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 #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...
DEXA (or Bone Scans) and Celiac Disease

DEXA (or Bone Scans) and Celiac Disease

Food for thought . . . DEXA (or Bone Scans) and Celiac Disease Fracture risk is low in folks with CD but the risk is higher than the general population, according to Dr. Rupa Mukherjee Gastroenterologist at the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Hospital. She reports “up to...
Does a Gluten Free Diet Benefit those with Celiac?

Does a Gluten Free Diet Benefit those with Celiac?

Maria’s Blog MARIA LARKIN Better Gut Better Health The Gluten Free Diet May Not Work for Everyone Diagnosed with Celiac Disease Yes, unfortunately, statistics once again affects the normal bell curve distribution. In this case, there is a subgroup of individuals...