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What the heck is SIBO?

What the heck is SIBO?

What is SIBO? Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when gut bacteria become too plentiful in the small intestine leading to symptoms of gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation. In a healthy gut there are huge numbers of bacteria in the large intestine (which is also called the colon) and relatively small numbers of bacteria in … Continue reading

Eat Chocolate!

Eat Chocolate!

Did you know that chocolate contains more antioxidants than any other food, blowing blueberries, green tea and red wine out of the water?! The antioxidant compounds found in chocolate decrease platelet aggregation, making your blood less sticky.. like Aspirin, only weaker. Chocolate’s antioxidants also decrease LDL (“bad”) cholesterol oxidation and this is really important because … Continue reading

Pour yourself some pink.

Pour yourself some pink.

A good friend of mine recently shared some excellent advice about dealing with stress. Even though I help my clients cope with anxiety and depression every day, I didn’t realize that I wasn’t helping myself when I needed it most. I was feeling completely overwhelmed. Stressed. Anxious. Tense. Angry. Sad. Negative. I was facing a growing … Continue reading