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[…]

7+ favorite breakfast ideas (Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nutrient-dense, with and without eggs, nut-free)

If you’re like me, you most likely ate “breakfast foods” most of my life for that important first meal of the day. Somehow, the food industry managed to convince us that we need different types of foods for breakfast, such as breakfast cereals, oatmeal, toasts, bagels, pancakes and other carb- and sugar-rich processed foods that come in boxes or[…]

Recipe: REAL Banana Muffins (Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free & nut-free)

Here’s one of my favorite recipe because it requires very few ingredients and is easy to make in a pinch. Whenever possible, make a double batch and freeze extras to have a handy snack or treat when needed. Enjoy!     Bon appétit!  

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[…]

Free recording of my webinar now available online!

Woohoo! I just had a great time recording my first webinar this morning. I talked about my favorite topic: Digestive Health (and that includes poop of course!). You can watch the recording anytime by clicking here. Just jump to 1:13 because I was still figuring the sound part and talking to myself before that. lol And[…]

Non-responsive celiac disease – when eating gluten-free is not enough

Many people are drawn to the Paleo diet because they are looking for a solution for their personal health struggles. Removing gluten alone, one of the main proteins found in many grains but especially wheat, barley, oats and rye, can often make a big difference in the way you feel, no matter what kind of[…]

FODMAPs: could they be causing your bloating, diarrhea, constipation and other IBS-like digestive issues?

IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is the most common GI (gastrointestinal) disorder and affects the quality of life of 1 in 5 Americans. (1) Many of you may feel too familiar already with the most common IBS symptoms: bloating, abdominal pain, discomfort or cramping, gas, constipation and diarrhea. Even if you don’t have IBS, you might[…]

What's in the DHwRF cookbook? "Digestive Health with REAL Food: the cookbook" by the numbers.

Do you want to know a little bit more about what’s hiding inside the DHwRF (Digestive Health with REAL Food) cookbook? The cookbook comprises a total of 117 recipes: 13 breakfast recipes (with and without eggs) 23 snacks, appetizers and sides dishes (may of which  can also be eaten for breakfast) 28 main dishes (including chicken,[…]

The health benefits of bone broth

Bone broth has been a central part of many cuisines around the globe for centuries and many modern Paleo enthusiasts preach its health benefits. Up to the last century, bone broth was even used to prepare homemade infant formula and blood substitute. There are many good reasons for the universal appraisal of this super food[…]

SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) might actually be at the root of your IBS & digestive issues

IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is a label that most doctors use when they can’t find celiac disease, Crohn’s disease or other physical abnormalities in your digestive tract…. but it really doesn’t tell you anything that you didn’t already know: you have digestive problems of an unknown cause. That’s why a diagnosis of IBS is definitely not a[…]

poop 101: why looking in the toilet after your #2 could tell you everything you need know to improve your digestive & overall health

What happens in your bathroom can give you a lot of insight about how your digestive health is doing. Paying more attention to the frequency, consistency and appearance of your poop could help you get the clues you need to improve your digestive health. After all, health starts in the gut as Hippocrates wisely said[…]

What is your poop telling you about your digestion? A lot!

You might have heard the famous quote from Hippocrates “Health starts in the gut”. These words of wisdom are actually 100% true and are now backed up with tons of scientific studies. What you can learn about your digestion by looking at your poop can give you the clues you need to improve your digestion, your overall health[…]

Side effects of eating Paleo or low-carb

Changing your diet from a high-carb, low-fat standard American diet to a lower carb and higher fat diet requires your body some time to adapt. In the meantime, you may experience some short-time and transient side effects. These side effects are not dangerous but can be a bit annoying. Most of them are preventable if you follow these[…]

"Digestive Health with REAL Food: the Cookbook" is now released!

After working very hard on creating gut-friendly recipes in the last year, I’m so happy to say that the cookbook is now released! After hearing great comments from so many of you about how helpful my book “Digestive Health with REAL Food: A Practical Guide to an Anti-Inflammatory, Nutrient Dense Diet for IBS & Other Digestive[…]

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