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...
Can Food Poisoning Give you SIBO?

Can Food Poisoning Give you SIBO?

Can Food Poisoning Give You SIBO? Yes. In fact, food poisoning and the resulting diarrhea or gastroenteritis is now considered to be one of the major reasons for developing SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), according to research done by Dr. Mark Pimentel...
When to Screen for Celiac Disease (CD)

When to Screen for Celiac Disease (CD)

When should you screen for Celiac Disease? We were very fortunate to be able to attend the first Inaugural Symposium for Celiac Program on April 11th, 2015 in Norwood, MA. Here, practitioners from The Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard...
Can Heart Disease be Linked to Gut Health?

Can Heart Disease be Linked to Gut Health?

Is Your Heart Disease Related to the Health of Your Gut? There are over 400 cardiovascular risk factors and mediators and guess what?  Having a leaky gut (intestinal permeability) is one of them.  A leaky gut allows foreign microbes (essentially undigested food) to...