Gut Health


Health Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon

Health Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon Both cinnamon and honey host an impressive nutritional content as well as many healing properties for the body. They are both powerful superfoods, though they happen to be even more powerful when you pair them together. Adding these two ingredients to your diet can do a great deal of good for your health. Health benefits of cinnamon Cinnamon is a common cooking ingredient with hidden super powers. It has shown to have strong anti-inflammatory properties that may combat inflammation in the body, helping to prevent disease. Known as one of the oldest spices, cinnamon […]


What is Kombucha and What are the Health Benefits

What is Kombucha and What are the Health Benefits Kombucha, pronounced kom-boo-cha, is gaining a lot of popularity as the latest health food beverage. Packed with healthy probiotics and healing powers, you don’t want to miss out on this trend. Here is everything you need to know about kombucha and how it may benefit you… What is kombucha and what are the health benefits? This century old drink has long been enjoyed in parts of Asia and other areas around the world. It is made with cultures of bacteria, yeast, sugar, and tea, and then put through a fermentation process. You […]


How to Eat Probiotics like a Pro

How to Eat Probiotics like a Pro If probiotics aren’t already a part of your diet, it’s time to include them. They are highly beneficial and thankfully, you don’t need to switch up your entire diet to reap the benefits. Whether you choose to take a supplement or fill your diet with probiotic rich foods, you can’t go wrong. Probiotics are a form of beneficial bacteria, that when including into the diet can help stimulate natural enzymes and processes that stimulate digestion and overall gut health. And while many of us know the great benefits of probiotics, not all of us […]


Why Fermented Foods are Good for Your Gut

Why Fermented Foods are Good for Your Gut A little bacteria found in your food isn’t always a bad thing. Probiotics, the healthy bacteria found in certain types of food have been associated with many health benefits.  Some of those benefits include healthy weight loss, improved digestion, and immune health. Probiotics in the diet have also shown to help lower inflammation, ease diarrhea, and improve symptoms of IBS to name a few. Continue reading below to learn more about probiotics and why fermented foods are good for your health. Sauerkraut Slice your cabbage to your liking and combine it with kosher salt, […]


How to Beat a Bloated Tummy

How to Beat a Bloated Tummy There’s nothing worse than feeling bloated throughout the day or after a large meal. Thankfully there are many natural remedies and foods that may help combat bloating and any pain or discomfort associated with it. Continue reading below to learn how to beat a bloated tummy and what foods you can include in your diet to prevent bloating. Fennel and peppermint If you are prone to bloating after eating, you may want to give fennel and peppermint a try. Together, fennel and peppermint have shown to alleviate gas and stomach cramping. Fennel, in particular, […]


9 Foods that are Surprisingly Gluten Free

9 Foods that are Surprisingly Gluten Free Whether you’re celiacs, have a gluten sensitivity or opting for a gluten-free diet, it can be a challenge at first. Gluten is a protein found in wheat-based products such as barley, spelt, rye, and some oats. It is what gives dough it’s elasticity, though it is found in a lot more food and beverages than just baked goods. Gluten is lurking in a number of food products, making it difficult for those with a gluten intolerance or celiacs. It can be hidden in anything from wine to cereal, many seasonings, and even french fries! Below […]


Outstanding Health Benefits of Ginger

Outstanding Health Benefits of Ginger Beyond its many culinary uses, ginger hosts a number of healing benefits. Available in fresh, dried, and ground forms, ginger is an excellent addition your diet and health care regimen. It has long been used for the treatment of many health ailments, including stomach pains and morning sickness. Take a look at gingers many nutritional benefits in and out of the kitchen. Ginger contains several compounds, believed to host a number of benefits for the mind and body. Among its powerful anti-inflammatory benefits and healing antioxidants, ginger is believed to help prevent and treat a […]


Simple Steps to Resetting Your Digestive System

Simple Steps to Resetting Your Digestive System Now that the holiday parties are over, it’s time to regain energy and focus on our health. Don’t beat yourself up if you’ve added a few extra pounds this last year, instead set aside five days to help heal your digestive system and overall health. Below are 9 simple steps to resetting your digestive system. 1. Start your morning with lemon water – Lemon water is an easy detox, that’s also easy on the digestive system. It helps stimulate liver function and promotes digestion. Drink lemon water each morning for best results. 2. Try a […]


4 Nutrients that Can Improve Your Gut Health

4 Nutrients that Can Improve Your Gut Health There are many ways in which you can naturally improve your gut health. And one of the best ways to do so starts with a healthy diet. Next, follow these simple steps. Cut out processed foods. The amount of calories you consume, should be similar to the amount you burn. Consume plenty of plant-based foods, including legumes, grains, fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds. Limit your sodium and salt consumption. Add a variety of fruits and vegetables. Limit your intake of fats (saturated and trans fats). Drink Tea Consume at least 8 glasses […]


Reduce Excessive Gas and Bloating

Reduce Excessive Gas and Bloating Stomach gas is a normal bodily function, however, in more severe cases it can often cause discomfort, stomach cramps, and bloating. The good news is, it can be alleviated by releasing it and choosing a healthier diet. Thankfully, when gas and stomach problems seem to worsen, there are many natural home remedies that can help alleviate these symptoms. What causes gas and bloating? Gas is a natural process that occurs when food breaks down in the intestines. And while gas is very common, having excess gas is usually a sign of a more serious health […]