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Bulk Cooking Basics

Bulk cooking is typically when you cook multiple meals over the course of a whole or half day. You can then either freeze some portions of the meals to eat later or eat the meals over the course of the week. I don’t often have the luxury of a free day to spend cooking...

The Importance of SIBO Testing

I’ve spoken with many people who know that they have been diagnosed with SIBO but don’t know their SIBO numbers or what they mean. It’s not only important information to have when talking with health practitioners but also helpful to know and understand yourself....

Leaky Gut: 6 Causes & 4 Ways to Heal

Guest blog post by Vital Food Therapeutics Intern, Brooke Hopfauf. The intestinal lining acts as a first line of defense for our immune system. The function of the intestinal barrier is to regulate the absorption of nutrients, electrolytes, water, as well as...

7 Reasons to Eat Healthy Fats

Guest post from Vital Food Therapeutics Nutrition Intern Marne Bishop. Far from what we’ve spent many years being told about dietary fat, fat actually plays an essential role in any diet and is a key component to the regulation of our bodily functions. Fat cells,...

Three Steps to Coming Back to Presence

We all have our stories and our issues, big and small. When you have a chronic illness, sometimes it’s hard to stay present in the midst of what feels like an ongoing state of crisis. During my journey with SIBO, one of my wonderful teachers, Russell...

5 Tips for Traveling While on a Therapeutic Diet

Whether you have SIBO or are on a therapeutic diet for another reason, traveling can make things extra challenging. Here are a couple tips to make your trip more enjoyable.   1. Location, Location, Location! If you’re going on vacation, choose a place that has a...