Did you know that health concerns ranging from gas and bloating, to mood changes, to hormone imbalances can all stem from the gut? Many illnesses are actually associated with some level of gastrointestinal dysfunction, whether you have digestive symptoms or not. This is called “leaky gut” or intestinal permeability. What is leaky gut? First […]
Do You Have a Food Sensitivity?
Food allergies are on the rise. You likely know someone (if not yourself) with an allergy that prevents them from eating certain foods. Common examples include peanuts, tree nuts, soy, shellfish, eggs, wheat/gluten, corn…the list goes on and on. While most people don’t have a serious allergy, many are sensitive to foods. In fact, you’ve […]
Digestive Troubles and Functional Testing – by Dr Meghan McNaughton, ND
Do you feel bloated after meals? Is your digestion less than optimal? Are you often running for the nearest bathroom….or unable to go at all for days on end? While it may be “common,” it certainly ISN’T “normal”! When you consult with a Naturopath, we get into all of these details. How well do […]
What is up with gluten and dairy sensitivities anyway?
Have you ever wondered what the big deal about food sensitivities is? Why do so many people have them now? How are they different from food allergies? IF YOU HAVE: Irritable bowel syndrome Bloating Heartburn Constipation, loose stool, diarrhea Difficult weight loss Migraines and more…. READ THIS DOCUMENT TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT FOOD […]