The Low FODMAP Diet for a Gut in Distress

Do you experience intestinal bloating, gas and pain on a regular basis or even diarrhea and or constipation? Have you seen your gastroenterologist and been diagnosed with IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome? You are not alone. The data shows that this common disorder affects 10-15% of Americans. The low FODMAP Diet comes from Monash University …

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9 Menopause Messages from NAMS (North American Menopause Society) 2019

I just came back from the North American Menopause Society’s (NAMS) 30th annual conference in Chicago. In the three days I was there, I learned about the latest research surrounding peri-menopause and menopause. The subject is vast and we know that for every woman menopause and the years surrounding it are a time of change. …

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Moms Help Set Up Their Child’s Healthy Gut Microbiome

The microbiome is the environment of bacteria that lives inside all of us- on our skin, in our guts and in every orifice. Each of us has a unique mixture of trillions of microbes. More and more, scientists are discovering that these ecosystems are linked to our health and can be set up at birth and beyond with the help of mom.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, We’ve Come a Long Way

March is National Nutrition Month where this year we, “Savor The Flavor of Eating Right.” In addition, March is also the month when we celebrate Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day (RDN Day), which just happens to be today! In the past, for me, this day seems to pass without any fan-fare but not this year!

Moving Every 30 Minutes Increases Employee Energy & Enagagement

Studies have shown that moving every 30 minutes increases energy and engagement in employees at companies. Motion clearly energizes and gets companies to be more active. After all, the health and happiness of a company directly affects their bottom line.