My career as a colon therapist began almost 30 years ago. People would express polite interest in the topic if they didn’t have a serious health challenge but for the most part it was only through referrals from alternative medical professionals and personal research that people were booking appointments in the interest of improving their health. Read more
Slather it, sip it, wear it, smear it all over: we’re talking about Manuka honey. This pricey yet potent honey has gained popularity over the last few years thanks to its multifunctional and apparent superpower health benefits. Read more
I am a big believer that a happy gut means better overall health, including skin health. Just like the skin, the gut has its own unique microbiome (the microorganisms in a particular environment), and if the microbiome gets disrupted, there are consequences not just for the digestive system, but for other organs as well. Read more
What Do Those Letters Stand For?
The low FODMAP diet, in a nutshell, is a diet low in fermentable carbohydrates. The acronym stands for fermentable oligosaccharides (fibers, gluten), disaccharides (lactose), monosaccharides (free fructose) and polyols (artificial sweeteners). Read more