Monthly Archives: January 2022

Sea Moss to Promote Health?

Sea moss has been getting attention over social media as the new “it” supplement. It is being advocated as a superfood that improves digestion, skin, and the immune system. Sea moss, also known as Irish moss, is a type of seaweed. It is high in carrageenan and rich in amino acids, omega 3 fatty acids, […]

Read More

Craving Chocolate?

Chocolate cravings are a common issues for those watching their calories, especially for women before or after their menstrual cycle. Often, specific cravings indicate a deficiency in a nutrient. Research shows that chocolate cravings may be linked to a deficiency in magnesium or anĀ  indicator that your body needs sugar. Chocolate cravings can indicate that […]

Read More

Peppermint Oil Relieves Stomach Pains

With IBS affecting around 15-20% of the population, it is important to find relief for our GI symptoms, including stomach pains. Abdominal cramping can be severe at times, and peppermint oil has been shown to be an effective remedy. Peppermint oil is an herb in the mint family. The oil is extracted from the leaves […]

Read More

Prebiotics for Probiotics

Prebiotics are types of fiber that feeds bacteria or microorganisms in the GI tract. They are not digested, but instead they are fermented by the bacteria in the colon (large intestine) and the byproduct is used as fuel to improve gut health. Essentially, prebiotics ar fuel for probiotics, the live beneficial bacteria in the gut. […]

Read More