it occurs, and what some of the common symptoms are.
Plus, you’re in for a treat when it comes to recipes this week. I’m sharing my favourite chicken broth recipe that is slow-cooked and oh so comforting. Read More
Bloating. That oh-so uncomfortable feeling in the gut. Often it rears its ugly head after a large meal. Or a small meal. Or a snack. Or...
Yikes! How can we figure out what’s causing it? Perhaps you already have some wise de-bloating habits like avoiding foods you know give you gas. But that’s not completely solving the problem.
I have five more things you can try to help get to the bottom of your bloating, naturally. And I have a stomach-soothing recipe for you too. Read More
Yes, it's very possible that you are bloating more now that you're 45 or older.
Want to know one reason why?
Because our stomachs become less efficient at creating acid when we eat and that stomach acid is a critical step to proper digestion of foods. Reduced stomach acid can have wide-ranging digestive effects, including the feeling of bloating.
And, while that may not be awesome you just know I have a bunch of great tips and a recipe that can help you out, right? Read More