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Our digestive system is at work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week converting the foods we eat into energy to fuel our bodies and minds, fight illness and infection, and help use grow and repair injury. You may be able to improve your tummy troubles by making a few simple changes to what you eat, how you eat, how you relax and what kind of exercise you enjoy.

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Diarrhea. You know if you have THIS digestive condition. People who suffer from diarrhea experience loose, watery stools more frequently than normal and often experience a […]

Is my Poop Healthy/Normal?

Ever looked in the toilet and wondered, hmmm, is my poop healthy/normal? Everybody poops, but nobody likes to talk about it! We get it, poop is […]

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The holiday season is here! And along with the holidays comes the inevitable stress of WHAT THE HECK AM I GETTING EVERYONE? If you’re typically a […]

Does Hot Weather Affect Digestion?

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Does hot weather affect digestion? As summer starts to ramp up, we find ourselves involved in more outdoor activities in the heat! BBQ’s, pool parties and […]

Keep your tummy in tip-top shape with these tips!

Dysbiosis and IBS

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Dysbiosis and IBS: A small history lesson You know it’s just another day in the wonderful world of gut health when we throw another crazy word […]

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Abdominal pain, bloating, cramps, constipation, diarrhea… we all experience these not-so-pleasant tummy troubles from time to time. But when these symptoms present themselves on a regular […]

Eat smaller and more frequent meals without increasing overall calorie intake. Don’t forget to have breakfast and avoid large meals at night. The last meal should […]

Living Positively with IBS-M

What is IBS-M? IBS-M (the M stands for ‘mixed’) is when a person with IBS suffers from alternating diarrhea and constipation. Nearly everyone has suffered from […]

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What to do when you have to poo? People who suffer from IBS often struggle with debilitating symptoms that seriously effect their ability to work and […]

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Peppermint: a short history Unless you’re trying to decided between a minty or fruity stick of gum, peppermint probably isn’t top of mind. However, peppermint has […]

What is IBS? IBS is a common chronic gastrointestinal disorder that involves problems with motility (how the bowel moves contents through our intestines) and sensitivity (how […]

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  Include foods rich in fibre: For optimal general health and function of the colon, you should aim to consume about 20 to 30 grams of […]

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Eat easily digestible carbohydrates such as: potatoes, rice, lettuce, bananas and grapes Consume products that contain pre and probiotics such as yogurt, kefir, bananas, whole grain […]

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Eat smaller and more frequent meals without increasing overall calorie intake. Don’t forget to have breakfast and avoid large meals late at night. The last meal […]