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Samina Qureshi

10 Tips to Avoid Feeling Bloated & Gassy

By Samina Qureshi Gut Health Registered Dietitian Do you struggle with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and find it difficult to meet your fiber needs? If so, you’re not alone. Many people with IBS experience uncomfortable digestive symptoms, particularly when consuming high-fiber foods. But fear not! There are ways to reduce gas and bloating when eating such foods. Before we dive into the tips, let’s talk about why fiber is so […]

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Dr. Kim Bretz

Helpful Diet Tips for Constipation

By Dr. Kim Bretz, Naturopath You know those people…they have a perfect bowel movement at the same time of day. Every single day. They feel like magical unicorns, viewed with wonder, and often envy. How does that happen? And how do the other 1 in 4 people suffering with chronic constipation become one of those magical unicorns? There are a lot of reasons for being constipated and having healthier bowel

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Alyssa Chavez

Endometriosis and Digestive Issues: What’s the Connection?

By Alyssa Chavez Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Endo Warrior When we think of endometriosis, digestive issues may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the truth is that endometriosis and digestive issues go hand in hand. Endometriosis is often thought to be a women’s reproductive issue. So why then do so many women also experience IBS-type symptoms like diarrhea and constipation, extreme bloating (aka “endo belly”), and pain

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Pelvic Health Support

Low FODMAP

FODMAP (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols) Short-chain carbohydrates in the diet help decrease IBS symptoms Oligosaccharides: Fructans and Galacto-Oligosaccharides (GOS) Disaccharides: Lactose Monosaccharides: Fructose Polyols: Sorbitol and Mannitol

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Gluten-Free

There is emerging research pointing to gluten-free diets helping conditions such as Endometriosis Gluten: A protein found in wheat, barley and rye Is in many whole grain foods related to wheat including bulgur, farro, kamut, spelt and triticale (a hybrid of wheat and rye), and can be found in cross-contaminated oats as well *Ingredient lists of all food products should be checked before consuming to ensure they do not contain

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Pelvic Health Support

IBS

Purchase Supplements       MAGNESIUM Benefits Anti-inflammatory properties Manages stress Can help relieve constipation Palmitoylethanolamide-Polydatin (PEA) Benefits Reduces pain and inflammation PROBIOTICS Benefits Restores a healthy balance of gut bacteria Decreases inflammation Helps regulate immune system functioning SLIPPERY ELM Benefits Alleviates pain Alleviates constipation

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Bowel

Food & Symptom Tracker CONSTIPATION About Having fewer than three bowel movements a week Stools are dry and hard A bowel movement is painful and stools are difficult to pass A feeling that you have not fully emptied your bowels Causes Older age Stress Being a woman, especially while you are pregnant and after childbirth  Hormonal changes  The baby inside the womb squishes the intestines, slowing down the passage of

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