November 12, 2018 If you were instructed to take a full hour to eat one small cookie, could you do it?  What about three times a day for three days in a row? Up for the challenge?  Let’s take it to another level! What if you didn’t know...

November 5, 2018 Have you ever followed the general food guidelines and found they don’t work for you?  Maybe you felt like you weren’t getting enough protein.  Maybe you were craving more veggies.  Or maybe it was too many calories.  You are not alone. There is not...

October 22, 2018 You may have heard that the number of different plant and animal species on Earth is decreasing.  Did you know that is also true of the microbiota (the microscopic organisms like bacteria, viruses, and fungi) that keeps us healthy?  Scary, right?  Scientists speculate...

October 15, 2018 How strong is your meal prep game?  You may be better at it than you think!  Meal prep comes in many forms.  It’s not just about stacks of perfectly packed meals in individual serving containers.  The overarching idea is to make it easy...

October 8, 2018 Two common approaches to treat functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders like IBS are adding fiber to the diet and restricting certain types of carbohydrates.  If you’ve been to the doctor for your GI symptoms, this advice probably sounds familiar.  Both methods have reduced or...

September 24, 2018 You may have heard of personalized medicine, but what about personalized nutrition?  Personalized nutrition is a concept that has been around for over a decade.  It is simple to imagine and complex to implement.  Imagine knowing the optimal ratio of macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats,...

September 17, 2018 When your gastrointestinal (GI) system is upset, treating the GI system is an obvious place to start.  Sometimes that is enough, and other times it’s not.  Mounting clinical research highlights the role of the brain-gut axis in IBS.  It is important to address...

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