I was using food as a BAND-AID for everything that wasn’t going well in my life.

It was all gone within few minutes. This whole bag of chocolate chips that I had planned to mindfully enjoy throughout the week was all gone. Food had become a BAND-AID for everything that wasn’t going well in my life (read how I broke free below…….!) I really wanted to learn moderation and how to[…]

Are you supplementing with band-aids?

Are these all the supplements you’ve tried so far?” I asked my new client while reviewing her intake form. She had been struggling with bloating, constipation, fatigue, an autoimmune condition, and many other annoying symptoms that had been consuming her in the last few years. “No, they’re all the ones I’m taking now, as recommended[…]

Bloat-Free Forever Online Course

Do you sometimes change pants as the day  goes by to make room for your bloating? Or perhaps you resorted to wearing yoga pants all the time since you’re always bloated? Have your digestive issues prevented you from living your life with the freedom you desire? You are NOT alone. I used to be bloated[…]

Sick of getting sick all the time? 15 tips to boost your immunity!

How often do you get sick? a) Is it 2-3 times a year? b) Every month?  c) Whenever someone around you is sick? If you answer anything more than once a year, you are definitely NOT alone… … but even though it is common to get sick often, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is normal. […]

Why eating a low-FODMAP diet is not good for your gut

Yes, a low-FODMAP diet can help you manage your symptoms. The studies show the effectiveness of low-FODMAP diets to reduce bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, diarrhea and constipation. And so do both my clinical experience as a registered dietitian and my personal experience as a past IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) sufferer. But you might need to go beyond the[…]

Beating SIBO naturally with herbal antimicrobials

If you don’t know what SIBO is, check out this article first. 🙂 SIBO, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, continue to be one of the most common causes of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and IBS-like symptoms, including bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation and flatulence in addition to being often associated with leaky gut, autoimmune conditions, food intolerances and even[…]

I hate the BRAT diet

I don’t use the word hate lightly. But I really do HATE the BRAT diet! In case you never heard about it, the BRAT diet stands for: B – banana R – rice A – applesauce T – toast This diet is supposed to be easy to digest and therefore ideal for people having just[…]

Bone Broth Diet: weight loss and gut, joint & skin health

Bone broth is something that has been dear and near to my heart since it helped me heal my gut following severe digestive issues including a parasite infection and SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). But I had to say that I was a bit skeptical when I saw that a book titled ”Bone Broth Diet” was[…]

Low-FODMAP diets: are they safe in the long-term?

Yes, the low-FODMAP diet works. There are now plenty of studies and cases of people with various digestive conditions, including IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), IBD (inflammatory bowel disorders like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis), celiac disease, fructose malabsorption and SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). If you want more information about the low-FODMAP diet and how[…]

Do you want to learn how to make your own fermented foods? Try Sarah's Fearless Fermentation Classes!

Fermented foods are a super food for your gut flora! – Aglaée Traditionally prepared sauerkraut, kombucha, kimchi, yogurt and pickles are all examples of REAL foods that can replace your expensive probiotic supplements while adding a lot of taste to your diet. Maybe you’ve been buying some of these foods knowing how good they can be for[…]

Guest Post on Paleo Parent’s Blog (and a recipe from my cookbook: Coconut MCT Balls)

Health Starts in the Gut: Digestive Health with REAL Food by Aglaée Jacob, MS, RD, author (posted on Paleo Parents’ blog on July 20, 2014) “Health starts in the gut” is something Hippocrates said a long time ago but that still holds true today. Without a healthy gut, even the highest quality organic and pastured[…]

Is your gut flora unhappy?

If you’ve been following my blog or have read my book, you know that digestion is one of my favorite topic. I was happy to be interviewed by nutritionnist Sarah Ramsden to talk about the most common signs that you have an unhappy gut flora. Did you know that you have 10 times more bacteria than[…]

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