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The Low-FODMAP Diet, Explained

Diet and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). One of the leading ways to address and manage IBS – and the thing I stress to my patients – is diet.This should come as no surprise. More and more, research shows that a balanced, diverse, mostly plant-based diet is the health...
Portion Distortion

Portion Distortion

“Portion Distortion” is a real problem these days, and it is one of the reasons Americans have been gaining so much weight over the years. In today’s food environment extra large servings of food have become the norm. We have all gotten used to...
Try These Five Fall Vegetables Besides Pumpkin

Try These Five Fall Vegetables Besides Pumpkin

Everybody knows that fall is for pumpkins. Pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin lattes and pumpkin pancakes, but did you know there are lots of other amazing fall fruits and vegetables that shine this time of year? Parsnips, turnips, winter squash, dark leafy greens,...

5 Culprits Behind Gas and Bloating

Most of us can relate to feeling bloated or having excess gas at one time or another.  Excessive gas and bloating are one of the most common GI complaints. In fact, it’s normal to pass gas 13-21 times per day! Although there are many factors that can cause gas...