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Category Archives for "Digestive Health"

How Much Protein Do You Need for Your Hormone Health

What are proteins and how do they help us? Proteins are made of amino acids, which are known as the building blocks for a healthy and efficiently functioning body. These amino acids join together to enhance the overall functioning of your body. We need protein to regulate blood flow and they are responsible for producing […]

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Tips for Removing Negativity from Your Life

You should not let negativity drain you… Most people try to avoid negative people as much as possible and will reduce their contact with them to an absolute minimum. But it can also be a downward spiral. So what would do if you’re suffering from an excess of negativity that’s maybe even leading you into […]

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Foods to Balance Blood Sugar

Balanced blood sugar levels are crucial to a healthy and prosperous life. Balanced blood sugar levels prevent disruption of your body’s functions and help your overall health. Here are a few foods to add to your diet to help balance your blood sugar: Greens: You can never eat too many greens. For the best blood […]

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Why Some Raw Vegetables Cause Gas and How to Avoid It

Raw food has so many benefits. It’s rich in enzymes, all the vitamins remain intact, and typically it’s easier on the digestive system than cooked food. Until it’s not… you see there are just some vegetables that are difficult to digest raw. Particularly vegetables in the cruciferous family- cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower etc. The reason […]

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Why Some Raw Vegetables Cause Gas and How to Avoid It

Raw food has so many benefits. It’s rich in enzymes, all the vitamins remain intact, and typically it’s easier on the digestive system than cooked food. Until it’s not… you see there are just some vegetables that are difficult to digest raw. Particularly vegetables in the cruciferous family- cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower etc. The reason […]

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How I Use Self-Belly Massage for Better Digestion and Stress Relief

Massage is a powerful practice for improving circulation, removing unwanted toxins and calming the nervous system. The ancient Maya developed a type of massage specifically for the abdomen, other cultures utilize abdominal massage in their healing modalities also.   The benefits of abdominal massage are the same as regular massage, though they offer additional benefits […]

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What Exercise has to do with Gut Health

Exercise isn’t all about the physical. It goes far beyond muscle tone and calories burned. Exercise affects your whole body, including your gut. Professional athletes show a much more diverse microbiome than their non-exercising counterparts of similar age and weight. Moving your body helps stimulate the lymphatic system, the system that helps your body to […]

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3 Ways to Relieve Constipation

Constipation is the pits, and it happens to everyone at some point. When you transition from a typical diet into a clean eating gut rejuvenating type diet, you might experience constipation. It’s fairly common because all of a sudden your body is getting food it’s not used to.   When constipation strikes try these natural […]

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How Journaling Can Improve Your Gut Health

What do writing words on paper have to do with healing your gut? The answers might surprise you. Journaling can help your digestive health in a few ways. There’s been a surprising amount of research done on the help benefits of keeping a journal. Reduce Stress and Digest Writing in a journal is a powerful […]

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What’s the Deal with Prebiotics?

Prebiotics are basically food for probiotics. They make sure that the healthy bacteria in your gut are well-fed and taken care of. Many health coaches and nutritionists recommend supplementing with prebiotics for optimal gut flora. Before you do that it’s helpful to know what it really is and how you can get plentiful amounts of […]

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