Tag: bloating

Why am I Constipated and How do I get Relief?

It is estimated that about 20% of the general population suffers from constipation.  Constipation is characterized by hard, dry stool that is difficult to pass or having bowel movements 3x a week or less.  There are many reasons for constipation.  Here are a few: 2. Imbalance of gut bacteria or an overgrowth of unhealthy bacteria… Read more »

Lectins: Friend or Foe?

The basis of a Paleo diet is to remove all grains and beans.  One reason is that they contain lectins.   Lectins have been a hot topic of debate lately. To avoid or not, that is the question many ask!  Dr. Gundry’s “The Plant Paradox” has brought to light a food component that previously hasn’t been… Read more »

Gall Bladder Issues? Consider Bile!

 Bile: The Underweighted Element One issue that we commonly see with the clients in our office is the inability to or difficulty in digesting fat. To us that suggest the possibility for a number of things, however one place we may start is in considering the quality and quantity of bile. What is bile? Bile… Read more »