Many people experience digestive problems caused by eating gluten. Gluten is a protein in wheat, barely, and rye. Do you ever experience symptoms after eating gluten containing foods like bread or pasta and wonder if you have celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity? Although the two conditions share similar symptoms, there are distinct differences in the way a … Continue reading Gluten Sensitivity vs. Celiac Disease
What are probiotics? Probiotics are a combination of live bacteria and/or yeasts that naturally live in your body. Fermented foods in particular such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kefir, tempeh, natto, and kombucha all contain naturally occurring probiotics. However, you can also take a probiotic supplement containing contain large doses of live bacteria, typically Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria. Bacteria is usually … Continue reading Can Probiotics Aid in Weight Loss?
What is a "Superfood?" A superfood isn't necessarily considered a food group and nutritionally speaking, there is no such thing. But, in the health world right now superfoods are really popular! 'Superfood' is a term for foods that have health benefits and are deemed to be nutrient dense. SO MUCH HEALTH!!! There are foods out … Continue reading Superfood So Good 4 U