Monday, November 18, 2019

Probiotics for Babies: An Expert’s Guide for New Parents

Probiotics for Babies: An Expert’s Guide for New Parents
As a first-time mom and nutrition specialist, the health of my infant child is at the very top of the list of my priorities.  So, I am out to answer the following question: can probiotics for babies help to prevent and treat some of the most common health issues in infants...

The Lactulose Mannitol Test: Pros and Cons of Leaky Gut Testing

The Lactulose Mannitol Test: Pros and Cons of Leaky Gut Testing
Interested in being tested for a leaky gut? A lactulose mannitol test is likely your best option. Here, Hannah, one of our resident nutrition experts, breaks down exactly what this test is, how it works, and when you should consider taking it! Lactulose mannitol tests have...

5 Important Life Lessons Weight Training Taught Me

5 Important Life Lessons Weight Training Taught Me
Working to become fit is about so much more than physical transformation! It also comes with sweeping effects on who you are as a person! Here Hunter, a personal trainer, exercise scientist, and passionate weightlifter, explores the life lessons weight training has taught him! I have...

4 Best Types of Stretching Exercises for Healthy Muscles

4 Best Types of Stretching Exercises for Healthy Muscles
Did you know that there you can use different types of stretching exercises to maximize your fitness results? Find out how from our resident exercise physiologist! As a kid, I hated stretching. I would go to soccer practice after school with my...

Sodium Butyrate Benefits: 9 Amazing Ways This SCFA Boosts Health

sodium butyrate benefits
Curious about how sodium butyrate benefits your health? Here Hannah, one of our resident nutrition experts, explores exactly how and why this short chain fatty acid affects your body! Wondering about sodium butyrate and its purported health benefits?  Though a relative newcomer in the health field,...

What is a Sustainable Diet? 7 Changes to Protect the Planet

What is a Sustainable Diet
Did you know one of the best things you can do to help protect the planet is to watch what you put on your plate? Here, guest authors and sustainability experts Hollyn and Daniel break down the hows and whys of a sustainable diet! Disclosure...

Sources and Additional Reading for “What is a Sustainable Diet?”

What is a Sustainable Diet
Allen, M., Babiker, M., Chen, Y., De Coninck, H., Connors, S., Van Diemen, R. … Zickfeld, K. (2018). Global warming of 1.5°C: An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response...

The 20 Best Vegan Omega 3 Sources

The 20 Best Vegan Omega 3 Sources
Did you know there are excellent vegan omega 3 sources? Really! You can get plenty of these healthy fats -- fish free -- if you know what foods to add to your diet! Here, Miranda, one of our resident nutritional scientists, breaks down the best ways to get...

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