Winter Hydration Tips

Winter Hydration Tips

Why hydrate in cold weather? We’re used to thinking about hydration when it’s hot outside. After all, when we’re active and sweating we’re losing moisture. But you may not think about the importance of winter hydration. It turns out staying hydrated in the winter is equally as important. During these colder, usually dryer, months, you […]

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Mockstroni soup recipe

Mockstroni Soup

What is mockstroni? I love minestrone soup. But it tends to come with pasta and I find I do better when I avoid eating gluten. This soup was born out of a need to avoid gluten but also not wanting to include gluten-free pasta. While I’m not opposed to gluten-free pasta, I find that it […]

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Should you do low FODMAP

Should You Try A Low FODMAP Diet?

What is a FODMAP? FODMAP is an acronym used to identify a series of short-chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols in foods that are either naturally occurring, or used as food additives. This acronym stands for: Fermentable – these items are broken down by the bacteria in our large bowel Oligosaccharides – “oligo” means “few”, “saccharide” […]

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