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8 Easy Healthy and Nutritious Snacks

8 Easy Healthy and Nutritious Snacks

If you are trying to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle, snacking can be your worst enemy. Change the way you see snacking by introducing these healthy and nutritious snacks to your diet to keep you full between meals!   Raisins Raisins are a nutritional...
Back-to-School Nutrition Tips

Back-to-School Nutrition Tips

School is back in session and parents need to get ready. This doesn’t just mean buying new school supplies, but also preparing your kids to get the nutrition they need. A lot of the time nutrition is hard to tackle when busy school schedules and after school...
GI Benefits of Ginger

GI Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is one of the healthiest seasonings in the world and is also one of the best spices for digestive health! Ginger, also known as Zingiber officinale, is a root or rhizome that grows underground and commonly is used as a seasoning. Furthermore, ginger is a...
GI Benefits of Turmeric

GI Benefits of Turmeric

In a previous blog post, I discussed the best and worst foods for digestion. However, in that article, I did not address essential herbs and spices that are incredible for digestion. Now, let’s take a look at the super spice Turmeric!   Humans have used...
The Best And Worst Foods for Digestion

The Best And Worst Foods for Digestion

Our stomachs do not react well to everything we eat, and there’s both good and bad when it comes to keeping our digestive system running smoothly. Certain foods are known for upsetting our digestive system while other foods can put our stomachs at ease. Here’s a quick...
Eat Less Sugar: How and Why

Eat Less Sugar: How and Why

We’ve all been told to consume less sugar, and kicking a sugar habit can be a challenge. According to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, sugar is the United States’ biggest health concern. Eating too much sugar has many health effects, and doctors and...
Spring Forth with Nutrition

Spring Forth with Nutrition

Spring is officially here, which means losing an hour of sleep, welcoming warm weather, and total house cleaning. While you’re spring cleaning the rest of your home, don’t forget to clean out the kitchen! Get rid of the cookies, chips, candy, chocolates, cake mixes,...
Obesity and Your GI Health

Obesity and Your GI Health

Did you know that almost 65 percent of adult Americans are overweight and nearly 40 percent are obese? The American College of Gastroenterology reported this startling number and defines obesity as the term to “describe body weight that is significantly greater than...
Mindful Eating, Not Mindless Eating During the Holidays

Mindful Eating, Not Mindless Eating During the Holidays

The holiday season is a special time to celebrate with family and friends. During the holidays families gather around the dinner table and relish their traditional foods, and it is food that distinguishes how each family celebrates the holidays. It is a time known for...
What is GI Nutrition?

What is GI Nutrition?

The digestive system is also known as the gastrointestinal system begins in the mouth and ends at the anus. It is responsible for enzymatic breakdown of foods into nutrients and facilitates the absorption of nutrients into the bloodstream and eliminates the...