Category Archives: Digestive Wellness

How probiotics can help with weight loss

Your body is home to trillions of tiny living creatures (aka bacteria) – and that’s actually a good thing.  These healthy probiotic bacteria—particularly those in your gut—may improve digestion, boost immunity and—according to some preliminary studies — they may even help you … Continue reading

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Anti-inflammatory Meal Plans Made Easy

BIG NEWS! I’m so excited to announce that I have partnered with Gathered Table to bring you healthy meal plans with quick, easy, and delicious recipes. Many of you have been asking me about this for quite a while now … Continue reading

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Health benefits of pumpkin (+ Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin recipe)

It’s that time of year when we become obsessed with pumpkin – pumpkin lattes, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin pancakes. And why not? Pumpkin is both savory and sweet making it the perfect addition for many recipes; and it’s very healthy. Five … Continue reading

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A Healthy Gut is Essential to a Healthy Weight

Okay, I’m about to throw you a curve ball. Ready? It’s possible that the reason you are having such a hard time losing weight is because the bacteria living inside your gut are out of balance. Until recently, it was … Continue reading

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Fruit: friend or foe for those with IBS?

You probably know that fruit contains the natural sugar called fructose. But did you know that processed foods and sweetened beverages like soda often contain fructose in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)? In fact, HFCS is a huge … Continue reading

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Could You Be Suffering From Celiac Disease?

Last weekend I took a trip to the East Village to check out a new gluten-free bakery called Jennifer’s Way. This totally adorable bakery was opened by actress Jennifer Esposito, known for her roles in Spin City, Crash, and Summer … Continue reading

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Is Your Food Making You Sick?

Twenty-nine year New Jersey school teacher, Jennifer Vigne, struggled with what she called an “uncooperative digestive system” since she was a child. Over the years, her doctors ordered many tests and performed exploratory surgery looking for the cause of her … Continue reading

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Living With IBS: Dietary Tips and Treatment

It’s an embarrassing topic; one that’s not easy to talk about. And yet, if you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you’re not alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, some 60 to 70 million Americans suffer from digestive … Continue reading

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Improve Digestion and Lose Weight in 5 Easy Steps

I’m sure you are familiar with the saying, “You are what you eat.” In other words, to be fit and healthy, you need to eat good food. And yet, even the healthiest of food won’t be properly processed by a … Continue reading

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