Could "diet", low-calorie, or weight loss drinks be contributing to your IBS? If you're like many Canadians, you may reach for artificial sweeteners or "diet" drinks instead of products filled with sugar. You’ve heard about the benefits of decreasing your sugar intake but don’t want to stop eating and drinking your favorite sweet snacks. While … [Read more...]
Eat For Energy
Do you know which foods are sapping your energy?
The first step in regaining your energy and overcoming fatigue is identifying exactly which foods make you tired. This is not as simple as eating so-called “healthy” foods and avoiding the “unhealthy” foods. That advice will only get you so far.
The foods that cause fatigue in you are different than the foods that cause fatigue in your friend.
You need to move beyond diets and nutrition plans. You need to identify exactly which foods give you energy and which foods make you tired. I'll show you how!
Take a look below to see some of our most recent posts on how you can Eat For Energy!
Are probiotics helping your IBS? Or, are they expensive supplements that are (literally) being flushed down the toilet? If you read last week's post on probiotics, then you know what strains to take for irritable bowel syndrome. This week, I'm going to give you an in-depth explanation on probiotics - who they're for, the effects of specific … [Read more...]
This post is the second in the ‘Best for IBS’ series of posts. Be sure to also check out the first post, Best Diet for IBS . You’ve heard about the benefits of probiotics for IBS, but you aren’t quite sure where to start. It’s a good idea to do a little research first as not all strains of probiotics work well for treating IBS. Read on to … [Read more...]
An allergy is not the same as a sensitivity and a sensitivity is not the same as an allergy. They are two different reactions. And both could be quietly causing your fatigue! Turn on the television or open a newspaper, and you’re likely to find information on food intolerances or allergies. From peanut allergies to celiac disease to lactose … [Read more...]
Is glutamine really all that's required to heal a leaky gut? Or is it just another health fad? If you google leaky gut + glutamine, you'll be flooded with more than ten pages of articles. The majority of these articles praise glutamine as being a cure-all for leaky gut syndrome (aka intestinal permeability). As with most fads, they start out in … [Read more...]
This is the second article in an ongoing series. Make sure to check out the next articles when you’re finished with this one: What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part I): An Introduction What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part II): Blood Sugar What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part III): Sleep What Causes Adrenal Fatigue? (Part IV): Inflammation … [Read more...]
Celiac disease is known to cause fatigue. But what about if you're not celiac but still feel tired every time you eat bread? Celiac disease is recognized as a legitimate medical condition affecting more than 3% of the population. One of the main symptoms of which is fatigue. But what's going on for those of you who are not celiac but still seem to … [Read more...]
This post is the first in the series 'Best for IBS.' Check out the other post: Best Probiotics for IBS If your IBS kicks in after you eat, finding foods that don’t trigger your symptoms is very important. But with so much information about different diets out there, how do you know which is best? New research has shown that the best diet to … [Read more...]