Digestion

How to Ease Constipation on a Paleo Diet...
How to Ease Constipation on a Paleo Diet

One of the most common complaints we hear from patients on a paleo diet is an increase in constipation. Regular elimination is critical for gut health, no m

How Gut Bacteria Protect The Brain...
How Gut Bacteria Protect The Brain

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) acts as a gatekeeper, protecting the brain from various toxic elements while allowing the entrance of various life-sustaining

All Dairy Is Not Created Equal...
All Dairy Is Not Created Equal

By Be Well Health Coach Katrine van Wyk Dairy is one of those topics that come up a lot here at the Wellness Center. Many of our patients discover that thei

10 Interesting Articles in 2014...
10 Interesting Articles in 2014

Here are 10 articles from 2014 that I found especially interesting. There are 3 articles about the microbiome and the bugs in our gut. The most fascinating

Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe For Thanksgiving...
Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe For Thanksgiving

By Be Well Health Coach Laura Kraber Recent research shows that people who practice gratitude experience fewer illnesses, enjoy greater health and feel more

5 Common “Paleo Pitfalls” and How You Can Avoid Them...
5 Common “Paleo Pitfalls” and How You Can Avoid Them

When adopting a paleo diet, patients can begin to see and feel positive results within weeks, often including increased energy, weight loss, and improved di

Conquering Constipation...
Conquering Constipation

By Be Well Health Coach Kerry Bajaj If you are dealing with constipation, you should start with the basics: eat a whole foods diet, avoid processed foods, a

Interview with Kathie Swift About Her New Book “The Swift Diet&#
Interview with Kathie Swift About Her New Book “The Swift Diet”

Dr. L:  It seems like every month brings us the latest, greatest diet book. Why contribute to the glut? Kathie:  Believe me, I’m as tired of these magic

Fodmaps Diet Simplified...
Fodmaps Diet Simplified

By Be Well Health Coach Kerry Bajaj When we see patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, we often start by doing a Cleanse and using lots of probiotics to ba

5 Tips for a Healthier Gut...
5 Tips for a Healthier Gut

By Be Well Health Coach Laura Kraber Over 2000 years ago, Hippocrates declared that “all disease begins in the gut.” Yet it is only recently that modern