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How to lower stress and prime your digestion before a meal

How to lower stress and prime your digestion before a meal

Life is busy. And stressful. Stress effects the entire physical body, and if you’re someone prone to digestive issues, you know how much it can mess with your gut. The scientific literature, too, continues to confirm that the relationship between the gut and brain, often called the gut-brain axis, is an extremely intimate one.  …

Can gluten affect your hormones and fertility?

Can gluten affect your hormones and fertility?

The short answer is yes. If you’re a woman with celiac or non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), gluten can have a significant impact on your hormones and fertility. Even though the majority of people with celiac are women, the connection between women’s health issues and gluten is frequently overlooked. Here’s what you need to know about…

The Ultimate Guide to Fiber & How it Affects Gut Health

The Ultimate Guide to Fiber & How it Affects Gut Health

Did you know that we aren’t able to break down or directly use fiber? That’s right, fiber is entirely food for the trillions of microbes in our gut, called our gut microbiome! They eat the fiber, and make by-products called short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) that, among many benefits, are incredibly anti-inflammatory and immune-supportive. That…