The Candida Diet: What to Eat to Fight the Yeasty Beasties

The Candida Diet: What to Eat to Fight the Yeasty Beasties

One of the first things I look at when working with someone who has IBS or IBS-like symptoms is the state of the gut microbiome. Dysbiosis, a term used to describe an imbalanced gut microbiome, is one of the most common factors in IBS symptoms developing. Dysbiosis...
SIBO: The Culprit Behind the Chronically Bloated

SIBO: The Culprit Behind the Chronically Bloated

Bloating and gas are the most common digestive complaints that I come across in my practice.  For some, these symptoms can easily be addressed with the introduction of probiotic rich foods or supplements, removing food sensitivities or increasing digestive fire....
3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Diagnosed with IBS

3 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Diagnosed with IBS

You have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It’s a women’s thing- you’re all just afraid to poop”. This is what my (then) Doctor said as he wrote me a prescription. At this point, I had been suffering from chronic IBS symptoms for two years. After following the standard advice...
4 Reasons Why Everything You Eat Makes You Bloated

4 Reasons Why Everything You Eat Makes You Bloated

Eating can become a real drag when everything makes you bloated no matter what you eat. Makes you feel like giving up trying to eat well, doesn’t it? Bloating is the number one reason people work with me and I can sympathize dearly. I know all too well the feelings...
What Foods Can Cause Bloating

What Foods Can Cause Bloating

I love telling people what I do for a living because of the questions that are invariably asked afterwards. Everyone has experienced bloating and gas at some point in their lives so when I say that I help people with these issues eat for a Joyful Belly one of the...
Eating for IBS: Know Your Gut Microbiome

Eating for IBS: Know Your Gut Microbiome

Diet plays a major role in controlling IBS symptoms but what that diet looks like exactly depends greatly on the person. An important thing to consider when looking at what to eat for IBS is the state of your gut microbiome. The gut microbiome is a complex community...