how collagen improves gut health

how collagen improves gut health

When I used to hear the word collagen, typically skin care and face creams would pop into my head. And if you're not deeply entrenched in the gut healing world you may not know that collagen is actually very beneficial for healing the gut. If you've been following me for a bit, you've noticed that I try to incorporate collagen whenever possible. 

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food intolerance - what you should know

food intolerance - what you should know

Whenever I get into conversation with friends, family or co-workers, the topic of food inevitably comes up - not even by my own doing, though I probably have a little to do with steering it in that direction. People love talking about what food they like, why and how they prepare it but what's often not talked about is the way they feel after they eat.  

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9 benefits of the mostly paleo diet

9 benefits of the mostly paleo diet

I don't much like the term "diet". There is a lot of negativity associated with it so I don't use it often but in this case I'm using if for the sake of clarification. For me eating a close to paleo template is more of a lifestyle than a diet. I also say close to because I find the standard paleo diet to have some limitations. Having found a way of eating that works for me took a lot of trial and error but after 10 months of it, I can finally say I'm in a happy place. 

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7 ibs triggers you need to know about

7 ibs triggers you need to know about

I've alluded to the fact that I have gut issues (surprise!), hence the inception of this blog. Working towards healing it is not a one time deal but rather a continual lifestyle and maintenance of a certain balance that allows me to essentially be pain free - more or less. 

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is wine good for gut health?

is wine good for gut health?

"Wine is the most civilized thing in the world" - E. Hemingway. This is one of my favorite quotes and I whole heartedly agree. I view wine as multilayered, complex and incredibly intriguing. To me wine represents more than just a bottle of red, white, pink or bubbly. Making a bottle of wine from start to finish, is simply an art in my book. 

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