Introducing the Gut Microbiome

Introducing the Gut Microbiome

Have you heard of the microbiome? You may or may not know this but we have a whole world of living species growing and eating and dying inside of us – strange to think about, huh? Now, more than ever, we are learning about the billions and trillions of bacteria that...
What Your Poop Says About Your Health

What Your Poop Says About Your Health

Have you examined your poop today? I know this sounds like a silly question. But honestly, it’s important. Have you ever examined your pet’s poop? We can tell when our pet is sick, if his/her poops are sick. Well, the same is true for humans! In the movie The Last...
Chewing Series Entry #4

Chewing Series Entry #4

Something to Chew On. So, to recap what we’ve learned so far in this Chewing Series…we now know that chewing can help us lose weight, reduce stress, and improve bone health. All of these factors also contribute to this week’s topic: how proper chewing can reduce...
Chewing Series #3

Chewing Series #3

Make no bones about it! Are you surprised that the act of chewing can have a significant effect on your bone health? Well, as you learned in the previous article of our chewing series, chewing helps relieve stress, and in doing so, indirectly affects bone health....
Chewing Series #2

Chewing Series #2

Your Brain on Chewing. Many of our clients complain of stress, anxiety, and depression. As nutritionists specializing in digestive health, we ask ourselves: is helping our clients with these issues part of our scope of practice? And if so, where should we start? Well,...
Chewing Series #1

Chewing Series #1

Chew Well, Eat Less! It is not uncommon to find ourselves racing through meals and scarfing down food on the go these days. As a result, it’s easy to forget a very simple yet crucial aspect of eating: CHEWING.  Remembering to thoroughly chew the food we consume is an...