digestion

How-to Make Sauerkraut {+ Video}

How-to Make Sauerkraut {+ Video}

Sauerkraut and all it’s live culture, raw, funky smelling goodness, it’s been a favorite of mine for sometime. But, it wasn’t until this past year, while taking on the arduous task of healing my gut, that I have truly learned to love and appreciate this stuff for all of it’s magical healing qualities. I have shared […]

5 Mealtime Tips to Improve Digestion

5 Mealtime Tips to Improve Digestion

Digestive dysfunction is easily the most common chronic ailment I encounter working as a Nutritional Therapist. As a follow-up to my in-depth series Digestion 101, I wanted to offer five, simple actionable steps that you can take right away to immediately begin the improvement of your digestion. Digestive dysfunction can have many faces – gas, […]

Digestion 101: A North to South Process // Part 5: The Large Intestine

Digestion 101: A North to South Process // Part 5: The Large Intestine

Digestion 101: A North to South Process Here we are, at the end of the road. The large intestine is the final step in the process of digestion. By this point you probably more than understand the concept of digestion being a north to south process. We have talked about it at length starting first the […]

Digestion 101: A North to South Process // Part 4: The Small Intestine

Digestion 101: A North to South Process // Part 4: The Small Intestine

    Digestion 101: A North to South Process As we continue more south in digestion, after first the brain and the mouth, then the stomach we move from the first part of the small intestines, the duodenum and it’s interaction with the accessory organs, the pancreas, liver and gallbladder and into the function of the small intestine. After we […]