so a lot of you have been messaging me on a daily basis related to questions about certain digestive health issues and how to deal with them when it feel as if you have tried just about everything under the sun and then some, yet nothing works. To be honest, I love these emails and questions the most. I geek out about gut health and read about it all the time, since this is the whole reason as to why I started my blog in the first place and I know what it is like first hand to deal with all of this; leaky gut, IBS, SIBO, distention of the abdomen, you name it, I pretty much have it or have suffered through it. It seems as if more and more people are suffering from these types of problems, yet we are at a loss as to why. What is the root cause? I like to think of these often taboo topics, a silent health issue, because while the person may appear normal on the outside, their insides and mental health is taking a huge hit.Read More
The other week, FurtherFood asked me to write an article and share my experience with eliminating sugar from my diet. They are starting a sugar challenge, where they are encouraging their followers to give up sugar in their daily routines and see how much of an impact it has in improving their overall health. Writing an article and sharing my story, was a no-brainer for me and is something very personal that I have dealt with for many years. Detoxing my body from sugar was the first step in improving many of the digestive health issues that I face on a day to day basis; leaky gut, SIBO, IBS, you name it! I remember the exact moment when I realized how much sugar I was actually eating on a day to day basis, I felt as if I had hit rock bottom in the way that I was feeling and no amount of antibiotics, kale salads, green juices, sweaty workout classes, could make me feel better. I realized that sugar was the main culprit and it needed to be eliminated in order to feel my best. My body was rejecting it in all forms and I was learning that I was intolerant to it. The article is below! Let me know what you all think and how sugar has affected you.