Bowel changes during your cycle

Bowel changes during your cycle

You are probably already quite familiar with the commonly accepted symptoms of having your monthly period, like cramping, bloating, and low energy. But, the changes that might occur with your bowel movements are probably not the topic of every day discussion.  There...
Sugar Substitutes: What’s best?

Sugar Substitutes: What’s best?

Want something sweet without the calories? Wondering about the alternatives to sugar? Sugar substitutes, AKA non-nutritive sweeteners because they contain no nutrients, are natural or artificially made substances that are meant to replace sugar, providing no calories,...
Is breakfast really necessary?

Is breakfast really necessary?

Intermittent fasting (IF) is the hot diet trend right now. If you are not familiar with it, it involves limiting your eating window to a specific number of hours a day and fasting for the other hours. Most people follow a 16:8 protocol, which involves fasting for 16...
The Secret to Meal Planning

The Secret to Meal Planning

In our fast, ever evolving world the custom of planning meals has become a lost art. While the term “meal planning” gets talked about often, the act is going extinct. The idea of sitting down to plan meals for a family for an entire week can seem like a...
10 Reasons You Might Have Gas and Bloating

10 Reasons You Might Have Gas and Bloating

Gas and bloating are extremely unpleasant, yet common symptoms that happen to everyone at some point in their lives. There are a number of different lifestyle factors that can cause gas and bloating, including your diet. Let’s take a look at some of the most common...