Why am I Always Bloated in the Afternoon?
It is not uncommon for me to hear clients say by the afternoon they’re bloated. They wake up with a flat stomach in the morning, then by 3pm their pants are tight and uncomfortable. If this also describes you, read on! Is bloating normal? Well it depends. The way our large intestine and microbiome function, […]
Don’t Ignore this Body Signal
I’m the first to admit I have a public toilet phobia. I don’t like them, never have, never will. So when it comes to going to the toilet, I have always, ever since a young kid tried to hold on to a bowel movement. But here is why I have taught myself not to, and […]
Meet your Hunger Hormone
Have you ever heard or ghrelin, also known as our hunger hormone? Ghrelin, amongst other things within the body stimulates our appetite. In our world of abundance, most people don’t allow themselves to get hungry (myself included, come at me snacks!). So you may not be familiar with how this hormone or its mate leptin […]
Coffee: the good, the bad, the ugly
I feel like this is going to be a popular post, because everyone drinks coffee but they also wonder just how healthy it is. Personally, I don’t drink coffee. I’m part of the rare breed of people that don’t like the taste. So for me it’s easy to avoid, but for many it is a […]
What does a diagnosis of IBS mean?
Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a functional bowel disorder, defined by a cluster of symptoms with no structural or biochemical indicated reason. Wow, what a mouthful right? To put it simply, what that means is IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. Once everything else is tested for; such as Chron’s, Ulcerative Colitis or Coeliac […]