Check out my 4 part gut health blog post series! Gut Health Post #1 (Gut Health Post #1: The Ins & Outs) here!Gut Health Post #2, A Happy Gut is a Happy LifeGut Health Post #3: Feel as Good as it Tastes!Gut Health Post #4: That’s a Wrap! Additional Resources The following resources were discussed and are recommended for additional understanding regarding gut health! The Unbiased Science Podcast Episode: Do you need probiotics? Trust your gut.FODMAPs diet … [Read more...]
What Foods Support The Immune System?
We wrapped up our ongoing immunity series - at least for now! This is the handy page where you can find all blog postings, the immunity webinar, and other resources related to immunity and nutrition. As a friendly reminder - there's no one food that can boost your immune system! Everything works together! Some foods can support your immune system but remember a single food can not boost your immune system. It is important to have a healthy diet to feed your immune system as a … [Read more...]
Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good For You?
There are claims out there that apple cider vinegar (ACV if you want to sound like an insider!) is the "cure all" and should be consumed everyday to help with certain health issues. But is it really a "cure all" and is it just that easy? In this post we will discuss what ACV is, what it claims to do, and which claims are true. What Is ACV? When the glucose in apple juice is fermented by yeast and bacteria, the product is acetic acid, or vinegar. Some will claim that … [Read more...]
To finish off our Immunity series, we will lastly be talking about omega-3's! Information about omega-3s that surface the internet can be confusing and we are here to help! What are omega-3s? Omega-3s are fatty acids that can be found in a variety of foods. The three main omega-3s are ALA, EPA, and DHA. The three different fatty acids can also be found in a variety of food groups that we will discuss later. ALA is an essential fatty acid. This means our body can not … [Read more...]