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The Low FODMAP Diet Made Simple

In a world where digestive issues are becoming more and more prevalent by the day, diets that address symptoms of digestive stress are worth talking about. One such diet is the Low FODMAP Diet. While you may have heard the term “FODMAP” before, you may not know exactly what it means. Even if your doctor has recommended you try it out, it can be overwhelming to get started- not to mention tricky to follow. Which is where this week’s blog post comes in! In addition to providing

Gut-Brain Axis: The Future of Modern Medicine

As you can probably tell by now, Erin and I are a little obsessed with the gut. It all began at the beginning of last year when we enrolled ourselves into the Institute of Integrative Nutrition following our annual primary care conference. Post conference, we both were convinced that there HAD to be a better way for our patients to heal themselves. A way that did not involve prescribing potentially harmful pharmaceutical drugs or having the generic “you need to change your di

Benefits of Kombucha

Kombucha (pronounced Kom-Bu-Cha) has gained much deserved popularity in the recent years due to its gut-health benefits. Did you know that this fermented tea contains various, much-needed probiotics and has been around for the past 2000 years?! We briefly touched on kombucha in our Gut-health blog post series, but we wanted to give kombucha the spotlight this week as we are questioned on a daily basis: “What is kombucha and why should I drink it?” The beginning stages of komb